CNN's Ben Wyatt gives an insider's guide to getting around London for the 2012 Olympic Games.
CNN's Max Foster takes you through the random and fun traditions surrounding the state opening of parliament.
Queen Elizabeth II laid out the British government's plans for the coming year in a speech Wednesday marked by pomp and tradition.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes a rare address to both houses of Parliament. CNN's Max Foster reports.
Global media tycoon Rupert Murdoch received a strong endorsement from the board of directors of his News Corp. on Wednesday, a day after British lawmakers investigating a phone hacking scandal said Murdoch was "not a fit person" to run a major international company.
The Australian media regulatory agency is "digesting" the blistering report from British lawmakers that said News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch was "not a fit person" to run a major international company.
Global media tycoon Rupert Murdoch is "not a fit person" to run a major international company, British lawmakers investigating phone hacking at his tabloid News of the World reported Tuesday.
Queen Elizabeth II pledged to rededicate herself to the service of her people Tuesday, as she addressed both houses of Parliament as part of celebrations of her Diamond Jubilee, or 60 years on the throne.
The bill for staging the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics is set to rise by nearly 20% to £11 billion ($17.2 billion) a UK government committee has warned.
Prue Murdoch, the daughter of Rupert by his first marriage, once told me that her abiding memory of her father over the breakfast table was not of his beaming face, but of the back page of a newspaper. One doubts if James Murdoch even remembers that.
A British Cabinet minister said Friday he is resigning after authorities announced he faces charges in connection with a speeding offense he allegedly blamed on his ex-wife.
A British lawmaker said Thursday that he and 17 others have been awarded payouts over phone hacking by the News of the World newspaper, in settlements totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Pakistani lawmakers on Monday passed a resolution supporting the country's democratic system, a vote that came after weeks of public speculation and political intrigue about the possibility of a coup in the volatile nation.
Much like Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar" before it, Phyllida Lloyd"The Iron Lady" (from a script by "Shame" writer Abi Morgan) fails partly due to its attempt at covering the entire life of a controversial figure by taking a rather dull, middle of the road position on their life and partly by whitewashing what that person did.
The former top lawyer for the defunct News of the World tabloid is "pretty sure" proprietor James Murdoch knew about damning evidence of phone hacking known as the "for Neville" e-mail, he testified before a British inquiry Wednesday.
A mass strike in the UK of public workers protesting proposed pension reforms heats up. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.
Mass strikes swept across the United Kingdom Wednesday, with public sector workers walking off jobs in schools, hospitals and police stations to protest proposed pension reforms.
Britain condemned Iran for allowing protesters to storm its embassy and a separate diplomatic compound in Tehran on Tuesday, warning there will be "serious consequences" as a result.
British lawmakers on Monday rejected a call to hold a referendum on the country's continued membership in the European Union.
The presidential campaign fundraising numbers being reported paint a picture of what's to come over the 13 months until the 2012 election: A flood of television ads, cross-country bus tours and a lot of handshakes.
A 30-year-old man is under arrest in connection with a phone hacking scandal that engulfed Britain's former News of the World newspaper, police in London said Friday.
Two men have been jailed for four years each in northwest England for inciting disorder via social networking sites, as rioting and looting erupted in London and other cities last week, police said Tuesday.
Four top British police officers will not face further police investigation in connection with an inquiry into phone hacking by journalists, the Independent Police Complaints Commission said Wednesday.
Parliament released new documents Tuesday that cast doubt on the veracity of testimony given to lawmakers last month by James Murdoch, the son and heir apparent to Rupert Murdoch's media empire, about News International's role in the phone hacking scandal.
A "flash mob" believed to have been organized on the Internet robbed a Maryland convenience store in less than a minute, police said Tuesday, and now authorities are using the same tool to identify participants in the crime.
Phone hacking was "widely discussed" at News of the World, the royal correspondent jailed and sacked for the practice wrote in 2007, according to documents released Tuesday by a Parliament committee investigating the scandal.
CNN's Dan Rivers and Jim Clancy discuss the implications of accusations made by a former News of the World reporter.
In an emergency session of Parliament on Thursday, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the violence, looting and arson sweeping his country "were organized via social media." He said his government is now considering how and whether to "stop people communicating via these websites and services when we know they are plotting violence, disorder and criminality."
Night court has been implemented in the wake of the riots. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.
On Saturday, Aug. 6, people gathered in Tottenham to protest the police shooting of a 29-year-old local man. It quickly escalated into riots, looting and arson.
Vice gets a firsthand look inside the riots raging throughout London. Go to VBS.TV for more.
16,000 police officers will man the streets of London as tensions between groups of youths and police escalates.
The world's most prestigious race meeting, Royal Ascot, celebrates its tricentenary this year. CNN's Don Riddell reports.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that James Murdoch has "questions to answer in Parliament," a day after former top executives of News of the World accused the News Corp. executive of giving "mistaken" evidence.
Two former executives say James Murdoch gave "mistaken" evidence when testifying about the phone hacking scandal.
Prime Minister David Cameron told British lawmakers during a heated session Wednesday that if he had known then what he knows now about his one-time communications director, former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, he would not have hired him.
In parliament, British Prime Minister David Cameron defends himself as he's grilled over the phone hacking scandal.
British lawmakers investigating police handling of the country's phone-hacking scandal released a blistering judgment on law enforcement and on Rupert Murdoch's News International Wednesday, including criticism of top police officers and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks.
British Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the ongoing phone-hacking scandal in a special session of parliament.
Nothing illustrated Britain's love-hate relationship with Rupert Murdoch better than Tuesday's parliamentary select committee hearing into the phone-hacking scandal. The British public hate the persona of Murdoch, his power and influence, yet voraciously consume his products.
Piers Morgan, host of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" and a former editor of two British tabloid newspapers, rejected as "nonsense" a British lawmaker's allegations Tuesday that he participated in phone hacking.
CNN's Piers Morgan responds to charges that he hacked phones while editor at The Daily Mirror.
John King asks former Wall Street Journal editor Joanne Lipman about Rupert Murdoch's appearance before Parliament.
A plate of shaving cream is tossed at Murdoch as he faced questions about his newspaper's scandal
James and Rupert Murdoch apologize at a hearing on alleged phone-hacking and say Parliament was misled.
Watching Rupert Murdoch testify in front of the British Parliament Tuesday, two things became immediately obvious.
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch told members of the British Parliament on Tuesday that he will not step down from his place at the helm.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will cut short his trip to South Africa to deal with the nation's phone-hacking scandal, his office confirmed Monday -- another day of dizzying developments that also saw a second top police official resign and the announcement of a broader police corruption probe.
Former Murdoch executive Rebekah Brooks is arrested in connection with phone-hacking probe. Atika Shubert reports.
The widening phone-hacking scandal that brought down one of Britain's biggest newspapers claimed another casualty Sunday, as authorities arrested the paper's former editor, Rebekah Brooks.
British lawmakers investigating a phone hacking scandal Tuesday asked media baron Rupert Murdoch, his son James and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks to testify before them, hours after former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown accused their newspaper group of illegally obtaining private information about him.
A former London Met police officer is not surprised to hear allegations that "News of the World" paid officers.
British police said Thursday they have arrested a 39-year-old woman suspected of involvement in the hacking of voice mails of celebrities and politicians by British newspapers.
Members of the British royal family could be victims of a phone hacker. CNN's Max Foster reports.
A powerful British media group is fighting new accusations that it illegally got information on members of the royal family and top politicians, after a lawmaker accused it of hacking.
A member of Britain's House of Lords was found guilty Tuesday of falsifying expenses, marking a new turn in the expense scandal that has rocked Parliament.
A former British parliament member is being jailed for 18 months in connection with the so-called expenses scandal, a court official in the United Kingdom said.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday protesters who resorted to violence Thursday night will "feel the full force of the law," and blamed them for wreaking havoc in London during the pre-Christmas weeks.
Protesters enraged by a Parliament vote to triple university tuition rate caps, attacked a car carrying Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Thursday night.
Thousands of angry students took to the streets of London Thursday for another protest, as British lawmakers prepared to vote on controversial plans to raise tuition fees.
Russia is checking to see whether an aide to a British lawmaker, who has been arrested and is facing expulsion from the United Kingdom, is a Russian citizen, according to media reports.
An aide to a British lawmaker has been arrested and is facing expulsion from the country, the member of Parliament said Sunday, but he denied that she is a secret agent.
The British government offered the United States a deal to temporarily store cluster munitions at a military base on its soil, despite having signed a treaty banning such storage, according to a State Department cable published by WikiLeaks.
An estimated 3 million workers walked off the job Wednesday in Portugal's first general strike in 22 years, a protest against austerity measures imposed by a government under market pressure to cut spending.
Portugal's general strike causes problems as international markets keep up pressure. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
A crowd of students marched through central London on Wednesday, disrupting traffic and shouting slogans in a protest against an increase in university tuition.
A large protest was happening Saturday in London against the war in Afghanistan, with organizers saying thousands from around the country would take part.
A hit list of British lawmakers who voted for the Iraq war with instructions for meeting them in person was taken down from a website Friday after the British Home Office expressed concern, the office said.
Britain's Labour Party on Saturday announced Ed Miliband as its new leader Saturday, four months after Prime Minister Gordon Brown resigned from the post when his party lost the election.
Six men arrested Friday morning in London on suspicion of terrorism related to Pope Benedict XVI's visit were freed overnight without charge, an official said.
Posters calling for the ordination of female priests will be plastered on London buses next month during the pope's visit to Britain, a campaign group said Friday.
TV talent show star Susan Boyle will sing for Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Scotland next month, the Catholic Church in Scotland said Wednesday.
Australia's political future hung in the balance after no clear winner emerged in Saturday's cliff-hanger election and a final outcome remained days away.
CNN's Anna Coren reports on the candidates and issues in Australia's hotly contested race for prime minister.
Australians go to the polls on August 21, 2010, and will choose between the Australian Labor Party and the Coalition to form a new government.
Australia Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Tuesday she believes Australia should become a republic after Queen Elizabeth II dies.
No one will be spared, not even the Queen.
Britain has a total nuclear arsenal of fewer than 225 weapons, with 160 currently operational, Foreign Secretary William Hague said Wednesday.
The economy was the focus of Queen Elizabeth II's speech to open Britain's Parliament. CNN's Phil Black reports.
The new British government plans to replace the House of Lords with an elected second chamber of Parliament, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said Wednesday.
British Prime Minister David Cameron vows that he will form a "full coalition" with Liberal Democrats.
A British oil rig has started drilling off the Falkland Islands in a move likely to stoke further tensions between Argentina and the UK over the disputed South Atlantic territory.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has issued a posthumous apology for the "appalling" treatment of Alan Turing, the British code-breaker who was chemically castrated for being gay.
Expenses fiddling revelations are wrecking Parliament's authority, CNN's Robin Oakley reports.
Expenses fiddling revelations are wrecking Parliament's authority. CNN's Robin Oakley reports.
Several hundred Sri Lankan Tamil protesters shouted slogans at the British Parliament for a second day Tuesday, urging it to act to end the "genocide" against their people in Sri Lanka.
Lurking among the orchards and misty meadows of South Somerset, England, is a quiet, green energy revolution.
At least two and a half percent of all transport fuels sold in Britain must now come from renewable sources, under new rules which came into force on Tuesday.
The widow and son of a paparazzi photographer who covered Princess Diana were scheduled to testify Thursday at the inquest into her death, and lawyers were expected to ask them about the man's Fiat, which some believe played a role in the fatal crash.
A typical exchange about wind farms tends to go like this: 'Are you in favor of wind farms?' 'Yes, of course I am...so long as they're nowhere near my house'. Nevertheless, wind turbines are fast-becoming an important piece in the energy puzzle, contributing a growing percentage to our overall energy needs.
The UK Government has unveiled proposals to stop golf clubs and other private establishments from treating women as "second class" members.
The UK Government is to bring forward new regulations to combat the threat of a bird flu pandemic after it was revealed that a second parrot in quarantine probably died from the lethal strain of the disease.
Five protesters burst onto the floor of Britain's House of Commons on Wednesday as lawmakers were preparing to vote on a ban on fox hunting.
It might sound like something straight out of a sci-fi movie but pickpockets should beware of a new invention that may put them out of business.
The word "mania" carries with it an implicit dose of disapproval. So in coming to grips with the excesses of our late, great Internet stock mania, we're inclined to be hard on ourselves. After all,...
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