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  • 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...
  • France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices

    France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices
    Heavily armed soldiers patrolled a Jewish neighborhood and the base of the Eiffel Tower on Monday as France began the deployment of more than 10,000 troops on home soil and authorities said they believed that accomplices of the militants who launched twin...
  • 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...
  • 'Paddington' summons cuddly memories of everybody's favorite British bear

    "Paddington" brings children's book hero Paddington Bear to the screen in a movie as sweet as orange marmalade, as sentimental as a stuffed toy from childhood. It's an utterly charming and endlessly inventive way of bringing a talking bear into present...
  • Fox News guest draws derision after claiming UK's Birmingham is 'totally Muslim'

    A news commentator who told Fox News that the British city of Birmingham is "totally Muslim" has apologized for the comments, which drew widespread online ridicule. Steven Emerson, an American author whose website describes him as a leading authority...
  • Judge gives London cleric life in prison for plots to kidnap tourists, build US terror camp

    An Egyptian-born cleric who turned a London mosque into a training ground for extremist Islamists was sent to prison for life on Friday by a judge who cited his lack of remorse for "barbaric" acts that included aiding kidnappers who killed four tourists...
  • UK's Cameron and other leaders to join French President Hollande at rally after terror attacks

    British Prime Minister David Cameron and other European leaders have announced plans to join French President Francois Hollande at a unity rally in Paris. The rally Sunday comes after the massacre of 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper...
  • Timothy Spall immerses himself for 'Mr. Turner' role

    The great British artist J.M.W. Turner's "Snow Storm Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth Making Signals in Shallow Water, and Going by the Lead" is as huge as its title, a massive swirl of blues, grays, and browns, full of light and mist and the tug of...
  • '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"...
  • Paris attack sparks fears of support surge for far-right, anti-Islamist movements in Europe

    A day after terror struck Paris, Europe's far-right and anti-immigrant parties pressed home the message that has fueled their resurgence: The continent's rising numbers of Muslims are dangerous. Populist movements warning of the "Islamization" of...