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  • Documentary on British Prom Craze Coming to ITV

    ITV has commissioned "Prom Crazy: Frocks and Ferraris," a one-hour documentary detailing the the preparation for, and events of, prom night for a group of UK teenagers. The documentary, from veteran unscripted programming executive Grant Mansfield's...
  • Bank of England says has contingency plans for Scotland currency uncertainty

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England has contingency plans in the event that a forthcoming referendum on Scottish independence undermines Britain's financial stability, Governor Mark Carney said on Wednesday. Speaking at a news conference in London...
  • Gentlemen of the club

    There are certain rivals who may differ on the issues, and in style and background and even basic attitude, yet understand and respect one other. For they belong to the same club -- the fraternity of the great. Few historic figures would seem to have...
  • 'Inbetweeners 2′ Scores Biggest U.K. Opening Weekend Box Office in 2014

    LONDON -- British youth comedy "The Inbetweeners 2" has scored the biggest opening weekend box office in the U.K. this year. The film nabbed more than £12.5 million ($21 million). The pic took over £2.7 million ($4.5 million) on its opening day,...
  • UK employers expect scant upturn in wages: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - British employers expect wage growth to remain weak, according to a survey of personnel managers on Monday that contrasted with other reports that salaries are set to rise at a faster pace. The report from the Chartered Institute of...
  • UK economy grows at fastest annual pace in over six years in second quarter

    LONDON, (Reuters) - Britain's economy kept up its strong growth in the second quarter of 2014 and its yearly pace of expansion was revised up to 3.2 percent, its best performance in more than six years, official data showed on Friday. Gross domestic...
  • Obama: 'We broke the ISIL siege'

    Obama: 'We broke the ISIL siege'
    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday the Islamistmilitantsiege of Iraq's Mount Sinjar had been broken and mostU.S. militarypersonnel sent to assess the situation would be pulled out of Iraq in coming days. He told reporters he did not...
  • UK cost body backs pricey Gilead hepatitis pill for some patients

    LONDON (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences' expensive new hepatitis C pill has been endorsed for use in certain patients by Britain's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog, after the U.S. firm provided more information. The National Institute for Health and...
  • British police search home of Cliff Richard on underage sex allegation

    British police search home of Cliff Richard on underage sex allegation
    Police searched the apartment of Cliff Richard, one of Britain's best-known entertainers, on Thursday in relation to allegations of a historical sexual offense involving an underage boy. They said they were searching a property in Berkshire, southwest of...
  • Militants mass near town north of Baghdad

    Militants mass near town north of Baghdad
    Islamic State militants are massing near the Iraqi town of Qara Tappa, 73 miles north of Baghdad, security sources and a local official said, in an apparent bid to broaden their front with Kurdish peshmerga fighters. The Sunni militants have made a...
  • Cameron balks at probing supply chain in UK anti-slavery bill: Lawmaker

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British Prime Minister David Cameron could have been an anti-slavery hero had he ensured that a draft law to combat slavery contained provisions to prevent the "evil practice" in corporate supply chains, a senior...