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  • 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...
  • Angry British PM Cameron says won't pay 'unjustified' EU bill

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday Britain would not make an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year's European Union budget, calling the bloc's demand for extra funds "completely unacceptable". Cameron was...
  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

    Britain's 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...
  • 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...
  • 'We won't pay,' furious Cameron tells EU over surprise bill

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In a vivid display of fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to pay a surprise 2.1-billion-euro bill on Friday as EU leaders ordered an urgent review of the calculations used. Eurosceptics at...
  • Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response

    Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response
    (Reuters) - Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,500 people. (Interactive graphic on Ebola: http://graphics.thomsonreuters.com/...
  • 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....
  • Colin Callender's Playground Expands in the U.K.

    LONDON -- Louise Pedersen, the managing director of distributor All3Media Intl., is to join Colin Callender's Playground Entertainment in the newly created role of managing director of its U.K. operations, which are expanding. Pedersen will play a...
  • UK consumer confidence tumbles in October on job insecurity: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Consumer confidence in Britain took its biggest tumble in four years this month as workers in low-paid sectors worry about losing their jobs in an economic slowdown, a survey published on Thursday showed. The Consumer Confidence Index,...
  • Talent shortage drives pay up in UK financial services, tech sectors

    LONDON (Reuters) - A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6 percent in the last year, ahead of inflation and outpacing sluggish UK wage growth, research showed on Thursday....