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  • Summer shutdowns pull UK car production 20 percent lower in August

    LONDON (Reuters) - British car production fell by more than 20 percent in August because of the timing of holidays and repairs to a major plant but output so far in 2014 remains ahead of last year, an industry body said on Thursday. Car production fell...
  • Britain to join airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq, says Cameron

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain should now join U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and the country's parliament has been recalled to secure approval, Prime Minister David Cameron told the United Nations on Wednesday. "It is...
  • Arab states line up behind U.S. in fight against Islamic State

    (Reuters) - U.S. warplanes pounded Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq for a second day on Wednesday as President Barack Obama tried to rally support for the coalition fighting the extremist group during an address to the U.N. General Assembly in New...
  • UK PM Cameron to apologize to the Queen over 'purring' comment: Sky

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron is to apologize in person to Queen Elizabeth after he was overheard saying she had "purred" with happiness on hearing that Scots had voted to reject independence, Sky News said on Thursday. Cameron'...
  • Scots' vote: God save the Queen: Front & Center

    Scots' vote: God save the Queen: Front & Center
    The question of will they or won't they has been settled. In a historic Sept. 18 referendum, Scotlanders — weighing independence from Britain, but also weighing the impacts on its currency, membership in NATO and businesses — chose to cast...
  • Christopher Hogwood dies at 73; conductor gave new life to early music

    Christopher Hogwood dies at 73; conductor gave new life to early music
    Christopher Hogwood, an eminent English conductor, musicologist and harpsichordist who took a scholarly approach to early-music and Baroque repertoires, has died. He was 73. Hogwood died Wednesday at his home in Cambridge, England, after an illness that...
  • British parliament approves air strikes against Islamic state in Iraq

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's parliament on Friday voted to approve air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq by 524 votes to 43, paving the way for the Royal Air Force to join U.S.-led military action with immediate effect. Six Cyprus-based...
  • House prices in England and Wales stagnate in September: Hometrack

    LONDON (Reuters) - Asking prices for houses in England and Wales flatlined in September for the first time in 19 months, according to a survey on Friday that showed a small fall in prices in London. Property data company Hometrack said house prices...
  • Britain debates joining U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    LONDON/BEIRUT (dpa) British lawmakers on Friday began debating whether to join a United States-led air campaign against the Islamic State extremist group. Prime Minister David Cameron told parliament the military action being conducted by a coalition...
  • 'Pride' has a moving force that highlights a forgotten story

    'Pride' has a moving force that highlights a forgotten story
    If you think unions are the scourge of the working world, you will not be happy at "Pride," which begins with the unmistakable sound of Pete Seeger singing "Solidarity Forever" and goes on from there. But "Pride" has other things on its mind besides...
  • British PM Cameron urges parliament to back 'years' of air strikes against IS in Iraq

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged parliament on Friday to vote to approve "years" of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, saying the group was guilty of "staggering" brutality and posed a direct threat to...
  • Militant in videos of Americans being beheaded identified: FBI

    Militant in videos of Americans being beheaded identified: FBI
    A masked Islamic State militant seen wielding a knife in videos at the beheading of two Americans has been identified, FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday, but he declined to give the person's name or nationality. The videos released in August...