World Apr 20U.K. toughens its carbon target before Biden climate summit
The U.K. government has pledged to reduce carbon emissions by 2035. The more ambitious climate target was announced ahead of a virtual climate summit U.S. President Joe Biden plans to host on Thursday.
World Apr 17The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone
Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal, but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone.
Arts Apr 16‘Peaky Blinders’ actor Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52
British actor Helen McCrory, who starred in the television show "Peaky Blinders" and the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. She was 52 and had been suffering from cancer.
Politics Apr 16WATCH: Royal family holds funeral for Prince Philip
Although it is a scaled-down service because of the pandemic, hundreds of servicemen and women from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army and Royal Air Force will take part in the funeral procession.
World Apr 10EXPLAINER: What is behind the latest unrest in N Ireland?
The chaotic scenes have stirred memories of decades of Catholic-Protestant conflict, known as “The Troubles.” A 1998 peace deal ended large-scale violence but did not resolve Northern Ireland’s deep-rooted tensions. A look at the background to the new violence:…
World Apr 09Prince Philip, consort to UK’s longest-reigning monarch, dead at 99
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who ruled alongside Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, for nearly seven decades, has died at the age of 99.
World Apr 08Northern Ireland leaders call for calm after night of violence
Crowds from Protestant and Catholic communities hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and each other overnight in Belfast, as a week of street violence escalated.
Health Apr 07UK advises limiting AstraZeneca in under-30 group amid blood clot worry
Wednesday's recommendation came as regulators both in the U.K. and the European Union emphasized that the benefits of receiving the vaccine continue to outweigh the risks for most people.
World Mar 11Prince William defends royal family against racism claims
Prince William defended Britain's monarchy Thursday against accusations of bigotry made by his brother, Prince Harry, and sister-in-law, Meghan, insisting the family is not racist.
World Mar 09Buckingham Palace issues statement, says allegations of racism ‘are taken very seriously’
Buckingham Palace issued a statement Tuesday, saying the family was “saddened” to learn of the struggles that Harry and Meghan revealed this week — and that they would be taken very seriously.