A British member of parliament, Jo Cox, was killed in northern England on Thursday, days ahead of a referendum on whether the UK should leave the European Union, known as “Brexit.”…
By Corinne Segal
Banksy, the elusive artist behind million-dollar works of graffiti, may have been tagged: a new mathematical analysis claims to have identified the artist as Robin Gunningham.
By Dr. Howard Markel
This Feb. 6, we celebrate Charles Dickens, the novelist and literary superstar of his day. He may well have been the first celebrity spokesman for a medical charity. The cause was London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and it first…
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins, Alison Moore
Tomorrow, Queen Elizabeth will become the longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria. In honor of the event, here are eight things you might not know about the two royals.
By Andrew Mach
Seven people were killed and more than a dozen were injured after a military jet crashed during an air show on Saturday in West Sussex, United Kingdom.
Anjem Choudary, a British-born Muslim cleric, is one of two men charged in England with inviting support for Islamic State militants on Wednesday.
By Larisa Epatko
Every five years, Britons elect members of Parliament. But after this year's vote on Thursday, the results of the new government might not be known for days.
“The Imitation Game” has prompted more than just awards and acclaim. In light of the buzz surrounding the movie, a petition to pardon 49,000 men convicted in Britain for being homosexual is picking up momentum.
In November, 466 people were treated in English hospitals for the effects of female genital mutilation, according to a recent analysis by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
By PBS NewsHour
For the British people, the proximity of the Paris attacks seems to make the chance of another terror attack in their country more likely. How is the British government addressing the threat? Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner talks to…
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