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.
Queen gets friendly advice on how to boost income at 'crumbling' Buckingham Palace
Queen Elizabeth II's household finances reached a record low of just over 1 million pounds, sparking calls from lawmakers to cut costs and boost income at Buckingham Palace.
13 important questions about Scotland
First off, are unicorns real?
Can art save a dying city?
A depressed north England port pins its future on culture.
Badger Wars: The badgers strike back
The first attempt to assess the badger population in England and Wales in a quarter of a century found a sharp increase in badger setts.
Bird steals a BBC camera, films incredible aerials of a penguin colony
A caracara flies off with a delicious penguin egg in the Falkland Islands. Turns out it's a BBC spycam... and the rest is movie magic.
Mannequins all over the world are starting to look more like us
Mannequins are getting pubic hair and other surprisingly realistic touches. That's a good thing, right?
Grumpy Gareth the feisty ferret needs forever home, PR consultation after BBC story
Woodside animal sanctuary in Plymouth, England has a ferret problem, and it caught the attention of England's venerable broadcaster — for better or worse.
This small British town has a bizarre tradition involving booze, cracked ribs, a hood — and more booze
Every year, for centuries, men in the English town of Haxey have fought for a hood.
Global porn preferences? Surprisingly patriotic, says PornHub's data blog
See the world's deleted browser history, one chart at a time.
7 of the most badass women who ever lived (who you've probably never heard of)
For every Joan of Arc, there’s a Mongolian wrestler princess; for every Mata Hari, there’s a Colombian revolutionary spy; for every Ada Lovelace, there’s a pin-up Austrian telecoms
17 delightful animals playing in snow all over the world
So. Cold. Outside. You'd better stay in and binge-watch these animals videos.
Lost letters are magical. Here are 9 stories that bring serious feels
The ocean's not just for sharks and pirates. It's also a place for amazing, old-timey messages in bottles.
12 celebrity ski accidents
German Chancellor Angela Merkel broke her pelvis while skiing. She is in good company.
Edinburgh prepares to end sex in saunas
Activists say a change in the city’s once-permissive attitude toward prostitution is threatening the health and safety of sex workers.
Bar sports meet big money
Televised darts scores a bulls-eye in Britain.
In Britain, much ado but few answers about immigration
Politicians are speculating about a flood of new arrivals after restrictions for Bulgarians and Romanians are lifted on New Year’s Day.