As German Gen. Erwin Rommel chased British forces across the North African desert, a stray Royal Air Force fighter crashed in the blistering sands of the Egyptian Sahara on June 28, 1942. The pilot was never heard from again. The damaged Kittyhawk P-40 -- a couple of hundred miles from civilization -- was presumed lost forever.
The Duchess of Cambridge gave her first official public address Monday, speaking against a backdrop of children's drawings on brightly colored walls.
It's been nearly 30 years since British and Argentinian troops fought over the Falkland Islands, but politicians from both countries are ratcheting up their rhetoric over the British-controlled territory.
CNN's Max Foster reports on rumors that Britain's Prince William and his wife are expecting a child.
A year ago on Wednesday, November 16, 2010, Kate Middleton's life changed forever.
Prince William is to be deployed next February to the Falkland Islands in his role as a search and rescue pilot, the British Ministry of Defence said Thursday.
The British government has started delivering money that it unfroze to a bank in Libya, said William Hague, Foreign Secretary, in a statement Wednesday.
A pilot on the UK Royal Air Force Red Arrows aerobatic team died Saturday when his plane crashed after an air show in the coastal town of Bournemouth, officials said.
A box of Kellogg's cereal pops up out of a bag in her shopping cart
The last known survivor of the 70 million combatants from World War I, a British sailor who witnessed the surrender of the German fleet in 1918, has died at the age of 110.
Prince William and Prince Harry arrive at Westminster Abbey in regal splendor
The uniform features a distinctive scarlet jacket with a gold and crimson sash and forage cap
Britain's Prince Harry has been promoted to captain in the British army, St. James' Palace announced Sunday.
The palace releases a to-the-minute schedule of the wedding day's events
"It's not something you see everyday," a flight lieutenant says of the invitation
Musical performers will include the London Chamber Orchestra and several top British choirs
The couple choose choirs, an orchestra, and Royal Air Force musicians for their ceremony
Due to a new British army title, the prince may wear a scarlet jacket down the aisle
Britain's Royal Air Force scrambled jets Monday to escort a passenger plane in for landing after a man made threats on an Etihad Airways flight, authorities said.
Prince William and Kate Middleton will have a wedding reception hosted by the queen at Buckingham Palace, the royal family announced Wednesday.
Buckingham Palace releases details for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
The royal couple is home in Wales
Prince William co-pilots his first search-and-rescue flight since becoming certified last month by the Royal Air Force.
Britain's Prince William performed his first rescue since becoming qualified as a search-and-rescue pilot last month, the Royal Air Force (RAF) said Tuesday.
Britain's Prince William, the second in line to the throne, became a fully qualified search and rescue pilot after graduating from his training course Friday.
It's got the same engine as a supersonic jet -- but the team working on the world's first 1,000mph supercar are hoping that it doesn't take off.
An airplane with 44 people on board has crashed in the mountains of Afghanistan, an Afghan government spokesman said Monday.
British newspapers were filled with speculation Wednesday that Prince William may soon propose to his girlfriend, Kate Middleton, after an influential blog reported on a possible date.
Kate Middleton supports her beau as he graduates from the Defence Helicopter Flying School
The artist says it is a "behind-the-scenes glance at the human element of royal responsibility and ... their brotherly relationship"
An inquiry into the crash of a British aircraft in Afghanistan three years ago calls the accident "preventable," citing a loss of focus on safety in an effort to save money for the armed forces, the defense secretary said Wednesday.
Convicted British train robber Ronnie Biggs may soon be released from prison. ITN's Angus Walker reports.
Britain's most celebrated fugitive -- "the last of the gentlemen crooks," as he liked to describe himself -- was born Ronald Arthur Biggs in Lambeth, south London, on August 8, 1929.
CNN's Paula Newton reports on a town that honors Britain's war dead.
July is on track to be the deadliest month yet for British troops supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Britain's Prince William forced a Royal Air Force plane to be grounded for days after he flicked the wrong switch and "overcooked" the engine, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
Eight people missing from a fatal helicopter crash in the North Sea off Scotland are feared dead, police said Thursday.
Rescuers have recovered eight bodies from a helicopter crash Wednesday in the North Sea about 13 miles off the northeastern coast of Scotland, officials said.
Plus, he reveals early dreams of being a policeman and what he would do if he were invisible!
All 18 people aboard a helicopter that crashed off the coast of Scotland have been recovered alive, a Royal Air Force officer told CNN.
Three people died Saturday and a fourth was injured by an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands, a police spokeswoman said.
Britain's Royal Air Force scrambled a huge military transport plane to a remote island off the coast of Scotland to save twin babies born two months prematurely.
Britain feared that it would have been overwhelmed in the event of a Soviet attack because of the depleted state of its armed forces, according to secret files made public on Tuesday.
Both he and his brother will take to the skies over the U.K. next month
Prince Harry says he is happy to see live action in Afghanistan and to be treated as just another soldier.
Prince Harry is aiming to follow in his brother's footsteps by becoming a helicopter pilot, royal officials say.
Speed enthusiasts hope to build a rocket car that can go faster than a bullet from a handgun -- and break the world land speed record.
A British group launches a three-year mission to build a car with a top speed of 1,000 miles an hour.
The second-in-line for the British throne opts to fly rescue helicopters for a living -- or at least for now
Preparation for his role as a head of state has been put on the "back burner," his office says
Wearing a red robe and a warm smile, Eddie works as a verger at London's Westminster Abbey. As a church official, he keeps order in this sacred space. Today his responsibility is to sort out believers (who get in free to pray), tourists (who pay the $25 entrance fee), and those who fold their hands and reverently say, "I'd like a few moments with the Unknown Soldier, please," in order to avoid paying $25.
The F-22 Raptor fighter jet is shown for the first time outside the U.S. at this year's Farnborough Air Show 2008.
The first day at the world's biggest air show here in Farnborough is usually taken up by the now tedious Airbus vs. Boeing numbers game.
Britain's foremost aviation showcase celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 82nd birthday Saturday with a parade and military ceremony known as "Trooping the Color."
Britain's oldest man and the oldest living veteran of World War I was celebrating his 112th birthday Friday with a party and a fly-past at an air force base.
Europe's oldest man celebrates his 112th birthday. ITN's Gregg Easteal reports.
With his family's support, he pilots a large, troop-carrier for the Royal Air Force
Britain's Prince William, who has faced criticism for misusing military helicopters, made a surprise visit to Afghanistan this week serving as part of an air crew that made the 30-hour trip from England.
By landing a copter in his girlfriend's garden, the royal reopened a controversy about his privileged role in the military
British military officials on Sunday said Prince William had not breached any rules when he used a Royal Air Force helicopter to drop in at his girlfriend's house.
An explosion struck a vehicle carrying British troops Sunday, killing two and wounding two others in southern Afghanistan, Britain's Defence Ministry said Monday.
The prince gets his "wings" Friday – and sets his sights on becoming head of Britain's military
Britain's Prince William receives his Royal Air Force pilot's wings, presented by his father, Prince Charles.
Britain's Prince William received his Royal Air Force pilot's wings at a graduation ceremony Friday.
Now that Britain's Prince William has passed his army training on the ground, he will now train to pilot three aircraft.
British Royal Air Force commanders are urging more than 2,000 personnel at a base in eastern England not to wear their uniforms in public after the troops reportedly faced months of verbal attacks from nearby anti-war residents.
Royal Air force personnel are being warned not to wear uniforms off-duty for fear of harassment. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.
An apparent false alarm early Sunday triggered a massive air-sea rescue operation to evacuate over 500 workers from an oil rig in the North Sea, police and the British coast guard said.
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's ... Prince William!
Britain's Prince William began his attachment with the Royal Air Force on Monday.
John Darwin was presumed drowned and declared legally dead in 2003. His re-emergence has raised many questions
Less than three hours after it began, a fire on a North Sea oil platform was extinguished and no one was hurt, Lund in Petroleum said Sunday.
Two people were killed using a gas-powered pump to drain a flooded basement in Tewkesbury -- the first reported deaths from England's worst flooding in 60 years, officials say.
Flooded out in UK
At least 250,000 people remain without electricity, and at least another 140,000 homes are not receiving fresh drinking water, British officials said Tuesday.
Swollen rivers crested Tuesday across western England, as emergency crews struggled to restore electricity and clean water
Nearly 150,000 homes were without drinking water Monday after the worst floodwaters in 60 years swamped large areas of western England.
UK hit hard by floodwaters
Floods hit Britain
One person was killed and three were injured Wednesday in a mid-air collision of Royal Air Force helicopters, the British Ministry of Defense said.
British authorities diverted a passenger plane to a Scottish airport on Wednesday after a bomb alert onboard.
Coalition forces and militants battled on Wednesday in southern Afghanistan, a long stretch of fighting that claimed the lives of a U.S. and a Canadian soldier and more than 30 militants, according to coalition authorities.
A British military officer who refused to serve in Iraq because he believed it was unlawful has been told by a judge he must face trial by court-martial.
On the first Sunday after four deadly attacks in London left at least 49 people, Britons mourned the victims of the bombings as they marked the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.
U.S. and British investigators were seeking the cause of a deadly crash of a Royal Air Force C-130 Hercules transport plane as two separate claims of responsibility surfaced -- one including video of what appeared to be the aircraft's wreckage.
American troops opened fire to put down a riot Monday at a prison camp in southern Iraq that left four inmates dead and six wounded, U.S. military officials said.
Ten British servicemen are missing and presumed dead following the crash of a C-130 Hercules transport plane in Iraq, officials said.
Up to 15 British troops have been killed in the crash of a transport plane in Iraq, according to the UK Press Association.
Ships unloaded thousands of tons of food at docks on Sumatra's east coast, but relief planners struggled to finds ways to get the supplies to the Indonesian Island's west coast and the 800,000 people who survived the disaster.
A New York-bound Greek passenger jet has been given the all-clear after it was forced to make an emergency landing at a London airport following a bomb threat, British police said.
A Greek passenger jet grounded at London's Stansted Airport following a phoned-in bomb scare has resumed its journey to New York.
Britain is slashing thousands of jobs from its armed forces over the next four years in an effort to save money and revamp the military for modern warfare.
As controversy swirls about images allegedly showing U.S. and British soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners, CNN anchor Monita Rajpal spoke to John Nichol, an Royal Air Force navigator who was shot down, taken prisoner and tortured during the 1991 Gulf War.
A series of software blunders and equipment shortages have left Britain's armed forces with a significant helicopter shortfall, an official spending watchdog has revealed.
Four of five British men released by the U.S. military from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and returned to the UK have been arrested and sent to a London police station.
An inquiry has opened into the apparent suicide of a family doctor believed to be Britain's worst serial killer.
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