In this era of escalating terrorism around the globe, one of the world’s major cities — known for some of the tightest security possible — is stepping up its vigilance to keep busy locals and unacquainted tourists safe.
A year after a terrorist rammed a truck into a bustling Berlin Christmas market, killing 12 and injuring 56, British authorities have said the country’s crowded holiday markets are safer now than any time in recent years.
Scores of travelers are suffering from flight disruptions as freezing fog caused delays and cancellations at London airports ahead of Christmas.
World 100-meter champion Justin Gatlin fired coach Dennis Mitchell following an undercover investigation reported Tuesday that appeared to show people linked to the sprinter offering to supply performance-enhancing drugs.
British police have arrested four men on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks.
The Latest on the police response at a British air base used by U.S. Air Force (all times local): 6:30 p.m. British police investigating what they called a disturbance at an English military air base used by the U.S. Air Force say the incident is not being treated as terrorism.
A man was arrested after he allegedly rammed his car into the gates at a Royal Air Force base used by the U.S. Air Force on Monday that prompted a brief lockdown and personnel to open fire.
A car attempted to force its way through the gates at a Royal Air Force base used by the U.S. Air Force on Monday, prompting a lockdown, reports said.
A British official heading an investigation into London’s Grenfell Tower blaze that killed 71 people says she has been shocked by poor construction practices and inadequate building fire safety regulations that allow some builders to cut corners.
A Lebanese police official says authorities have detained a man suspected in the killing a British woman who worked at the U.K. Embassy in Beirut.
Two female couples have tied the knot in Australia’s first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages.
Britain and China have pledged to cooperate in clean energy research and promote global use of Beijing’s currency as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union.
Leaders of 27 European Union nations gave British Prime Minister Theresa May an early Christmas present on Friday, declaring that Brexit talks can move on to their next phase: transition and future relations.
The head of Britain’s military says Russia could try to sever undersea communications cables, and protecting them is a defense priority for NATO.
Oxford Dictionaries is recognizing the power of the millennial generation with its 2017 word of the year: youthquake.
Two leaders of a British far-right group that gained publicity when it was retweeted by U.S. President Donald Trump have been arrested for allegedly stirring up hatred.
The Latest on the Bank of England’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 12:00 p.m.
Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator says a situation in which the U.K. crashes out of the European Union without a deal has become “massively less probable” because of a preliminary agreement reached last week.
The Bank of England is set to keep its main interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent on Thursday, a month after increasing borrowing costs for the first time in a decade to contain a rise inflation stoked by last year’s Brexit vote.
A series of gruesome discoveries at several London parks has sparked a probe to figure out who’s been stabbing and beheading swans.
Prince Harry’s fiancee is set to join Britain’s royal family for Christmas.
Hong Kong judges will decide on a British banker’s appeal of his conviction in the grisly murders of two Indonesian women.
America’s ambassador to Britain says he hopes US President Donald Trump will visit the UK next year despite his recent Twitter dispute with Prime Minister Theresa May.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to write a letter to Britain’s Treasury chief explaining why inflation in the country is running by more than a percentage point above target.