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Why GPS could keep its American accent

Feb 8, 2013
The European Union is taking a hard look this week at its Galileo navigation system -- an alternative to American GPS. Galileo is so far costing three times what was projected.

Where they celebrate Independence Day in the U.K.

Jul 4, 2012
George Washington's ancestral home in England, Washington Old Hall, is an historic estate which might be the only place in the U.K. that throws a party for our Independence Day.

Queen's Diamond Jubilee brings joy and complaints

Jun 4, 2012
Britain is marking Queen Elizabeth’s 60-year reign, but some complain the celebrations and extra public holidays cost too much in a recession.

Campaign for Scotland's independence launches

May 25, 2012
Supporters of cutting Scotland loose from the rest of the United Kingdom kicked off their independence campaign today. A key part of the U.K.'s wealth is the oil under the North Sea, which would become Scottish territory.

Help take a bite out of cybercrime, mate

Nov 2, 2011
Yesterday, the British government challenged China and Russia in how the countries regulate the Internet. The remarks came from the opening speech...

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Riots have died down but the online wars in England are heating up

Aug 12, 2011
While the UK government is considering whether to shut down Twitter so the people using the service for "ill" won't have a way to communicate, the...

The sheepish sheepdog

Jun 27, 2011
It reads almost like the plot line of a Woody Allen movie: There's a new workplace hazard for Ci, a Border Collie, who was born and bred to herd ...