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  • Britain rules out second vote on Syrian strike

    LONDON --The British government has ruled out a second parliamentary vote on participation in a military strike against the Syrian ruling regime. Senior politicians had urged another vote after the government’s surprising defeat Thursday, when...
  • For British artists, no fond remembrances of Margaret Thatcher

    For British artists, no fond remembrances of Margaret Thatcher
    You might recall the Elvis Costello lyric in "Tramp the Dirt Down," referencing Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister who died Monday: "I'll stand on your grave and tramp the dirt down." Then there is the Morrissey lyric: "The kind people...
  • Terrorism suspected in attack in London's Woolwich area

    Terrorism suspected in attack in London's Woolwich area
    LONDON -- Two attackers wielding a number of weapons allegedly killed a man in broad daylight on a London street and then were shot by police Wednesday in an incident that may have been terrorism-related. The assault took place about 2:20 p.m. near a...
  • Cameron: 'Strong indications' Woolwich killing was terrorism

    LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron says there are "strong indications" that a killing Wednesday near a military barracks in the Woolwich section of south London was a terrorist attack. Speaking in Paris at a meeting with French President Francois...
  • London man hacked to death in apparent terror attack was soldier

    London man hacked to death in apparent terror attack was soldier
    LONDON -- As police scoured the attack site for evidence, authorities confirmed Thursday that a man who was hacked to death on a London street before horrified bystanders in an apparent terrorist assault was a member of Britain’s armed forces. The...
  • London mayor joins call for anti-theft features in smartphones

    London Mayor Boris Johnson is the latest politician to back a group that’s pressuring tech companies to design smartphones that become useless if they fall into the wrong hands. Prosecutors from San Francisco and New York state will now be...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    Breaking Bad is in its last season, Ashton Kutcher is old and British subjects are being pushed into "Minority Report" territory. Welcome to your online trends report for August 12, 2013. Trending now What: Breaking Bad, AMC Where: Google search,...
  • What's new in London since the last big royal wedding

    What's new in London since the last big royal wedding
    So you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why. Here's one reason: They defy time. Start with just the...
  • Travel updates for 2012

    Travel updates for 2012
    Think of what follows as a travel tapas buffet — tidbits that just might whet your appetite for more. Here are a dozen pieces of information for the 2012 traveler. 1. You will know how much you'll pay to check your bags when you're flying. The...
  • IOC rejects worldwide calls for opening ceremony memorial to murdered Israelis

    IOC rejects worldwide calls for opening ceremony memorial to murdered Israelis
    LONDON – As worldwide pressure grows for a memorial to the 11 Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre during Friday’s opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee continues to be resolutely...
  • No evidence that sex spoils sport

    No evidence that sex spoils sport
    LONDON (Reuters) - The ancient Greeks believed athletes should avoid sex before sport, but modern Olympians and scientists are torn over the merits of in-competition coitus and whether abstinence enhances performance. For years coaches and athletes...