| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:54 AM
Turkey's military says that nine British citizens have been arrested trying to cross into Syria.
They were taken into custody in Hatay province, the military said in a statement Wednesday.
The group of three men, two women and four children, was...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 7:13 AM
Britain's national statistics agency says the economy grew faster than previously thought last year.
Figures from the Office of National Statistics show that the country's gross domestic product expanded 2.8 percent, compared with the previous estimate...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday officially named the Britannia, the newest luxury ship in the British-based P&O Cruises fleet. Prince Philip also attended the ceremony on the docks in Southampton, England.
The Britannia bears a union jack design on its...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Tasty cubes of beef would tempt any dog, let alone one sitting patiently on the stand during public viewing at Crufts, Britain's premier dog show. But instead of a treat, one owner says a deadly surprise was sewn into the meat: slug killer.
Jagger, a 3-...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:22 AM
Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seen in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Three British schoolgirls who traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group won't be prosecuted for terrorism if they return, a senior British police officer said Tuesday.
Police chiefs also defended their handling of the case, denying a lawmaker'...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:14 PM
In an eerily calm 911 call, an executive of the Achieve Financial Credit Union describes how his co-worker is strapped to a bomb and headed to the New Britain branch with a "perpetrator" to "clear out cash."
The 911 call came in at 8:20 a.m. on Feb. 23...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:31 PM
He will always be known as the king whose bones were discovered beneath a parking lot. But on Thursday, Richard III was given a send-off befitting his regal title.
In a ceremony oozing with British pomp and circumstance, and attended by royals,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Britain has an “enduring moral responsibility” to ensure that Hong Kong is “democratic, stable and prosperous,” and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory’s return to China 18 years...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:00 PM
A powerful, righteous nation makes a military excursion into a troubled, complicated, divided country, determined to bring democratic lightness where there has been factional darkness.
Predictions are made that the invaders will be cheered in the...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:34 PM
A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year.
Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...