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  • Qatar fund makes joint approach for Canary Wharf-owner Songbird

    LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar Investment Authority and a U.S. investor have approached Canary Wharf-owner Songbird Estates about a possible takeover, a deal which would increase the sovereign wealth fund's presence in London real estate. Songbird Estates is...
  • Murray ready to go where no man has gone before

    PARIS (Reuters) - Breaking British records has become a bit of a habit for Andy Murray. Next week, however, the Scot will have a chance to achieve something no tennis player has ever done -- win four different titles in the city of London. Murray's...
  • EU auditor criticizes waste, urges tighter controls

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's auditor called on the bloc's new executive on Wednesday to seek better value for taxpayers' money as its report on the 2013 accounts estimated that up to 9 billion euros ($11.27 billion) may have been misspent....
  • UK's rapid economic recovery set for end-of-year slowdown: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's rapid economic recovery could slow markedly in the final months of 2014 after uncertainty about the global economy started to hit domestic businesses last month, a closely watched survey showed on Wednesday. Services...
  • Reuters poll: Sterling forecasts cut as early BoE hike hopes dim

    LONDON (Reuters) - The outlook for Britain's pound versus the dollar has dimmed in the past month as expectations for the first interest rate rise by the Bank of England have been pushed back to later next year, a Reuters poll found. Bank Rate has been...
  • New EU Commission chief takes aim at Britain's Cameron

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The new head of the European Commission said on Wednesday that British Prime Minister David Cameron "has a problem" with other European leaders, risking further tainting relations with Cameron, who had sought to block his appointment....
  • Britain honors World War I dead with poppy tributes, concerts

    "In Flanders fields the poppies blow ..." is the opening line of one of the most famous poems about World War I. The red poppies that bloomed in the battlefields of Belgium and France became a powerful and lasting symbol of fallen soldiers and their...
  • New Britain's Polling Places For Today's Election

    New Britain's Polling Places For Today's Election
    NEW BRITAIN - City voters can cast ballots at the usual polling places today with one exception: Residents in District 4 will go to the DiLoreto School rather than to Gaffney School. Polls opened at 6 a.m. and won't close until 8 p.m. Voters with...
  • BBC's 'The Game' a superb look at seedy spy life

    It's like toy soldiers. Like cowboys and Indians. Spy vs. spy. It's just a game. So insists Joe Lambe (Tom Hughes) about his job as a British spy. Beautiful, suave, and thoroughly tortured, Joe is the hero of "The Game," a taut, superbly plotted six-part...
  • 'Stop shouting at Europe', City lobby group tells UK's rulers

    LONDON (Reuters) - British politicians should stop shouting at their European Union partners from the sidelines and start building alliances to ensure proper reform of the world's richest region, a lobby group for powerful banks and money managers said on...
  • UK's NIESR nudges up 2015 growth forecast to 2.5 percent

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy is likely to grow slightly faster next year than previously forecast, as robust business investment outweighs risks from the euro zone, a leading think tank said on Wednesday. The National Institute of Economic and...