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  • Scottish Ebola patient moved to London; second patient tested

    A Scottish nurse diagnosed with Ebola was transferred from Glasgow to London on Tuesday as British officials sought to reassure the public that the situation was under control. “Safety measures are working well -- and the risk to the public is...
  • Winston Churchill's Missouri connection

     Winston Churchill's Missouri connection
    The pews will be packed as dignitaries — a knight and a lord included — and ordinary folks honor Winston Churchill, the prime minister who led Britain during World War II, on the 50th anniversary of his death. The Jan. 24 memorial service...
  • New Year honours for top British Olympians

    Steve Cram, Mary Peters and Wendy Sly, three distinguished Olympic track and field athletes, have been recognised in Britain's New Year Honours list. Cram, the former Olympic silver medallist, world 1500m champion and multi-world record breaker, is...
  • Joan Collins, Kristin Scott Thomas, John Hurt and James Corden honored by Queen Elizabeth II

    The diva of "Dynasty" is now a dame. Joan Collins, who played scheming, shoulder pad-wearing Alexis Carrington in the hit 1980s TV show, was made the female equivalent of a knight in Queen Elizabeth II's annual New Year's honors list. The star of...
  • Questions raised about Ebola screening procedures at British airports

    Questions raised about Ebola screening procedures at British airports
    Questions were being raised about Ebola screening measures at British airports after a Scottish nurse who was later diagnosed with the disease was allowed to board a flight from London to Glasgow. Pauline Cafferkey, who is being treated for the deadly...
  • New Britain Police Investigate Homicide

    New Britain Police Investigate Homicide
    NEW BRITAIN — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in a running car at Farmington Avenue and Yeaton Street late Tuesday. The man was identified Wednesday afternoon as Jesus Silva, 24, of Meriden. Silva died...
  • Scottish nurse with Ebola transferred to London

    A British health care worker who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa has been transferred from Scotland to an isolation unit in London for special treatment. The woman arrived at the Royal Free Hospital in north London on Tuesday. She was...
  • Foreign exchange manipulation allegations erode public opinion

    Foreign exchange manipulation allegations erode public opinion
    Tourists wouldn't notice it: Any manipulation of foreign currency exchange rates might add a fraction of a cent in paying for a meal at a Parisian bistro or booking a tour at the Great Wall of China. But multiply that by $5 trillion — the amount...
  • During World War I, Newport News port was biggest supplier of war horses for British army

    During World War I, Newport News port was biggest supplier of war horses for British army
    Three months after the first shots of World War I rang out in August 1914, the withering brutality of the fighting in Europe reached across the Atlantic and began reshaping Hampton Roads with an unforeseen power. Though the United States would not enter...
  • Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art

    Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art
    James Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, is back in the fray over whether antiquities and other prized artifacts from Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cradles of Western civilization should remain in museum collections in America, Great Britain...
  • British PM Cameron says Russia sanctions could increase over Ukraine

    British PM Cameron says Russia sanctions could increase over Ukraine
    Russia's actions in eastern Ukraine are unacceptable and could draw greater sanctions from the United States and European Union, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday. "I still hope that the Russians see some sense and recognise that they...