| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The British Film Institute will award Christopher Lee its highest honor, the BFI Fellowship, it was announced Monday in London. Lee, who was knighted in 2009, has appeared in more than 250 films and TV shows, including the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
You might recall the Elvis Costello lyric in "Tramp the Dirt Down," referencing Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister who died Monday: "I'll stand on your grave and tramp the dirt down."
Then there is the Morrissey lyric: "The kind people...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:58 AM
LONDON -- Two attackers wielding a number of weapons allegedly killed a man in broad daylight on a London street and then were shot by police Wednesday in an incident that may have been terrorism-related.
The assault took place about 2:20 p.m. near a...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron says there are "strong indications" that a killing Wednesday near a military barracks in the Woolwich section of south London was a terrorist attack.
Speaking in Paris at a meeting with French President Francois...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:49 AM
LONDON -- As police scoured the attack site for evidence, authorities confirmed Thursday that a man who was hacked to death on a London street before horrified bystanders in an apparent terrorist assault was a member of Britain’s armed forces.
| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:42 PM
LONDON – As worldwide pressure grows for a memorial to the 11 Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre during Friday’s opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee continues to be resolutely...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:03 AM
As the Olympics kick off in London, many spectators have been baffled and spooked by mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, billed as bits of Olympic stadium steel enchanted by a rainbow. The curious creatures, named for a Shropshire town and a hospital with...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:04 AM
From Mogadishu runners to French fans of foie gras, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the week in global news....
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:35 PM
LONDON -- The Olympic torch relay began its first full day in London on Saturday, marking the start of the final week-long countdown to the opening of the 2012 Games.
The flame was handed to the day's first torchbearer in Greenwich, home to the...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 5:40 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Crowds of thousands cheered the Olympic torch relay through London on Saturday on the final leg of its tour around Britain, generating excitement that organizers hope will dispel lingering fears about the event's organization and...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:05 PM
London, England -
The London Olympic Games have the first of many 'instant' heroes who have spent 'years' perfecting their sport.
This is 26-year-old Im Dong-Hyun of South Korea, legally blind. He set the first world record of the games by beating...