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  • British police arrest six people in anti-terrorism sweeps

    LONDON Six people were arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences during early morning raids in the south-east of Britain, police said Tuesday. Under the British Terrorism Act of 2000, suspects can be arrested and held without formal charges being filed...
  • British ex-PM Blair may have been terrorism target, court hears

    LONDON (Reuters) - A man charged in Britain with terrorism offences at a trial so sensitive that prosecutors sought to have it heard entirely in secret might have been planning an attack on ex-prime minister Tony Blair, a court heard on Tuesday. Erol...
  • EU watchdog attacks allowances paid by banks ahead of bonus cap

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's banking watchdog criticized lenders' use of allowances in the face of an impending cap on bonuses, signaling that top bankers in London could face a shake-up in their pay contracts. The European Banking Authority (EBA) is...
  • UKIP leader says Cameron's EU plan a 'gross deception'

    WINTERTHUR Switzerland (Reuters) - The leader of Britain's anti-EU party UKIP on Saturday predicted that divisions between rich and poor would spell doom for the single currency and the dream of a United States of Europe. Nigel Farage, head of the...
  • 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,"...
  • 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 says beheading of Henning is a disgusting murder

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Friday that if a video showing the beheading of British citizen Alan Henning by Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria was genuine, then it was a disgusting murder. "We are aware of the video and are working...