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  • Kristen Wiig stops by 'Tonight Show' as boy bander Harry Styles

    Kristen Wiig stops by 'Tonight Show' as boy bander Harry Styles
    Kristen Wiig's impersonation days aren't over yet! The "Saturday Night Live" alum stopped by Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" on Tuesday in character as British boy bander Harry Styles.  Thing is, it turns out she knows very little about the heartthrob One...
  • In Britain, fledgling fracking industry runs into opposition

    In Britain, fledgling fracking industry runs into opposition
    SALFORD, England — Just a few yards from the messy camper van where he now spends his nights, Hytham Chlouk points through some winter-stricken trees at what he calls "the death star." It's a giant derrick that rises high in a clearing behind a...
  • Old Globe's Barry Edelstein is thinking big about the Bard

     Old Globe's Barry Edelstein is thinking big about the Bard
    SAN DIEGO — A fascinating experiment is underway at San Diego's flagship theater, the Old Globe. Now under the leadership of Barry Edelstein, the theater is seeking a return to the form of its Tony-winning heyday under Jack O'Brien. Can the Globe'...
  • No union, no pound, British official warns Scots backing independence

    No union, no pound, British official warns Scots backing independence
    LONDON – Escalating the fight against secession, the British government warned Thursday that Scotland would lose the right to continue using the pound as its currency if voters there say yes to a historic referendum on independence this fall....
  • Marcel Theroux's 'Strange Bodies' eerily updates 'Frankenstein'

    Marcel Theroux's 'Strange Bodies' eerily updates 'Frankenstein'
    Marcel Theroux takes identity theft to a new level in "Strange Bodies," a literary science fiction novel as entertaining as it is thought-provoking and disturbing. The author of four previous novels, Theroux was a finalist for both the National Book Award...
  • Snow polo for China's 1%

    Snow polo for China's 1%
    TIANJIN, China — Next to buffet tables groaning with spare ribs and stir-fried noodles, the Buenos Aires Marching Band — splendid in red, white and blue regalia — tuned up for their halftime performance at the Snow Polo World Cup 2014....
  • Bank of England indicates rate hike isn't imminent

    Bank of England indicates rate hike isn't imminent
    The Bank of England sought Wednesday to assure markets and businesses it won't raise its key interest rate any time soon despite a faster-than-expected decline in Britain's jobless rate. The central bank previously said it would consider raising its...
  • Ben Kingsley talks resurrecting the Mandarin for ‘All Hail the King’

     
    Ben Kingsley is back as the Mandarin — or more precisely, actor Trevor Slattery — in Marvel's new one-shot, “All […]...
  • British Folio Prize announces its first, American-laden shortlist

    British Folio Prize announces its first, American-laden shortlist
    Congratulations to the five Americans who appear on the first shortlist of the British Folio Prize. The shortlist, announced Monday, is eight authors long. In addition to the Americans, one Canadian and two British-born authors are on the list. The...
  • A luxurious putter around Britain aboard the Patricia

    A luxurious putter around Britain aboard the Patricia
    SWANSEA, Wales — The Patricia is a small, hardworking ship that putters around the coast of England and Wales, tending buoys and lighthouses. At 283 feet long, it's about a quarter the length of Cunard's vaunted Queen Mary 2 ocean liner. And yet...
  • 800,000-year-old footprints found in England -- then they washed away

    800,000-year-old footprints found in England -- then they washed away
    A team of British scientists have found what they believe to be the oldest human footprints in Europe, dating back at least 800,000 years.  Analysis of the prints revealed they were likely made by five early humans including men, women and children...