Jan 19, 2016

Britain's most gay-friendly employer: MI5

Britain’s MI5 spy agency was on Tuesday named the country’s best employer for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender diversity. The domestic counterintelligence and security agency came top of the annual Workplace Equality Index conducted by Stonewall, an LGBT rights charity. It found the ...

Alan Rickman made villainy delicious

Jan 15, 2016

Alan Rickman made villainy delicious

Alan Rickman made wickedness delicious. Reviewing Rickman’s breakout role as a scheming hedonist aristocrat in the play “Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” Guardian newspaper critic Nicholas de Jongh likened the actor to “a cat who knows the way to the cream.” Rickman, who died of cancer ...

Jan 10, 2016

Cameron to outline plan offering parents lessons on child-rearing

All British parents will be encouraged to take government-run parenting classes under plans due to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron, The Observer newspaper reported Sunday. A previous scheme to educate parents from under-privileged backgrounds after the 2011 London riots flopped, attracting around ...

Britain's Prince George, 2, has first day at nursery

Jan 7, 2016

Britain's Prince George, 2, has first day at nursery

Britain’s Prince George had his first day at nursery on Wednesday, prompting his proud mother, Kate, to take his photograph as she and Prince William dropped him off. The two pictures, released by royal officials, show the 2-year-old prince in a navy blue quilted ...

Islamic State militants execute five 'spies,' threaten Britain

Jan 4, 2016

Islamic State militants execute five 'spies,' threaten Britain

The Islamic State group threatened Britain in an Internet video Sunday showing the killing of five “spies” it said worked with the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The SITE Intelligence Group said the video shows five men from ...