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  • Unswayed by veto threat, senator wants to push for Iran sanctions or give Congress say on deal

    A leading Republican critic of President Barack Obama's foreign policy is pushing new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, unswayed by a White House veto threat and lobbying by Britain's leader. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina did say...
  • Jack O'Connell of 'Unbroken,' Gugu Mbatha-Raw of 'Belle' up for UK Rising Star movie prize

    Jack O'Connell, who played American athlete and war survivor Louis Zamperini in Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken," has been nominated for a Rising Star award by Britain's film academy. The 24-year-old English actor, who also gained praise as a young inmate...
  • Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.

    Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.
    With the Thursday premiere of Danny Boyle's astringent though essentially true-hearted police satire "Babylon," SundanceTV expands its original-series repertoire into comedy. The move proves that the cable network is not afraid to serve British television...
  • Winston Churchill: Journey through the life of the 'greatest Briton'

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary of one politician's death — and extending the recognition to a whole year, across an entire nation — might seem excessive. Unless that politician is Winston Churchill, and the nation is Britain. "Our...
  • Obama, Cameron pledge unified effort to fight 'poisonous' terrorism after Paris attacks

    In a show of trans-Atlantic unity, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged a joint effort on Friday to fight domestic terrorism following deadly attacks in France. They also strongly urged the U.S. Congress to hold off on...
  • Obama, Cameron weigh privacy versus security in aftermath of France terror attacks

    President Barack Obama argued Friday that a resurgent fear of terrorism across Europe and the United States should not lead countries to overreact and shed privacy protections, even as British Prime Minister David Cameron pressed for more government...
  • Obama, David Cameron tell Congress: Give us time on Iran

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Congress on Friday not to enact a new round of sanctions against Iran, warning that it would jeopardize talks to convince the Islamic Republic to abandon its quest for...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' leads British film award contenders

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' leads British film award contenders
    Comic confection "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is the surprise front-runner for the British Academy Film Awards, while English acting darlings Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch are competing in the best-actor category. Wes Anderson's "Hotel"...
  • Over 40 British companies launch trade mission to Egypt, biggest in over 10 years

    Britain launched its largest trade mission to Egypt in over a decade on Tuesday, involving more than 40 companies from the top foreign investor in the Arab world's most populous country. The meeting in a palace-turned-hotel focused on developing the...
  • Charlie Hebdo massacre shows clash of globalization and ideologies raises stakes for satirists

    These are dark days for those who want to believe that the pen is mightier than the sword. The attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo has caused grief and soul-searching around the world, and exposed the risks humorists can run — only...
  • Cadbury Creme Egg fans in U.K. shellshocked at recipe change

    Cadbury Creme Egg fans in U.K. shellshocked at recipe change
    Some fans are boiling over a Deerfield candy-maker's decision to tweak the recipe in the United Kingdom for its cherished Easter treat: the Cadbury Creme Egg. Mondelez International is changing the chocolate egg's shell from Cadbury's dairy milk...