Prince William and others attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death Thursday night as the closing…

  As a nation and the world awaited news of a child who could one day sit on the British throne, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge,…

  via ITV News An 18-year-old girl from Heysham in Lancashire is seriously ill in hospital after drinking a cocktail made with liquid nitrogen. The drink, which was sold at a bar in Lancaster, also contained Jaegermeister. She was rushed to hospital where doctors had to remove her stomach to save her life. The girl […]

via CNN Britain’s public service broadcaster, the BBC, was caught up in a growing furor Saturday over claims that a late children’s TV presenter sexually abused young women and girls, sometimes on its premises, in the 1960s and 1970s. The abuse claims, which come almost a year after presenter Jimmy Savile died, were made by […]

LONDON — English soccer authorities and London police began investigations Tuesday into whether England captain John Terry racially abused a black opponent while playing for Chelsea. In the latest contentious episode of Terry’s career, video posted on the Internet appeared to show Terry directing a racial slur at Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand during […]

Call them riots or civil insurrections, when a disenfranchised population is triggered by an event that symbolizes their shared grievances, the consequences can be the unleashing of years of suppressed frustration and rage. While it is common for governments to blame the rioters, a detailed look at the causes show that the law and law […]

  via BBC News Col Muammar Gaddafi says Libya will fight a “long war” after Western air strikes against his forces to protect rebel-held areas. Military officials are said to be assessing the damage after at least 110 missiles were fired by the US and UK. After one attack, some 14 bodies were lying near […]

  via Police officers are being ordered to send texts rather than speak on their radios because of the sums charged by the firm that owns the police communications network. While chief constables face unprecedented cutbacks, the company that operates the system on which all the emergency services communicate has seen a massive rise […]

Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority ordered an Italian ice cream company to stop running a print ad showing two hot male priests about to kiss passionately before sharing a tub of ice cream.

An English IKEA decided to release 100 live cats overnight. Why? Why would you question such a thing? The video is the most amazing and life-affirming event. Ever. Embrace it. Watch it a thousand times. Watch it ten thousand times.

Jared Shreeve, a lab assistant at Seven Kings High School in the United Kingdom tricked a student into wearing a chloroform-soaked mask.

  President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have wagered their nation’s “best” beer and lager over Saturday’s World Cup showdown match between their two nations, the White House said. Obama, who spoke to Cameron by phone from the Oval Office Saturday, suggested the wager, according to a summary of the conversation provided by […]