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  • British Prince George celebrates first birthday on Tuesday

    By Tess Little LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - He has graced the cover of Vanity Fair, charmed world leaders on jetsetting tours, is already a national fashion icon - and on Tuesday he will celebrate his first birthday. Prince George, the son of Prince...
  • Tesco ditches CEO for Unilever man after profit warning

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco is to ditch chief executive Philip Clarke and replace him with a turnaround specialist from Unilever , ending a disastrous three year reign as Britain's biggest retailer warned it would again miss profit forecasts. Just three...
  • UK's fraud office launches criminal probe into FX rigging

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's anti-fraud agency said on Monday it has launched a criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the $5.3 trillion-a-day currency market. "The Director of the Serious Fraud Office has today opened a criminal investigation...
  • What a difference a year makes for Holywood great McIlroy

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - New British Open champion Rory McIlroy does not do 'dull' but perhaps that is no surprise for a man with a glamorous-sounding birthplace like Holywood. The tousle-haired kid from Northern Ireland won instant recognition at the...
  • Britain's Cameron warns of additional penalties on Russia after crash

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that he would press fellow European leaders to impose harsher sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines crash. Cameron, who has been the most vocal Western European leader to...
  • Against anti-Semitism, self-defense is no offense

    The debate about whether Jews have a future in Europe has once again surfaced, as Israel's Operation Protective Edge gained momentum in response to Hamas rocket attacks from Gaza. The two issues are connected for a simple reason: on July 13, a large...
  • UK's Cameron wants tougher EU Russia sanctions, defense sale ban

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union should impose harder-hitting sanctions on Russia after the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, advocating an EU ban on future sales of military equipment to...
  • Watching the royals at the British Open

    Watching the royals at the British Open
    HOYLAKE, England — From a little hill directly behind the 14th green at this year's British Open, we sit in the gorse and wait for the greats. First would come the Aging King. Two groups later, the Apparent Heir. The excitement builds along the...
  • Britain arrests 660 suspected paedophiles during six-month operation

    LONDON (Reuters) - Police forces across Britain have arrested 660 suspected paedophiles during a six-month covert operation to find people accessing indecent images of children online, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday. Doctors,...
  • UK prosecutor reviews alleged link between UK aid and jailed Ibori

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's leading fraud prosecutor is evaluating material alleging UK aid might have been channeled to companies linked to James Ibori, a jailed Nigerian former oil state governor, a top government lawyer said on Wednesday. "As part of...
  • Hard to justify Britain's data collection law: UN's Pillay

    GENEVA (Reuters) - An emergency data collection law being rushed through the British parliament may not address concerns raised by the European Court of Justice and is difficult to justify, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday....