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  • London Theater Review: Tabloid Takedown 'Great Britain'

    Rehearsed in secret and only announced last week, within hours of initial verdicts being handed down in the Murdoch newspaper phone-hacking trial, "Great Britain," the National Theater's bold satire on illegal practices in the tabloid press and its...
  • Key Vacancies in Bristol, New Britain Races

    As both parties maneuver for advantage in the General Assembly in the November elections, the New Britain and Bristol ballots have two key vacancies. The Democratic candidate in Senate District 31 and the Republican in Senate District 6 are out of the...
  • 'Pudsey the Dog: The Movie' Travels the World

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- "Pudsey the Dog: The Movie," which stars the canine winner of "Britain's Got Talent," is continuing to sell well internationally, with sales company Content racking up multiple distribution deals. The film is co-produced by Simon...
  • Incoming BoE official warns against waiting too long to hike rates

    LONDON (Reuters) - Interest rates may have to rise more abruptly further down the line if policymakers wait too long for more information about risks building in Britain's economy, incoming Bank of England policymaker Kristin Forbes said on Wednesday....
  • BoE says surprised that markets saw low chance of 2014 rate hike

    By David Milliken and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England said on Wednesday that it had been surprised that markets had not spotted the risk interest rates would rise later this year, and one incoming policymaker warned against delaying a...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • 'Super 100' All-Star Rosters

    NUTMEG ALL-STAR ROSTER (Number, name, position, school) 1 Rafael Dominguez, RB, Sheehan-Wallingford 2 Duane Gary, CB, West Haven 3 Darren Jackson, CB, St. Joseph-Trumbull 4 Deion Lespier, CB, Platt-Meriden 5 Logan Marchi, QB, St. Paul-Bristol 6...
  • London and the superrich

    London and the superrich
    A remarkable fact of international life today is the emergence of London as one of the foremost capitals of the superrich. It ranks fourth in the world with 45 billionaires. (Moscow is first with 88, but it seems there’s nary a one of them who...
  • Ex-Innospec directors found guilty over bribes to sell toxic fuel additives

    By Kirstin Ridley LONDON (Reuters) - A former chief executive and regional sales director of U.S.-listed chemicals group Innospec were convicted in London on Wednesday of bribing Indonesian officials to boost sales of toxic fuel additives banned in...
  • Former top aide to Cameron charged over child abuse images

    LONDON A former top aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron has been charged with making and possessing indecent images of children, the Crown Prosecution Service said Friday. Patrick Rock, who worked on a much-vaunted government plan to offer...
  • Late UK TV star Savile said to have sexually abused dead bodies

    * Ex-BBC star Savile one of UK's most prolific sex offenders * Reports say he raped and abused hospital patients * One account says he abused dead bodies * Health secretary apologises to victims By Michael Holden LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Jimmy...