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  • News Corp. third-quarter profit climbs; revenue up 14%

    News Corp. third-quarter profit climbs; revenue up 14%
    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to split into two entities, and the company's fiscal third-quarter financials illustrated why: Its cable television and film properties continue to flex their muscles while the publishing unit's profit exhibited...
  • The scoop on airline taxes, changing travel dates and more

     The scoop on airline taxes, changing travel dates and more
    Some answers to readers' airline questions: Question: I understand that London's Heathrow Airport has a horrendous arrival fee. Is the same true for Stansted and Gatwick, London's two other airports? Answer: I'm not sure if you're referring to the...
  • NBC News expected to name ITV's Deborah Turness as next president

    NBC News expected to name ITV's Deborah Turness as next president
    NBC News is expected to name Deborah Turness, a prominent British TV journalist, to be its next president. Currently editor of Britain's ITV News, Turness will take the position that was previously held by Steve Capus, who resigned from NBC News in...
  • Fox adds a fifth Gordon Ramsay series as part of a multiyear deal

    Fox adds a fifth Gordon Ramsay series as part of a multiyear deal
    Gordon Ramsay, the temperamental British chef, has been a fixture on Fox since the 2005 debut of "Hell's Kitchen." Now the network is extending the relationship with Ramsay even further with a multiyear deal that includes a new fifth show to star him,...
  • 'Star Wars' sequel to shoot in Britain

    'Star Wars' sequel to shoot in Britain
    The force is returning to Britain. Disney-owned Lucasfilm announced Friday that production of "Star Wars: Episode VII" will take place in the United Kingdom, the latest example of a high-profile Hollywood movie filming outside California. Another big...
  • Princess Beatrice steps out in style for Royal Ascot races

    Princess Beatrice steps out in style for Royal Ascot races
    While the former Kate Middleton prepares for her new baby, another young royal is stepping into the spotlight: Princess Beatrice. Yes, she of deer-antler royal wedding hat fame. The 24-year-old royal is the daughter of Queen Elizabeth's second son,...
  • Assange could be long-term guest at Ecuadorean embassy in London

    Assange could be long-term guest at Ecuadorean embassy in London
    LONDON -- Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, is prepared to stay holed up inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London for as long as five years if necessary in order to avoid extradition to Sweden to face what he says are politically...
  • Snowden says U.S. and Britain spy on friends as well as foes

    Snowden says U.S. and Britain spy on friends as well as foes
    In the middle of the G-8 summit in Northern Ireland early this week, the host, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and his closest international partner, President Obama, were embarrassed by the latest revelations of secret spying sprung on them by...
  • Without warrant, Hong Kong unlikely to act against Snowden

    Without warrant, Hong Kong unlikely to act against Snowden
    BEIJING -- Hong Kong authorities are not likely to take action against their most famous fugitive, Edward Snowden, unless the United States issues a warrant for his arrest, a former legislator said. "The Hong Kong government will do nothing until the U....
  • RADAR 2013 coming in September, featuring Britain's Complicite

    RADAR 2013 coming in September, featuring Britain's Complicite
    The second edition of RADAR L.A.-- the Los Angeles festival dedicated to contemporary theater from around the world -- is scheduled to begin Sept. 24 and will feature a number of presitigious companies, including the critically acclaimed British group...
  • Getting to know Neil Gaiman

    Getting to know Neil Gaiman
    AUSTIN, Texas — In Neil Gaiman's passport case, on a scrap of paper beside his green card, are two verses of an unfinished work called "Pirate Stew." "I assume it's for kids," Gaiman said. "But it's only two verses... and it just sits there, and...