Lost letters are magical. Here are 9 stories that bring serious feels
The ocean's not just for sharks and pirates. It's also a place for amazing, old-timey messages in bottles.
12 celebrity ski accidents
German Chancellor Angela Merkel broke her pelvis while skiing. She is in good company.
Edinburgh prepares to end sex in saunas
Activists say a change in the city’s once-permissive attitude toward prostitution is threatening the health and safety of sex workers.
Bar sports meet big money
Televised darts scores a bulls-eye in Britain.
In Britain, much ado but few answers about immigration
Politicians are speculating about a flood of new arrivals after restrictions for Bulgarians and Romanians are lifted on New Year’s Day.
London erects replica of Bethlehem Separation Wall
A replica of the eight-meter-high Separation Wall that surrounds Bethlehem was erected in the courtyard of London's St. James's Church on Monday.
Facebook 'dead and buried' for 16-18 year-olds in the UK: Study
"What we’ve learned from working with 16-18 year olds in the UK is that Facebook is not just on the slide, it is basically dead and buried," wrote lead researcher Daniel Miller.
World War II code-breaker Alan Turing, castrated by the UK for being gay, receives posthumous royal pardon
The pardon comes 60 years after Alan Turing committed suicide.
The 2013 Rock of the Year
Gibraltar is the Best Rock of 2013 for remaining regal and steadfast despite Spain and Britain acting like hungry schoolchildren in its midst.
NSA, UK spied on Israeli leaders, UN, and EU officials
The Guardian and The New York Times reported Friday that foreign energy companies and aid agencies were also targets of the NSA and Britain's GCHQ.
London bus crash leaves dozens injured
One of the city's iconic red double-decker buses crashes into a tree, injuring 32 people.
Apollo Theatre ceiling collapses, rescue underway
The London Fire Brigade said 76 people were injured — seven seriously — when part of the ceiling collapsed during a performance Thursday at the Apollo Theatre.
UK: The man who wasn’t there
Ed Miliband’s Labour Party is ahead in the polls. So why don’t people see a winner?
The operation to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons is an impressive act of international cooperation
More than a dozen countries, not all of them friends, are working together to make this happen.
British atheists celebrate Christmas (VIDEO)
A new 'mega-church' for non-believers is prompting a global movement.
Kate Middleton's phone hacked
Voicemails left for Kate Middleton by her then-boyfriend Prince William were hacked by the News of the World and read at the UK phone hacking trial.
E-cigarette boom prompts debate over benefits
Regulating the brand-new industry is posing problems for lawmakers worldwide.
UK threatens EU free-movement rights
As restrictions against migration by Bulgarians and Romanians ease next year, Britons fear an influx.
Prince Harry and team of wounded veterans reach South Pole
Prince Harry and three trekking teams made up of wounded veterans reached the South Pole on Friday after setting out three weeks ago on the 200-mile Walking with the Wounded South Pole Challenge.
Prince Harry reaches South Pole (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Three teams of wounded veterans set out on the 200-mile trek three weeks ago.
Queen Elizabeth apparently doesn't like you stealing her nut bowls
Defunct News of the World tabloid royal reporter testified in court that Queen Elizabeth allegedly told palace guards to stop stealing her mixed nut bowls.
Hacking into my phone again, Piers?
British trial exposes messy entanglement of media, politics and power.
Canada Post eliminates home delivery, raises stamps to $1 to avoid billion-dollar deficit
Facing a staggering pension deficit and a continued shift to digital technology, Canada announced it would stop delivering the mail to your doorstep. Could the United States be far behind?
US, Britain suspend aid to northern Syria after Islamists seize weapons store
The suspension underlines a crisis for the FSA leadership which needs international backing to reinforce its credibility.
Obama, other leaders take heat over selfies at Mandela memorial
President Barack Obama and other world leaders are taking heat over selfies they either took or appeared in during Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
It's 'Suspended Coffee Day'!
You might not know what that is, but it's awesome.
Edward Snowden is the Guardian's person of the year (VIDEO)
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has been voted person of the year by readers of the Guardian, the British newspaper he first shared his classified secrets with.
Computer glitch causes massive flight delays at UK airports
Authorities said that the computerized telephone system which is used to direct lights in British skies failed to change from nighttime to daytime mode.
South African expats in Brixton feel homesick remembering Mandela
More than 200,000 South African born people live in Britain, both those who fled the apartheid state and members of a newer generation.
Xaver storm hits Europe as tidal surge threatens UK
On Friday, Britain assessed the damage of a storm that killed two people, forced thousands from their homes.
Biggest tidal surge in 60 years threatens UK, Europe
Britain assessed the damage of a storm that killed two people, forced thousands from their homes.