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  • 'Ambiguous warfare' providing NATO with new challenge

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow. The threats it now believes it faces, however, are distinctly different to those of the latter half of the 20th century....
  • British Muslims urge cooperation in Foley murder hunt

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Muslim leaders urged people to contact police if they knew the identity of the man with an English accent who appeared in a video showing the beheading of an American journalist. The Muslim Council of Britain, the largest...
  • British IT outsourcing company Quindell considers U.S. listing

    Quindell Plc, a British IT outsourcing and consultancy company whose stock has been hammered following allegations by a short-seller, said it is exploring a U.S. stock listing and will not immediately re-apply for a premium listing in London. Quindell'...
  • UK retail sales growth falls to eight-month low, public finances weak

    LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales grew in July at the slowest annual rate since November of last year, while the government failed to make much of an inroad into public borrowing, data showed on Thursday. The figures add to signs that Britain's...
  • PM Cameron resumes holiday after crisis meetings on beheading video

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday resumed his holiday in Cornwall, a day after he rushed back to London to chair emergency meetings in response to a video purported to show a man with a British accent beheading a U.S....
  • Monarch Airlines to cut workforce in shift to becoming low-cost carrier

    LONDON (Reuters) - British holidays airline operator Monarch Group is set to cut the airline's workforce by a third with the closure of its charter operations as it moves to reinvent the carrier as a scheduled European budget airline. Monarch, privately-...
  • British government denies report into Muslim Brotherhood delayed

    (Reuters) - The British government denied on Monday a media report that it had delayed publication of an investigation into Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood because of disagreements among ministers over its findings. In April Prime Minister David Cameron asked...
  • WikiLeaks' Assange hopes to exit London embassy if UK lets him

    LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid a sex crimes inquiry in Sweden, said on Monday he planned to leave the building "soon", but Britain signaled it would still arrest him...
  • The cost of caring for Europe's elderly nuclear plants

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's ageing nuclear fleet will undergo more prolonged outages over the next few years, reducing the reliability of power supply and costing plant operators many millions of dollars. Nuclear power provides about a third of the...
  • U.S. declares Yazidi intervention a success, says rescue mission unneeded

    WASHINGTON The United States military has concluded that there are too few Yazidi refugees still trapped in the mountains of northern Iraq to warrant mounting a potentially risky rescue, the Pentagon said late Wednesday. Military advisers who earlier...
  • Asking prices for UK homes slump in August, led by London: Rightmove

    LONDON (Reuters) - Asking prices for houses in Britain have fallen at the sharpest pace on record for the month of August, led by a drop in London, as the market gets ready for higher interest rates, a survey showed on Monday. Prices of property coming...