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  • Avon Police Arrest Suspect In Two Bank Robberies

    Avon Police Arrest Suspect In Two Bank Robberies
    AVON — Police have arrested a man in connection with two bank robberies in town. Patryk Kornas, 40, of New Britain was charged with four counts of first-degree robbery, four counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, third-degree larceny...
  • THE LATEST: Obama repeats support for Britain staying in EU

    8:45 p.m. (1845 GMT; 2:45 p.m. EDT) President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his support for Britain staying in the European Union, saying the country's influence is positive both on the continent and around the world. Obama's comments came at the start of...
  • 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...
  • Britain's EU membership at heart of Cameron's European tour

    Britain's EU membership at heart of Cameron's European tour
    Hot on the heels of his election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron embarked on a whirlwind two-day tour of Europe aimed at renegotiating Britain’s membership in the European Union. Cameron met with leaders in Holland and France on Thursday and...
  • British researchers are paying mothers to breast-feed

    British researchers are paying mothers to breast-feed
    When Vanessa Purdy spotted a poster inviting her to earn shopping vouchers for breast-feeding, she didn't think twice about signing up. "I thought, 'If I can get money for breast-feeding, why not?' " the 31-year-old mother said on a recent afternoon...
  • Elizabeth David, British writer, achieved fame with well-crafted cookbooks

     Elizabeth David, British writer, achieved fame with well-crafted cookbooks
    Elizabeth David was a 20th-century writer and cookbook author who first brought the vivid flavors, colors and imagery of the Mediterranean to war-weary Britons still living with food rationing. Her writings, her recipes and her scholarship continue to...
  • Car Crashes Into CTfastrak Bus In New Britain

    Car Crashes Into CTfastrak Bus In New Britain
    NEW BRITIAN — Two people were taken to the hospital after crashing into a CTfastrak bus Friday night. At about 10:45 p.m., a car traveling westbound on Stanley Street ran a red light and struck the CTfastrak bus, which was traveling east on the...
  • Burberry hosts epic bash at Griffith Observatory

    Burberry hosts epic bash at Griffith Observatory
    Britain came to L.A. Thursday night, when Burberry hosted an epic bash and runway show at the Griffith Observatory in the shadow of the Hollywood sign, with David, Victoria, Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Beckham, Elton John, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley,...
  • Political labels depend on location

    It is interesting to observe how political labels are used across the United States and around the world, as if these labels meant the same thing regardless of location. For example, a conservative in Louisiana is very different from a conservative in New...