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  • UK's Cameron escalates row over EU bill, press rails at Brussels

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain would not pay "anything like" the 2.1 billion euros the European Union wants from London after Eurosceptic media praised him for taking what they called a noble stand against money-grabbing...
  • Anglican leader troubled by Britain's anti-immigration rhetoric

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Archbishop of Canterbury, spiritual leader of the Anglican Church, said on Monday he had seen evidence of a rising tide of xenophobic sentiment within British communities and was worried by the tone of the country's political debate...
  • The problem with royal tweets? Commoners respond

    The problem with royal tweets? Commoners respond
    Queen Elizabeth II's first tweet garnered a sizable response, receiving over 40,000 retweets and more than 40,000 favorites. Most of those responding welcomed Her Majesty to the social network. But not everyone was pleased.  "F--- off," read one...
  • British PM Cameron rushed to his car by bodyguards after man confronts him

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron was bundled into his official car by his bodyguards on Monday after a member of the public ran into him in what looked like a serious security breach, video footage showed. In August, Britain raised...
  • Lighting up the night with art

    Lighting up the night with art
    Not long after stepping through the gate onto the grounds of Norfolk's Hermitage Museum and Gardens, you start to encounter signs that the experiences conjured up by British artist Bruce Munro's landscape-sized artworks are going to be different. Kids...
  • Raise UK interest rates now, says Bank of England policymaker

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England should begin raising interest rates now, because spare capacity in Britain's fast-recovering economy could be used up by the middle of next year, adding to inflation pressures, a Bank policymaker said in a Sunday...
  • Departing Barroso sees EU stronger after euro debt crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Outside the European Commission's hulking headquarters, a poster on a street lamp proclaims "Titanic: final weeks". It is advertising an exhibition in Brussels on the cruise liner sunk by an iceberg off Newfoundland a century ago....
  • Lloyds dividend in balance after close stress test pass

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Lloyds Banking Group narrowly passed a test set by European regulators to assess whether banks have enough capital to weather another economic crash, calling into question its chances of re-starting dividends. Lloyds, which...
  • Britain looking at curbing migrant workers from EU: government minister

    LONDON (Reuters) - Limiting the number of European Union citizens who are allowed to work in Britain is among proposals to curb immigration being looked at by the government, Defense Minister Michael Fallon said on Sunday. Fallon, whose governing...
  • From Foyles to Hatchards, slip between the covers of London bookshops

    My geeky teenage years were filled with escapes to this city's bookstores. Most weekends were spent leaning against their bookcases and reading seemingly a little bit of everything, from Russian short stories to picture books about steam trains. I was a...
  • Second British man in days charged with preparing terrorism acts

    LONDON (Reuters) - A British man has become the second in three days to be charged with preparing acts of terrorism and will appear at a London court on Monday, police said. Britain raised its international threat level to the second-highest...