US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in London to press his Russian counterpart to halt a takeover of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula after clashes killed one person and injured dozens in the...
Jasper Copping Research suggests that a Manchester-based detective with acute reasoning and a mastery of disguises was the model for the famous sleuth
Lisa Davies He was spectacularly accused of being incompetent and ridiculed for sloppy detective work but the original chief investigator of the Oscar Pistorius case may not be called to give evidence at the...
Evidence of a plot by Malaysian Islamists to hijack a passenger jet in a terrorist attack copying 9/11 was being investigated in connection with the disappearance of Flight MH370.
London South Bank University's research pub is the first of its kind. It is a 'fake' pub situated within the School of Psychology at London South Bank University, and features beer taps, a fruit...
Belinda Goldsmith Support for Scottish independence has risen after Britain's three main political parties warned the Scots they would not be able to keep the pound if they left the United Kingdom, the first opinion...
Millions of commuters in London have faced delay and disruption after Tube staff went on strike over plans to close ticket offices on the subway train system.
London Zoo stocktake
From tiny leafcutter ants to huge silverback gorillas, the animals at London Zoo line up to be counted during the compulsory annual stock take.
Nick Miller Three women enslaved for 30 years have been rescued from a house in London including one who has spent her entire life in domestic servitude, police said on Thursday.
Gordon Rayner Three women kept as slaves for more than 30 years in a London house were held by ''invisible handcuffs'' because of the fear instilled in them by their captors, according to police.
Nick Miller British police have shot and wounded two men after a man thought to be a serving soldier was killed outside a London barracks, in what eyewitnesses described as an attempted beheading.
Six Greenpeace activists began climbing London's Shard on Thursday to protest against drilling by oil giant Shell in the Arctic.
Costas Pitas Hundreds of Britons turned out on Thursday to mourn Lee Rigby, a soldier whose murder on a London street made international headlines in May and heightened community tensions in parts of Britain.
Kari Lundgren Boris Johnson says he will submit proposals to close Europe's busiest airport.
Two teenage victims of an acid attack in Zanzibar were being treated in a specialist burns unit in London on Friday as police were ordered to arrest a radical Islamic preacher suspected of inspiring...
Tom Bill and Belinda Goldsmith A new London skyscraper that reflects sunlight at an intensity capable of melting parts of a car became the latest attraction in the city's financial district on Tuesday as the developers acted to...
Joe Shute Engineers have uncovered more secrets of the epidemics that devastated the city from the 14th to the mid-17th century.
A beefed-up police presence for today's London Marathon will be in place following last week's Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured more than 180.
Malcolm Moore and James Quinn David Cameron has effectively been barred from visiting China because Beijing is so angry at the Prime Minister for meeting the Dalai Lama last year.
A man has been charged over a notorious IRA bombing in London in 1982 which killed four British soldiers on ceremonial duty.