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  • Ward tops Isner in 5 sets, Britain leads US 2-0 in Davis Cup

    James Ward had just won an epic five-set Davis Cup match when he stumbled — almost zig-zagged — across the court and fell into teammate Andy Murray's arms. For once, Murray wasn't the toast of British tennis. Raising his game like he...
  • Lawmakers urge UK to be more outspoken on Hong Kong

    A British parliamentary committee on Friday urged the U.K. government to be more outspoken in support of democracy in Hong Kong, warning that failing to do so could damage Britain's reputation there. The Foreign Affairs Committee said in a report that...
  • Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England

    Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England
    Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday officially named the Britannia, the newest luxury ship in the British-based P&O Cruises fleet. Prince Philip also attended the ceremony on the docks in Southampton, England. The Britannia bears a union jack design on its...
  • UK military health care provider with Ebola coming back

    A British military health care worker in Sierra Leone who has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus is being transferred back to Britain for specialist treatment. Officials said Thursday she would be treated at the isolation unit at the Royal Free...
  • Selfie stick bans go into effect at French, UK attractions

    "Selfie sticks" have now been banned at a French palace and a British museum, joining a growing list of global tourist attractions to take such measures. The devices are used to improve snapshots, but critics say they are obnoxious and potentially...
  • UK military health care worker has Ebola, officials say

    A British military health care worker in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, British health care officials said Wednesday — the first known case of a British military worker contracting the disease. Britain has an extensive...
  • Paul Gascoigne tells court UK phone hacking ruined his life

    Almost four years after revelations of tabloid phone hacking shook the British media, a new court case has put it back in the spotlight. Soap stars, a TV executive and an athlete's girlfriend have all testified that journalists' snooping left them...
  • UK police: Schoolgirls who went to Syria are not terrorists

    Three British schoolgirls who traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group won't be prosecuted for terrorism if they return, a senior British police officer said Tuesday. Police chiefs also defended their handling of the case, denying a lawmaker's...
  • UK police: Schoolgirls who went to Syria are not terrorists

    UK police: Schoolgirls who went to Syria are not terrorists
    Three British schoolgirls who traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group won't be prosecuted for terrorism if they return, a senior British police officer said Tuesday. Police chiefs also defended their handling of the case, denying a lawmaker'...
  • Elizabeth Hurley stars in new E! series 'The Royals'

    PASADENA, Calif. � Leave it to E! to turn the British monarchy into an international version of the Kardashians. The cable network's first original drama, "The Royals," envisions a world where the Queen of England, Helena, is portrayed by the...
  • Irish Setter eats poisoned meat, dies after famed UK dog show

    Irish Setter eats poisoned meat, dies after famed UK dog show
    Tasty cubes of beef would tempt any dog, let alone one sitting patiently on the stand during public viewing at Crufts, Britain's premier dog show. But instead of a treat, one owner says a deadly surprise was sewn into the meat: slug killer. Jagger, a 3-...