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  • You have to see this: surprising audition on 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    I'd seen this posted in a few places, but always when I was without headphones. But just now I finally got a chance to check out this audition video from Britain's Got Talent. You know how it is: Frumpy lady......
  • Susan Boyle advances to next round in 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    Not so surprisingly, Susan Boyle won the first semifinal round of Britain's Got Talent. EW.com has a more detailed recap, but here's a video of her performance of 'Memory' from Cats: ......
  • Susan Boyle finishes in second on 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    Who would have thought? Susan Boyle, who garnered worldwide fame after her tryout on Britain's Got Talent, came in second place in the talent show's finale. The Associated Press has a little bit more -- and a great lead: 'She dreamed a......
  • U.S. faces growing Mideast quandary

    WASHINGTON - The deadly truck bombing at the United Nations compound in Baghdad two days ago underscores the continued U.S. inability to pacify Iraq and appears to push President Bush's goal of a transformed Middle East further into the future. Far...
  • British police try to trace bus suspect's last 81 minutes

    LONDON -- Police in Scotland Yard released a photograph yesterday of a man with a large backpack walking through a suburban train station July 7, saying they believe it shows him carrying a bomb that he later detonated on one of London's double-decker...
  • For two long minutes, London quietly remembers

    LONDON - Silence is not easy to come by in London, ever, especially on the streets at noon in the capital's center, where the sounds of buses and taxis and people and life thump 24 hours a day, every day, like a vibrant heart. Silence, though, cloaked...
  • EU threatens Russia with more sanctions, but words ring hollow

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France's president signaled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would...
  • UK council rejects Celtique Energie's fracking proposal

    LONDON (Reuters) - A plan by London-based oil and gas exploration firm Celtique Energie to drill for shale gas in southern England failed to win county government approval on Tuesday, the latest in a series of setbacks to Britain's fledgling shale...
  • MH17 black boxes will go to UK for analysis, says Malaysian minister

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Black boxes from the Malaysian jetliner downed over eastern Ukraine will be sent to a lab in the United Kingdom, said Malaysia's deputy transport minister on Tuesday. "The procedure is to have the black boxes sent to the...
  • Britain does U-turn on ex-KGB agent Litvinenko murder inquiry

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain announced on Tuesday it would hold a public inquiry into the death of a former Russian spy who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his murder, but denied the decision was linked to the Ukraine crisis. A year...
  • RBS 'wilfully obtuse' in turnaround unit evidence: UK lawmaker

    LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland was "wilfully obtuse" when giving evidence to lawmakers examining whether its corporate turnaround division had been used to make money out of small businesses, the chairman of a British parliamentary committee...
  • Britain plans new laws to prevent female genital mutilation

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will introduce new laws to combat female genital mutilation (FGM) including making it compulsory for teachers and health workers to report cases, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday. The government, hosting a one-day...