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  • Voters wary of promises in Britain's unpredictable election

    Posters are being printed and slogans are being polished as Britain's politicians battle it out in the most unpredictable national election in decades. One top election analyst has dubbed it "the lottery election." Voters, though, don't seem very excited...
  • Lobbying sting costs UK lawmaker top security watchdog role

    Conservative Party lawmaker Malcolm Rifkind quit Tuesday as head of the Parliamentary committee overseeing Britain's intelligence services and announced his upcoming retirement after being caught in a hidden-camera sting appearing to discuss swapping...
  • Despite ban, fox hunts still thrive, and divide, in Britain

    The horses wait in the farmyard, tails braided and manes gleaming, while huntsmen in brightly colored coats marshal the eager hounds, straining to chase the scent of a fox. To some, the start of a fox hunt is a quintessentially English scene, steeped...
  • Church of England appeals to voters to take part in campaign

    Church of England bishops appealed to Christians on Tuesday to take part in the politics ahead of upcoming elections, calling for a fresh moral vision for Britain at time of disillusionment. The bishops said in a 52-page letter that it is the duty of...
  • On US trade mission, London mayor touts success of his city's life sciences sector

    London Mayor Boris Johnson, launching a six-day swing through the East Coast, on Monday took on the role of traveling salesman, encouraging a packed room of some of the nation's top college students and entrepreneurs to consider launching their careers as...
  • Michelle Obama sparks head scarf uproar

    First Lady Michelle Obama's sartorial choices don't usually stir up controversy the way they did on Tuesday when she appeared with uncovered hair as she and President Obama visited Riyahd to pay respects to late Saudi King Abudllah and meet his successor,...
  • Rick Owens' brave male models bare all on runway

    Designer Rick Owens -- that scamp --  drew gasps and stirred up a social media storm on Thursday during his Paris Fashion Week men's show by sending some of the models out in deconstructed togas strategically cut with holes that gave peek-a-boo views of...
  • David Cameron gets it on immigration

    There is nothing like a little heat from a third political party to get the attention of career politicians who wish to stay in office. Nigel Farage, leader of the upstart UK Independent Party (UKIP), has been turning up the heat on British Prime...
  • British efforts to curb Islamic radicalization seen as ineffective

     British efforts to curb Islamic radicalization seen as ineffective
    Bright lights glared overhead at the outdoor playing field where Tarik Khan was deep into a friendly game of seven-a-side soccer in the late-November cold. Khan, 32, heads a youth league of the Bangladesh Football Assn., a British organization that...
  • British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan

    British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan
    The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement. "We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England...
  • Author highlights the role of women in state's history

    When Connecticut author, editor, professor and playwright Cindy Wolfe Boynton set out to research and write her book, "Remarkable Women of Hartford" (History Press, 2014), she found it a challenge to limit herself on the number of her subjects. "I've...