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  • Raise UK interest rates now, says Bank of England policymaker

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England should begin raising interest rates now, because spare capacity in Britain's fast-recovering economy could be used up by the middle of next year, adding to inflation pressures, a Bank policymaker said in a Sunday...
  • Departing Barroso sees EU stronger after euro debt crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Outside the European Commission's hulking headquarters, a poster on a street lamp proclaims "Titanic: final weeks". It is advertising an exhibition in Brussels on the cruise liner sunk by an iceberg off Newfoundland a century ago....
  • Lloyds dividend in balance after close stress test pass

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Lloyds Banking Group narrowly passed a test set by European regulators to assess whether banks have enough capital to weather another economic crash, calling into question its chances of re-starting dividends. Lloyds, which...
  • UK's Labour suffers setback as leader in Scotland quits

    LONDON (Reuters) - The head of Britain's opposition Labour party in Scotland has unexpectedly quit, further unsettling the party in one of its heartlands and posing a new problem for leader Ed Miliband ahead of national elections in May next year. Johann...
  • Germany's Merkel deals blow to UK on EU migration reform: Sunday Times

    LONDON (Reuters) - German leader Angela Merkel has said she will not back restrictions on the freedom of workers to move around the European Union, potentially derailing plans of British Prime Minister David Cameron, a newspaper reported. The Sunday...
  • Rapid UK economic growth slows slightly in third-quarter

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's rapid economic recovery eased in the three months to September, as services output growth slowed and manufacturing expanded at the weakest pace in 18 months, official data showed on Friday. Gross domestic product expanded by...
  • An updated map: The devastating toll of the anti-vaccination movement

    An updated map: The devastating toll of the anti-vaccination movement
    Marking Friday as World Polio Day, the Council on Foreign Relations has released an updated map showing the global prevalence of vaccine-preventable diseases. The map was first released in 2011. We commend Laurie Garrett of the CFR for her work pulling...
  • Keshet Beefs Up U.K. Creative Team

    LONDON -- Keshet U.K., part of Keshet Intl., has made two key senior appointments as it seeks to grow its U.K. production ambitions. Ashley Blaker joins the team as head of comedy and Kevin Mundye as head of U.K. formats and global consultant. Mundye...
  • ACLU, New Britain Police Hold Forum On Digital Privacy

    NEW BRITAIN — The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is sponsoring a public forum Oct. 29 on police and digital privacy. Police Chief James Wardwell and David McGuire, a staff lawyer for the ACLU, will discuss new digital technologies...
  • Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

    Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet
    Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter. "It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @sciencemuseum and I hope people will enjoy...
  • Bank of England sets out tough regime for failed banks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Top managers of a failed bank would be replaced immediately and creditors told within two days the losses they will bear, the Bank of England said on Thursday in its blueprint for avoiding taxpayer bailouts in future financial crises....