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  • Dora K. Crawford

    Dora K. Crawford
    Dora K. Crawford, who during World War II deciphered messages that had been encoded by Germany's Enigma machines as part of Great Britain's secret Project Ultra, died April 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of cardiopulmonary and renal failure. The...
  • In Britain, the stakeout is on as nation awaits newest royal

    In Britain, the stakeout is on as nation awaits newest royal
    "Is she here yet? Is she in labor?" a passerby asked the gaggle of reporters standing around the entrance to St. Mary's Hospital in London on a recent morning. The small child hanging off the woman's arm looked up expectantly, her eyes revealing her...
  • British intended to seize colonists' guns

    On April 18, 1775, British troops left Boston headed for the towns of Lexington and Concord. The next day was the first battle of the American Revolution, even though it would be another 15 months before the Declaration of Independence would be written....
  • Car Crashes Into CTfastrak Bus In New Britain

    Car Crashes Into CTfastrak Bus In New Britain
    NEW BRITIAN — Two people were taken to the hospital after crashing into a CTfastrak bus Friday night. At about 10:45 p.m., a car traveling westbound on Stanley Street ran a red light and struck the CTfastrak bus, which was traveling east on the...
  • Political labels depend on location

    It is interesting to observe how political labels are used across the United States and around the world, as if these labels meant the same thing regardless of location. For example, a conservative in Louisiana is very different from a conservative in New...
  • Burberry hosts epic bash at Griffith Observatory

    Burberry hosts epic bash at Griffith Observatory
    Britain came to L.A. Thursday night, when Burberry hosted an epic bash and runway show at the Griffith Observatory in the shadow of the Hollywood sign, with David, Victoria, Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Beckham, Elton John, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley,...
  • YouTube star uses comedy to help police combat Islamic State

    A key weapon in Britain's fight against radicalization wears a beanie hat with a bobble on top, a hoodie and personalized sneakers. He has no formal counter-terrorism training and employs language peppered with slang. Humza Arshad, a 29-year-old...
  • 'Our New Girl': For a stressed London family, is help at the door?

    'Our New Girl': For a stressed London family, is help at the door?
    In the early minutes of "Our New Girl," a tense domestic thriller from Britain that's now in its first Chicago production at Profiles Theatre, an Irish nanny named Annie arrives with her suitcases at the home of a harried professional woman in London. The...
  • UK police arrest 9 in Easter weekend jewel heist case

    UK police arrest 9 in Easter weekend jewel heist case
    With meticulous planning and remarkable good fortune, the thieves who broke into a safe deposit in London's diamond district seemed to have pulled off the perfect jewel heist. But their luck ran out Tuesday when more than 200 Scotland Yard officers closed...
  • Mystery swirls around death of Syrian-born preacher in London

    Mystery swirls around death of Syrian-born preacher in London
    It was late morning on a recent bright, sunny day when Abdul Hadi Arwani, a prominent Syrian-born preacher, parked his car on a residential street in northwest London. Children were still off school for spring break and British workers had just finished...
  • Former British soccer star relocates physical-therapy practice to Mount Dora

    Former British soccer star relocates physical-therapy practice to Mount Dora
    MOUNT DORA — Britain Daniel Thomas was well into his professional soccer career and closely courting rock-star status among the sport's legions of fans when a careless, late tackle from an opponent sidelined him for good. It was 1987 and Thomas...