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  • J. K. Rowling donates over $1M against Scottish independence

    J. K. Rowling donates over $1M against Scottish independence
    J. K. Rowling, Britain's best-selling author and creator of teenage wizard Harry Potter, has donated 1 million pounds ($1.68 million) to the campaign against Scottish independence, saying on Wednesday she believed Scotland was better off staying in the...
  • The tea party lives -- in Europe

    The tea party lives -- in Europe
    While tea party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. Commentators are calling elections for seats in the...
  • Bank of England not under pressure to raise rates: Haldane

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England is under no immediate pressure to raise interest rates, because wage growth is slow and inflation subdued, its chief economist said in newspaper interviews on Friday. Andy Haldane - who started as chief economist...
  • Hammer Museum to get exhibition on British designer Thomas Heatherwick

    Hammer Museum to get exhibition on British designer Thomas Heatherwick
    They say every cloud has its silver lining. Evidence that it’s true will be coming to the Hammer Museum early next year in the form of a touring exhibition on the work of Thomas Heatherwick, a noted British designer whose credits include a new fleet...
  • Key Vacancies in Bristol, New Britain Races

    As both parties maneuver for advantage in the General Assembly in the November elections, the New Britain and Bristol ballots have two key vacancies. The Democratic candidate in Senate District 31 and the Republican in Senate District 6 are out of the...
  • 'Pudsey the Dog: The Movie' Travels the World

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- "Pudsey the Dog: The Movie," which stars the canine winner of "Britain's Got Talent," is continuing to sell well internationally, with sales company Content racking up multiple distribution deals. The film is co-produced by Simon...
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  • Incoming BoE official warns against waiting too long to hike rates

    LONDON (Reuters) - Interest rates may have to rise more abruptly further down the line if policymakers wait too long for more information about risks building in Britain's economy, incoming Bank of England policymaker Kristin Forbes said on Wednesday....
  • BoE says surprised that markets saw low chance of 2014 rate hike

    By David Milliken and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England said on Wednesday that it had been surprised that markets had not spotted the risk interest rates would rise later this year, and one incoming policymaker warned against delaying a...
  • Ex-Innospec directors found guilty over bribes to sell toxic fuel additives

    By Kirstin Ridley LONDON (Reuters) - A former chief executive and regional sales director of U.S.-listed chemicals group Innospec were convicted in London on Wednesday of bribing Indonesian officials to boost sales of toxic fuel additives banned in...
  • CFCArts presents 'Calling London: Two Sides of the Best of British Music'

     CFCArts presents 'Calling London: Two Sides of the Best of British Music'
    Central Florida Community Arts presents "Calling London: Two Sides of the Best of British Music" this Friday, June 20. The concert features the CFCArts Symphony Orchestra. More than 100 orchestra and rock musicians will come together to present a...