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  • In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century

     In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century
    A powerful, righteous nation makes a military excursion into a troubled, complicated, divided country, determined to bring democratic lightness where there has been factional darkness. Predictions are made that the invaders will be cheered in the...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after its upcoming 6th season

    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

    'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season
    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...
  • Royals, Cumberbatch help bury comeback King Richard III

    A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a long-reviled ruler who is experiencing a remarkable posthumous renaissance. Royalty, religious leaders and actor Benedict...
  • 911 Caller In Credit Union Case Calmly Describes Bomb Threat

    911 Caller In Credit Union Case Calmly Describes Bomb Threat
    In an eerily calm 911 call, an executive of the Achieve Financial Credit Union describes how his co-worker is strapped to a bomb and headed to the New Britain branch with a "perpetrator" to "clear out cash." The 911 call came in at 8:20 a.m. on Feb. 23...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, March 26, the 85th day of 2015. There are 280 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 26, 1945, during World War II, Iwo Jima was fully secured by U.S. forces following a final, desperate attack by Japanese...
  • Argentina criticizes Britain for military boost in Falklands

    Argentina's foreign minister on Wednesday criticized Britain for building up its military capacity in the disputed Falkland Islands, a small increase that caused a big stir in the South American country. Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said Britain's...
  • UK leader Cameron apologizes for tainted blood scandal

    British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday apologized to thousands of patients who were infected from contaminated blood during the 1970s and 1980s. Tainted government blood products and transfusions infected an estimated 2,500 people with the...
  • Tickets Remain Available For Fundraiser To Aid New Britain Police Employee

    Tickets Remain Available For Fundraiser To Aid New Britain Police Employee
    NEW BRITAIN - Tickets are still available for the March 29 fundraiser to benefit a key civilian employee in the police department who is undergoing cancer treatment. Organizers of the fundraiser for Kristen Perugini are hoping for a big turnout....
  • British pound's swings cause uncertainty for business

    The British pound is getting caught between the dollar's surge and the euro's slump, and its swings are shaking things up for business just as uncertainty grows over a potentially tight general election. Caught in the crossfire of developments in the...
  • Disney to sail British Isles in 2016

    Disney to sail British Isles in 2016
    Disney Cruise Line announced their summer 2016 itineraries today with the highlight being a return to Norway and its first ever British Isles cruise. The Disney Magic will return to Europe splitting its time in the north to visit places like Denmark,...