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  • Britain to send 125 more troops to Iraq in fight against IS

    Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain will send 125 more troops to Iraq to train local forces fighting the Islamic State group. The deployment brings to 275 the number of U.K. personnel helping the Baghdad government and Kurdish authorities battle...
  • UK warns 500,000 migrants could try Mediterranean crossing

    Naval vessels from Italy, Britain, Ireland and other countries steamed toward the waters off Libya on Saturday to rescue the latest wave of migrants from smugglers' boats. British authorities warned that up to 500,000 people could attempt the perilous...
  • UK's David Cameron urges global fight against corruption

    British Prime Minister David Cameron says the bribery scandal engulfing soccer's governing body should spur world leaders to tackle corruption in governments, businesses and international organizations. Cameron is urging the U.N. and world politicians to...
  • EU weighs unprecedented reform as Britain threatens to leave

    The prospect that economic and diplomatic heavyweight Britain might leave the European Union within two years has pushed EU leaders to consider concessions to keep the country in the fold. EU founding members like Germany and France are moving outside...
  • UK authorities find 68 migrants in trucks at port

    British police were questioning four Polish truck drivers Friday after authorities found 68 migrants crammed in the back of trucks at a port northeast of London. The 53 adults and 15 children were found during a "proactive" search Thursday at Harwich...
  • UK fines Lloyds nearly $180 million

    British regulatory authorities have fined Lloyds 117 million pounds ($180 million) for treating customers unfairly in dealing with complaints on payment protection insurance. The Financial Conduct Authority says the fine levied Friday on Lloyds Bank,...
  • UK releases more private Prince Charles letters to ministers

    British authorities on Thursday released more private letters from Prince Charles to government ministers on topics ranging from historic buildings to hospital food. The letters were the subject of a lengthy legal battle that pitted Charles' right to...
  • Secrets of Scotland Yard's Crime Museum go on display in London

    Secrets of Scotland Yard's Crime Museum go on display in London
    Guns, gallstones, death masks and hangman's ropes are going on display in an exhibition drawn from one of Britain's most macabre, and least-seen, museums. For more than a century, the Crime Museum inside London police headquarters has been open only to...
  • Pollsters analyze mistakes after missed predictions

    These are tough times for political pollsters. In recent elections in Israel, Britain and Poland pre-election polls failed spectacularly to predict election results, sending shock waves through entire nations on election night. Now many research...
  • New survey finds Britons have more favorable view of Europe

    An extensive new survey finds British attitudes toward the European Union are improving ahead of a decisive referendum on whether to remain in the EU that must be held by the end of 2017. The Pew Research Center report on attitudes in six European...
  • UK says future of Northern Ireland power-sharing 'grim'

    Efforts to sustain the Catholic-Protestant government in Northern Ireland are looking "increasingly grim," Britain's minister overseeing the territory declared Tuesday after negotiations failed to break a budgetary deadlock. The Irish nationalist Sinn...