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  • What a difference a year makes for Holywood great McIlroy

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - New British Open champion Rory McIlroy does not do 'dull' but perhaps that is no surprise for a man with a glamorous-sounding birthplace like Holywood. The tousle-haired kid from Northern Ireland won instant recognition at the...
  • Britain's Cameron warns of additional penalties on Russia after crash

    Britain's Cameron warns of additional penalties on Russia after crash
    British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that he would press fellow European leaders to impose harsher sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines crash. Cameron, who has been the most vocal Western European leader to...
  • Against anti-Semitism, self-defense is no offense

    The debate about whether Jews have a future in Europe has once again surfaced, as Israel's Operation Protective Edge gained momentum in response to Hamas rocket attacks from Gaza. The two issues are connected for a simple reason: on July 13, a large...
  • British Prince George celebrates first birthday on Tuesday

    By Tess Little LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - He has graced the cover of Vanity Fair, charmed world leaders on jetsetting tours, is already a national fashion icon - and on Tuesday he will celebrate his first birthday. Prince George, the son of Prince...
  • British Labour Party leader Miliband meets with Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband met U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday and said they had a wide-ranging discussion touching on relations with Russia and the Ukraine crisis. Obama...
  • Asking prices for UK homes fall for first time in 2014: Rightmove

    LONDON (Reuters) - Asking prices for houses in Britain have fallen for the first time this year although they are likely to pick up more speed before the end of 2014, property website Rightmove said on Monday. Prices of property coming onto the market...
  • Britain to detail pensions overhaul with tax, annuity reforms

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will on Monday publish new rules for the pensions industry giving retirees greater access to their savings and free financial advice, fleshing out reforms announced earlier this year that shook the share value of British...
  • UK's new foreign secretary reiterates earlier stance on EU membership

    (Reuters) - Britain's new Foreign Secretary Philip Hammonds reiterated his position from two years ago that if Britain does not get good renegotiation, it should leave the European Union. In an interview with Andrew Marr of the BBC, Hammonds...
  • Britain said to seek EU defense export ban on Russia: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will push the European Union to accelerate existing sanctions against Russia and ban the export of defense equipment to the country, Bloomberg reported on Sunday. The news service, citing an unidentified...
  • Rory McIlroy fends off Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia to win British Open

    Rory McIlroy fends off Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia to win British Open
    On a closing Sunday of great golf at the 143rd British Open, played over the picturesque Royal Liverpool links near the Irish Sea, champion Rory McIlroy did what he had to while everybody else went low. McIlroy shot 71 and it was low enough. The 25-...
  • British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note

    British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note
    The sad saga of Tiger Woods at this British Open ended Sunday with a 5-foot putt for par on the 18th hole. In his prime, the only question for him on a hole like that would have been whether he made his eagle putt. Now, he had shot three-over-par 75 for...
  • UK's Cameron wants tougher EU Russia sanctions, defense sale ban

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union should impose harder-hitting sanctions on Russia after the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, advocating an EU ban on future sales of military equipment to...