| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Prince George celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday with a tea party for the freshest face of the British monarchy.
The firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, was feted with a gathering at his parents'...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:28 AM
The British government set up a judicial inquiry Tuesday into the strange death eight years ago of former KGB officer and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, who authorities believe was slipped a lethal dose of radioactive polonium in his tea at a...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Making two eagles on the last three holes, Rory McIlroy shot another dazzling round at the British Open here Saturday and threatens to turn this into the second consecutive wire-to-wire affair in a major golf tournament.
German Martin Kaymer won that...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Much has changed in golf since they last played the British Open at Royal Liverpool here in 2006.
Or has it?
If you can harken back, that's the year where rainy, stormy, chilly western England wasn't rainy, stormy and chilly. It was none of the above....
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Filed under: Car Buying, Budget, Hatchback, Ford, UK We may regard Ford as an American automaker, but ask a Brit and they may tell you otherwise. The Blue Oval has, after all, been selling cars in the UK since 1903, and started manufacturing there as...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:48 PM
HOYLAKE, England — From a little hill directly behind the 14th green at this year's British Open, we sit in the gorse and wait for the greats.
First would come the Aging King. Two groups later, the Apparent Heir. The excitement builds along the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay nearly $370 million to American and British authorities, settling allegations the British bank manipulated a key interest rate.
The penalties, announced Monday, are the latest extracted from major lenders for...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Because of British currency restrictions enacted just before World War II, my father had to come up with an innovative way of getting his cash out of England when, fearing a German invasion, we immigrated to the United States. He settled on silver. Before...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The first-ever global longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced Wednesday, and includes four Americans. For 2014, books written in English and published in Britain were eligible, regardless of the author's nationality.
Americans on the list are...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:59 AM
AbbVie Inc. CEO Richard Gonzalez has landed in a bit of hot water for statements he made to certain newswires and U.K. press on Tuesday regarding shareholder support for his company's takeover bid for Shire Plc.
The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...