Jodie Ginsberg

British cities clean up after burning and looting

British cities began on Wednesday to clean up shopping streets littered with debris from a night of looting by gangs of hooded youths.

Violence erupts for fourth night in Britain

Rioters broke into stores and torched cars in central England on Tuesday as Britain's worst riots for decades entered a fourth night, police said.

Regrets? I’ve had a few, says Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he regretted the uproar caused by his hiring of a former newspaper editor.

Cameron follows Murdoch into eye of the storm

British Prime Minister David Cameron will be grilled by Parliament on Wednesday about his decision to employ a former tabloid newspaper editor.

Murdoch flies to London to tackle phone-hack crisis

Rupert Murdoch flies to London on Saturday to deal with the escalating phone-hacking crisis engulfing his British newspapers business.

Lawmakers debate Murdoch press phone-hacking claims

British lawmakers will hold an emergency debate on Wednesday over a phone-hacking scandal at the <i>News of the World</i>.

Britons punish Lib Dems for coalition role

British voters punished the Liberal Democrats for their role in a deficit-cutting government on Friday by deserting the party in local elections.

UK’s Lib Dems consider Conservative govt offer

Britain's Liberal Democrat leader will seek backing from senior party members on Saturday for a possible deal with the Conservatives.

UK faces government without single party majority

Britain's opposition Conservatives look on course to be the largest party in Parliament after the closest election in three decades.

UK bails out banks with £37bn

Britain bailed out three major banks with £37-billion on Monday as governments around Europe boosted confidence in the battered industry.

Britain to inject up to £50bn into UK banks

Britain will inject up to £50-billion of government money into the country's banks as part of a multibillion-pound package.

Ireland bids fond farewell to ‘high altar of rugby’

It was cramped, often bitterly cold, and had a railway line running through it yet Ireland's Lansdowne Road -- the world's oldest rugby union Test venue -- will be much missed. Ireland played their last Test at the Dublin stadium on Sunday, bidding the ''grand Old Lady'' farewell in fine style.

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