- UK prosecutors mull charges for News Corp. over hacking Updated: Aug-29-15 7:16 am
LONDON - British prosecutors say they are considering corporate charges against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. over phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid.
- Ex-UK foreign minister Hague among House of Lords appointees Updated: Aug-27-15 9:10 am
LONDON - The British government has rewarded advisers, staff and defeated or retired lawmakers with seats in the House of Lords.
- UK Iraq war inquiry chair defends decision to move slowly Updated: Aug-26-15 12:41 pm
LONDON - The chair of Britain's inquiry into the Iraq war defended the time spent on the investigation Wednesday, arguing that while he understands the anguish of bereaved family members, being fair to decision makers was critical to the process.
- UAE army frees British hostage as al-Qaida expands in Yemen Updated: Aug-23-15 11:49 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The United Arab Emirates said Sunday that its military freed a British hostage who was kidnapped 18 months ago by al-Qaida in Yemen, which has expanded its reach amid fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents.
- Queen Elizabeth II leads ceremonies in Britain for VJ Day Updated: Aug-15-15 11:50 am
LONDON - Veterans wearing medals, some in wheelchairs festooned with the Union flag, paraded through central London on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over Japan and the end of World War II.
- UK leader backs royals in paparazzi spat over Prince George Updated: Aug-15-15 5:56 am
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron has offered his support for the royal family in trying to persuade foreign publications not to buy paparazzi images of toddler Prince George, arguing they have a right to raise their children free of such harassment.
- Britain's Hammond in China for security, climate talks Updated: Aug-12-15 10:34 am
BEIJING - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Wednesday that an international agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program could give impetus to efforts aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
- Migrant crisis alarms Britain - but fears clash with facts Updated: Aug-10-15 10:01 am
LEYSDOWN-ON-SEA, England - This summer, Britain's headlines have been dominated by one story - thousands of migrants massing in France, aiming to get to England through the Channel Tunnel. Britain's jingoistic tabloids say it's an invasion. Prime Minister David Cameron has called the Syrians, Afghans, Eritreans and others "a swarm" headed for British shores.