| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:42 AM
The poet C.J. Allen has withdrawn his poem, “Explaining the Plot of Blade Runner to My Mother Who Has Alzheimers,” from the shortlist of Britain's Forward Poetry prize after admitting to plagiarizing some early poems. The award for single best...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:37 PM
The United States will host Britain in the first round of the 2014 Davis Cup, according to the United States Tennis Assn.
The competition will be held from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 at a venue and on a surface to be determined by the USTA.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:51 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Sporadic gunfire and explosions continued at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall early Tuesday, with local media reporting that security forces were still fighting "one or two" gunmen inside.
Earlier, the Interior Ministry had tweeted...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:58 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Forensic experts were sifting through the rubble at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall Wednesday, looking for clues to the identities of the militants who attacked the complex, as shocked Kenyans demanded to know how 10 to 15 gunmen held...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:25 PM
If the elegant cars of Formula One racing are thoroughbreds, "Rush," the new film set in that world, is more of a mixed breed. When screenwriter Peter Morgan candidly calls this "a British independent film directed by a Hollywood director," he is...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:55 AM
LONDON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron launched an investigation Monday into whether universities, prisons, Muslim charities and the Internet have been allowed to become a “conveyor belt” of Islamist radicalization of the kind that...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A unique new haunted attraction opening this summer at a small United Kingdom theme park will combine a walk-through horror maze featuring live actors with a dark ride journey inside an abandoned mine shaft.
The Hobs Pit maze and ride is set to open...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:15 AM
British actress Olivia Colman knows a thing or two about being glued to a TV.
“’Dallas!’ ‘Dallas!’ ‘Dallas!’” she said during a recent trip to Beverly Hills. “That was my show … and 'The...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:23 PM
On Sunday night, when Scottish-born actor Peter Capaldi was revealed to be taking over the magic screwdriver to portray Doctor Who in the cultishly popular BBC sci-fi series of the same name, many American fans greeted the news with some confusion....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:41 PM
LONDON – A royal baby boy was born Monday to Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, after weeks of anticipation and excitement among fans of the royal family over the arrival of a new heir to the British throne.
The child was born...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The royal baby has arrived and the House of Windsor now has an heir, a spare and a son of a spare. The Britain’s monarchal lineup is pretty much locked in place for the next 100 years.
Yes, tragedy or the unexpected may intrude. No one foresaw the...