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.
13 climate change activists block Heathrow traffic with bike locks and plaster casts
They were protesting the proposed plan to build a third runway.
Tennis: Djokovic shatters Federer dream to win third Wimbledon
Defending champion Novak Djokovic won a third Wimbledon title and a ninth Grand Slam crown on Sunday, shattering Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth All England Club triumph.
Trailer for 'When Terror Gets Old,' GlobalPost's new mini-doc
At a time when it feels like Britain and the US are waging an endless war on terror, Northern Ireland is a reminder that all wars eventually end and even terrorists get old.
Britain pays tribute to 7/7 victims 10 years after London bombings
US-BRITAIN-SECURITY-JULY7:Britain pays tribute to 7/7 victims 10 years after London bombings
Britain falls silent to remember 30 killed in Tunisian gun attack
It was the country's worst loss of life in a militant attack in a decade.
Londoners are dealing with the city's heat wave in the most British way ever
And it looks like the sweltering heat will be stretching into next week.
Queen Elizabeth warns of 'dangerous' division in Europe
Though Buckingham Palace insisted that her speech was politically neutral, newspapers in Britain questioned that assessment.
Rwandan spy chief arrested for war crimes in London
British police have arrested the head of Rwanda's intelligence service on a Spanish warrant relating to alleged crimes during the conflict in the 1990s, officials said Tuesday, spa
Foodmageddon could be just 3 steps away
This report of hypothetical scenarios is kind of scary — and that's good business for the insurance company that commissioned it.
Stowaway found alive on Johannesburg-London flight is in 'critical condition'
London police also found the body of a dead man on a roof under the flight path and were trying to work out if he could have fallen from the plane.
After today, you won't get to swoon over new pictures of Prince Harry in fatigues anymore
After 10 years of service and two tours in Afghanistan, the prince is leaving the army.
Three UK sisters feared headed for Syria with 9 children in tow
Three British sisters are feared to have traveled with their nine children to join up with jihadists in Syria, a lawyer for the children's parents said Monday.
Britain wants to fight female genital mutilation by taking away passports
Those who break the law may be imprisoned for up to five years.
Some UK schools are using 'anti-radicalization software' to spy on kids, because terrorism
A child is never too young to start on the path toward violent jihad, according to the logic of Britain's Counter-Terrorism and Security Act of 2015. Well, there's an app for that.
Last all-male Oxford University college opens doors to women
'There's absolutely no reason why we should have a male only education,' said Werner Jeanrond, master of the college.