- UK leader pledges to send help to France to control migrants Updated: Jul-31-15 8:22 am
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron offered Friday to send sniffer dogs and fencing to help control the surge in migrants trying to cross into Britain, pledging to work closely with French authorities to get a grip on the crisis.
- France deploys riot police to bolster Calais security Updated: Jul-29-15 5:02 pm
CALAIS, France - The young Afghan has tried every single day for three months to get into the railway tunnel in Calais leading to England and what he hopes will be a better life. For him, like the dozens who appeared as darkness fell, Wednesday would be the same even if their numbers were immeasurably larger than even a week ago.
- Barack Obama to Britain: Stay in European Union Updated: Jul-24-15 4:55 am
LONDON - Barack Obama has said the United States will have more faith in its trans-Atlantic alliances if Britain remains part of the European Union.
- Tony Blair warns UK's Labour: Left turn will lose voters Updated: Jul-22-15 4:01 pm
LONDON - Britain's Labour Party lost the election. Now it is losing its way, careening into a crisis that could rip apart a party that governed for long stretches of the 20th century.
- Ex-tabloid editor Coulson faces $234,000 phone hacking bill Updated: Jul-22-15 12:40 pm
LONDON - A former tabloid editor who also served as British Prime Minister David Cameron's communications chief has been ordered to pay 150,000 pounds ($234,000) toward the costs of his trial for phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World.
- UK leader signals support for airstrikes on IS in Syria Updated: Jul-19-15 10:40 am
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain needs to take a greater role in destroying the Islamic State group in Syria - his most direct signal to date that he will seek to expand his country's role in supporting the United States and its allies.
- Daniel Craig, Judi Dench urge UK government to back BBC Updated: Jul-15-15 7:55 am
LONDON - Stars including Daniel Craig and Judi Dench are urging the British government to protect the BBC, as the publicly funded broadcaster faces budget cuts and political pressure for its ambitions to be curbed.
- Move to ease fox hunting ban stirs UK political storm Updated: Jul-14-15 11:34 am
LONDON - Fox hunting is back on the agenda in Britain, and it's getting bloody.
- Cameron says Britain needs more drones to combat IS threat Updated: Jul-13-15 10:35 am
LONDON - Britain's military should invest more in drones and elite troops to help counter the threat from the Islamic State group, Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday, calling terrorism one of the "evolving threats" facing the U.K.
- McCartney: UK gov't to lose support if it eases hunting ban Updated: Jul-10-15 7:01 am
LONDON - Here's some free political advice from Paul McCartney to Prime Minister David Cameron: Don't mess with the fox hunting ban.
- Commuters brace for chaos as strike shuts London Underground Updated: Jul-08-15 12:23 pm
LONDON - Many London commuters left work early Wednesday to beat the start of a strike that's expected to shut down the city's subway system.
- Britons mark 10th anniversary of London transit attacks Updated: Jul-07-15 12:44 pm
LONDON - Britons paused in silence, laid flowers and lit candles Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of suicide bombings on London's transit system in the worst terror attack on British soil and a day of pain seared into London's collective memory.
- Service held in UK to remember Srebrenica massacre victims Updated: Jul-06-15 11:38 am
LONDON - Days before the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, hundreds of Bosnians and Britons attended a memorial service at Westminster Abbey on Monday to remember the more than 8,000 male Muslim victims.
- 7/7 spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too far Updated: Jul-05-15 5:04 am
LONDON - After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing."