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  • Confirmed case of Ebola in Glasgow, Scotland

    Scottish authorities say a health care worker who has just returned from Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and is being treated in a Glasgow hospital. The Scottish government says the patient flew to Glasgow via Casablanca and London's Heathrow...
  • UK house price inflation slows to 13-month low: Nationwide

    British house prices rose at their slowest annual rate in more than a year this month but the market looks set to recover in 2015 if the economy improves as expected, a survey from mortgage lender Nationwide showed on Tuesday. Nationwide said house...
  • Scotland's first confirmed Ebola patient being treated in Glasgow

    A healthcare worker who just returned from helping to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been confirmed as Scotland’s first case of the disease, officials said Monday. The patient, a woman not identified by name, is being treated at the...
  • Scottish Ebola patient moved to London; second patient tested

    A Scottish nurse diagnosed with Ebola was transferred from Glasgow to London on Tuesday as British officials sought to reassure the public that the situation was under control. “Safety measures are working well -- and the risk to the public is...
  • Winston Churchill's Missouri connection

     Winston Churchill's Missouri connection
    The pews will be packed as dignitaries — a knight and a lord included — and ordinary folks honor Winston Churchill, the prime minister who led Britain during World War II, on the 50th anniversary of his death. The Jan. 24 memorial service...
  • New Year honours for top British Olympians

    Steve Cram, Mary Peters and Wendy Sly, three distinguished Olympic track and field athletes, have been recognised in Britain's New Year Honours list. Cram, the former Olympic silver medallist, world 1500m champion and multi-world record breaker, is...
  • Joan Collins, Kristin Scott Thomas, John Hurt and James Corden honored by Queen Elizabeth II

    The diva of "Dynasty" is now a dame. Joan Collins, who played scheming, shoulder pad-wearing Alexis Carrington in the hit 1980s TV show, was made the female equivalent of a knight in Queen Elizabeth II's annual New Year's honors list. The star of...
  • Questions raised about Ebola screening procedures at British airports

    Questions raised about Ebola screening procedures at British airports
    Questions were being raised about Ebola screening measures at British airports after a Scottish nurse who was later diagnosed with the disease was allowed to board a flight from London to Glasgow. Pauline Cafferkey, who is being treated for the deadly...
  • New Britain Police Investigate Homicide

    New Britain Police Investigate Homicide
    NEW BRITAIN — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in a running car at Farmington Avenue and Yeaton Street late Tuesday. The man was identified Wednesday afternoon as Jesus Silva, 24, of Meriden. Silva died...
  • Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety

    Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in U.S. court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein. In papers filed to a...
  • Scottish nurse with Ebola now in critical condition, doctors say

    The Scottish nurse being treated for Ebola in a London hospital is now in a critical condition, doctors said Saturday. A brief statement issued by the Royal Free Hospital said it was "sorry to announce that the condition of Pauline Cafferkey has...