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  • 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'...
  • Buckingham Palace strengthens defense for Prince Andrew against underage sex claims

    Buckingham Palace on Sunday stepped up efforts to defend Prince Andrew after the British royal was embroiled in claims of sexual impropriety with an underage woman. In a second statement since the claims surfaced, officials "emphatically denied"...
  • 8 crew missing after cement carrying cargo ship capsizes off north of Scotland

    British rescue teams searched Sunday for eight missing crew members from a cargo ship that capsized north of Scotland. Searchers on two helicopters and four lifeboats were looking for survivors from the bulk carrier Cemfjord, which was carrying cement...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • '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...