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  • 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...
  • Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety

    Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in U.S. court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein. In papers filed to a...
  • Scottish nurse with Ebola now in critical condition, doctors say

    The Scottish nurse being treated for Ebola in a London hospital is now in a critical condition, doctors said Saturday. A brief statement issued by the Royal Free Hospital said it was "sorry to announce that the condition of Pauline Cafferkey has...
  • 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...
  • Buckingham Palace strengthens defense for Prince Andrew against underage sex claims

    Buckingham Palace on Sunday stepped up efforts to defend Prince Andrew after the British royal was embroiled in claims of sexual impropriety with an underage woman. In a second statement since the claims surfaced, officials "emphatically denied"...
  • 8 crew missing after cement carrying cargo ship capsizes off north of Scotland

    British rescue teams searched Sunday for eight missing crew members from a cargo ship that capsized north of Scotland. Searchers on two helicopters and four lifeboats were looking for survivors from the bulk carrier Cemfjord, which was carrying cement...
  • Public pressure in UK dims soccer options for convicted rapist Ched Evans, who seeks return

    He's young, experienced and wants to play — but Ched Evans is also a convicted rapist and it looks like public opinion may prevent the forward from ever resuming his professional soccer career. Evans, 26, is out of prison after serving time for...
  • Jack O'Connell of 'Unbroken,' Gugu Mbatha-Raw of 'Belle' up for UK Rising Star movie prize

    Jack O'Connell, who played American athlete and war survivor Louis Zamperini in Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken," has been nominated for a Rising Star award by Britain's film academy. The 24-year-old English actor, who also gained praise as a young inmate...
  • Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.

    Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.
    With the Thursday premiere of Danny Boyle's astringent though essentially true-hearted police satire "Babylon," SundanceTV expands its original-series repertoire into comedy. The move proves that the cable network is not afraid to serve British television...
  • Brit David Bibbey Is Here To Show You 'All Things Connecticut'

     Brit David Bibbey Is Here To Show You 'All Things Connecticut'
    He's British but opted to move "across the pond." And now businessman, entertainer and producer David Bibbey thinks Connecticut is just the best. And he's sharing that enthusiasm as the host of a new season of the Connecticut Public Television show "All...
  • Paris attack sparks fears of support surge for far-right, anti-Islamist movements in Europe

    A day after terror struck Paris, Europe's far-right and anti-immigrant parties pressed home the message that has fueled their resurgence: The continent's rising numbers of Muslims are dangerous. Populist movements warning of the "Islamization" of...