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  • English union apologises for using Victoria Cross on kit

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Rugby Football Union has apologised for causing offence with its decision to use the Victoria Cross as part of England's new kit. An image of the medal, which is the highest award for gallantry that armed forces from Britain and...
  • Please Scotland, don't break up with England

    Please Scotland, don't break up with England
    Britain is on the brink. Our once solid little island is now moments away from possible extinction as Scotland prepares to vote on its future -- a referendum that will make or break a union formed more than 300 years ago. The entire debacle has gone...
  • Paul Greenberg: The Scottish play

    It's an old superstition among actors, who tend to avoid calling one of Shakespeare's tragedies by its name, which is supposed to invite disaster. It's like the way they avoid wishing each other good luck opening night lest they jinx it, preferring to say...
  • New Britain Sex Assault Suspect Taken Into Custody In Hartford

    NEW BRITAIN — A Hartford man who was wanted in connection with a sexual assault in New Britain has been apprehended, police said. Antonio Ponder, 24, of Edwards St. in Hartford, has been arrested in the capital city, said Deputy Chief Brian Foley....
  • Poll shows rising Scottish support for staying in United Kingdom

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish support for independence has declined, a poll for Survation showed on Saturday, widening the lead for the pro-union campaign just 5 days before Scotland votes on whether to separate from the rest of the United Kingdom. A...
  • Scots, Scottish Americans in Chicago brace for Thursday's independence vote

    Scots, Scottish Americans in Chicago brace for Thursday's independence vote
    One of the proudest days in John Crombie’s life was the day he became an American citizen. But the Scotland native who has lived in the U.S. for 30 years and owns a Scottish pub in Lakeview hasn’t forgotten his roots. “You can take a...
  • Eyeing 'fatal blow' against IS, Britain lays ground to join U.S. air strikes

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British government is preparing the ground to join the United States in launching air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, but is moving cautiously to ensure it avoids a parliamentary defeat and acts as part of a regional...
  • World holds its breath, mostly hoping Scots vote 'No'

    World holds its breath, mostly hoping Scots vote 'No'
    The world is holding its breath but mostly hoping Scotland will vote "No" to independence from Britain in Thursday's referendum. For reasons of self-interest and geopolitics, major powers from Beijing to Washington and Moscow to New Delhi are quietly...
  • American football back in London with extra game

    LONDON (Reuters) - The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base and lay the foundations for a team in the British capital. The Oakland Raiders face the Miami Dolphins at...
  • London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag

    London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag
    When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond. Four years later,...
  • Ignored and fed up, UK regions call for Scottish-style devolution

    CAERNARFON/YORK (Reuters) - Scotland's chance to vote for independence has lit hopes in other regions of Britain that a reworking of political ties might boost their chances of self-rule too. London-based parliamentarians have been wrong-footed by a late...