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  • Disney to sail British Isles in 2016

    Disney to sail British Isles in 2016
    Disney Cruise Line announced their summer 2016 itineraries today with the highlight being a return to Norway and its first ever British Isles cruise. The Disney Magic will return to Europe splitting its time in the north to visit places like Denmark,...
  • Turkish MP: US, Canadian med students among group in Syria

    A Turkish opposition lawmaker said Monday that an American and a Canadian are among a group of doctors and medical students believed to have traveled from Turkey into territory in Syria controlled by the Islamic State group. Mehmet Ali Ediboglu said...
  • UK Premier David Cameron rules out 3rd term in office

    British Prime Minister David Cameron says he will serve a full second term if he's re-elected in May — but he won't seek a third. Cameron told the BBC Monday that it would be "time for new leadership" after a second five-year stint. He joked...
  • France swings to the right as Europe retrenches

    France, long the land of the left, is making a right turn. The top two parties in weekend local elections were the conservative UMP and the far right National Front. And even the governing Socialists are adopting traditionally right-wing policies:...
  • UK election candidate accused of plot with far-right quits

    A candidate in Britain's national election quit the race Monday after a newspaper accused him of plotting with a far-right group to stir up racial tensions in order to win votes. The Conservative Party said that Afzal Amin was no longer its candidate...
  • This time, King Richard III will get a more regal farewell

    Furniture maker Michael Ibsen is used to clients asking for custom-made pieces such as specially designed bookshelves or doors or cupboards. But the call to construct a coffin for his royal ancestor, who was immortalized by William Shakespeare, is by...
  • Chicago Episcopal cathedral names new dean

    Chicago Episcopal cathedral names new dean
    A British priest with a reputation for supporting Christians in the Middle East has been named the new dean of St. James Episcopal Cathedral in Chicago. The Rev. Dominic Barrington, 52, a priest with a background in arts management who has led...
  • A day of pageantry and gallantry for King Richard III

    A day of pageantry and gallantry for King Richard III
    A hush descended on the crowd as the oak coffin inched into view. The narrow streets in Leicester’s city center, typically bustling with shoppers on a Sunday afternoon, were packed but virtually motionless as a scene from Britain’s heraldic...
  • UK court bars 5 girls from travel over Syria fears

    A British judge has barred five teenage girls from traveling after they showed an interest in going to Syria. High Court judge Anthony Hayden made the 15- and 16-year-olds wards of court, which prevents them from leaving England and Wales. He also...
  • UK teen sentenced to 22 years for plotting to kill soldier

    A judge on Friday sentenced a British teenager to 22 years in prison for plotting to behead a British soldier. Judge Timothy Pontius concluded that Brusthom Ziamani, 19, would have carried out the attack had he not been stopped by police in east London....
  • Anti-EU UKIP party suspends candidate over expense claim

    Britain's Euroskeptic U.K. Independence Party said Friday it has suspended a candidate in the upcoming general election over claims a member of her staff inflated a restaurant receipt to be claimed on European taxpayer-funded expenses. The allegation...