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  • 9 UK citizens headed to Syria arrested, Turkey military says

    Turkey's military says that nine British citizens have been arrested trying to cross into Syria. They were taken into custody in Hatay province, the military said in a statement Wednesday. The group of three men, two women and four children, was...
  • UK economy grew more sharply in 2014 than previously thought

    Britain's national statistics agency says the economy grew faster than previously thought last year. Figures from the Office of National Statistics show that the country's gross domestic product expanded 2.8 percent, compared with the previous estimate...
  • Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England

    Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England
    Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday officially named the Britannia, the newest luxury ship in the British-based P&O Cruises fleet. Prince Philip also attended the ceremony on the docks in Southampton, England. The Britannia bears a union jack design on its...
  • Irish Setter eats poisoned meat, dies after famed UK dog show

    Irish Setter eats poisoned meat, dies after famed UK dog show
    Tasty cubes of beef would tempt any dog, let alone one sitting patiently on the stand during public viewing at Crufts, Britain's premier dog show. But instead of a treat, one owner says a deadly surprise was sewn into the meat: slug killer. Jagger, a 3-...
  • Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her

    Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her
    Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seenĀ in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with...
  • UK police: Schoolgirls who went to Syria are not terrorists

    UK police: Schoolgirls who went to Syria are not terrorists
    Three British schoolgirls who traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group won't be prosecuted for terrorism if they return, a senior British police officer said Tuesday. Police chiefs also defended their handling of the case, denying a lawmaker'...
  • 911 Caller In Credit Union Case Calmly Describes Bomb Threat

    911 Caller In Credit Union Case Calmly Describes Bomb Threat
    In an eerily calm 911 call, an executive of the Achieve Financial Credit Union describes how his co-worker is strapped to a bomb and headed to the New Britain branch with a "perpetrator" to "clear out cash." The 911 call came in at 8:20 a.m. on Feb. 23...
  • Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry

    Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry
    He will always be known as the king whose bones were discovered beneath a parking lot. But on Thursday, Richard III was given a send-off befitting his regal title. In a ceremony oozing with British pomp and circumstance, and attended by royals,...
  • Britain has enduring responsibility for democracy in Hong Kong, report says

    Britain has an “enduring moral responsibility” to ensure that Hong Kong is “democratic, stable and prosperous,” and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory’s return to China 18 years...
  • In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century

     In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century
    A powerful, righteous nation makes a military excursion into a troubled, complicated, divided country, determined to bring democratic lightness where there has been factional darkness. Predictions are made that the invaders will be cheered in the...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

    'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season
    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...