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  • Iran's 'line in the sand:' U.K., U.S., France

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy today presented a united front in a stern demand for Iran to start complying with international nuclear regulation, with the...
  • Bentley Approves Plan to Build SUV in UK

     
    Remember the Bentley EXP 9 F concept (above) that debuted at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show? It was a big, goofy-looking caricature of an SUV, bearing more than a passing resemblance to the Canyonero from "The Simpsons." Apparently enough......
  • Don King turns 80: Boxing promoter downplays celebration; too busy working

     
    Here???s a hair-raising revelation: Don King turned 80 on Saturday. The UK???s Daily Mail commemorated it with an expansive feature on King???s career. The British tabloid reported that King, based in Deerfield Beach, is keeping the celebration low key...
  • Study Finds Women Are Better at Parking

     
    The verdict is in, at least in the United Kingdom: Women are better car parkers than men. A parking lot company in the U.K. called National Car Parks conducted a monthlong study in which it evaluated how men and women......
  • Political labels depend on location

    It is interesting to observe how political labels are used across the United States and around the world, as if these labels meant the same thing regardless of location. For example, a conservative in Louisiana is very different from a conservative in New...
  • 'Our New Girl': For a stressed London family, is help at the door?

    'Our New Girl': For a stressed London family, is help at the door?
    In the early minutes of "Our New Girl," a tense domestic thriller from Britain that's now in its first Chicago production at Profiles Theatre, an Irish nanny named Annie arrives with her suitcases at the home of a harried professional woman in London. The...
  • The British elections

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- "Shocked," "surprised," "stunned" were some of the words used by broadcasters, columnists, political "experts" and pollsters when a Conservative Party victory was forecast by exit polls on election night. Former Liberal...
  • Unruly Britannia

    LONDON -- They called it "Question Time," borrowing the term from the prime minister's weekly appearance in the House of Commons, but this was surprisingly and refreshingly different. On Thursday, the three main candidates for prime minister -- David...
  • Elections may set independent course for UK foreign policy

    PARIS -- The British general election early next month may prove as significant for Europe, and even for the United States, as for Britain itself. The British electorate must make an unprecedented choice among Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats,...
  • New Britain Talking Baseball In 2016 As Rock Cats Open Final Season

    New Britain Talking Baseball In 2016 As Rock Cats Open Final Season
    When a baseball player is cut from a team, he may stagger, reeling, but the phone will ring if his career still has life. So it is with cities and their baseball stadiums — at least in New Britain after the Rock Cats announced last June they...
  • Review: 'Paddington'

    Review: 'Paddington'
    Never judge by appearances. The poster image for "Paddington," already a hit in Britain, depicts the valiant little bear in the red hat and blue jacket careening down a flooded staircase in a bathtub, and the image (from the first of creator Michael Bond'...