| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:01 PM
It was no accident that British makeup artist Stuart Freeborn resembled his most famous movie creation — Yoda, the wrinkled, ancient sage from the "Star Wars" films.
"I looked at myself in the mirror and decided that I was comic, with all these...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- Scotland Yard has announced the arrest of two new suspects in the case of a young soldier who was hacked to death on a London street in an apparent terrorist attack.
The new suspects, a man and a woman, both 29, were arrested on suspicion of...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:31 AM
LONDON – As he met in Washington with President Obama on Monday, British Prime Minister David Cameron found himself on the defensive at home against members of his own party who want their country to withdraw from the 27-nation European Union as...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:49 AM
LONDON -- Minutes after a British soldier was hacked to death in an apparent terrorist attack on a London street, a former teacher and Cub Scout leader stepped off a passing bus to offer assistance at what she thought was the scene of an accident....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:07 AM
LONDON -- Six men from Birmingham in central England received lengthy jail sentences Monday for plotting to bomb a right-wing rally last June.
Authorities said the plot by the men, who appeared motivated by Islamic extremism, failed only because they...
| Oct 14, 2012
A born swashbuckler, Paddy Roy Bates fought in the Spanish Civil War as a teenager, faced a Greek firing squad in World War II and had a German stick bomb explode in his face.
But the sturdy Brit recovered from his injuries, married a beauty queen and...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:06 AM
ROME -- Against a backdrop of growing anti-immigration sentiment in Europe, Pope Francis on Monday used his first papal trip outside the Vatican to denounce the "globalization of indifference" to migrants, calling their suffering "a painful thorn in my...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Syria is believed to have a large stockpile of chemical weapons. U.S. intelligence agencies now suspect that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government has used small amounts of these chemicals against rebels fighting to unseat him, an assessment...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:54 AM
LONDON -- Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, is prepared to stay holed up inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London for as long as five years if necessary in order to avoid extradition to Sweden to face what he says are politically...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:15 PM
After Sir Edmund Hillary's historic ascent of Mt. Everest, everyone knew Hillary's name. Far fewer knew about his indispensable partner, George Lowe.
Hillary and his friend Lowe were the only two New Zealanders on the 1953 expedition to the top of the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:36 PM
LONDON -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Monday sought to reassure Parliament that the government is not using U.S. surveillance programs to get around British law and spy on its citizens.
Hague’s comments followed reports in the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:44 AM
BEIJING -- Hong Kong authorities are not likely to take action against their most famous fugitive, Edward Snowden, unless the United States issues a warrant for his arrest, a former legislator said.
"The Hong Kong government will do nothing until the U....