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  • UK PM Cameron to abstain in symbolic vote on Palestine status

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will not take part in a parliamentary vote on whether the government should recognise Palestine as a state, his spokesman said on Monday ahead of a debate designed to raise the political profile of...
  • Khamenei blames United States, 'wicked' Britain, for creating Islamic State

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Monday blamed the United States and the "wicked" British government for creating the Islamic State in his first speech since undergoing prostate surgery last month. The sharp remarks...
  • International Emmy Awards: U.S. Spanish-Language Programs Nab First Nominations

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Telemundo and Nat Geo Mundo have nabbed the first nominations for International Emmy Awards in the newly created category for U.S.-produced non-English programs. Telemundo received three noms for hit telenovelas: "Pasion...
  • "Paddington" film brings 1950s bear to 21st century London

    By Michael Roddy LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - He may be among the world's best beloved bears, but he also is one of the most endangered in the new movie "Paddington", in which Nicole Kidman co-stars as a taxidermist looking to complete her collection of...
  • Britain summons Thai envoy over backpacker murders

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has summoned the Thai charge d'affaires in London to raise concerns over the police investigation into the murder of two British backpackers in Thailand, the Foreign Office said on Monday. Hannah Witheridge and David Miller...
  • European bank mergers still face hurdles post-stress tests

    PARIS (Reuters) - Health checks on Europe's banks may reveal takeover targets, but because protectionist regulation across the region has yet to be addressed, any post-"stress test" tie-ups are likely to be along national lines and could make a splintered...
  • Britain's ring-fence a new hurdle for bank directors

    LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain's major lenders may find it hard to hire dozens of directors that are required as part of a radical reshape of the industry aimed at protecting it from future investment bank crashes. Britain wants banks such as HSBC,...
  • Britain's anti-EU UKIP demands early 'Brexit' vote as poll shows support surging

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party said on Sunday it would use its growing success to try to secure an early referendum on leaving the European Union, after its support hit a record high of 25 percent in an opinion poll. The poll,...
  • Britain to hunt for King Harold's body to test theory about his death

    LONDON (Reuters) - King Harold II, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, has long been thought to have been killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. But British archaeologists are to test a theory he survived on the anniversary of the famous battle...
  • UK must restore aid for Sierra Leone and Liberia: report

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain must restore planned cuts in its aid budget for Sierra Leone and Liberia in light of the Ebola crisis sweeping through West Africa, a parliamentary committee said on Thursday. The Department for International...
  • Review: 'Pride' ★★★

    Review: 'Pride' ★★★
    Now that folks can get gay-married in Wisconsin and Indiana, it's safe to say a genial, fact-based British heart-warmer such as "Pride" can enter the U.S. marketplace without threatening the stability of the republic. Like "Billy Elliot," "Kinky Boots,"...