France defends freedom of speech after violent protests
Meanwhile, jittery European nations stepped up security in the wake of last week's attacks in France that claimed 17 lives.
#FreedomOfSpeech: What that means in the US, Britain and France
Does France need a First Amendment? After the attack on a French satirical paper that relentlessly flexes its freedom of expression, here's a look at rights in Europe.
To publish or not to publish Charlie Hebdo's cartoons?
It’s a dilemma editors worldwide are grappling with after the fatal shooting at the Paris office of the satirical French newspaper.
Did [redacted] help the US torture?
Britain grapples with its own role in the torture and detention of terror suspects.
The BBC switched to robotic cameras to save money. Maybe that wasn’t a good idea (VIDEO)
But it is hilarious.
Watch this pregnant woman blast anti-abortion activists for 'making people feel guilty'
'I think this is wrong on so many levels,' said the woman.
It's still okay to kick guys in the crotch on British TV, just not in porn
Sex industry workers say new internet porn restrictions don't make sense.
New report finds UK's MI5 could not have stopped Lee Rigby's brutal murder
The murder horrified the country but also raised questions for Britain's domestic spy agency MI5 when it emerged they had been aware of the men before the attack.
5 things government whistleblowers say you must know
The US government sees Americans as 'the enemy' and other common sense advice in the Snowden era.
Inside the troubled history of Britain's fight against extremism
Where does free speech end and incitement begin?
Putin plans to leave G20 early after West blasts Russia over Ukraine
"I guess I’ll shake your hand but I have only one thing to say to you: you need to get out of Ukraine," Canadian PM Stephen Harper said to Putin.
This week in lonely battles: David Cameron vs. the EU
The UK’s spat with Brussels is straining Britain’s relations with the rest of Europe and giving the prime minister a headache at home.
Britain says it won't support Mediterranean migrant rescue operations
Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron has put curbing immigration at the center of efforts to renegotiate Britain's membership of the EU.
Royal Marines en route to fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone find a moment to celebrate the Corps 350th birthday
Never forget a birthday.
England's National Health Service appeals for more government funds
Created in 1948 after World War II, the NHS paid for through taxation and provides universal healthcare free at the point of delivery.
Ebola hits home in Britain even with no victims
Struggling to find the right note of caution at home, the UK is sending aid and volunteers abroad to help with the crisis.
England, Northern Ireland brace for more health worker strikes
Demonstrations continue as the government refuses to budge on protesters’ demand for 1 percent wage hike.
UK to Assad: After we deal with the Islamic State, you're next!
GlobalPost interviews British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the strategy for defeating IS and the Assad regime.
Concerned Obama's war against the Islamic State is a clusterf*ck? Here's how Britain sees it
Exclusive: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond explains the grand strategy for Syria and Iraq.
David Cameron heading the wrong direction on human rights, experts say
Breaking with the European Convention could set the UK back 50 years in human rights progress and have negative global impact.
Ebola could reach France and UK by the end of the month
"It's really a lottery," said Derek Gatherer of Britain's Lancaster University, an expert in viruses who has been tracking the epidemic.
Horror in Britain over IS hostage beheading
Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes to the 47-year-old taxi driver who went to the region as a volunteer to deliver aid.
Islamic State says it has executed British hostage Alan Henning
In the 1-minute video, the Islamic State also revealed another hostage: American Peter Kassig.
Britain’s Big Society is smaller than you may think
The UK’s Conservative leaders are overhauling the welfare system with austerity and promises of tax cuts. But as the economy is booming for the fortunate, the poor are getting poorer.
Freelance evangelist says ‘there is no hope for Britain,’ except maybe with UKIP
The UK’s equivalent of the John 3:16 guy believes in comfortable shoes and thinks the right-wing United Kingdom Independence Party is on a roll.
What’s next for Scotland?
Disappointed independence supporters look to the future.
The 'benchies' of Edinburgh have something to say
Democracy with a side of Sambuca in the Scottish capital’s working class neighborhoods.
‘Please, please don’t kill him': British Muslims offer pleas for IS hostage
The Islamic State's most recent threat, to British taxi driver Alan Henning, has drawn deeply personal appeals.
As bombs fall in Syria, Britain inches toward war
Cameron gathers support for strikes against the Islamic State.
Things rich people do: Blanket their luxury Mercedes in Swarovski crystals
Was there really nothing better to do with that kind of money?
The economy, stupid, behind Scotland's 'No' vote
Scotland voted to stay in the UK, but not out of love.