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  • British journalists slam police surveillance in lawsuit

    British freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson had set his camera on a tripod outside London’s upscale Dorchester Hotel to film a protest against a group of delegates from an arms and defense trade show who were dining inside. He wore a red...
  • UK troops in largest armored deployment in Eastern Europe for six years

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is carrying out its largest armored deployment in Eastern Europe for six years, in a joint exercise with Poland to reassure it in the wake of Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday. Last...
  • RBS admits to data error in European stress test

    LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland admitted on Friday it submitted erroneous data for European bank stress tests in October and had in fact only just scraped through, calling into question whether it can pass a tougher British test. The revised...
  • In class obsessed Britain, tweet of 'white van' man hits nerve

    ROCHESTER England (Reuters) - Posting a picture on Twitter of a two-storey house, displaying three English flags of St. George and with a white tradesman's van outside might seem innocuous to a foreign eye. When a British politician appeared to sneer...
  • UK-Spain dispute over Gibraltar threatens European skies reform

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The dispute between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar threatens to hold up European Union plans to merge national air corridors, diplomats say. EU member states are trying to reach agreement on the Single European Sky scheme, intended...
  • In London, red foxes are plentiful and right at home

    In London, red foxes are plentiful and right at home
    My dog and I were crestfallen. In the early-morning chill, the fox lay lifeless on the sidewalk in front of us, her thick, honey-colored fur damp with rain, her golden-brown eyes staring blankly at the road, where she'd presumably been hit by a vehicle....
  • Concerns about state of global economy have increased: UK's Osborne

    LONDON (Reuters) - Stagnation in the euro zone, recession in Japan and geopolitical crises have increased concerns about the state of the global economy, British finance minister George Osborne said on Friday. Osborne said economic performance in the...
  • UK concedes defeat in bid to block EU bank bonus limit

    BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - Britain suffered an embarrassing defeat in its attempt to block the European Union's new limits on bank bonuses on Thursday, withdrawing its legal challenge after an adviser to the bloc's top court made clear it was unlikely to...
  • Election, EU uncertainty to add risk to British markets

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors in British assets may be headed for a year of uncertainty as the developed world's second fastest growing economy faces something more usually associated with emerging markets: political risk. The outcome of a national...
  • UK men planned to behead member of the public, terrorism trial hears

    LONDON (Reuters) - Three men appeared in court on Thursday charged with terrorism offences relating to an alleged plot to carry out a beheading in Britain. The men were arrested in London and High Wycombe, west of the British capital, two weeks ago....
  • Britain begins review to speed access to new drugs

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British government has launched a review to speed the path to market for new drugs and medical devices in an attempt to improve patient care and make the country a more attractive place for investment in life sciences. British...