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  • West agrees wider Russia sanctions as Kiev says forces near crash site

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. and European leaders agreed on Monday to impose wider sanctions on Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors as Ukraine said its forces advanced toward the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17. The new sanctions,...
  • Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain

    Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain
    From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...
  • Ford Fiesta becomes UK all-time best seller

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Budget, Hatchback, Ford, UK We may regard Ford as an American automaker, but ask a Brit and they may tell you otherwise. The Blue Oval has, after all, been selling cars in the UK since 1903, and started manufacturing there as...
  • Prince George celebrates 1st birthday at home, queen makes cameo

    Prince George celebrates 1st birthday at home, queen makes cameo
    Prince George celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday with a tea party for the freshest face of the British monarchy. The firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, was feted with a gathering at his parents'...
  • Britain opens judicial probe into poisoning death of ex-KGB officer

    Britain opens judicial probe into poisoning death of ex-KGB officer
    The British government set up a judicial inquiry Tuesday into the strange death eight years ago of former KGB officer and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, who authorities believe was slipped a lethal dose of radioactive polonium in his tea at a...
  • France tells UK look to London oligarchs before damning Mistral

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's foreign minister hit back at Britain on Tuesday, telling Prime Minister David Cameron he should do something about UK-based Russian oligarchs before questioning France's plan to sell Mistral helicopter carriers to Moscow....
  • Lawmakers criticize UK arms sales to Russia as Cameron pledges no new exports

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lawmakers on Wednesday queried why Britain had granted licenses to sell tens of millions of pounds worth of arms to Russia, embarrassing Prime Minister David Cameron, who has called for a Europe-wide ban on such sales because of the...
  • Britain, Netherlands say EU will need to reconsider approach to Russia due to plane disaster

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain and the Netherlands agreed on Saturday that the European Union will have to re-evaluate its approach to Russia due to evidence that Ukrainian separatists downed a Malaysian aircraft. Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and...
  • McIlroy extends lead to 6 shots in British Open

    McIlroy extends lead to 6 shots in British Open
    HOYLAKE, England -- British Open leader Rory McIlroy left the door invitingly ajar for a charging pack led by Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia before slamming it shut with a dazzling finish to his third round at soggy Hoylake on Saturday. The Northern...
  • Britain says Russia to blame over air disaster if rebels found responsible

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday that if it were proven that Ukrainian separatists were behind the downing of a Malaysian jet carrying 298 passengers, Russia would be to blame for having destabilized the country....
  • 'Europe's got talent', or how not to fill top EU jobs

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - If "Europe's Got Talent" were a television show, it would have been taken off the screen years ago as a slow-motion contest rigged to reward mediocrity. Few things make the European Union look less attractive to its citizens and...
  • Rory McIlroy closing in on wire-to-wire win in British Open after 68

    Rory McIlroy closing in on wire-to-wire win in British Open after 68
    Making two eagles on the last three holes, Rory McIlroy shot another dazzling round at the British Open here Saturday and threatens to turn this into the second consecutive wire-to-wire affair in a major golf tournament. German Martin Kaymer won that...