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  • EU warns Britain that its fundamental values 'not for sale'

    The European Union's president warned Britain on Thursday he's open to suggestions on how the bloc must change, but won't compromise on the EU's "fundamental values." EU President Donald Tusk spoke as bloc leaders gathered for a summit in Brussels....
  • Queen meets survivors, liberators of former Nazi camp

    Queen Elizabeth II concluded her three-day state visit to Germany on Friday with a somber visit to Bergen-Belsen, the first former Nazi concentration camp she has visited. The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, met with survivors and former British...
  • British bid underway to revamp relationship with EU

    Britain's attempt to forge a new relationship with the European Union has officially started — with positive words but little detail, and months of tough negotiations ahead. Prime Minister David Cameron told reporters Friday his EU colleagues...
  • Reviving a faded resort past with art, amusements in Margate, England

    Reviving a faded resort past with art, amusements in Margate, England
    When I grew up in 1970s England, almost everyone vacationed at the seaside in bustling resort towns such as Blackpool, Torquay, Southend and Weston-super-Mare. The B&Bs were full, the arcades were clanging and the beaches were jampacked with sunburned...
  • The Latest: At least 5 Britons killed in Tunisia attack

    The latest news from an attack on a beach resort in Tunisia (all times local): ___ 7.20 p.m British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says at least five Britons have been killed in the attack on the Tunisian resort of Sousse. Hammond said the British...
  • UK beefs up security following bomb attack report

    Security was stepped up at events marking Armed Forces Day across Britain, officials said Saturday amid a news report that officials foiled a bomb attack by the Islamic State group on a military parade in London. The announcement follows attacks in...
  • UK man who beheaded 82-year-old woman declared insane

    A British man who beheaded an 82-year-old woman in her backyard has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity but will be locked up indefinitely in a psychiatric hospital. Nicholas Salvador stabbed Palmira Silva to death in north London in...
  • Rwandan general arrested in the UK on Spain's behalf

    A Rwandan military general was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport and will appear in court later this week, British police said Tuesday, prompting an angry response from Rwandan leaders. Police said the warrant for Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, head of...
  • UK: Islamic scholar unveils anti-terror school curriculum

    An Islamic scholar has unveiled a draft school curriculum in London that condemns the Islamic State group and extremist ideology. Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri said Tuesday it is essential to teach people of all ages and faiths that terrorism is a violation of...
  • Report: Crumbling UK Parliament needs billions in repairs

    The seat of British democracy is creaky, crumbling and at risk of falling apart. That's the judgment of a report published Thursday that says the 19th-century Houses of Parliament complex beside the River Thames — one of Britain's most famous...
  • English Channel trains cancelled amid Calais chaos

    All trains and many ferry services between Britain and France were cut off Tuesday by striking port workers, stranding hundreds of trucks and thousands of passengers on both sides of the English Channel. Adding to the chaos, illegal migrants who are...