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  • London Mayor Boris Johnson plots return to national politics

    London Mayor Boris Johnson plots return to national politics
    The popular, badly coiffed, gaffe-prone mayor of London, Boris Johnson, announced Wednesday that he will seek a return to national politics next year, setting up a possible run for prime minister. Rumors had been rife for months over whether Johnson,...
  • Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence

    Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence
    This week's referendum in Scotland could result in the U.K. losing almost one-third of its land mass, and 8 percent of its population, and, very likely, its present prime minister. In a summer rich with shocks, the breakup of a United Nations Security...
  • Is Mitt Romney contemplating another run?

    WASHINGTON -- As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains blurred , two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time. In addition to occasional comments on matters he...
  • Is Romney contemplating another run? [Commentary]

    Is Romney contemplating another run? [Commentary]
    As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains cloudy, two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time. In addition to occasional comments on matters he knows a lot...
  • 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,...
  • 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...