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  • 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,...
  • Ignored and fed up, UK regions call for Scottish-style devolution

    CAERNARFON/YORK (Reuters) - Scotland's chance to vote for independence has lit hopes in other regions of Britain that a reworking of political ties might boost their chances of self-rule too. London-based parliamentarians have been wrong-footed by a late...
  • Market calm over Scottish vote at odds with disaster warnings

    LONDON (Reuters) - The big question about investor anxiety over Scotland's independence referendum is not whether it's warranted, but why it took so long to materialize and why it's still so marginal. Even now, with opinion polls showing a near-equal...
  • Scottish support for independence at 48 percent, ICM poll shows

    LONDON (Reuters) - Support for independence in Scotland has risen three percentage points to 48 percent, an ICM poll for the Scotsman newspaper showed on Tuesday, two days before a referendum on whether Scotland should split from the United Kingdom....
  • A hollow laugh

    A hollow laugh might be permitted at the alliance now announced as the result of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest journey through the Middle East, this time to construct an alliance to counterattack the latest Arab menace to America, ISIS....
  • German government says Bavaria following Scots' example 'absurd'

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Monday ridiculed the suggestion that the rich southern region of Bavaria could try to break away if Scotland votes to split from the United Kingdom this week. One local party, the Bavaria Party, has...
  • Hartford Man Suspected Of Sexual Assault Considered A Danger, Police Say

    Hartford Man Suspected Of Sexual Assault Considered A Danger, Police Say
    NEW BRITAIN — A Hartford man considered a danger to the public by police is wanted in connection with a sexual assault of a woman earlier this month, police said. Antonio Ponder, 24, of Edwards St. in Hartford, was identified as a suspect into...
  • Several Arab countries offer to join air campaign on Islamic State, say U.S. officials

    PARIS (Reuters) - Several Arab countries have offered to join the United States in air strikes against Islamic State targets, U.S. officials said on Sunday, indicating a possible widening of the air campaign against militants who have seized parts of Iraq...
  • Dan Stevens gets rowdy in 'The Guest'

    Dan Stevens gets rowdy in 'The Guest'
    Dan Stevens has not been in many fights in his life. You’d never know it from “The Guest.” In the immensely fun action-thriller, opening Wednesday, the 31-year-old English actor (“Downton Abbey”) transforms into David, a...
  • Washington fears vote for Scottish independence could damage 'special relationship'

    Ahead of Thursday's referendum on Scottish independence, U.S. policy makers are speaking out albeit tentatively in support of a united United Kingdom. "Our 'special relationship' with the United Kingdom is unparalleled," House Foreign Affairs...
  • Cameron vows to destroy Islamic State 'and what it stands for'

    Cameron vows to destroy Islamic State 'and what it stands for'
    British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday praised slain British aid worker David Haines as a hero and pledged to continue working as part of an international coalition to bring to justice the perpetrators, who he said “are not Muslims, they are...