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Strike Puts Major Leonardo Da Vinci Exhibit In Danger

The Observer | Dalya Alberge | Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

The National Gallery in London is facing the prospect of major strike disruption during next month's Leonardo da Vinci blockbuster exhibition, the Obs...

Cameron Wants To Criminalize Forced Marriages

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

LONDON — Forcing someone into marriage could be made a criminal act under possible changes to British law, Prime Minister David Cameron said Mon...

UK To Cut Aid To Countries That Persecute Gays

Posted 12.10.2011 | Gay Voices

The British government says it will cut aid to African countries that persecute LGBT people. International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell re...

UK Defense Minister's Fate Remains Unclear

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain's defense minister acknowledged Monday that he had met with a friend who worked as an industry consultant 40 times since taking...

Unprecedented Loan Of Louvre's 'Second Most Important Painting'

The Guardian | Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent | Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

It was, Timothy Potts admits, an audacious request to the Louvre: that it lend what is arguably its second most important painting to the Fitzwilliam ...

In Depth: Turner Prize Nominees

Posted 12.03.2011 | Arts

“Ghastly!” “Shocking!” “Brilliant!” It’s almost time... Prize time! Next month, the 2011 nominees for this year’s Turner Prize will g...

WATCH: London Theater Transformed Into Giant Red Dress

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

In honor of the London Design Festival at York Hall, designer Aamu Song has created an immersive theatrical experience out of a 550 meter red dress. T...

Sean Connery's Childhood Home To Be Edinburgh Landmark

Posted 11.26.2011 | Travel

A developer is hoping to turn the low income housing site where Sean Connery spent his tender years into a tourist attraction devoted to the famous Sc...

6 Charged In UK Terror Bomb Plot

AP | Posted 11.25.2011 | World

LONDON -- Six men have been charged with involvement in a terror-bomb plot, police announced on Sunday. The arrests last Monday of the six Birmingham...

Jordan Zakarin

The Secret War & Controversy Behind 'The Killer Elite'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

When legendary British adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes released his book, "The Feather Men," in 1991, his accusations of military secrecy, revenge and ...

Higher Education: A Gold Star in the Special Relationship

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 11.19.2011 | College
Nigel Sheinwald

Americans who study in the UK and Britons who study in the US are carrying the special relationship forward for future generations.

Banksy's Rival

Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

As far as his fans are concerned, Banksy can do no wrong. But a new documentary airing on UK's Channel 4 shows the complicated relationship that Bansk...

UK Police Arrest 4 On Slavery Charges

AP | Posted 11.11.2011 | World

LONDON -- Five people have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of holding two dozen men in squalid conditions against their will and forcing them to...

Damien Hirst's Mythical Creatures Appear At Chatsworth House

The Guardian | Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent | Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts

After sharks, sheep and cows in formaldehyde, Damien Hirst is moving on to mythical creatures, and while they may be unpickled, they are still not qui...

Bomb Threat Reportedly Forces Pakistani Plane To Make Emergency Landing

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — A U.K.-bound Pakistan International Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Istanbul on Wednesday after it re...

Angry Mother Threatens NHS With Legal Action Over Fake Nurse Probe

PA | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home

A "livid" mother has vowed to take legal action after learning her son was one of hundreds of children who received jabs from a suspected un...

Cyber Snooping Rife Among Couples, Says Report

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology

One in five women admit to logging on to their partner's email or social network surreptitiously, according to research from security company Norton. ...

Amy Winehouse Breaks Major Record

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON -- Amy Winehouse is still hitting music milestones after her untimely death last month. Britain's Official Charts Company says Winehouse's Gra...

Why a Greek Home Is Where the Heart Is

BritChick Paris | Posted 10.21.2011 | Home
BritChick Paris

They say people who emigrate never really leave behind their country of origin. I may be half British in birth, breeding and accent, but my spirit is Hellenic.

400,000 Somali Children Could Die Without More Aid, Says UK Government

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A British government minister says up to 400,000 Somali children could die of starvation unless urgent action is taken. Internation...

UK Rioter Charged With Robbing Injured Student

AP | Posted 10.13.2011 | World

LONDON -- Police have charged a 21-year-old man with robbing an injured Malaysian student whose videotaped attack during the London riots drew outrage...

Joshua Hersh

British Activist Cites Racial Profiling As Key Factor In London Riots

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.10.2011 | World

The riots that broke out across England this week were the consequence of years of built-up resentment among Britain's young, mostly black, underclass...

WATCH: Raw Video Of London Chaos

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.09.2011 | World

As the London riots continue to rage into their fourth day, dramatic videos of the events are rapidly being uploaded to YouTube and posted on Twitter ...

Security Concerns For 2012 Olympics After London Violence

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

LONDON — Less than a year before London hosts the 2012 Games, scenes of rioting and looting a few miles from the main Olympic site have raised c...

Deaths in Syria Too Brutal for UN Council to Stay Silent

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

As the Syrian military killed more and more people, all 15 members of the U.N. Security Council for the first time condemned the government's use of force against civilians and its gross violations of human rights.