Scotland Yard's crime collection goes on display at Museum of London
From the first case solved thanks to a fingerprint in 1905 to the ropes used to hang prisoners, a new exhibition in London displays hundreds of exhibits kept under wraps by Scotlan
UK's Cameron bows to pressure to take more Syrian refugees
The change in policy will apply to Syrians already living in refugee camps.
Titanic's last luncheon menu expected to fetch up to $70,000 at auction
More than a century ago, first-class passengers aboard the ill-fated Titanic ate grilled mutton chops and custard pudding.
Cancer-sniffing dogs to aid British doctors in trials
A dog's remarkable sense of smell can detect minute odors known to be associated with many cancers.
Europe's refugee response is totally lopsided
Powerful Britain is little more than a bit player in Europe's refugee drama. Meanwhile struggling countries like Greece and Italy are overwhelmed.
7 people confirmed dead in Shoreham Airshow plane crash
A small jet failed to complete a second loop and crashed into several cars on a major road by Shoreham Airport in West Sussex, England.
Whoever masterminded the Bangkok bombing was acting on home turf, police say
It's 'unlikely' that international terrorist groups were behind Monday's deadly bombing in Bangkok.
This man’s been searching for the Loch Ness monster for over 20 years
And he won't stop until he finds it.
Why the world's biggest human rights group wants to decriminalize prostitution
Amnesty International has taken lots of flak for its stance.
The British Library needs your help deciphering the inscription on this medieval sword
'NDXOXCHWDRGHDXORVI' — What does it mean?!
Climate study: butterflies on the brink
Only aggressive efforts to rein in global warming coupled with a rethinking of the British countryside will save many native species of butterfly, according to a study published Mo
Despite a glut, British supermarkets are suddenly running out of milk
This is all the result of a global domino effect.
Amnesty International is about to make sex trafficking easier, worldwide
Commentary: A misguided policy suggests that boys will be boys, so we shouldn’t bother trying to stop them.
If Bernie Sanders were running in Britain, he might actually win
If 'socialist' Jeremy Corbyn keeps up his lead among Labour's voters, the UK could one day have a vegetarian prime minister who eliminates nukes and college tuition.
British town appoints first jester in 700 years
A small British town has appointed its first resident jester in more than 700 years, naming him in an elaborate medieval ceremony.
Former British PM caught up in child sex abuse claim
A former prime minister was drawn into the complex web of historic child sex abuse allegations in Britain Monday, when the police watchdog announced an investigation involving 1970s leader Edward Heath.
Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash
Members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people killed when a private jet crashed into a car auction lot in Britain, Saudi Arabia's embassy in London and British police said Saturday.
Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash
Members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people who died when a private jet crashed in Britain, Saudi Arabia's embassy in London said Saturday.
Minister intervenes to give Chinese artist Ai Weiwei full UK visa
The celebrated dissident will be allowed stay in Britain for six months instead of four weeks.
Over half of the UK wants marijuana reform but the government is being a total buzzkill
Experience has taught UK politicians that a liberal take on drugs doesn’t pay politically.
China artist Ai Weiwei says Britain restricted his visa
Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa and restricted him to a three-week trip because he did not declare a "criminal conviction" in his application, he cited an embassy official as saying Thursday.
If a UK union gets its way, Uber will offer benefits to its British drivers
The company has 15,000 drivers in London and expects that number will jump to 42,000 next year.
Weed lovers in UK and Australia could be celebrating soon
A petition will force the UK's Parliament to debate marijuana legalization.
The UK’s pedophilia scandal is even worse than anybody thought
New papers may supply a missing piece of evidence supporting allegations that British officials knew senior members of government were sexually abusing children.
A group of artists found the perfect way to protest anti-homeless spikes
As homelessness has increased in London, so have the spikes.
Queen Elizabeth II owns all of the UK's swans. And every year, she counts them
GlobalPost went on a 'swan upping.' It was wild.
David Cameron says Iraq War has almost nothing to do with why people join the Islamic State
Analysis: It's no surprise that Western government officials would want to downplay the impact of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. But the UK prime minister went further than that.
Watch a 9-year-old Scottish kid eat the world's hottest chili pepper
You've been good all week, reading wonky stuff about Greek debt and the Iran nuclear deal. Here's your reward.
Let's learn something from what happened in Northern Ireland
This story is hopeful. It is also instructive.
Hear what UK police are airing on the radio to stop girls from fleeing to Syria
'You can talk to your daughter about her feelings ... see changes in her behavior or signs that she may be about to travel to a conflict that millions are desperate to escape.'
Prince William gets a new job with an air ambulance company
The Duke of Cambridge says flying helicopters helps him stay grounded.