England's National Health Service appeals for more government funds
Created in 1948 after World War II, the NHS paid for through taxation and provides universal healthcare free at the point of delivery.
Ebola hits home in Britain even with no victims
Struggling to find the right note of caution at home, the UK is sending aid and volunteers abroad to help with the crisis.
England, Northern Ireland brace for more health worker strikes
Demonstrations continue as the government refuses to budge on protesters’ demand for 1 percent wage hike.
UK to Assad: After we deal with the Islamic State, you're next!
GlobalPost interviews British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the strategy for defeating IS and the Assad regime.
Concerned Obama's war against the Islamic State is a clusterf*ck? Here's how Britain sees it
Exclusive: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond explains the grand strategy for Syria and Iraq.
David Cameron heading the wrong direction on human rights, experts say
Breaking with the European Convention could set the UK back 50 years in human rights progress and have negative global impact.
Ebola could reach France and UK by the end of the month
"It's really a lottery," said Derek Gatherer of Britain's Lancaster University, an expert in viruses who has been tracking the epidemic.
Horror in Britain over IS hostage beheading
Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes to the 47-year-old taxi driver who went to the region as a volunteer to deliver aid.
Islamic State says it has executed British hostage Alan Henning
In the 1-minute video, the Islamic State also revealed another hostage: American Peter Kassig.
Britain’s Big Society is smaller than you may think
The UK’s Conservative leaders are overhauling the welfare system with austerity and promises of tax cuts. But as the economy is booming for the fortunate, the poor are getting poorer.
Freelance evangelist says ‘there is no hope for Britain,’ except maybe with UKIP
The UK’s equivalent of the John 3:16 guy believes in comfortable shoes and thinks the right-wing United Kingdom Independence Party is on a roll.
What’s next for Scotland?
Disappointed independence supporters look to the future.
The 'benchies' of Edinburgh have something to say
Democracy with a side of Sambuca in the Scottish capital’s working class neighborhoods.
‘Please, please don’t kill him': British Muslims offer pleas for IS hostage
The Islamic State's most recent threat, to British taxi driver Alan Henning, has drawn deeply personal appeals.
As bombs fall in Syria, Britain inches toward war
Cameron gathers support for strikes against the Islamic State.
Things rich people do: Blanket their luxury Mercedes in Swarovski crystals
Was there really nothing better to do with that kind of money?
The economy, stupid, behind Scotland's 'No' vote
Scotland voted to stay in the UK, but not out of love.
In this other really important vote, Scotland actually voted 'Yes'
For the first time in 260 years, women will be allowed to join the famous St. Andrews golf club.
Scotland says naw: independence referendum fails after highest turnout in UK history
Heartbreak and relief as Scots vote 55 to 45 percent to stay part of the union.
The word on Scotland’s future is just hours away
And now there’s nothing to do but wait.
29 songs that are secretly about Scotland's independence referendum
From love ballads to punk anthems, here's a soundtrack to see you through the night.
A glossary of Scottish insults
There's a lot of passion surrounding the independence referendum. And that means Scots insulting each other in awesome ways.
How UK politicians messed up making the case for the union
Will the Yes side win independence in Scotland? Maybe. Did they have the better campaign? For sure.
Secessionists in Texas and Alaska are thrilled about Scotland's independence referendum
Separatist groups like the Texas Nationalist Movement and the Alaskan Independence Party are hoping the vote brings a 'paradigm shift.'
#IndyRef: ‘Scotland will never, ever be the same’
Scotland finally has its chance to seize independence. Will it take it? Nobody here feckin knows.
First volunteer gets experimental GSK Ebola shot in UK trial
The vaccine is designed to specifically target the Zaire strain of Ebola, the one circulating in the West Africa epidemic, the worst Ebola outbreak recorded.
Scotland’s other big vote: Letting women into one of pro golf’s oldest boys’ clubs
The storied Royal & Ancient Golf Club voted Thursday to accept women into their ranks. But the decision's about money, not equality.
The word on the street in Scotland
'Regardless of which way the vote goes, Scotland will never, ever be the same.'
This map shows all the countries that have declared independence from the British
Scotland could be next.
Britain's PM Cameron says UK will 'hunt down' Islamic State militants
He is facing increasing pressure to sanction airstrikes against IS following the beheading of British hostage David Haines.
Islamic State claims beheading of British hostage David Haines
The Sunni extremist group reportedly said it executed the British aid worker and threatened to kill another British hostage in retaliation for UK's entering a coalition with the US against the militants.