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  • Britain's EU membership at heart of Cameron's European tour

    Britain's EU membership at heart of Cameron's European tour
    Hot on the heels of his election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron embarked on a whirlwind two-day tour of Europe aimed at renegotiating Britain’s membership in the European Union. Cameron met with leaders in Holland and France on Thursday and...
  • British researchers are paying mothers to breast-feed

    British researchers are paying mothers to breast-feed
    When Vanessa Purdy spotted a poster inviting her to earn shopping vouchers for breast-feeding, she didn't think twice about signing up. "I thought, 'If I can get money for breast-feeding, why not?' " the 31-year-old mother said on a recent afternoon...
  • Britain's Tony Blair resigns as U.N. Middle East envoy

    Britain's Tony Blair resigns as U.N. Middle East envoy
    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced in a letter to the United Nations chief on Wednesday that he will step down as the world body's special Middle East envoy at the end of June, British news media reported, citing unnamed diplomatic...
  • Avon Police Arrest Suspect In Two Bank Robberies

    Avon Police Arrest Suspect In Two Bank Robberies
    AVON — Police have arrested a man in connection with two bank robberies in town. Patryk Kornas, 40, of New Britain was charged with four counts of first-degree robbery, four counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, third-degree larceny...
  • CIAC Baseball State Tournament Seedings, Schedules

    CIAC Baseball State Tournament Seedings, Schedules
    Seedings and schedules for the four state high school baseball tournaments as announced by the CIAC: CLASS LL Teams in the field: 31 Top four seeds: Norwich Free Academy, Fairfield Prep, Glastonbury, Staples-Westport First Round—June 3...
  • Christopher Lee dies at 93; screen star of 'Dracula' and 'Lord of the Rings'

    Christopher Lee dies at 93; screen star of 'Dracula' and 'Lord of the Rings'
    Christopher Lee, the English actor who emerged as a British horror movie icon in the 1950s with his memorable portrayal of Count Dracula and later appeared in the blockbuster “Star Wars” and “The Lord of the Rings” films, has died....
  • Notable quotes on the death of British actor Christopher Lee

    British actor Christopher Lee, who appeared in more than 250 films, including Dracula movies from the 1950s and 60 and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, has died at age 93. Here's a look at some of the tributes that poured in, mostly on Twitter, when...
  • British phone-hacking scandal was a low point for Rupert Murdoch

    British phone-hacking scandal was a  low point for Rupert Murdoch
    Rupert Murdoch’s legacy will forever be tarnished by the phone-hacking scandal that has engulfed British journalism for a decade. What began as an investigation of eavesdropping on members of the royal family by “one rogue reporter”...
  • Nobel laureate resigns honorary UK post after sexist remarks

    A Nobel Prize-winning British scientist who said there was "trouble with girls" working in laboratories has resigned from his honorary post at University College London. Tim Hunt apologized for his remarks at the World Conference of Science Journalists...
  • Britain, Argentina in new dispute over the Falkland Islands

    Britain and Argentina are clashing again in their long-running dispute over the Falkland Islands, this time at an international summit in Brussels. The remote islands in the South Atlantic are claimed by both countries, which fought a war over them in...
  • UK actor Ron Moody, best known as Fagin, dies aged 91

    British actor Ron Moody, best known for playing Fagin in the 1968 film "Oliver!" has died. He was 91. Moody, who received an Oscar nomination for best actor for his signature performance in the Charles Dickens adaptation, died in the hospital Thursday,...