How worried are Russia’s oligarchs? Enough to pay $236 million for an apartment with no toilet
As Western countries threaten new sanctions against Russia, the wealthy are dumping their cash in London.
How a Boston College research project could send Gerry Adams to prison
The Sinn Fein president is the latest arrest stemming from a US history project gone wrong. GlobalPost unravels the Boston Tapes.
Need an armored vehicle or hazmat suit? This London show is your answer
Meet the world of disaster shopping at the Counter Terror Expo.
9 cities where you can visit a cat cafe
You can work kitty cuddles into your travel plans even if you're not going anywhere near Tokyo.
Britain can't figure out how to stop its citizens from joining the war in Syria
The government tries to combat recruiters' alluring messages from the front lines.
These are the countries where you can drink without being judged
And the ones where you really shouldn't order that second round.
Indians prefer politicians who refuse to have sex or get married
Oddly enough, this appears to be a legacy of Western colonialism.
The UK really needs to calm down about snails
Violence against snails has become so prevalent in the UK, a survey had to be done.
When athletes go missing
A top runner vanished after taking part in the London Marathon. Turns out such disappearances aren’t so unusual.
Naming Britain’s dead
A website aims to bring closure by listing the UK’s unidentified bodies.
A British city probes 'Operation Trojan Horse,' an alleged plot to run schools by Islamic principles
Concerns about how some of the 430 schools in the city were being run first emerged last year in a leaked anonymous letter.
Edinburgh’s very secret society
A university’s relationship with an exclusive all-male club is renewing a debate about sexism.
The British army doesn’t want you to read this book
The UK authorities are trying to block their own report on Afghanistan.
Britain's first female genital mutilation trial provokes national controversy
Why doctors and prosecutors are at odds over the only case to make it to court since the practice was outlawed three decades ago.
Maori warriors get cheeky with Will and Kate in New Zealand
The royal couple is on a tour of New Zealand and Australia, along with Prince George.
Scotland, please don’t go
As Scottish support for independence grows, the English scramble to woo back their northern neighbors.
The UK is investigating the Muslim Brotherhood. Saudi Arabia might be the reason
Here's why it looks that way.
How Brits actually sound versus how Hollywood thinks they sound
Dear America: We don't all speak like Dick Van Dyke. In fact, none of us speak like Dick Van Dyke. Love, the Brits.
Britain orders investigation of the Muslim Brotherhood
British Prime Minister David Cameron has asked intelligence agencies to gather information on the Brotherhood's potential threat to the UK.
Gays can now marry in England, but 20% of Brits wouldn't go to the wedding
15 countries have now legalized gay marriage and another three allow it in some areas.
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.