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  • Film Review: 'Honour'

    Earnest issue drama and pulpy B-thriller mechanics make awkward but not uncompelling bedfellows in "Honour," a debut feature from BAFTA-nominated writer-director Shan Khan that exploits the perceived rise of Islamic "honor killings" in the U.K. to luridly...
  • Rory McIlroy fades in Scotland; Michelle Wie misses British cut

    Rory McIlroy fades in Scotland; Michelle Wie misses British cut
    Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown on Friday, leaving three little-known players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field at Aberdeen. Kristoffer Broberg of...
  • Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot

    Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot
    Justin Rose set up a chance to capture back-to-back titles by shooting a five-under-par 66 in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on Saturday to move into a share of the lead with Marc Warren after three rounds. Rose and Warren, who had a 67, are at...
  • Kerry confers premature knighthood on departing friend Hague

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday heaped praise on William Hague after his resignation as British foreign secretary, and even went as far as conferring on him a premature knighthood via Twitter. "Will miss working so...
  • Primark: Next stop USA

    LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) - Discount fashion chain Primark has made its mark in Europe by offering fast-changing fashion at rock-bottom prices. The secret of its success: placing huge orders for top-selling items like socks, tops and jeans and passing on...
  • British pay growth slows to record low even as jobless rate falls

    LONDON (Reuters) - British workers' earnings grew at the slowest rate on record in the three months to May, one gauge showed, even as unemployment fell further, giving the Bank of England pause for thought as it prepares to start raising interest rates....
  • Britain arrests 660 suspected paedophiles during six-month operation

    LONDON (Reuters) - Police forces across Britain have arrested 660 suspected paedophiles during a six-month covert operation to find people accessing indecent images of children online, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday. Doctors,...
  • UK prosecutor reviews alleged link between UK aid and jailed Ibori

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's leading fraud prosecutor is evaluating material alleging UK aid might have been channeled to companies linked to James Ibori, a jailed Nigerian former oil state governor, a top government lawyer said on Wednesday. "As part of...
  • Hard to justify Britain's data collection law: UN's Pillay

    GENEVA (Reuters) - An emergency data collection law being rushed through the British parliament may not address concerns raised by the European Court of Justice and is difficult to justify, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday....
  • UK Cameron's new Eurosceptic Cabinet reflects public opinion: minister

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's new Eurosceptic Cabinet of ministers reflects public opinion, the new defense minister said on Wednesday, saying the British leader wants to win back voters who had defected to an anti-EU party before next...
  • William Hague resigns as British foreign secretary

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague said he is stepping down to become leader of the House of Commons, part of a larger Cabinet reshuffle. Hague, a member of Parliament for the last quarter of a century, has served as foreign secretary since 2010....