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  • Britain extradites terror suspect to New York; he pleads not guilty

    It took a New York jury just a few hours to convict an Egyptian-born cleric this year on charges he tried to set up a terrorist training camp in rural Oregon, and now one of his alleged co-conspirators in the plot is on U.S. soil after being extradited...
  • UK public finances worsen in first half of tax year

    LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - British government borrowing over the last six months was over 10 percent higher than in 2013, official data showed on Tuesday, giving finance minister George Osborne a tough task to meet his full-year borrowing goals....
  • UK lawmaker tells PM Cameron: Ignore 'daft' anti-Europeans

    LONDON (Reuters) - A senior Conservative lawmaker on Tuesday said Prime Minister David Cameron should ignore those "daft" enough to propose anti-immigration proposals that could hurt the British economy and pave the way for an exit from the European...
  • New William Hill CEO enjoys strong start to reign

    LONDON (Reuters) - Leading British bookmaker William Hill said it expected operating profit this year to come in at the top end of market forecasts after the soccer World Cup helped boost its third-quarter results. The figures are a fillip for new...
  • Britain sends drones to fly surveillance missions over Syria

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it was authorizing spy planes and armed drones to fly surveillance missions over Syria "very shortly" in order to gather intelligence on Islamic State (IS) militants. Britain announced the deployment after...
  • UK's Prince William and wife Kate expecting baby in April

    LONDON (Reuters) - The second child of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate is due to be born in April, his office announced on Monday. William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth and second-in-line to the throne, announced last month that Kate was...
  • Argentina complains to BBC over 'Top Gear' presenter Clarkson

    LONDON (Reuters) - Argentina's ambassador in London has made a formal complaint to the BBC, accusing Jeremy Clarkson, the host of globally popular TV motoring show "Top Gear," of provocative and insulting behavior during the filming of an episode in...
  • Britain to send in drones in fight against Islamic State in Syria

    Britain to send in drones  in fight against Islamic State in Syria
    Britain said on Tuesday it was authorizing spy planes and armed drones to fly surveillance missions over Syria "very shortly" in order to gather intelligence on Islamic State militants. Britain announced the deployment after Turkey said Monday it...
  • British war brides faced own battles during 1940s

    British war brides faced own battles during 1940s
    America's attitudes toward immigration have always been complicated. Influenced by world events, the U.S. embraces some immigrants and demonizes others, and it can be difficult to understand the logic. Take the story of 70,000 would-be immigrants from...
  • Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards

    LONDON (Reuters) - It was a great day for the Irish at the UK Theatre Awards on Sunday as a new production of Brian Friel's "Translations" and Belfast-born "Game of Thrones" British-Irish actor Patrick O'Kane took two of the top awards. The awards...
  • Fire closes UK power generation unit, squeezing electricity supply

    LONDON (Reuters) - A fire at a British power station close to London has closed a power generation unit, which could exacerbate Britain's already constrained electricity supply as winter approaches and demand rises. While the fire that started on...