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  • British Muslims urge cooperation in Foley murder hunt

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Muslim leaders urged people to contact police if they knew the identity of the man with an English accent who appeared in a video showing the beheading of an American journalist. The Muslim Council of Britain, the largest...
  • British IT outsourcing company Quindell considers U.S. listing

    Quindell Plc, a British IT outsourcing and consultancy company whose stock has been hammered following allegations by a short-seller, said it is exploring a U.S. stock listing and will not immediately re-apply for a premium listing in London. Quindell'...
  • Jeffrey Goldberg: When Europe slowly surrenders to intolerance

    On the one hand, it is completely unsurprising that Europe has become a swamp of anti-Jewish hostility. It is, after all, Europe. Anti-Jewish hostility has been its metier for centuries. (Yes, the locus of much anti-Jewish activity today is within Europe'...
  • Julian Assange says he will soon leave Ecuadorian Embassy

    Julian Assange says he will soon leave Ecuadorian Embassy
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange suggested at a news conference Monday that he could soon be leaving the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been holed up for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden. Assange did not explain, however, under...
  • UK retail sales growth falls to eight-month low, public finances weak

    LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales grew in July at the slowest annual rate since November of last year, while the government failed to make much of an inroad into public borrowing, data showed on Thursday. The figures add to signs that Britain's...
  • PM Cameron resumes holiday after crisis meetings on beheading video

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday resumed his holiday in Cornwall, a day after he rushed back to London to chair emergency meetings in response to a video purported to show a man with a British accent beheading a U.S....
  • U.K. Pay TV Operator BSkyB to Improve Diversity on Both Sides of the Camera

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has made a pledge to fill at least 20% of the leading roles in its new, non-returning entertainment shows with black, Asian and minority ethnic folk. The undertaking is one of the goals the...
  • WikiLeaks founder Assange hopes to leave London embassy 'soon'

    WikiLeaks founder Assange hopes to leave London embassy 'soon'
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years inside Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden, said Monday he planned to leave the building "soon," but his spokesman said that could only happen if Britain let him. Britain...
  • 35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say

    35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say
    Thirty-five people found trapped inside a shipping container near a London-area port are from Afghanistan, British police said Sunday. Among those found in the container Saturday was a man who was pronounced dead at the scene at the Port of Tilbury on...
  • Monarch Airlines to cut workforce in shift to becoming low-cost carrier

    LONDON (Reuters) - British holidays airline operator Monarch Group is set to cut the airline's workforce by a third with the closure of its charter operations as it moves to reinvent the carrier as a scheduled European budget airline. Monarch, privately-...
  • British government denies report into Muslim Brotherhood delayed

    (Reuters) - The British government denied on Monday a media report that it had delayed publication of an investigation into Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood because of disagreements among ministers over its findings. In April Prime Minister David Cameron asked...