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Conductor Oramo ends UK’s Proms season with plea for music for children

LONDON (Reuters) – Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom’s BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out … Continue reading

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Conductor Oramo ends UK’s Proms season with plea for music for children

LONDON (Reuters) – Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom’s BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out … Continue reading

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Angelina Jolie, UK’s Hague, vow action against sexual violence in war

LONDON (Reuters) – Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague vowed on Tuesday to ensure the world’s first summit on ending sexual violence in conflict resulted in practical action to punish those responsible and help victims. Reuters: … Continue reading

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UK’s ITV to broadcast new Formula E series

LONDON (Reuters) – The new Formula E motor racing series will be broadcast on Britain’s ITV commercial television network, organizers said on Monday, a move that should help to raise the profile of the electric car races. Reuters: Entertainment News

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UK’s ITV to broadcast new Formula E series

LONDON (Reuters) – The new Formula E motor racing series will be broadcast on Britain’s ITV commercial television network, organizers said on Monday, a move that should help to raise the profile of the electric car races. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Edward Snowden delivers ‘alternative Christmas message’ on UK’s Channel 4

Channel 4 has a reputation for delivering an "alternative Christmas message" every year as a counterpoint to the Queen's annual Christmas address, and 2013 is no different: it tapped NSA leaker Edward Snowden to speak directly to UK citizens about … Continue reading

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Syria talks must bolster moderates, says UK’s Hague – BBC News

BBC News Syria talks must bolster moderates, says UK's HagueBBC NewsBolstering Syria's moderate opposition is crucial to excluding extremists from power in the war-gripped country, the UK's foreign secretary has said. William Hague was speaking as Arab and Western foreign … Continue reading

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UK’s Argos undercuts Tesco with 99.99 pound tablet

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Argos has entered the intensely competitive tablet computer market with a 99.99 pound ($ 160) own-brand product that is 16 percent cheaper than one launched by Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer, last month. Argos, owned by … Continue reading

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UK’s multitaskers take to Twitter to swap TV talk: report

LONDON (Reuters) – Tweeting and texting while watching TV is supplanting the traditional water-cooler chat about the previous night’s viewing among increasingly media-savvy Britons, the country’s telecoms regulator has found. Reuters: Entertainment News

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UK’s Ofcom to cut cost of switching superfast broadband provider

By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s telecoms regulator is imposing new constraints on BT Group Plc in its operation of Britain’s biggest fiber optic network, saying it aimed to make the market for superfast broadband services more competitive. BT … Continue reading

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