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  • U.S. pleased with British vote to join fight against Islamic State: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is "pleased" that Britain's parliament voted to approve air strikes against Islamic State insurgents in Iraq, a White House spokesman on Friday. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the British vote showed...
  • Britain debates joining U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    LONDON/BEIRUT (dpa) British lawmakers on Friday began debating whether to join a United States-led air campaign against the Islamic State extremist group. Prime Minister David Cameron told parliament the military action being conducted by a coalition...
  • British PM Cameron urges parliament to back 'years' of air strikes against IS in Iraq

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged parliament on Friday to vote to approve "years" of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, saying the group was guilty of "staggering" brutality and posed a direct threat to...
  • Dolphins and London: Jolly good show or the future?

    —– Gordon Hughes, wearing his Scottish-fashioned aqua kilt, waited 25 years and six hours on a train from Glasgow for Sunday's view. Not of Wembley Stadium before the Dophins played. Not even of Sunday's game itself. "Look at all the...
  • British parliament approves air strikes against Islamic state in Iraq

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's parliament on Friday voted to approve air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq by 524 votes to 43, paving the way for the Royal Air Force to join U.S.-led military action with immediate effect. Six Cyprus-based...
  • UK's Osborne launches Conservative election pitch with pension tax cut

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - British finance minister George Osborne will announce on Monday that he will scrap a tax on inherited pension savings as he lays out the Conservative Party's pitch to win the next election on the back of its economic...
  • UK firms' risk appetite picks up even as election looms: Deloitte

    LONDON (Reuters) - British companies are feeling their most confident about taking on business risk in seven years despite worries about an election in 2015 and a possible referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, a survey showed on...
  • Central Connecticut Literacy Tutors Wanted

    Central Connecticut Literacy Tutors Wanted
    NEW BRITAIN - Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut seeks volunteer tutors from the city, Bristol and adjoining towns to work with adult students whose first language isn't English. The training will be on English literacy skills once a week for...
  • Britain to convene all-party talks to resolve Northern Ireland deadlock

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - Britain announced on Sunday that it would convene all-party talks to try and resolve a political deadlock in Northern Ireland caused by a row over welfare reforms that has threatened to bring down the devolved government....
  • In Wales, a Bethlehem pilot is honored for World War II sacrifice

    In Wales, a Bethlehem pilot is honored for World War II sacrifice
    Douglas Brown graduated from Lehigh University in 1941, about six months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor plunged America into World War II. The only son of a Lehigh professor of European history and an English mother, he belonged to an...
  • Ryder Cup results from 1927-2014

    (Reuters) - History of Ryder Cup results: 2014 Gleneagles, Scotland U.S. 11-1/2 Europe 16-1/2 2012 Medinah, Illinois U.S. 13-1/2 Europe 14-1/2 2010 Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales U.S. 13-1/2 Europe 14-1/2 2008 Valhalla, Louisville, Kentucky U.S....