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  • Factbox: Famous Scots divided over independence

    In the battle over Scottish independence, a rising number of famous Scots have gone public with their views on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom to go it alone. Following is a list of some of the most famous Scots or Scottish residents...
  • FACTBOX-Sean Connery vs JK Rowling. Famous Scots divided over independence

    (Reuters) - In the battle over Scottish independence, a rising number of famous Scots have gone public with their views on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom to go it alone. Following is a list of some of the most famous Scots or Scottish...
  • Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer reveals prostate cancer, in detail

    Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer reveals prostate cancer, in detail
    Jeffrey Archer turned his attention from writing bestselling books on Sunday to tell the story of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, and the operation that followed -- in great detail. "After I had stripped down to my pants and donned a hospital...
  • Paul Greenberg: Europe remains Europe, more's the pity

    Others may have taken a three-day weekend for Memorial Day, but the news never stops. Especially out of Europe, which continues to produce more bad news than it can safely absorb, which may explain why it was the origin of two world wars during the last...
  • Britain's Labor Party hires ex-Obama aide Axelrod to help in election

    Britain's Labor Party hires ex-Obama aide Axelrod to help in election
    LONDON – Setting up an intriguing election battle, Britain’s opposition Labor Party announced Friday that it had hired President Obama’s chief campaign advisor to help the party return to power next year over the ruling Conservatives....
  • Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, prime minister!

    Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, prime minister!
    Prime Minister David Cameron is under fire for suggesting that Britain “should be more confident about our status as a Christian country.” That assertion came in a column the Tory leader wrote for the Church Times, an Anglican publication....
  • Great Escapes: Some Prisoners Just Had To Get Out

    Great Escapes: Some Prisoners Just Had To Get Out
    The state's first prison, Old New-Gate, built in 1773, was a former copper mine where the worst criminal offenders were sent to do hard labor. Convicts were kept in the mine's two shafts, one at 25 feet and the other more than 60 feet below ground. Escape...
  • AstraZeneca Rejects Pfizer's Take-It-Or-Leave-It-Offer

    LONDON — Britain's AstraZeneca on Monday rejected a sweetened and "final" offer from Pfizer, puncturing the U.S. drugmaker's plan for a merger to create the world's biggest pharmaceuticals group. The rebuff came nine hours after Pfizer said on...
  • The election of a new European parliament

    The coming weekend will see the election of a new European parliament. These elections traditionally are unsatisfactory because of the lack of a true and informed European electorate. This year they may provide an unprecedented shock. In France -- the...
  • British same-sex marriages to begin Saturday

    British same-sex marriages to begin Saturday
    LONDON -- Marriage-minded gays and lesbians can begin tying the knot in Britain on Saturday, becoming the latest same-sex couples in Europe and beyond to have the right to do so and fulfilling a dream made possible by a Conservative-led government. A...
  • AMC's 'Turn' taps into Revolutionary War spy intrigue

    AMC's 'Turn' taps into Revolutionary War spy intrigue
    RICHMOND, Va. — Seth Numrich can't quite get a straight answer. In character as Ben Tallmadge, the leader of a group of Revolutionary War spies known as the Culper Ring and a central character in the new AMC drama "Turn," he is interrogating a...
  • TV Picks: Game of Thrones, Turn, Inner Fish, Orphan Black

    TV Picks: Game of Thrones, Turn, Inner Fish, Orphan Black
    "Game of Thrones" April can no longer be considered the cruelist month because it marks the return of "Game of Thrones." Of the 52 weeks in a calendar year, only 10 are marked by new episodes of HBO's astonishingly ambitious and consistently amazing...