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  • British pound's swings cause uncertainty for business

    The British pound is getting caught between the dollar's surge and the euro's slump, and its swings are shaking things up for business just as uncertainty grows over a potentially tight general election. Caught in the crossfire of developments in the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 government offers giveaways in budget ahead of election

    Without ditching its austerity prescription for the U.K. economy, the Conservative-led government announced a series of mini-giveaways Wednesday that it hopes will bear dividends at what is expected to be the tightest general election in decades. In...
  • 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...