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  • Regional Digest: Frozen Classic Next Season

    Frozen Classic Next Season The UConn, Quinnipiac and Sacred Heart men's ice hockey teams will compete in the first Frozen Hockey Classic at Webster Bank Arena in Brideport next season. The tournament will be played Dec. 27-28 featuring Quinnipiac, UConn,...
  • Passings: Patrick Seale

    Patrick Seale Patrick Seale, 83, a veteran British journalist whose books established him as the leading expert on modern Syria, died Friday in London, according to family and friends. He had been diagnosed with brain cancer last year. Seale is best...
  • Military chiefs warn Scotland over evicting nuclear weapons

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Scottish government's plan to evict Britain's nuclear submarine base if it wins a vote for independence would cost billions of pounds, cut thousands of jobs and create resentment internationally, former defense chiefs said on...
  • UK and Germany to Russia: Condemn building occupations in Ukraine

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called on Russia to unequivocally condemn the occupation of government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The two leaders spoke by phone on Monday to discuss...
  • UK wages poised to pass recovery milestone

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's recovery from its deepest recession in decades looks set to pass a milestone this week when a six-year run of declining living standards is expected to show a turnaround. An end to the erosion of earnings by inflation will be...
  • Well-equipped Russian troops amass near Ukraine border: Britain

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia has amassed tens of thousands of well-equipped troops near the Ukrainian border in addition to the 25,000 troops it recently moved into Crimea, which Moscow seized last month, Britain's U.N. ambassador said on Sunday....
  • Glitzy Olivier Awards honors 'Mormon', 'Ghosts',

    LONDON (Reuters) - The London production of "Book of Mormon" won best musical at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, and its star Gavin Creel took home the award for best actor in a musical. A staging of Stephen Sondheim's one-time flop "Merrily We Roll Along"...
  • UK aerospace and defense firms fret over Scottish independence bid

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's aerospace and defense industries warned on Sunday that the sector could lose its global competitive edge as a result of Scotland's bid for independence, which is due to be decided by a referendum later this year. The ADS...
  • History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today

    History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today
    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England — The history play, that genre that at its best transcends the oft-quoted line in Shakespeare's "Richard II" — "let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories of the death of kings" — is making a striking...
  • Scottish leader urges voters to put aside politics for independence

    ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) - First Minister Alex Salmond on Saturday urged Scots to look beyond party politics and break the 307-year union with England when they vote in an independence referendum in September. Closing the Scottish National Party's...
  • Liverpool-Manchester City clash will decide title, say bookies

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest bookmaker believes that the winner of Sunday's crucial clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield is a certainty to win the Premier League title. William Hill is quoting odds of 1/10 on the winning team...
  • British investors demand banks stick to lockups on share sales

    LONDON (Reuters) - British investors have called upon investment banks to stick closer to lock-up agreements on sales of company shares after a major transaction, saying it would ensure more stable markets. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) -...