| Mar 15, 2015
| 12:25 PM
Three male teens from Britain who reached Turkey before being deported to the U.K. and arrested are believed to be the latest examples of a worrying trend — the rising number of young Britons seeking to travel to Syria to join extremists there....
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:49 AM
Swedish prosecutors have offered to fly to Britain to question Julian Assange over sexual assault accusations, a move that could end years of political and diplomatic deadlock.
A formal request was made Friday by Marianne Ny, who leads the team...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:27 PM
The British-educated Muslim man now believed to be the notorious Islamic State killer “Jihadi John” reportedly took anger management classes as a student.
A teacher at Mohammed Emwazi’s high school told the BBC he used to get into...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:26 AM
The essential Elton
Name: Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire); legally changed from Reginald Kenneth Dwight to Elton John in 1967; knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in 1998
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:30 PM
The first domino -- Greece -- in the long row comprising the European Union is wobbling and about to fall, and could take the whole EU and its common currency, the euro, down with it someday. Maybe someday soon.
The sweeping victory of an anti-euro party...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 9:59 AM
A Turkish television station says it has obtained video showing three missing British teenagers at an Istanbul bus terminal before they boarded a bus to a city near Turkey's border with Syria.
A Haber news, which has close ties to the government,...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:01 PM
Hinsdale Central High School's marching band officially accepted an invitation to participate in the London's New Year's Day Parade next year.
The great-grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, Duncan Sandys, delivered the invitation Feb. 24.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 6:00 AM
If "New Worlds" seems instantly familiar, we can blame it on George R.R. Martin.
The New Mexico-based fantasy author plundered some of the best bits from English history as inspiration for the novels that are the basis of the massive HBO hit "Game of...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:25 PM
The latest tenant (the word is used advisedly) at South Coast Repertory is the British import "Tristan & Yseult," where generous amounts of farcical satire, embellished with a rock opera musical score, turn this legendary love story into a medieval three-...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 12:04 PM
The deserted graveyard called Vunivesi sits silently by a small brook obscured by a mangrove canopy on the South Sea Island of Fiji. The mass gravesite, abandoned decades ago, is unknown even to most Fijians. No one knows how many are buried there, but...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Harvey Weinstein's Oscar campaign playbook has been much imitated over the years — and with "The Imitation Game," he is pulling it out once again. The story of brilliant British mathematician Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), who played a key role...