| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Police in Hong Kong on Wednesday arrested at least 511 demonstrators who refused to leave city streets following one of the largest pro-democracy protests in the former British territory since its return to Chinese rule in 1997.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:20 AM
LONDON A former top aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron has been charged with making and possessing indecent images of children, the Crown Prosecution Service said Friday.
Patrick Rock, who worked on a much-vaunted government plan to offer...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Relations between Britain and Iran have improved in recent months and "circumstances are right" to reopen the British Embassy in Tehran, Foreign Secretary William Hague said Tuesday.
The election a year ago of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:45 AM
A thinly veiled satire of the phone-hacking scandal that engulfed Rupert Murdoch's tabloid newspaper empire, "Great Britain" is a play with a surfeit of topical relevance. The new stage drama by "One Man, Two Guvnors" playwright Richard Bean opened this...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Truth be told, when we celebrate American independence today, we’ve actually missed the anniversary by two days.
Like many elements of history, the popular understanding of how the Declaration of Independence unrolled, as it were, isn’t...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Central Florida Community Arts presents "Calling London: Two Sides of the Best of British Music" this Friday, June 20. The concert features the CFCArts Symphony Orchestra.
More than 100 orchestra and rock musicians will come together to present a...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:20 AM
Andy Coulson, a former top aide to Prime Minister David Cameron, was sentenced to 18 months in prison Friday for presiding over phone hacking on a massive scale when he was editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid.
Coulson, 46, was the only one of seven...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:41 PM
LEEDS England (Reuters) - "So Good It's Coming Twice" boasts the sign on the road into Addingham, a village just a few kilometres of pedalling from Leeds.
This year's Tour de France, which begins on Saturday morning before spending two days traversing...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- "Pudsey the Dog: The Movie," which stars the canine winner of "Britain's Got Talent," is continuing to sell well internationally, with sales company Content racking up multiple distribution deals. The film is co-produced by Simon...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:23 PM
As both parties maneuver for advantage in the General Assembly in the November elections, the New Britain and Bristol ballots have two key vacancies.
The Democratic candidate in Senate District 31 and the Republican in Senate District 6 are out of the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Thomas Piketty, writing from France, is the latest person to sound an alarm about the growing inequality of income and wealth. But his ideas have distinctly American roots that date to the country's formation.
The American Revolution was in part a...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:39 AM
By Alistair Smout
DUNDEE Scotland (Reuters) - Gordon Brown, once ranked Britain's most unpopular prime minister in half a century, may yet emerge as the man who convinces Scots to reject independence.
For many English, Scotsman Brown is an unlikely...