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  • British singer looks for U.S. break

    British singer looks for U.S. break
    At one point in most people’s lives, they have wanted to be a singer, dancer or actress. For Caitlyn Scarlett, an 18-year-old pop sensation from London, it is finally coming true.               Scarlett has been singing since she was 5. She said...
  • 25 Scottish things Great Britain will be sad to lose

    25 Scottish things Great Britain will be sad to lose
    The date of Sept. 18 could soon become a very important date in Scottish history.  After two years of campaigning, the people of Scotland will cast their votes Thursday on whether to remain part of the United Kingdom or to secede.  If the "Yes"...
  • Hollande asks Europe for patience with France, vows reform

    PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to be patient with France and give it more time to reform before it meets deficit targets, admitting that results were coming too slowly....
  • Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Thursday that they said shows British journalist John Cantlie in captivity saying he will soon reveal "facts" about the group to counter its portrayal in Western...
  • Rupert Murdoch explains why Fox dropped Time Warner bid

    Rupert Murdoch explains why Fox dropped Time Warner bid
    Rupert Murdoch has shared some of his thoughts on U.S. and British politics, the Scottish referendum for independence -- and why he aborted his company's $80-billion bid this summer for rival Time Warner. Murdoch was interviewed Thursday morning by Neil...
  • British Ebola survivor flies to United States for blood donation

    British Ebola survivor flies to United States for blood donation
    (Reuters) - A British man who survived Ebola after being treated in London has flown to the United States to try to help another patient suffering from the virus, the Foreign Office in the United Kingdom said on Thursday. Media reports said William...
  • Merlin says traded well in key summer months

    LONDON (Reuters) - Madam Tussauds and Legoland operator Merlin Entertainments said it traded well over its key summer period and forecast a year of growth. The world's No.2 operator of visitor attractions behind Walt Disney, which makes about a third of...
  • London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag

    London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag
    When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond. Four years later,...
  • In Scotland, two sides rally on eve of independence vote

    In Scotland, two sides rally on eve of independence vote
    Scotland was a flurry of last-minute campaign activity hours before voting began Thursday on a referendum to determine whether it would leave Britain. Advocates on both sides of the debate — “yes” for independence and “no”...
  • Support for Scotland staying in United Kingdom at 53 percent: Ipsos

    LONDON (Reuters) - Supporters of keeping Scotland within the United Kingdom held a 6 percentage-point lead in a final independence opinion poll which was published as voters were taking part in the referendum on whether Scotland should break the 307-year-...
  • Newspapers mark Scotland's historic day with Burns and banners

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - With special front pages featuring flags and quotes from poet Robert Burns, Scottish and English newspapers caught the drama and sense of history surrounding Scotland's independence referendum on Thursday. Most had cleared all other...