| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:33 PM
News Corp. has backed off of its plan to buy BSkyB, the powerful British satellite broadcasting company in which it holds a minority stake. The decision comes in the wake of a phone hacking scandal that has already led the......
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I had intended to resume "What Is It?" on today's blog. I harvested six baffling items this morning from the collection of Stu and Marie Lathrop of Allentown. But I'm unsure how long it will take to get them photographed.......
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Gordon Brown denied Murdoch's allegations of "war" threats; Ex- premier lambasts Murdoch's Sun...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Media baron Rupert Murdoch tells of his association with top British leaders during testimony before a judicial inquiry Wednesday. Critics say the Australian-born media mogul wields too much influence over British public life, an accusation he dismisses.....
| Jul 11, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Bo Dietl--a retired NYPD Detective who's now a private investigator--wasn't surprised when PIX 11 News came calling about an explosive report in London's Daily Mirror on Monday.
The story claimed that reporters from the rival "News of the World"...
| Sep 17, 2010
British police staged a pre-dawn raid at a London garbage depot Friday, arresting five street cleaners in a suspected terrorist plot against Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of his state visit to Britain. A sixth person was arrested later in the day....
| Sep 22, 2010
| 3:38 PM
Most notable of his recent accomplishments: he’s the one that started the recent Twitter hack.
He’s a 17-year-old Australian school boy, and his name is Pearce Delphin.
Some call him an internet gangster.
Others call him an evil genius.
| Sep 28, 2010
Britain's Labour Party on Saturday announced Ed Miliband as its new leader Saturday, four months after Prime Minister Gordon Brown resigned from the post when his party lost the election.
Several rounds of voting were required to determine Saturday's...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 2:46 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Amy Winehouse, one of the most talented singers of her generation whose hit song "Rehab" summed up her struggles with addiction, died in London on Saturday at the age of 27.
The Grammy winner, famed for her black beehive hair,...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 3:29 PM
Amy Winehouse, one of the most talented singers of her generation whose hit song "Rehab" summed up her struggles with addiction, died in London on Saturday. She was 27.
The Grammy winner, famed for her black beehive hair, soulful voice and erratic...
| Jul 26, 2009
Harry Patch, Britain's last survivor of the trenches of World War I, was a reluctant soldier who became a powerful eyewitness to the horror of war and a symbol of a lost generation.
Patch, who died Saturday at 111, was wounded in 1917 at the third battle...