EU blocks multi-billion-dollar takeover of Britain's O2

The European Union on Wednesday blocked the takeover of Telefonica's O2 mobile operator in Britain by CK Hutchison Holdings, which owns the network Three, saying the merger would leave British consumers with higher prices and less choices.

Cameron pledges vessels for NATO migrant mission in Aegean Sea

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Monday to send a British naval ship, an armed helicopter and three border-control boats to bolster NATO forces in the Aegean Sea, as he urged Europe to focus on stopping migrant traffickers.