Benedict Cumberbatch reading Kafka's 'Metamorphosis' is as glorious as it sounds
How do you improve on a literary masterpiece? By letting Benedict Cumberbatch read it aloud to you.
UK police arrest 7 in multimillion pound gem heist
Three of the suspects are pensioners. The oldest of the bunch is 76.
Prince Charles to meet IRA leader in a historic first
More than 30 years after his great-uncle was killed by an IRA bomb, Charles was set to meet Gerry Adams.
Police say over 700 Britons have traveled to Syria, half now home
British police are worried that they now pose a terrorism threat.
Court forces Prince Charles to release 'black spider memos'
It took 10 years, but the press prevailed in its freedom of information request.
EU casts shadow over Cameron's election success
David Cameron barely had time to toast his stunning election victory before attention turned to Britain's future in Europe and the onerous task of quelling rebellious eurosceptics
Thailand’s latest skin-whitening fad might be the most disturbing one yet
And like all the others, it doesn't really work.
Thanks for voting. Now the queen can go back to ruling Britain
Your move, your majesty.
Labour's Miliband steps down after UK election 'humiliation'
After a crushing defeat, Miliband says it's time for someone else to lead the Labour party.
Brace yourselves, the UK Conservatives just won an outright majority
The UK will almost certainly shift farther to the right in the next few years.
The UK’s election results are pretty shocking
David Cameron’s Conservatives defied all polls to claim an outright majority.
Scottish nationalist elected youngest UK MP since 1667
Mhairi Black pledges to pursue progressive policies while in office.
Britain's far-right UKIP leaders say the darndest things about minorities and women
And yet over the years the UK Independence Party managed to take votes from both Labour and the Conservatives.
UK newspapers don’t even pretend to be nonpartisan about elections
One newspaper editor emailed subscribers to urge them to vote Conservative Party.
The UK election is underway. And it's going to be a close one
Good thing it's legal to be drunk when voting in the UK.
Here's everything we can tell you about the UK election (LIVE BLOG)
It's a good thing it is legal to be drunk when you are voting in UK elections.
Why British journalists can’t report exit polls on election day
The first rule of reporting the UK election is: You do not talk about the UK election.
How the UK election could affect the global war on drugs
The leading politicians just say no, but the rise of smaller parties means more pressure to reform Britain's drug laws.
Princess Charlotte's birth certificate proves royals do paperwork just like us — sort of
It's hard to fit royal titles on government forms.
British election raises questions of legitimacy
if Labour secures a majority, it could take control of Downing Street, despite having technically lost.
Charlotte Elizabeth Diana might never meet a hedgehog
The West European hedgehog, Britain’s only spiny mammal, is heading toward extinction.
Meet Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Britain's new princess
Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have named their newborn daughter in honor of her late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth.
Britain's new princess meets royal family members
US-BRITAIN-ROYALBABY:Britain's new princess meets royal family members
Scottish secessionists could be the UK election's big winner
They used to have low turnouts. But on May 7 the Scots are set to vote in greater numbers than the English, Welsh or Northern Irish, and largely for their pro-independence party.
World Naked Gardening Day is right now
Yes, this is a thing now — especially in the English countryside.
Cameron's Conservatives have at least one New York billionaire's vote
But Mike Bloomberg also gave a couple of reasons some of the public won't be voting that way.
The two-party system in the UK is gone
British politics used to be simple. Now the two-party system is a thing of the past and next month’s election is one of the most hotly contested in years.
British economic growth slows sharply before election
Gross domestic product expanded by just .3 percent between January and March of this year.
The British media rehearses the queen's death at least once a year
Queen Elizabeth II turned 90 this week. And the royal press wants to make sure it is ready for the inevitable.
The success of these candidates will tell us a lot about the UK's future
Read this and sound clever down the pub.
Belfast thinks Jon Snow is a real bastard
One resident called for 'Game of Thrones' actor Kit Harington's 'ballix knacked in' after he dissed Northern Ireland's capital on Seth Meyers' show.