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  • Britain withdrawing warrant for parents of cancer-stricken child

    British prosecutors withdrew an arrest warrant for the parents of a cancer-stricken boy who removed him from a hospital in England without the consent of physicians to seek care abroad, officials said Tuesday. Britain’s decision led Spanish...
  • EU's new leadership trio may surprise on upside

    PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - At first sight, the European Union's new leadership team looks like a missed opportunity. Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk and Federica Mogherini seem a less than ideal crew to tackle the EU's biggest challenges - dynamising...
  • Exclusive: Lloyds could move south if Scots vote for independence

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group is considering having its registered office in London rather than Edinburgh should Scots vote for independence, banking industry sources told Reuters. Lloyds, which owns Bank of Scotland, has finalised...
  • U.S., foreign fighters in Syria pose 'very serious threat' to U.S.: lawmaker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State fighters trying to carve out their own state in Iraq and Syria pose a "very serious threat" to the United States, a top Republican lawmaker said...
  • UK manufacturing growth cools as export orders slip: EEF

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's main manufacturing trade association trimmed its growth forecast for 2014 on Monday after its members reported the first fall in export orders since early 2013. The EEF association said its quarterly survey of members...
  • Cameron proposes new anti-terrorism laws in Britain

    British Prime Minister David Cameron proposed new counter-terrorism laws Monday that would make it easier for the government to seize the passports of suspected militants from Britain traveling to Syria and Iraq. The proposed legislation would also...
  • British couple arrested in Spain after taking ill son from hospital

    The parents of a cancer-stricken boy were behind bars in Spain and facing extradition to Britain on Monday after taking their son from an English hospital without doctors’ consent to seek advanced medical treatment abroad. Ashya King, 5, was...
  • Britain to pass new laws to counter homegrown Islamist fighters

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron will announce new laws on Monday to try to stop radicalized Britons returning from Syria and Iraq launching attacks on British soil, after a video purportedly showed a London-accented man beheading a U.S....
  • Factory activity in Europe, Asia cools; demand lull a concern

    BANGALORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Factory activity in Europe and Asia cooled in August after a strong July, as new orders dwindled in the face of escalating tensions in Ukraine and a patchy recovery in China, purchasing managers indexes showed. Despite euro...
  • Britain 'deplores' Israel decision to claim West Bank land

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Monday it deplored an Israeli decision to appropriate a large swathe of land inside the occupied West Bank, saying the move would seriously damage Israel's international reputation. On Sunday, Israel...
  • UK's Osborne taking tougher view on EU membership: report

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's finance minister George Osborne's views on the European Union have hardened and he may be more open to the idea of the country leaving the bloc, according to excerpts of a book which were published on Monday. Janan Ganesh,...