RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Britain

Britain
A collection of news and information related to Britain published by this site and its partners.

Top Britain Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Who will win the Man Booker Prize?

    The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, which will be awarded today in London, has long been one of the most prestigious and lucrative literary awards in the world. But this year, the world of the Booker got much bigger. This is the first year American authors...
  • Amal Clooney wades into Elgin Marbles debate during Greece trip

    Amal Clooney wades into Elgin Marbles debate during Greece trip
    George Clooney dramatized the work of historians rescuing art from the Nazis in his movie "The Monuments Men." Now the actor-director's wife, lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, is lending her newfound celebrity to the long-running dispute over the Elgin...
  • Denmark has best pension system; China, India, Japan among worst: survey

    (Reuters) - Denmark has the world's best pension system, followed by Australia and the Netherlands, while China, India, Japan and South Korea fare among the worst, a survey by consultants Mercer released on Monday showed. The United States scored a C,...
  • UK lawmakers pass symbolic motion on Palestinian state

    LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers voted on Monday to recognize Palestine as a state, a move that will not alter government policy, but carries symbolic value as Palestinians pursue international recognition. Britain does not classify Palestine as a...
  • MIPCOM: BBC Expands Drama Sales in SE Asia

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- British drama titles from the British Broadcasting Corporation are doing increasingly well in South East Asia, a market which has previously concentrated its acquisitions on natural history content. On the first...
  • U.S.-based Steris to buy UK's Synergy Health, tax savings eyed

    (Reuters) - U.S. medical technology company Steris Corp offered to buy British sterilisation services provider Synergy Health Plc for about $1.9 billion in cash and stock in a deal that would shift its domicile to the UK and cut its tax bill. Steris said...
  • Why Britain is still losing its fight against radicalization

    LONDON (Reuters) - Mizanur Rahman laughs when he recalls the de-radicalization programme he was sent on in 2008 after he was released from a British jail where he had served two years for inciting violence against British and American troops. "I'd go...
  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes actress Angelina Jolie a Dame

    LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth made actress Angelina Jolie an honorary Dame at a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday in recognition of her campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones and for services to UK foreign...
  • READER SUBMITTED: New England Database User Group Database networking group

    The Hospital for Special Care of New Britain hosted the New England Database User Group, the premier database networking group for Discovery Training Services clients. - Ryan Carr, presented best practices for custom reporting, as Director of Systems...
  • UK vote on Palestine status will not change policy - PM Cameron's spokesman

    LONDON (Reuters) - British foreign policy towards Palestine will not change, even if lawmakers on Monday vote in favor of a motion stating that the government should recognize it as a state, Prime Minister David Cameron's official spokesman told...
  • Bank of England's Carney says euro zone weakness will not dictate policy

    LONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone weakness will be only one factor that helps to determine when the Bank of England raises interest rates, Governor Mark Carney said in media interviews broadcast on Monday. Carney told U.S. news channel CNN that weakness in...