- Britain takes star baker in a headscarf to its heart Updated: Oct-08-15 12:53 pm
LONDON - In sweet-toothed Britain, the hottest entertainment sensation is a televised baking contest in which amateur pastry chefs battle it out over cakes, tortes, trifles and flans. And in a country roiled by questions of immigration and identity, "The Great British Bake Off" has produced a new heroine - a headscarf-wearing Muslim woman who's a genius with sugar, eggs and flour.
- Cameron: I'll get tough in EU talks, make 'Greater Britain' Updated: Oct-07-15 10:07 am
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Wednesday to get tough in European Union negotiations, crack down on extremism, make Britain a more equal country - and then resign.
- UK minister rejects EU migration pact, vows tighter borders Updated: Oct-06-15 9:35 am
LONDON - Britain will never "in a thousand years" agree to a common European immigration policy to deal with the surging number of refugees fleeing to the continent, a top government official declared Tuesday.
- With passport returned, Ai Weiwei attends London exhibition Updated: Sep-15-15 10:12 am
LONDON - It was an unexpected photo opportunity, as Ai Weiwei stood inside London's Royal Academy of Arts Tuesday surrounded by 20 years' worth of his artworks.