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  • UK close to identifying Foley beheading suspect: ambassador

    UK close to identifying Foley beheading suspect: ambassador
    Britain is close to identifying a suspected British national shown beheading American journalist James Foley in a video released by Islamic State militants last week, the British ambassador to the United States said on Sunday. With Islamic State...
  • Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Saturday it planned tougher laws to deal with British Islamist militants after Islamic State (IS) fighters in the Middle East released a video showing a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley. British...
  • British national contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone

    LONDON (Reuters) - The first Briton to have contracted the deadly Ebola virus has been given the experimental drug ZMapp, the London hospital where he is being treated said on Tuesday, two days after he was brought back from West Africa. British...
  • BoJ may ease policy for 'some time' to slay deflation: Kuroda

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan may have to pursue its aggressive monetary policy easing for "some time" to fully vanquish deflation, BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday. Speaking at a global central banking conference here,...
  • Richard Attenborough, Oscar-Winning Director of 'Gandhi,' Dies at 90

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as...
  • UK retailers say sales rose in July, driven by furniture

    LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales growth rose in July, driven by an upturn in furniture spending and other non-food purchases, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) on Tuesday. Total retail spending was 1.3 percent higher in...
  • As Osgood Shootout Grows, Community Benefits

    NEW BRITAIN — Roosevelt Lee, an Osgood Shootout fan-turned-Osgood Shootout participant, stepped off the court at New Britain High and walked outside, toward the line for barbecue food. As a trail of smoke from the grill raced past him, Lee was...
  • Lehman's London staff win $300 million pensions fight

    LONDON (Reuters) - More than 2,400 former Lehman Brothers bankers based in Britain will have their pensions paid in full after winning a six-year battle to receive their money from parts of the collapsed U.S. investment bank. The remains of the...
  • 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...
  • Meet the newest British luxury import, jeweler Astley Clarke

    Meet the newest British luxury import, jeweler Astley Clarke
    The next big British luxury import could be jewelry brand Astley Clarke. Cara and Poppy Delevingne were spotted wearing Astley Clarke’s grown-up friendship bracelets at Coachella, while Cameron Diaz has been wearing the retro-inspired Astley...
  • Obama: 'We broke the ISIL siege'

    Obama: 'We broke the ISIL siege'
    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday the Islamist militant siege of Iraq's Mount Sinjar had been broken and most U.S. military personnel sent to assess the situation would be pulled out of Iraq in coming days. He told reporters he did not...