Good news! One of the world’s richest women is getting a raise
As wages lag for ordinary workers, the British queen’s salary is going up. Not everyone’s amused.
People living on the England-Scotland border worry about a new dividing line
In a region with a turbulent past, an upcoming Scottish vote on independence raises concerns that new border constraints will make life a lot more complicated.
Latin America vs. Europe: The rivalry returns
Slinging mud across the pond over soccer is as old as the World Cup.
Standing up for Scottish independence
A Sikh comedian who matches kilts with turbans has become a spokesman for Scotland’s bid to exit the UK.
60 Seconds on Earth: The battle of Bannockburn, the original Scottish independence referendum
If there was an award for Most Passionate Historical Re-enactment, it would probably go to these guys.
700 years later, Scotland's still debating independence from England
Nationalist campaigners are stirring patriotic passions ahead of a landmark referendum in the fall.
BBC tells reporters to stop giving climate change deniers equal say
'False and balanced' no more.
Watch the UK's finance minister shamelessly dodge a basic math question asked by a 7-year-old boy
It's not that George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, doesn't know what 7 x 8 is. It's that he's "made it a rule in life not to answer a load of maths questions."
Britain wants the US to lift a ban on haggis, the (delicious?) Scottish national dish
Haggis is minced sheep heart and lungs stuffed inside a sheep's stomach. Still hungry?
Check out these awesome photos of a 200-pound giant tortoise going to the doctor
Don't worry, she's on the road to recovery.
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks is cleared of all phone-hacking charges
Brooks's lawyer Jonathan Laidlaw had argued the prosecution failed to produce a 'smoking gun' during her 14 days of intense questioning on the stand.
Whoa, this road safety commercial from Northern Ireland is horrifying and crazy
What the hell did I just watch?
How a little Welsh town saved itself by becoming Britain’s wacky contest capital
Last weekend was the Man vs. Horse Marathon. Just wait 'til it's time for finger jousting.
This graphic shows which teams have the most fans at the World Cup
Turns out Americans like soccer way more than the world thinks.
UK charity calls J.K. Rowling a b***h for donating to oppose Scottish independence
Scottish charity The Dignity Project was not pleased that Rowling, a 20-year Edinburgh resident, thinks Scotland should remain part of the UK.
Psst… Wanna buy a knighthood?
Meet the British company that hooks up would-be lords and ladies.
On Location Video: Northern Ireland trades The Troubles for Game of Thrones
Northern Ireland is now in the grip of a new story of politics and violence. Kingsroad, the Dothraki plains, Castle Black and Winterfell are all just a short drive apart here.
Two minutes with the 'real' Jon Snow (at the real Winterfell)
Winterfell is real! Jon Snow will be your guide!
Refunds for bad sex and other weird consular requests
Some people just shouldn't leave home.
5 really weird, and enormous, food heists
From maple syrup to caviar, these are some of the weirdest large-scale thefts of food around the world.
In London, you can pay $1,200 a month to sleep next to your kitchen sink
Scotland's fake murder and other epic Google Street View pranks
Remember the scuba divers chasing a Google car in Norway?
UK is going to include illegal drugs and prostitution in its GDP
The UK statistics agency says some of these activities are legal in certain European Union countries, and comparable figures are needed.
Why Europe’s new anti-EU parliament will vex America
For starters, some of the newbies are just wild about Putin.
England's shame: World’s top soccer league, but lousy national team
How England’s World Cup team breaks fans’ hearts, over and over again.
Confessions of a fully clothed reporter
Reporter’s notebook: GlobalPost gets up close and personal with Britain’s nudists.
A Russian invasion: Normandy is next
The 70th anniversary of D-Day is coming — and so is Putin.
Naked gardening in the British countryside. It’s a thing
A popular nudist gathering draws hundreds who love to live life in the buff.
Australia is apparently raising a generation of overweight couch potatoes
The sports-loving nation scored a D- on an international physical activity report card.
Prince Charles sparks a diplomatic dispute with Russia by comparing Putin to Hitler
Russian diplomats are seeking an official explanation over the remarks which are especially emotive for a country that lost more people than any other in World War II.
Why David Cameron is finding it difficult convincing Scotland to stay in the UK
The British prime minister is lobbying Scots to reject independence with promises of more autonomy, but can they believe him?