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  • Farage fights for seat as UKIP tries to build on gains

    Saul Webster enjoys a good tipple, and nobody begrudges him one. But that doesn't make it good politics for the retired schoolteacher to pose for a campaign event with Nigel Farage, the U.K. Independence Party leader, while carrying a bottle of hard cider...
  • 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...
  • UK politician with dementia spared sex crime charges

    British prosecutors announced Thursday that they won't charge a former lawmaker with alleged sex crimes against children because the 86-year-old politician has severe dementia. Police and victims of child abuse expressed anger at the decision not to...
  • UK police arrest 2 as investigation into slain imam widens

    British counter-terror detectives say they've arrested a 61-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman as they investigate the slaying of a Syria-born Muslim cleric who was shot in London. Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command said Thursday the man was...
  • 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...
  • In UK election, party promises range from nukes to bees

    It's a common refrain: Politicians are all the same. The party platforms released this week for Britain's May 7 election tell a more diverse story, revealing, amid their hundreds of pages, which party wants to bring an NBA team to Britain and which has...
  • Britain's Prince Harry plans New Zealand visit in May

    Britain's Prince Harry is planning a weeklong visit to New Zealand next month that will include a stop on remote Stewart Island, population 378. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Monday announced the visit, which will be Harry's first to the South...
  • Angela Lansbury, Kinks' Davies win at UK's Olivier Awards

    An American classic directed by a Belgian and a musical about a very English rock band were the big winners at Britain's Olivier theater awards Sunday — but it was an 89-year old theatrical Dame who brought the house down. The Arthur Miller drama...
  • Designer overseeing royal renovations dies in bike accident

    Moira Gemmill, a leading British design expert charged with modernizing two of Queen Elizabeth II's residences, has been killed in a cycling accident in London. Gemmill helped refurbish the Victoria and Albert Museum in London before starting work...
  • Dirty air, Sahara dust blankets parts of Britain in smog

    Traffic fumes, dirty air blown in from Europe and Sarahan dust are combining to coat parts of Britain in smog. The environment department says air pollution is "high" across much of the country Friday and could reach the top designation of "very high" in...
  • UK military monitors 3 Russian warships in English Channel

    Britain's Ministry of Defense said Tuesday it was monitoring the activities of a Russian destroyer and two other ships in the English Channel. The ministry said the destroyer Severomorsk, a tanker and a support ship were passing through the waters...