Before 'Jihadi John,' Mohammed Emwazi was 'extremely gentle, soft-spoken'
After the naming of Islamic State's masked henchman, his alleged extreme violence gives an urgent note to the efforts to understand who he is and where he came from.
For richer, for poorer: Jihadi John is a reminder that extremism comes in all shapes and sizes
Analysis: The White House's focus on poverty as the main cause of extremism may not tell the whole story.
Here's why the UK is sending troops to Ukraine after the ceasefire
A scathing report from the House of Lords accused Britain and other EU members of 'sleep-walking into the current crisis.'
London Mayor Boris Johnson expounds on Boston's Olympic bid
GlobalPost exclusive: Johnson says the 2012 Games transformed the UK capital. 'There was a huge charge of good feeling, euphoria, serotonin.'
Alan Turing's family demands the UK pardon 49,000 convicted gays
'The Imitation Game' scientist was posthumously pardoned for homosexual acts. His supporters want the royals to do the same for thousands convicted under 'gross indecency' laws.
After apparent Al Shabaab mall threat, shoppers keep calm and carry on
Security is heightened at malls from Minnesota to Paris but officials see no sign of attack plans.
Come home, families beg Syria-bound UK schoolgirls
The three girls flew to Istanbul on a Turkish Airlines flight from London's Gatwick airport.
Cheering for the Islamic State on Facebook can get you jailed in the UK
In the US material support for terrorism is banned. But in Britain, even social media posts and T-shirts can be foul play.
Before John Oliver got angry about it, UK women were already slamming the 'Barbie Bus'
Wait, but don't ladies like pink?
Nearly half of women murdered by men in the UK are killed by their current or former partner
It's a global problem.
UK taxpayers could buy a lot with the millions spent policing Julian Assange
It’s cost over $15 million to keep cops watching the Ecuadorean Embassy in London where the wanted WikiLeaker has holed up for nearly three years.
A UK politician the internet loves to mock could become prime minister
If only the Brits didn't find him so awkward.
West presses Putin to back 'last-chance' Ukraine peace bid
Western leaders challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday to prove he wants peace in Ukraine.
This stand-up comic is so funny he doesn't have to speak
Which is great, because his disability won't allow him to talk anyway.
British kids recognize beer brands better than those of ice cream, cookies and chips
Foster's is more familiar than McVitie's.
Three adults and an embryo are OK in the UK
If the bill becomes law, the UK will become the world’s first country to legalize the creation of embryos using DNA from three different people.
Is the NFL moving to London?
American football mulls a franchise abroad.
It looks like Americans might be stuck eating Hershey's from now on
Or there's about to be a booming black-market trade in Cadbury eggs.
5 things to know about the UK elections
Point 1: Anything can happen.
Manhunts, death threats as Europe on high terror alert
The suspected mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large. Meanwhile, fresh protests broke out in Pakistan where thousands gathered to chant angry slogans and burn French flags.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
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?