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Cumberbatch’s ‘Sherlock’ back with ‘Downton’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Sherlock” starring Benedict Cumberbatch will return to public TV in January, keeping company on Sunday nights with the “Downton Abbey” crowd. Season three of the modern Sherlock Holmes mystery series will […]

10/23/2013

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Facebook works to warn users about violent content

LONDON (AP) — Facebook announced Tuesday it was working on new ways to keep users from stumbling across gruesome content on its website following an outcry over the discovery of beheading videos there. The controversy […]

10/22/2013

Britain's Professor Peter Higgs during a press conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)

Nobel winner Higgs once turned down knighthood

LONDON (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning scientist Peter Higgs says he is hoping to fully retire next year at the age of 85 — and that he once turned down a knighthood. Last week, Higgs won […]

10/15/2013

In this May 2, 2012 photo, Kate and Gerry McCann pose for the media with a missing poster depicting an age progression computer generated image of their daughter Madeleine at nine years of age, to mark her birthday and the 5th anniversary of her disappearance during a family vacation in southern Portugal in May 2007, during a news conference in London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

McCann disappearance timeline changed

LONDON (AP) — British police said Sunday the timeline and version of events surrounding the disappearance of Madeleine McCann has “significantly changed,” allowing them to build their most detailed reconstruction of the case yet. London’s […]

10/14/2013

The 37-storey skyscraper at 20 Fenchurch Street, right, which is still under construction is seen near Tower Bridge in the City of London, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

London skyscraper accused of melting car

LONDON (AP) — Developers of an unfinished skyscraper in central London say they are investigating the way the building reflects sunlight, after claims that the intense glare melted parts of a car parked nearby. The […]

09/03/2013

Broadcaster Sir David Frost (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)

David Frost, known for Nixon interview, dies

LONDON (AP) — Veteran British journalist and broadcaster David Frost, who won fame around the world for his TV interviews with former President Richard Nixon, has died, his family told the BBC. He was 74. […]

09/01/2013

Simon Cowell, a judge on the FOX series "The X Factor," looks on from the stage during a panel discussion on the show at the FOX 2013 Summer TCA press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

TV mogul Simon Cowell says he’ll be a dad

LONDON (AP) — British TV mogul Simon Cowell says he’s looking forward to being a father, his first public confirmation that he will be having a child with married New York socialite Lauren Silverman. Cowell, […]

08/20/2013

A digital screen in the lobby of the Washington Post building shows the newspapers website, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Pro-Assad group claims responsibility for hacking Post website

(AP) – A group that supports Syrian President Bashar Assad is claiming responsibility for today’s hacking of the Washington Post website. The Post says that for about 30 minutes this morning, readers of some of […]

08/15/2013

These FBI photos show Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (l-r), brothers identified by the FBI as suspects number 1 and 2 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo)

Marathon bombing suspects met conspiracy theorist

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer says the Boston Marathon bombing suspects befriended a brain-damaged anti-U.S. government conspiracy theorist through their mother’s job years before the attack. Attorney Jason Rosenberg says he represents the family of […]

08/06/2013

This publicity image released by BBC America shows Jodie Whittaker as Beth Latimer, right, and Andrew Buchan as Mark Latimer from the series "Broadchurch." (AP Photo/BBC America, Patrick Redmond)

After gripping Britain, ‘Broadchurch’ to hit US

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Another popular British TV series is getting exported to the U.S. to hopefully grip American viewers. “Broadchurch” is a murder mystery drama centered on the killing of a young boy […]

07/25/2013

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