Green phlegm and snot don't always require antibiotics, UK doctors say
UK doctors are urging people to use natural remedies or over-the-counter medicines instead of antibiotics to treat coughs and runny noses.
British far right rallies around murdered soldier
The trial of two men accused of killing Lee Rigby is drawing warring right-wing factions.
14 unbelievably racist things European (and Canadian) politicians are saying about the Roma
Anti-Roma hate speech in Europe (and elsewhere) is nothing new. But somehow, it's always worse than you expect.
Thatcher in Cameron’s clothing
Critics say PM’s lecture to ‘do more with less’ unveils a radical conservative agenda.
Princess Anne suggests the British may need to eat horses to save horses
Princess Anne has sparked a debate by suggesting that the British should consider eating horsemeat.
UK border control seizes record number of endangered animal items
An alligator skin upholstered Rolls Royce was among the 690 items confiscated.
Prince Harry to trek 200 miles across Antarctica to South Pole
Prince Harry is gearing up to trek across Antarctica alongside four injured British soldiers for the Walking With the Wounded charity.
MI6 agent Gareth Williams's death 'probably an accident,' say police
Police believe the death of MI6 agent Gareth Williams, whose body was found in a padlocked gym bag, was unintentional.
UK immigration officials bust 'sham' marriage only to discover it's genuine
The Chinese-Italian couple raised suspicions after they had trouble spelling each other's surnames.
60 Seconds on Earth: Tiny UK town goes all pyro for a night (VIDEO)
The town of Lewes pays fiery tribute to the capture and execution of Catholic dissident Guy Fawkes.
Britain 'violating' Assange's human rights
Britain is "violating" the human rights of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange by its continued refusal to allow him to leave London, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa said.
Guy Fawkes Day: ‘We burn to remember’
A medieval tradition lives on with a bang in one small English town.
British spy chiefs deny listening to majority of phone calls, emails
'The leaks from Snowden have been very damaging. They put our operations at risk. It's clear our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee,' said the head of MI6.
Fugitive terror suspect suing Britain over torture claim
The 27-year-old, who is believed to have fought for Somalia's Al Qaeda-linked Shebab militants, is seeking damages from the government over claims he was tortured in Somaliland in 2011.
MI5's strange and humiliating recruitment of British Muslims
'The psychology of the whole thing — it’s humiliating, it’s aggressive,' one Muslim tells GlobalPost.
Germany calls for inquiry into British embassy spying post allegations
A German intelligence committee called for an investigation into claims the UK operated a secret listening post on top of the British embassy in Berlin.
British students cause outrage with ‘distasteful’ Twin Towers costumes
The British public and 9/11 victims groups are condemning two British university students for dressing up as the burning Twin Towers for Halloween.
The world’s greatest athlete will take his final bow this month…
…and more than a billion people will stop everything to watch.
The UK has a secret eavesdropping post in Berlin: The Independent
Germany has called in the British ambassador to explain the report.
Reindeer eyes change color in winter
They're the only mammals known to change eye color in response to seasonal changes in light.
British press watchdog charter gets royal seal
Many newspapers and magazines are strongly opposed to it, believing there should be no involvement by politicians in the regulation of the press.
Jury hears opening arguments in News of the World phone hacking case
The prosecutor revealed that three senior journalists at the News of the World have already pleaded guilty to hacking phones.
What is journalism? Reports on a US spy agency run amok meet the test
Commentary: New, accurate, reliable information the public has a need to know and a right to know.
UK vicar’s son charged with hacking into US government computers
Lauri Love from Stradishall, England, has been charged for hacking into NASA and Defense Department computers.
UK considering selling Islamic bonds
The UK could become the first non-Islamic sovereign to sell sukuk, bonds that are compliant with Islamic law.
10 of the most haunted places around the world
The world is a seriously spooky place.
British phone-hacking trial for ex-Rupert Murdoch employees starts
Former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks is one of eight defendants on trial.
Among Europe's leaders, Cameron stands apart on NSA spying scandal
While leaders in the European Union and beyond worried about their phones being monitored, British Prime Minister Cameron got reassurance from the White House.
St. Jude storm lashes UK and northern Europe, kills 10
The St. Jude's Day storm killed a teenage girl and a middle-aged man in the UK as winds of nearly 100 mph sent trees and power lines crashing.
UK on alert for worst storm in five years
The St. Jude storm is expected to have wind gusts exceeding 80 miles per hour in some areas.
Scottish nationalists crank up independence drive
But as the country prepares for a historic vote on whether to leave the UK next year, the numbers aren’t looking good.