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  • Cameron proposes new anti-terrorism laws in Britain

    British Prime Minister David Cameron proposed new counter-terrorism laws Monday that would make it easier for the government to seize the passports of suspected militants from Britain traveling to Syria and Iraq. The proposed legislation would also...
  • Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Saturday it planned tougher laws to deal with British Islamist militants after Islamic State (IS) fighters in the Middle East released a video showing a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley. British...
  • Rise of UKIP Poses Challenges for British Film and TV Folk

    LONDON -- The surge in support for the U.K. Independence Party -- demonstrated at the European Union election last week -- may have major consequences for the British film and TV industry. UKIP, which advocates an exit from the European Union, took first...
  • The tea party lives -- in Europe

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- While Tea Party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. Commentators are...
  • British same-sex marriages to begin Saturday

    British same-sex marriages to begin Saturday
    LONDON -- Marriage-minded gays and lesbians can begin tying the knot in Britain on Saturday, becoming the latest same-sex couples in Europe and beyond to have the right to do so and fulfilling a dream made possible by a Conservative-led government. A...
  • Britain to take in several hundred at-risk Syrian refugees

    Britain to take in several hundred at-risk Syrian refugees
    LONDON — Bowing to increasing pressure, Britain will offer refuge to several hundred Syrians fleeing their country’s civil war, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday. The decision comes after weeks of contentious debate over the...
  • London's colorful mayor wins a second term

     
    Boris Johnson, the floppy-haired, often hilarious mayor of London, wins a second term. Johnson, a Conservative, beats Labor Party candidate Ken Livingstone, the man who was mayor of the British capital before him....
  • Britain's Liberal Democrats give up on reforming House of Lords

     
    Nick Clegg, Britain’s deputy prime minister, conceded defeat Monday in the campaign to overhaul the House of Lords by turning the venerable but undemocratic institution into a partially elected one. He acknowledged that his Liberal Democrats...
  • Plastic pellets blanket Hong Kong beaches after typhoon

     
    Tons of tiny plastic pellets are washing up on Hong Kong beaches after a powerful typhoon sent “white plastic sacks of death” tumbling off a ship into the sea, environmental activists say, warning the spilled pellets could send chemicals up...
  • Tokyo governor resigns to form new party, run for parliament

     
    Shintaro Ishihara, the strident governor of Tokyo who helped touch off a major dispute between China and Japan over some uninhabited islets near Taiwan, announced that he was quitting his post and forming a new political party....