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  • 8 crew missing after cement carrying cargo ship capsizes off north of Scotland

    British rescue teams searched Sunday for eight missing crew members from a cargo ship that capsized north of Scotland. Searchers on two helicopters and four lifeboats were looking for survivors from the bulk carrier Cemfjord, which was carrying cement...
  • Public pressure in UK dims soccer options for convicted rapist Ched Evans, who seeks return

    He's young, experienced and wants to play — but Ched Evans is also a convicted rapist and it looks like public opinion may prevent the forward from ever resuming his professional soccer career. Evans, 26, is out of prison after serving time for...
  • Jack O'Connell of 'Unbroken,' Gugu Mbatha-Raw of 'Belle' up for UK Rising Star movie prize

    Jack O'Connell, who played American athlete and war survivor Louis Zamperini in Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken," has been nominated for a Rising Star award by Britain's film academy. The 24-year-old English actor, who also gained praise as a young inmate...
  • Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.

    Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.
    With the Thursday premiere of Danny Boyle's astringent though essentially true-hearted police satire "Babylon," SundanceTV expands its original-series repertoire into comedy. The move proves that the cable network is not afraid to serve British television...
  • Brit David Bibbey Is Here To Show You 'All Things Connecticut'

     Brit David Bibbey Is Here To Show You 'All Things Connecticut'
    He's British but opted to move "across the pond." And now businessman, entertainer and producer David Bibbey thinks Connecticut is just the best. And he's sharing that enthusiasm as the host of a new season of the Connecticut Public Television show "All...
  • Paris attack sparks fears of support surge for far-right, anti-Islamist movements in Europe

    A day after terror struck Paris, Europe's far-right and anti-immigrant parties pressed home the message that has fueled their resurgence: The continent's rising numbers of Muslims are dangerous. Populist movements warning of the "Islamization" of...
  • After Charlie Hebdo attack in France, backlash against Muslims feared

    After Charlie Hebdo attack in France, backlash against Muslims feared
    Gun and grenade attacks outside at least two French mosques heightened fear Thursday of an anti-Muslim backlash after a military-style assault on a newspaper that satirizes Islam. The attack on the newsweekly came as far-right parties have been...
  • Timothy Spall immerses himself for 'Mr. Turner' role

    The great British artist J.M.W. Turner's "Snow Storm Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth Making Signals in Shallow Water, and Going by the Lead" is as huge as its title, a massive swirl of blues, grays, and browns, full of light and mist and the tug of...
  • A beautiful L.A. kiss-off from the departing Laura Marling

     A beautiful L.A. kiss-off from the departing Laura Marling
    Laura Marling is much better known in London than in Highland Park, where until early December she'd been living for some of the last few years spent in Los Angeles. In England, the folk singer, 24, gets stopped a few times a day by fans who've...
  • National Champ New Britain PAL Cheerleaders To Be Honored

    NEW BRITAIN — The Raiders Midget Cheerleaders, winners of a national competition earlier this month, will be honored Monday at a ceremony at the New Britain Police Department. The cheerleaders, ages 11 to 14, won their division at the 2014 Pop...
  • British library bans stinky patrons

    British library bans stinky patrons
    Loud talking might be frowned upon at libraries across the world, but it's not the only thing that can get would-be bookworms booted out. In Birmingham, England, three patrons have been banned from the city's main library for smelling bad. The...