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Britain’s king of gaffes celebrates his 90th birthday

Tweet . Britain’s Prince Philip, renowned for his blunt talk and verbal gaffes, turned 90 on Friday, spending the day as he has much of life … Continue reading Britain's king of gaffes celebrates his 90th birthday

Britain’s battle over privacy law descends to farce

LONDON (Reuters) – An increasingly farcical game of cat-and-mouse between Britain’s media and celebrities, Twitter users and the judiciary prompted Prime Minister David Cameron to promise a review of Continue reading Britain's battle over privacy law descends to farce

Britain’s deputy prime minister says the country’s plaintiff-friendly libel laws have become an international embarrassment and must be changed … Continue reading Britain Vows To Change 'embarrassing' Libel Law

Helen Mirren, the actress who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II, has attacked modern Britain as being ‘angry’ and ‘cruel’, and said she would feel more at home in France. She also said that the tradition of British decency was declining. “I”m under the impression that this notion is disappearing from [...] Continue reading Britain is ‘cruel and angry’, says Helen Mirren

Only a perceived slight to the Armed Forces could get British newspapers so indignant. The prime minister, David Cameron, is expected to tell … Continue reading Britain's fiscal sword cuts swath through defence budget