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Stories with organization: United Kingdom government
  • Britain's Cameron: Independent Catalonia would be out of EU 
    Updated: Sep-04-15 11:20 am

    MADRID - British Prime Minister David Cameron says the Catalonia region of Spain would be forced to leave the European Union if separatists manage to pull off a secession drive and carve out a new Mediterranean nation.

  • Correction: Australia-Obit-Great Escape story story has photos
    Updated: Sep-02-15 4:52 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - In a story Aug. 28 about a World War II Australian pilot who took part in a mass escape from a German prison camp, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the three prisoners who successfully made it home was Danish. He was, in fact, Dutch.

  • More people attending Revolutionary War park in Greensboro 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 10:04 am

    GREENSBORO, North Carolina - More people are visiting the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro, site of a key Revolutionary War battle.

  • In Islamic State war, like others, heritage always a target story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 6:07 pm

    CAIRO - A nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra this week was the latest victim in the Islamic State group's campaign of destruction of historic sites across the territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.

  • UAE army frees British hostage as al-Qaida expands in Yemen story has photos
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:49 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The United Arab Emirates said Sunday that its military freed a British hostage who was kidnapped 18 months ago by al-Qaida in Yemen, which has expanded its reach amid fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents.

  • Sweden drops some sex cases against Assange story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 4:07 pm

    HELSINKI - Swedish prosecutors on Thursday dropped cases of lesser sexual misconduct against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange but said they still want to question him on accusations of rape made after his visit to Stockholm five years ago.

  • Bell recovered from wreck of UK battleship sunk in WWII 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 1:59 pm

    LONDON - An American philanthropist and investor has recovered a bell from a British battleship that was sunk in the North Atlantic during World War II.

  • Migrant crisis alarms Britain - but fears clash with facts 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 10:01 am

    LEYSDOWN-ON-SEA, England - This summer, Britain's headlines have been dominated by one story - thousands of migrants massing in France, aiming to get to England through the Channel Tunnel. Britain's jingoistic tabloids say it's an invasion. Prime Minister David Cameron has called the Syrians, Afghans, Eritreans and others "a swarm" headed for British shores.