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  • Pricing probe threatens Britain's liberal energy market

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - An investigation of possible price collusion by British energy suppliers is likely to undermine the market framework that has helped make them more valuable than their European rivals. The probe, combined with plans to allow more...
  • UK permanent staff salaries rising at fastest rate since 2007: REC

    LONDON (Reuters) - British employers are raising the salaries they offer to new permanent staff at the fastest rate in nearly seven years as they struggle to fill vacancies, a survey showed on Tuesday. The figures from the Recruitment and Employment...
  • UK services firms hit new export high in first quarter: BCC survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - British services firms reported the fastest growth in exports on record in the first quarter of 2014 and manufacturers also got off to a strong start to the year, a survey showed on Tuesday. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC)...
  • Rupert Murdoch positions sons Lachlan, James for succession

    Rupert Murdoch positions sons Lachlan, James for succession
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has made dramatic changes that position his two sons to ultimately take over the global media empire that Murdoch has spent most of his life building. Murdoch's eldest son, Lachlan, has been given an influential role as non-...
  • Bank of England may broaden Islamic liquidity tools

    (Reuters) - The Bank of England is studying ways to increase the number of sharia-compliant assets that Islamic financial institutions can use in their liquidity buffers, a step towards reducing concentration risks in the sector. The move comes as part...
  • From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In Connecticut

    From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In  Connecticut
    Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • Police Investigating Shooting Behind New Britain Diner

    NEW BRITAIN — Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning on Corbin Avenue behind the New Britain Diner. Police said an officer heard several shots being fired in the parking lot behind the diner at 1130 Corbin Ave....
  • Regional Digest: Stony Brook Defeats UConn

    Tim Knesik pitched five shutout innings in relief, and Stony Brook defeated UConn 6-3 Saturday in the Dodd Stadium College Baseball Classic in Norwich. Jack Sundberg had a sacrifice fly and Connor David an RBI single in UConn's three-run second, but...
  • Another British invasion: Allentown Art Museum exhibits Pop prints from across the pond

    Although Pop Art is commonly associated with Americans such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, it actually was a British invention, dating to at least five years earlier than American Pop. Britian experienced a late-1950s culture boom and continued...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 4/6 log (updated Saturday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Davis Cup quarterfinal: Great Britain at Italy.--Tennis Ch. 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Arsenal at Everton.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Cricket: World Twenty20 final (in Dhaka, Bangladesh).--ESPN2 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports...