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  • UK's new foreign secretary reiterates earlier stance on EU membership

    LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour party said on Friday he could win a national election next May, despite his perceived image problem, by focusing on big policy ideas rather than photo opportunities. Opinion polls put left-...
  • Britain says Putin 'cronies' must face sanctions over Ukraine

    (Reuters) - The loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 must prove a catalyst for changing Russia's approach and ending the conflict in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron wrote on Friday in an opinion piece in the New York Daily News. Russia...
  • BSkyB prepares to roll the dice again with European expansion

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay $9 billion to buy the Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers. Under the deal,...
  • As Scotland decides, not all Scots get a vote

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Ruth McPherson was born and educated in Scotland but left to work in London two years ago and so has no say on whether her native country should end three centuries of union with England. Over a million Scots like McPherson living...
  • British PM Cameron calls airliner crash 'appalling, shocking, horrific'

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday it seemed possible that the Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board that crashed in eastern Ukraine was shot down and that, if proven, those responsible should be brought to...
  • British Open might be dry, dry again

    Much has changed in golf since they last played the British Open at Royal Liverpool here in 2006. Or has it? If you can harken back, that's the year where rainy, stormy, chilly western England wasn't rainy, stormy and chilly. It was none of the above....
  • Watching the royals at the British Open

    Watching the royals at the British Open
    HOYLAKE, England — From a little hill directly behind the 14th green at this year's British Open, we sit in the gorse and wait for the greats. First would come the Aging King. Two groups later, the Apparent Heir. The excitement builds along the...
  • AbbVie forced to retract claims of Shire investor support

    AbbVie forced to retract claims of Shire investor support
    AbbVie Inc. CEO Richard Gonzalez has landed in a bit of hot water for statements he made to certain newswires and U.K. press on Tuesday regarding shareholder support for his company's takeover bid for Shire Plc. The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • UK economy growing solidly but exports and investment slip: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy kept growing at a robust rate in the second quarter, but exports and business investment weakened, clouding the prospects for a balanced recovery, a major business survey showed on Tuesday. The British Chambers of...
  • Golf rankings, capsules - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Golf rankings, capsules The Sports Xchange's PGA Tour rankings, selected by TSX Golf Staff, based on performance in 2013-14. 1. Adam Scott, Australia -- The No. 1 player in the World Golf...