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  • 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...
  • British PM Cameron says Russia sanctions could increase over Ukraine

    British PM Cameron says Russia sanctions could increase over Ukraine
    Russia's actions in eastern Ukraine are unacceptable and could draw greater sanctions from the United States and European Union, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday. "I still hope that the Russians see some sense and recognise that they...
  • NFL ramps up schedule in London with division matchup next season

    London doesn’t have an NFL team yet, though it will host three more games than Los Angeles next season, including an AFC East division tilt between the Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets. Since 2007, the NFL has played at least one game per...
  • Foreign exchange manipulation allegations erode public opinion

    Foreign exchange manipulation allegations erode public opinion
    Tourists wouldn't notice it: Any manipulation of foreign currency exchange rates might add a fraction of a cent in paying for a meal at a Parisian bistro or booking a tour at the Great Wall of China. But multiply that by $5 trillion — the amount...
  • 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...
  • 6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation

    6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation
    In another black eye for the financial industry, U.S., British and Swiss regulators on Wednesday fined JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup, Bank of America Corp. and three other global banks a total of about $4.3 billion to settle investigations into...
  • 'A Clockwork Orange' actor Warren Clarke dead at 67

    Actor Warren Clarke, who starred in the British television series "Dalziel and Pascoe" and had a role in the film "A Clockwork Orange," died on Wednesday at the age of 67, his agency said. Independent Talent Group in London said Clarke died peacefully in...
  • Lindsay Duncan finds her footing in 'A Delicate Balance'

     Lindsay Duncan finds her footing in 'A Delicate Balance'
    Elaine Stritch didn't originate the role of Claire, the alcoholic loose cannon of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1966 drama "A Delicate Balance." But she did put her corrosively funny stamp on the part in a 1996 Lincoln Center Theatre production, a...
  • Spice Girl Geri Halliwell -- that's Ginger -- engaged to Formula 1 boss

    Spice Girl Geri Halliwell -- that's Ginger -- engaged to Formula 1 boss
    Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell just spiced up her life with an engagement. The British pop star went the old-fashioned route, sharing the news that she and Formula 1 racer Christian Horner were affianced in a Tuesday newspaper announcement. The...
  • Muslim cleric Abu Qatada acquitted of terror charges in Jordan

    A Jordanian state security court on Wednesday threw out terrorism charges against radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada, a onetime confidant of Osama bin Laden who had lately emerged as a critic of the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State. The 53-year-old...
  • Scottish referendum results in shift in power across Britain

    The campaign signs are coming down. Gone are the colorful “yes” and “no” buttons that seemed to grace every lapel in Scotland. The dream of independence is dead, perhaps for a generation or more. But though the status quo...