RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Britain

Britain
A collection of news and information related to Britain published by this site and its partners.

Top Britain Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • British Open might be dry, dry again

    Much has changed in golf since they last played the British Open at Royal Liverpool here in 2006. Or has it? If you can harken back, that's the year where rainy, stormy, chilly western England wasn't rainy, stormy and chilly. It was none of the above....
  • 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...
  • UK construction shrinks in May, dampens some second quarter growth hopes

    LONDON (Reuters) - British construction output suffered a steep fall in May, raising the prospect that overall economic growth may fall short of expectations in the second quarter. The surprise contraction adds to some signs that the pace of Britain's...
  • All-Courant Boys Track And Field

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys track and field team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM 100 Meters: Fitzroy Miller, East Hartford, Jr. 200: Johann Charles, University-Hartford, Sr. 400: Jermaine...
  • Australia not so bold about Commonwealth gold at Glasgow

    (Reuters) - Australia's reign atop the Commonwealth Games medals table faces its biggest threat in decades at Glasgow and the team's management has been at pains to prepare the sports-mad public for the worst -- defeat by England. Barring a designer-...
  • As Scotland decides, not all Scots get a vote

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Ruth McPherson was born and educated in Scotland but left to work in London two years ago and so has no say on whether her native country should end three centuries of union with England. Over a million Scots like McPherson living...
  • British PM Cameron calls airliner crash 'appalling, shocking, horrific'

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday it seemed possible that the Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board that crashed in eastern Ukraine was shot down and that, if proven, those responsible should be brought to...
  • UK banks face break-up threat as watchdog plans competition probe

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's big banks could be broken up after the country's new competition watchdog set out plans for an 18-month investigation into services for small business customers and personal accounts because of a lack of competition. The...
  • New export deals set for 2 well-known Southside firms

    New export deals set for 2 well-known Southside firms
    Two Hampton Roads-based companies could soon receive a boost in its overseas product expansions because of a new export deal between the Commonwealth and the United Kingdom. During a London trade mission earlier this week, Governor Terry McAuliffe...
  • Spain summons UK ambassador over 'inappropriate' Gibraltar action

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spain summoned the British ambassador on Friday to complain about Britain's handling of an incident on Wednesday involving the Spanish Navy near the disputed territory of Gibraltar. Britain had summoned Spain's ambassador on Thursday...
  • F-35 engine mishap, UK 'no show' rich in lessons learned

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - The engine failure that grounded Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jets and the warplane's now-canceled appearance at two UK air shows provided key "lessons learned" for the companies that build the jets, and the military...