Watch the incredible moment this deaf woman hears for the first time
Joanne Milne, 39, has 'the most emotional and overwhelming experience' of her life as cochlear implants help her to hear her first sounds.
Same-sex couples to tie the knot for the first time in Britain
Ice-cream brand Ben & Jerry's will be scooping out its marriage equality flavor 'apple-y ever after' in a London gay club on Friday.
Killing tigers to entertain the rich and other recent animal outrages
There's been a lot of depressing animal news lately.
This is what politicians debating global warming will look like soon
Awesome new street art unintentionally shames our leaders into paying attention to climate change.
Sanctions and the City
Will London's love of the ruble scupper a stronger response to Russia's actions in Crimea and Ukraine?
British minister says income inequality is like a 'fun upstairs-downstairs type thing'
Britain's growing wealth gap harkens back to the simpler times of 'Downton Abbey,' officials says.
Watch as hundreds of people ignore two young British girls lost in a shopping mall
Unlike the many who helped a Norwegian boy shivering in the cold, just one woman stopped to help Maya and Uma.
Donetsk seeks to leave Ukraine and join... Britain
If Crimea can be Putin's, Donetsk quite fancies being the Queen's.
Britain prosecutes first female genital mutilation case
The latest Department of Health figures from 2007 suggest that 66,000 women in England and Wales are living with the consequences of FGM.
Pakistani court sentences British woman to life in prison for smuggling drugs
Khadija Shah was six months pregnant and traveling with her two other children when caught with more than a hundred pounds of heroin.
Erin go bragh! The world celebrates St. Patrick's Day
For one day each year, everyone is Irish.
Watch three Sumatran tiger cubs — the 'world's rarest' — frolic at the London Zoo
Mother Melati gave birth to the three Sumatran tigers cubs in early February at the London Zoo.
Things rich people do: paint every room in their house purple
#LondonPoo: South Londoners are apparently having a really crappy time
A pipe burst in Kennington, South London looked a lot like a deluge of excrement.
UK spy agency's Optic Nerve monitored millions of Yahoo webcam chats, lots with 'undesirable nudity'
The British surveillance agency collected images from millions of Yahoo webcam chats, documents leaked by Snowden show.
Muslim converts who hacked British soldier to death jailed for life
After the sentencing, Lee Rigby's family issued a short statement saying: 'We feel satisfied that justice has been served for Lee.'
No, this is not a smoggy skyline from China
London is facing dangerously high levels of air pollution again.
World's oldest Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer: 'Music saved my life'
Alice Herz-Sommer, 110, who survived the Theresienstadt concentration camp, is now the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary.
Britain's first Scientology wedding
A triumph for those who fought to get the Scientology church recognized as an official place of worship.
Bye-bye, Uncle Sam: This is where Americans go when they renounce their citizenship
The US is still the top destination for immigrants, but plenty of Americans are leaving too.
Prince Charles like you've never seen him before
Watch the Prince of Wales bust a move with the royal Saudi family.
Edward Snowden elected rector of Glasgow University
The NSA leaker was one of four candidates for the post previously held by Mordecai Vanunu and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Prince William and Prince Harry help flood victims in the UK as new storm looms
The princes joined soldiers distributing sandbags to protect properties in the flood-hit village of Datchet.
'Letter bombs' sent to British military
Prime Minister David Cameron chaired a meeting of the government's COBRA emergencies committee after suspect packages were sent to seven offices in southeast England.
No end in sight for UK floods as a huge storm brings more heavy rain (PHOTOS)
Forecasters expected heavy rain, powerful winds and snow across Britain after a huge storm slammed into the country.
20 numbers to make you appreciate the extent of the world's poaching problem
Guess how many elephants are killed each day in Africa.
Scandal-hit Barclays bank is cutting 12,000 jobs despite giving itself $3.9 billion in bonuses
Britain's second biggest bank raised bonus amounts by 13 percent despite a slump in its profits.
UK floods go from bad to worse as Thames River bursts its banks (PHOTOS)
The Environment Agency has issued 16 severe flood warnings — which means there's a danger to life — in Berkshire, Surrey and Somerset.
5 things you need to know about the UK floods
No big deal or anything, but the country is partially underwater.
The London tube strike is bringing out the best (worst) in people
When you can't get to work, that gives you more time to take pictures and post them on the internet. Thank god.
On Location: Learning to love cold eel jelly in London's East End (VIDEO)
GlobalPost correspondent Corinne Purtill finds some of the last stewed and jellied eels in London.