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  • Muslim foodies: Halal la carte

    Muslim foodies: Halal la carte
    When Shazia Saleem took a recent flight from London to Washington, DC, she requested a halal meal. On her outbound journey she was served a curry; coming back she got the same. "I'm grateful that the halal option is there," laughs Ms Saleem, a...
  • Iran nuclear talks sides far apart, paper quotes UK's Hague

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Significant differences remain between six world powers and Iran in negotiations over its nuclear program, an Austrian newspaper quoted British Foreign Minister William Hague as saying. Wiener Zeitung said a spokesperson for Hague...
  • British author Ahlberg says rejects award due to Amazon link

    LONDON (Reuters) - British children's author Allan Ahlberg has rejected a lifetime achievement award after finding out it was sponsored by Internet bookseller Amazon, which he said does not pay its fair share of tax in Britain. Ahlberg, best-known for...
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park gets British art prize

    LONDON (Reuters) - An outdoor museum in the English county of Yorkshire that features works by Chinese dissident artist Ai Wei Wei, Henry Moore and other noted sculptors won a 100,000-pound ($170,200) prize on Wednesday as The Art Fund's Museum of the...
  • Will Orlando City enjoy success?: My Word

    Being British and now residing in Orlando, how do I cope with living with no proper live soccer to watch? In the United Kingdom, I had season tickets for my team, Chelsea. There is more soccer on television here than in the UK and I can watch every...
  • Britain to destroy extra 50 tonnes of Syrian arms chemicals

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday it would destroy a further 50 tonnes of material from Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, taking the total amount it has agreed to process to 200 tonnes. Facing the threat of U.S. air strikes, Bashar al-...
  • UK says likely that Syria used British chemicals to make sarin gas

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday it was likely that chemicals which British firms had legally exported to Syria in the 1980s had been used to manufacture nerve agents, including sarin gas. In a written statement to parliament aimed at setting...
  • BAFTA Puts BBC Exec Anne Morrison in the Driving Seat

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has appointed former BBC senior exec Anne Morrison -- who helped relaunch hit motoring show "Top Gear" -- as its chair, succeeding John Willis. Morrison has been deputy chair for the past year, and her...
  • AbbVie forced to retract claims of Shire investor support

    AbbVie forced to retract claims of Shire investor support
    AbbVie Inc. CEO Richard Gonzalez has landed in a bit of hot water for statements he made to certain newswires and U.K. press on Tuesday regarding shareholder support for his company's takeover bid for Shire Plc. The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...
  • Actor George Clooney slams UK story about his future marriage

    NEW YORK, July 9 (Reuters) - Actor George Clooney criticized Britain's Daily Mail on Wednesday for publishing a "completely fabricated" story saying his future mother-in-law is against his upcoming marriage to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The...
  • Cavendish to have surgery on damaged shoulder

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Mark Cavendish needs shoulder surgery as a result of the opening-stage crash that ruled him out of the Tour de France, his Omega Pharma-Quick Step boss Patrick Lefevere said on Monday. The former world champion had hoped to...