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  • 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...
  • Scottish nurse with Ebola transferred to London

    A British health care worker who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa has been transferred from Scotland to an isolation unit in London for special treatment. The woman arrived at the Royal Free Hospital in north London on Tuesday. She was...
  • 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...
  • British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan

    British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan
    The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement. "We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England...
  • Charli XCX marks the spot

    Charli XCX marks the spot
    Step one in a hit music career: Make songs that sound nice on the radio, as Charli XCX has done with Icona Pop's "I Love It," Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" and her own "Boom Clap," from "The Fault in Our Stars" soundtrack. Step two: Follow up with a fizzy album...
  • Mandy Rice-Davies dies at 70; key figure in British political scandal

    Mandy Rice-Davies, whose cheeky testimony enlivened a sex scandal trial that rocked Britain's government and aristocracy in the 1960s, died Thursday. She was 70. The cause was cancer, according to a statement from her London publicist, the Hackford...
  • Elton John marries partner under new British law

    Elton John marries partner under new British law
    LONDON — British musician Elton John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year. John, one of Britain's most prominent musicians...
  • Norton Museum goes 'Green' for British landscapes

    Norton Museum goes 'Green' for British landscapes
    The Norton Museum of Art keeps calm and carries on through the holidays with this new collection of 60 works borrowed from the National Museum Wales. Pieces by Claude Monet, Thomas Gainsborough, John Constable and more chart the rapid expansion the...