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U.K. Begins Delayed Investigation Of 2005 Transit Bombing Deaths

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — An inquiry into the 2005 London suicide bombings opened Monday, with victims' family members reliving their nightmares as details poure...

Is This The UK's Oldest Home?

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Archaeologists have uncovered the site of Britain's oldest house, the waterside home of nomad hunters dating back about 11,000 years. ...

U.S. Issues Terror Alert For Tourists In Europe

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

State Department notice issued Sunday about the potential for terrorists attacks in Europe. The alert expires Jan. 11: The State Department alerts U....

Terror Warning In Europe? U.S. Weighs Travel Alert For Tourists Abroad

AP | MATTHEW LEE and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will warn U.S. citizens to be vigilant as they travel in Europe, providing updated guidance prompted by al...

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...

Stonehenge Skeleton Proves Site's Prehistoric Importance

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON – A wealthy young teenager buried near Britain's mysterious Stonehenge monument came from the Mediterranean hundreds of miles away, scien...

Mumbai-Style Terror Plot Uncovered In Europe

AP | PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Police increased their guard around Buckingham Palace and other landmarks Wednesday as security officials monitored what they described...

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...

UK Arrests 6 Men In Suspected Quran Burning

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — British police say they have arrested six men on suspicion of stirring racial hatred after they posted a video on the Internet in which...

'Real James Bonds' Spill Secrets In New Book

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — It's James Bond, with bureaucracy and cramped office space. The first-ever official history of MI6 reveals that Britain's foreign spy ...

Anger At BP Overshadowing David Cameron's Washington Visit

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — On the way to Washington, British Prime Minister David Cameron said he wants to talk about Afghanistan, Middle East peace prospects...

Prince William Becomes Search-And-Rescue Pilot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — After seven months of training, Prince William is going to graduate as a fully qualified search-and-rescue helicopter pilot. His Londo...

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...