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The U.K.'s 100 Best Restaurants

Bloomberg | Richard Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gidleigh Park, the west of England restaurant where chef Michael Caines holds two Michelin stars, is the U.K.'s finest, beating the Fat Duck, in a new...

Long Live The Emperor! Britain's Largest Animal May Be ALIVE

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New rumors circulating in the British town of Exmoor say that the gigantic red stag known as the "Exmoor Emperor" was not killed during a trophy hunt ...

Queen Welcomes Emir Of Qatar To Windsor Castle (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite chilly temperatures, Queen Elizabeth II formally welcomed the emir of Qatar to Britain on Tuesday with a lavish ceremony and formal banquet at...

Violetta Aylward, UK Nurse, Turns Off Man's Life Support By Mistake (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A paralyzed man in the U.K. was left brain-damaged after a nurse working in his home accidentally switched off his ventilator, the BBC is reporting. ...

Exmoor Emperor, Britain's Largest Animal, Gunned Down In 'Trophy Hunt'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a move that has infuriated British wildlife experts, a giant red stag thought to be the country's biggest wild animal has been shot dead, according...

Exmoor Emperor, Britain's Largest Animal, Gunned Down In 'Trophy Hunt'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a move that has infuriated British wildlife experts, a giant red stag thought to be the country's biggest wild animal has been shot dead, according...

Prince Harry's Kidnapping Depicted In UK Documentary (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new drama-documentary featuring a mock Afghan kidnapping of Prince Harry is set to debut on UK TV tonight despite infuriating British military offic...

Eight Reasons Why The UK's Strategic Defence and Security Review Must Not Savage its Military

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

Strategic Defence and Security Reviews are all too rarely about keeping us safe, and all too often about saving us money. In this respect, the SDSR the government is currently undertaking looks more egregious than ever.

Princess Beatrice 'Traumatized' After Car Crash In London Roundabout

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Princess Beatrice was left shaken after her BMW was crushed between a double-decker bus and a coach on one of London's busiest roundabouts. Hello ...

Britain's Third Wave of Mixed Martial Artists

Elliot Worsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

On October 16 in London, one fresh-faced Brit will neglect the expected striking pose and look to drag his foe to the floor as swiftly as possible. Paul Sass is like no other Brit.

Will Scientists' Calls For Climate Action Fall on Negotiators' Deaf Ears?

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

With only days remaining until diplomats are due to arrive in Tianjin for the final round of climate negotiations before the Cancun summit, scientists...

'Human Yo-Yo' Sets Bungee Record With 42 Jumps In 1 Hour (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

You can't blame James Fields for complaining about feeling dizzy. Dubbed the "Human Yo-Yo," the U.K. native just broke the world record by jumping fro...

Take Two: Following Up on Better Place, Dyson and David Cameron

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Last month, I wrote a blog extolling the benefits of taking time to recharge over summer vacation. Now, the lazy days of summer seem like a faded mem...

Moving on from Blair: British Labour selects new leader

LabourList | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
LabourList

By Anthony Painter The British Labour party has ditched Tony Blair and his legacy. That is the simple message from Saturday's victory of Ed Miliband i...

Little Cement Urbanites: Isaac Cordal's Street Art Installations

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

2010-09-24-streetart.jpgWith the simple act of miniaturization and thoughtful placement, London-based street artist Issac Cordal magically expands the imagination of pedestrians finding his sculptures on the street.

British Cuts To Military Concern U.S. Officials

New York Times | MICHAEL R. GORDON and JOHN F. BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Plans by the British government to make significant cuts in defense spending have spurred concerns among American military experts about Britain's abi...

Germany and the UK Prepare for Peak Oil

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Despite repeated government assurances to the contrary, the global oil supply doesn't seem to be growing much anymore. In fact, the Bundeswehr Centre study says that oil production may peak this year.

UK Grandma Admits To Concealing Births Of 4 Stillborn Babies, Hiding Them In Wardrobe

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 55-year-old UK grandmother has confessed to concealing the births of four of her children, and keeping the remains of three in a plastic container h...

I Shot That! Street Art Photographers Capturing Ephemera

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The unprecedented growth of the global grassroots art movement can be directly traced to digital photography and the people behind the camera.

Police Hunting 2 People In Slain British Spy Case

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) -- Police investigating the mystery death of a British spy say they are hunting for two people seen entering his apartment block. Gareth...

Guardian: Bush White House Had 'Grave Doubts' About Gordon Brown

Guardian | Nicholas Watt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The White House under George Bush reportedly told Tony Blair it harboured "grave doubts" about Gordon Brown's suitability to be prime minister....

Civil Society is the battleground for New Politics in the UK

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

It's a puzzling time for politics in the UK. All the familiar fault lines have fractured to create new patterns of connection between old enemies, lea...

Woman Caught Dumping Cat In Trash Says It Was Meant As 'A Joke'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The British woman who sparked an Internet frenzy for throwing a cat into the trash now says her actions were "completely out of character" and meant a...

SHOCK: Woman Caught On Camera Dumping Cat In Trash

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) - The gray-haired woman gently pets the cat, occasionally glancing furtively at a garbage bin. Then she strikes, casually grabbing it by t...

Pope Bans Booze, Vuvuzelas From UK Visit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britons hoping to catch a glimpse of Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to to the United Kingdom next month have been told to leave the booze, among o...