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  • HSBC considers moving headquarters from Britain

    Global bank HSBC said Friday it is considering moving its headquarters from London due to tougher regulation since the 2008 financial crisis, a politically charged announcement two weeks before Britain's national election. Douglas Flint, chairman of...
  • President Obama's White House Correspondents' Dinner monologue has a thousand fathers and mothers

    WASHINGTON If there's a comedy equivalent to the "nuclear football," the suitcase with the launch codes, it's a worn gray folder marked "Presidential Statement" that lives in the bowels of the White House, in the speechwriters' suite, and was delivered to...
  • Opposition leader accuses Cameron of weakening UK in world

    British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband on Friday accused Prime Minister David Cameron of weakening Britain on the world stage with an isolationist foreign policy and uncertainty about membership in the European Union. In a speech that brought...
  • Noticing Nicola: SNP leader makes mark in race

    She's 5-foot-4, favors fuchsia suits and isn't running in the British election. But make no mistake: Nicola Sturgeon is the biggest thing in U.K. politics right now. The leader of the Scottish National Party is likely to be the kingmaker after the May 7...
  • Elections may set independent course for UK foreign policy

    PARIS -- The British general election early next month may prove as significant for Europe, and even for the United States, as for Britain itself. The British electorate must make an unprecedented choice among Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats,...
  • Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy

    Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy. The question is whether the patient is recovering or is still on life...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Italy searches by sea, air for 700 migrants believed lost in Mediterranean north of Libya Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized...
  • Farage fights for seat as UKIP tries to build on gains

    Saul Webster enjoys a good tipple, and nobody begrudges him one. But that doesn't make it good politics for the retired schoolteacher to pose for a campaign event with Nigel Farage, the U.K. Independence Party leader, while carrying a bottle of hard cider...
  • UK politician with dementia spared sex crime charges

    British prosecutors announced Thursday that they won't charge a former lawmaker with alleged sex crimes against children because the 86-year-old politician has severe dementia. Police and victims of child abuse expressed anger at the decision not to...
  • US, Iran face political obstacles to potential nuclear deal

    A potentially path-breaking nuclear deal could face political trouble in Iran and the United States, but not necessarily elsewhere. The framework deal struck April 2 between Tehran and six world powers — Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia...
  • Spain's leading parties feel voter anger seen across Europe

    Europe's political upheavals are knocking on Spain's door. Two upstart parties that hardly registered a year ago are mounting an unprecedented challenge to the governing Popular Party and the main opposition Socialist Party that have dominated Spanish...