Stories by Jill Lawless

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Museum holds special bond

DUXFORD, England — As Britons ponder their place in Europe, a reopened museum serves as a reminder that the U.K. has often looked west to a “special relationship” with the United States.
By Jill Lawless

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Xi signs UK nuclear-power deal

LONDON — Britain will be China’s “partner of choice” in the West, Prime Minister David Cameron declared Wednesday, as China put down a $9.3 billion stake in the U.K.’s first nuclear plant since ...
By Jill Lawless

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

'Game of Thrones' feast includes some odd fare

LONDON - It takes a strong stomach to be a fan of Game of Thrones, a blood-soaked saga set in a brutal fantasy kingdom. It also takes a strong imagination to design a mouth-watering menu based on ...
By Jill Lawless

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

'Sound Man' records role in music history

LONDON - Glyn Johns is a walking rebuttal to the maxim that if you remember the 1960s, you weren't there.
By Jill Lawless

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Australian wins Booker Prize with wartime novel

LONDON - Australian writer Richard Flanagan won the Booker Prize on Tuesday with a visceral book about wartime brutality and its aftermath - a novel the head of the judging team said was as ...
By Jill Lawless

Monday, Jan. 20, 2014

Candles light theater's tragedies

LONDON - Shakespeare's Globe in London is adding a couple of innovations in its quest to give audiences a sense of theater as it was 400 years ago: a roof and candles. 
By Jill Lawless

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

Bridget to carry on without Darcy

LONDON - Readers, there is good news and bad news. Bridget Jones is back. But - brace yourselves - Mark Darcy is dead.
By Jill Lawless

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Royal baby named George

Royal baby will be named George Alexander Louis; 6 past British kings named George.
By Jill Lawless

Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Experts say remains are King Richard III

LEICESTER, England — A battle-scarred skeleton unearthed beneath a city parking lot is apparently the often reviled former king of England.
By Jill Lawless

Monday, July 30, 2012

London Games filled with gaffes

London Games have had their share of organizational mixups
By Jill Lawless

Monday, July 23, 2012

Leaks take away from suspense of ceremony

The London Olympics opening ceremony will be a grand spectacle - but will it be a surprise? In a word, no.
By Jill Lawless
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