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  • F-35 engine mishap, UK 'no show' rich in lessons learned

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - The engine failure that grounded Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jets and the warplane's now-canceled appearance at two UK air shows provided key "lessons learned" for the companies that build the jets, and the military...
  • Britain arrests hundreds of suspected pedophiles

    In a massive national dragnet, British police have arrested more than 600 suspected pedophiles who allegedly accessed pornographic images of children on the Internet, authorities said Wednesday. The sweep comes at a time of heightened sensitivity over...
  • Brit Tied To Terror Groups, Sentenced To 12 Years, Could Be Out In Months

    NEW HAVEN — A British engineer who U.S. prosecutors claim pioneered the use of the Internet as a support system for terrorists in Europe and the Middle East was sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison Wednesday but could be free in months because of...
  • Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?

     Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?
    Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
  • Anne Somerset's biography of Queen Anne, ripe for Hollywood?

    "I ONLY read Liz Smith if her column is visible when I change the paper in the birdcage." "Doesn't that scare the bird?" So went an online exchange in response to an article in the Huffington Post about how "everybody" got it wrong regarding Melissa...
  • British Deputy PM: Israel's Gaza response 'collective punishment'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Israel's retaliatory air strikes on Gaza have been "deliberately disproportionate" and amount to "collective punishment", Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said on Thursday, in unusually robust criticism of a close British ally...
  • UK apologises for scheme that let Irish bomb suspect go free

    LONDON/BELFAST (Reuters) - A British scheme to inform Irish nationalist militants they were no longer wanted by police was flawed, the government said on Thursday, apologising for a policy that allowed a suspected bomber to walk free earlier this year....
  • UK coalition strained as Deputy PM likens Cameron's policies to Putin's

    LONDON (Reuters) - Strains in Britain's two-party coalition surfaced on Thursday as David Cameron's governing partner likened the prime minister's policies to those of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other "tyrants". Deputy Prime Minister Nick...
  • UK summons Spanish envoy over 'provocative' Gibraltar naval activity

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Thursday it had summoned Spain's ambassador to protest over what it described as "provocative" activity by the Spanish navy near the disputed territory of Gibraltar. Britain, which runs the rocky...
  • UK's Cameron, EU's Juncker 'high five' and make up

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - David Cameron shared a "high five" greeting with Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday when the two men held their first private talks since the British leader's failed attempt to block the Luxembourger from becoming European Commission...
  • Liberty Global buys stake in UK broadcaster ITV

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S.-based cable group Liberty Global has bought BSkyB's 6.4 percent stake in ITV , Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, boosting its shares on hopes of a wider bid. Billionaire John Malone's Liberty, which bought...