RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Britain

Britain
A collection of news and information related to Britain published by this site and its partners.

Top Britain Articles

Displaying items 157-168
  • Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among North Irish loyalists

    BELFAST (Reuters) - Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favored 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes,...
  • Parts of Britain struggling with immigration, say government advisers

    LONDON (Reuters) - An influx of immigrants to Britain in the last decade has left parts of the country struggling to cope with the extra pressure on public services, a panel of government advisers said on Tuesday. Immigration has joined the economy at...
  • Shareholders vent frustration as M&S non-food sales fall again

    LONDON (Reuters) - Marks & Spencer's army of small shareholders warned Chief Executive Marc Bolland they were running out of patience on Tuesday after the British retailer reported its 12th consecutive drop in quarterly general merchandise sales....
  • Ex-JPMorgan trader to challenge UK watchdog over London Whale decision

    LONDON (Reuters) - A former JPMorgan trader charged in the United States over his alleged role in the $6.2 billion "London Whale" trading scandal has won the right to a legal challenge of the British regulator's decision to drop its investigation into...
  • Britain's Hague plugs Eurofighter on visit to India

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Britain's foreign secretary lobbied India on Tuesday to buy Eurofighter military aircraft, suggesting that London has not yet abandoned hope of ousting France's Rafale from a multi-billion-dollar combat jet order. William Hague...
  • I'm 100 percent German, says Rosberg

    LONDON (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg declared himself "100 percent German" on Tuesday after Lewis Hamilton jokingly questioned his Mercedes team mate's nationality ahead of next week's German Grand Prix. Both Formula One drivers live in Monaco, but Britain'...
  • Britain pledges to investigate child sex abuse conspiracy claims

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain pledged on Monday to investigate allegations that politicians may have sexually abused children in the 1980s and then used their position to scuttle attempts to uncover their crimes. Claims of a high-level conspiracy to abuse...
  • Allentown Band and Sousa make Fourth of July special

    The British are a very odd people. When they needed a signature tune for the most famous British television show ever exported to America, for example, they selected a rousing march named for the main symbol of America's rejection of British tyranny...
  • Prince William, Duchess Catherine give it their all at Wimbledon

    Prince William and Catherine, duchess of Cambridge, can't be called stiff -- at least not when they're watching a Wimbledon tennis match live.  The second in line to the British throne and his wife sat in the Royal Box on center court Tuesday to take in...
  • 'War and Gold' explains the chaotic history of money

    "War and Gold: A 500-Year History of Empires, Adventures, and Debt" by Kwasi Kwarteng; Public Affairs/Perseus Books (442 pages, $28.99) One of my souvenirs is a note from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. I paid a vendor in Victoria Falls $3 for it, and that...
  • Juncker for the EU: Britain's Cameron faces the fallout of his opposition

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, July 1: Jean-Claude Juncker, former prime minister of Luxemburg, was nominated Friday as president of the powerful, 28-country European Union Commission. He was opposed only by...
  • Want euros in London? Don’t ask your bank

    LONDON (Reuters) - From a small, white-washed basement close to London's Liverpool Street station, Sakthi Ariaratnam is beating banks at what you would have thought was their own game - and it is relatively easy. On a recent Tuesday morning in the...