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Ringing the changes: Big Ben's tower may be renamed for Queen's Jubileeupdated: Fri May 04 2012 06:58:00

British lawmakers want to rename one of London's most famous landmarks -- known to tourists around the world as "Big Ben" -- after Queen Elizabeth II, for her Diamond Jubilee.

Queen Elizabeth speaks to Parliamentupdated: Fri May 04 2012 06:58:00

Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes a rare address to both houses of Parliament. CNN's Max Foster reports.

Dressing like a princessupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 14:06:00

Kate Middleton's former stylist teaches you how to dress like a princess.

Where will you be? Best places to watch Kate and Wills say 'I do'updated: Tue Aug 16 2011 14:06:00

It will be grand, it will be glitzy and there will be plenty of pomp and circumstance. When Prince William and fiancee Kate Middleton finally tie the knot on April 29, all of London will be on show.

Striking UK workers kick pension plan into touchupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 06:22:00

The players take to the pitch: 11 bankers complete with bowler hats, against 11 public sector workers. George Osborne, Britain's Finance Minister, is the referee.

Q&A: The UK political system explainedupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 13:04:00

The United Kingdom votes on a new government May 6 through a political system that dates back centuries. When does an election happen?

People.com: Reese Witherspoon Focuses on Domestic Violenceupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 13:29:00

The star avoids talk about Jake Gyllenhaal while doing charity work in England

People.com: Obama Girls' London Trip: Harry Potter, Fish 'n' Chips!updated: Tue Jun 09 2009 16:28:00

Sasha and Malia visit the new movie set and join mom for traditional pub grub

Green activists scale UK parliament roofupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 09:01:00

British environmental activists climbed onto the roof of the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday in protest at plans for a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport.

Activists atop Parliament roofupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 09:01:00

Activists protesting plans for a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport rally on the roof of a Parliament building.

Time.com: Brit Spymaster Warns of Terrorupdated: Mon Nov 05 2007 07:50:00

The long awaited debut speech by the head of MI5, Jonathan Evans, revealed the scale of the terror threat facing the UK

End of an era for HP sauceupdated: Fri Mar 16 2007 05:45:00

The last bottle of HP sauce to be made in Britain has rolled off the company's production line.

Negotiating the cultural mazeupdated: Fri Jan 05 2007 06:05:00

As any modern business executive knows, the hardest part of working outside your own country can be negotiating the maze of codes and values that govern work -- as well as life -- in that culture.

2007 London Tour route is unveiledupdated: Thu Feb 09 2006 12:46:00

The opening stage of the 2007 Tour de France to be held in London will start on Whitehall, near Trafalgar Square and Downing Street, before finishing on the Mall.

Whale dies during Thames rescueupdated: Sat Jan 21 2006 02:32:00

The whale that rescuers were carrying out to sea from the River Thames died Saturday, according to the London Port Authority.

Time stands still for Big Benupdated: Sat Oct 29 2005 04:28:00

The chimes of London's famous Big Ben were silenced this weekend for 24 hours, the longest period in more than two decades.

CNNMoney: He sold his voice on eBayupdated: Wed Mar 23 2005 15:09:00

Floyd Hayes, a British-born, New York-based adman auctioned off the rights to his voice on eBay last month for $750.

'Fake bomb' smuggled into Commonsupdated: Fri Sep 17 2004 00:04:00

A British tabloid newspaper says one of its reporters smuggled fake bomb-making equipment into the nation's parliament a day after fox-hunting supporters eluded guards and burst into the House of Commons.

Commons powder attack on Blair updated: Wed May 19 2004 07:26:00

A protester hit British Prime Minister Tony Blair with a purple powder as he was speaking in the House of Commons, sparking major security fears.

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