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.
Watch three Sumatran tiger cubs — the 'world's rarest' — frolic at the London Zoo
Mother Melati gave birth to the three Sumatran tigers cubs in early February at the London Zoo.
Things rich people do: paint every room in their house purple
#LondonPoo: South Londoners are apparently having a really crappy time
A pipe burst in Kennington, South London looked a lot like a deluge of excrement.
UK spy agency's Optic Nerve monitored millions of Yahoo webcam chats, lots with 'undesirable nudity'
The British surveillance agency collected images from millions of Yahoo webcam chats, documents leaked by Snowden show.
Muslim converts who hacked British soldier to death jailed for life
After the sentencing, Lee Rigby's family issued a short statement saying: 'We feel satisfied that justice has been served for Lee.'
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.