| Jun 16, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Michelle Obama's visit to a girls' school in a diverse east London neighborhood turned into a love fest Tuesday when she was greeted with singing, poetry and interpretative dance on her mission to promote education for girls.
In return, the U.S. first...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 12:44 AM
8:45 p.m. (1845 GMT; 2:45 p.m. EDT)
President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his support for Britain staying in the European Union, saying the country's influence is positive both on the continent and around the world.
Obama's comments came at the start of...
| Jun 7, 2015
| 9:50 AM
Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain will send 125 more troops to Iraq to train local forces fighting the Islamic State group.
The deployment brings to 275 the number of U.K. personnel helping the Baghdad government and Kurdish authorities battle...
| May 28, 2015
| 12:39 PM
Hot on the heels of his election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron embarked on a whirlwind two-day tour of Europe aimed at renegotiating Britain’s membership in the European Union.
Cameron met with leaders in Holland and France on Thursday and...
| May 27, 2015
| 9:10 PM
When Vanessa Purdy spotted a poster inviting her to earn shopping vouchers for breast-feeding, she didn't think twice about signing up.
"I thought, 'If I can get money for breast-feeding, why not?' " the 31-year-old mother said on a recent afternoon...
| May 27, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced in a letter to the United Nations chief on Wednesday that he will step down as the world body's special Middle East envoy at the end of June, British news media reported, citing unnamed diplomatic...
| May 24, 2015
| 1:09 PM
AVON — Police have arrested a man in connection with two bank robberies in town.
Patryk Kornas, 40, of New Britain was charged with four counts of first-degree robbery, four counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, third-degree larceny...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 10:41 AM
Standard & Poor's warned Friday that it may downgrade its credit rating on Britain sometime in the next two years following the government's decision to hold a referendum on the country's membership in the European Union.
The referendum, which is due...
| May 29, 2015
| 7:35 AM
Seedings and schedules for the four state high school baseball tournaments as announced by the CIAC:
Teams in the field: 31
Top four seeds: Norwich Free Academy, Fairfield Prep, Glastonbury, Staples-Westport
First Round—June 3...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 8:16 AM
Christopher Lee, the English actor who emerged as a British horror movie icon in the 1950s with his memorable portrayal of Count Dracula and later appeared in the blockbuster “Star Wars” and “The Lord of the Rings” films, has died....
| Jun 11, 2015
| 5:37 PM
British actor Christopher Lee, who appeared in more than 250 films, including Dracula movies from the 1950s and 60 and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, has died at age 93. Here's a look at some of the tributes that poured in, mostly on Twitter, when...