| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:01 AM
The popular, badly coiffed, gaffe-prone mayor of London, Boris Johnson, announced Wednesday that he will seek a return to national politics next year, setting up a possible run for prime minister.
Rumors had been rife for months over whether Johnson,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:52 AM
This week's referendum in Scotland could result in the U.K. losing almost one-third of its land mass, and 8 percent of its population, and, very likely, its present prime minister. In a summer rich with shocks, the breakup of a United Nations Security...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains blurred , two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time.
In addition to occasional comments on matters he...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:57 AM
As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains cloudy, two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time.
In addition to occasional comments on matters he knows a lot...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:40 AM
London Mayor Boris Johnson is the latest politician to back a group that’s pressuring tech companies to design smartphones that become useless if they fall into the wrong hands.
Prosecutors from San Francisco and New York state will now be...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Breaking Bad is in its last season, Ashton Kutcher is old and British subjects are being pushed into "Minority Report" territory. Welcome to your online trends report for August 12, 2013.
What: Breaking Bad, AMC
Where: Google search,...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:20 AM
LONDON --The British government has ruled out a second parliamentary vote on participation in a military strike against the Syrian ruling regime.
Senior politicians had urged another vote after the government’s surprising defeat Thursday, when...
| 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.