| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:39 PM
Embattled Ukrainian separatists called for a truce Saturday after government troops surrounded their main stronghold of Donetsk, and a reported attempt by Russia to send in an armored aid convoy spurred warnings from Kiev, Britain and the United States....
| 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 8, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Prince William and his wife Catherine are expecting their second child, Britain’s royal family announced Monday on Twitter.
William, also known as the Duke of Cambridge, is the grandson of the Queen Elizabeth II and is second in line to the...
| 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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 10:36 AM
LONDON — Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British scientist whose code-breaking work helped the Allies beat Hitler and whom many consider the father of artificial intelligence, received a royal pardon Tuesday for the crime of having...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:03 PM
LONDON — Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British scientist whose code-breaking work helped the Allies beat Adolf Hitler and whom many consider the father of artificial intelligence, received a royal pardon Tuesday for the crime...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 4:00 AM
FOLKESTONE, England — The war that was supposed to end all wars didn't. But who knew it would still be causing skirmishes nearly a century later?
As Europe prepares to mark the 100th anniversary next year of the outbreak of World War I, clashes...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:36 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into what role his nation's special forces might have played in the deadly 1984 Indian assault on the Sikh Golden Temple after recently declassified documents suggested the SAS was...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - The U.K. will this week lead its first major film trade delegation to China to take part in the Beijing Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday.
The trade delegation is organized by the British Film Institute (BFI) BFI in partnership with...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The intellectual property advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron has some advice for Hollywood: Work with Google.
"We shouldn't just focus on Google being the problem," said Michael Weatherley, a member of the British Parliament, at a meeting...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:43 AM
LONDON – Setting up an intriguing election battle, Britain’s opposition Labor Party announced Friday that it had hired President Obama’s chief campaign advisor to help the party return to power next year over the ruling Conservatives....