LONDON — Eleventh-hour talks between the United States and Russia failed to break the deadlock Friday over how to resolve the crisis in southern Ukraine, where pro-Moscow forces have seized control of the Crimean peninsula and are set to hold a referendum on secession this weekend.
LONDON - British authorities began combing through their intelligence files and evidence from the attack site Thursday to determine whether the apparently terror-related killing of a young soldier on a London street could have been prevented.
LONDON - As bystanders watched in horror, two assailants hacked a man to death in broad daylight on a London street Wednesday before being shot and wounded by police, who are investigating the incident as a likely terrorist attack.
Stuart Manley stumbled upon a slightly faded red poster tucked at the bottom of a box of books he had bought at auction. He sold copies secretly because his wife objected.
ALNWICK, England - Has a piece of advice ever seemed so apt, or so frightfully ironic?
LONDON - With an exchange of smiles and the flourish of a pen, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated the throne and her son Willem-Alexander took her place Tuesday to become the country's first king in more than a century.
LONDON - The funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Britain's longest-serving leader of the 20th century, will be held in St. Paul's Cathedral next Wednesday, officials said Tuesday.
VATICAN CITY - The gathering of Roman Catholic cardinals to pick a new pope began Tuesday with an oath of secrecy and an inaugural vote that produced no quick winner but gave the prelates their first look at which candidates are garnering the most support.
CHORLEY, England - Everyone agrees that his "jokes" making fun of two kidnapped girls crossed the line. Matthew Woods swiftly became an object of contempt after he posted the crude and offensive comments on his Facebook page.
LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's media empire suffered a potentially
heavy blow in the British phone-hacking scandal Tuesday when
Parliament released documents suggesting that reporters and top
editors at the News of the World practiced and sanctioned the
illegal interception of voice mails.
PARIS - Francesca Schiavone wasn't even born when Italy last saw
one of its own win a Grand Slam tennis tournament. Until Saturday,
no one had been born in all of history who could boast of having
witnessed an Italian woman accomplish such a feat.
LONDON — If you won't take them, why should we?