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  • Burberry hosts starry show at London Fashion Week

    London Fashion Week rolled out the big guns Monday, with British design powerhouse Burberry hosting the glitziest catwalk show of the season. Hunter, the maker of the classic Wellington boots, evoked wild Scottish countryside with indoor waterfalls, while...
  • 2 UK politicians caught in lobbying sting deny wrongdoing

    Two former senior British ministers denied wrongdoing Monday after being caught in a hidden-camera sting appearing to offer access to politicians and diplomats in return for cash. Prime Minister David Cameron said the allegations against Jack Straw and...
  • Britain hunts for 3 girls feared en route to join militants in Syria

    Britain hunts for 3 girls feared en route to join militants in Syria
    Pressure mounted on British counter-terrorism authorities Monday to explain why they failed to stop three teenage girls from boarding a flight to Turkey on what their families fear was a journey to join Islamic State in Syria. “The security...
  • U.S. shopping malls on alert after Somalia extremists threat

    U.S. shopping malls on alert after Somalia extremists threat
    A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was "no credible" evidence suggesting a U.S. mall...
  • Somalia extremists urge attacks on U.S. shopping malls

    Somalia extremists urge attacks on U.S. shopping malls
    A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was "no credible" evidence suggesting a U.S. mall...
  • The forgotten prophetess

    The first domino -- Greece -- in the long row comprising the European Union is wobbling and about to fall, and could take the whole EU and its common currency, the euro, down with it someday. Maybe someday soon. The sweeping victory of an anti-euro party...
  • Despite ban, fox hunts still thrive, and divide, in Britain

    The horses wait in the farmyard, tails braided and manes gleaming, while huntsmen in brightly colored coats marshal the eager hounds, straining to chase the scent of a fox. To some, the start of a fox hunt is a quintessentially English scene, steeped...
  • UK defense chief says Russia poses threat to Baltics

    Britain's defense minister has said Russia poses a "real and present danger" to European security and could try to destabilize the Baltic states, former Soviet republics that are now part of NATO. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said tensions between...
  • British teen convicted of terrorist plan to behead soldier

    A British teenager who rapidly became radicalized after converting to Islam was convicted Thursday of planning to behead a soldier. A jury at London's Central Criminal Court found 19-year-old Brusthom Ziamani guilty of preparing an act of terrorism. The...
  • 'Miss Saigon' triumphs at London's WhatsOnStage awards

    "Miss Saigon" and Shakespeare have triumphed at Britain's WhatsOnStage awards, as theatergoers rewarded seasoned shows, spectacle and star power. "Miss Saigon" took nine trophies at Sunday's ceremony, whose winners were decided by public vote. It was...
  • Reputed al-Qaida operative to represent himself at US trial

    When the trial of reputed al-Qaida operative Abid Naseer begins this week, jurors are expected to hear an opening statement from the defendant himself, the latest terrorism suspect prepared to act as his own attorney in an American courtroom. The...