A 'Twitter troll' has been jailed for 18 weeks for bombarding a British Labour MP with abusive messages after she supported a successful campaign to put Jane Austen on the STG10 note.
Chris Zappone Bob Geldof has infuriated independence-minded Scots by urging them to vote to maintain Scotland's place within the United Kingdom ahead of a historic referendum.
James Pheby London Mayor Boris Johnson has been chosen by his Conservative Party as their candidate to fight for a west London seat at next year's parliamentary election, raising the spectre of a future tilt at...
Alistair Smout and Guy Faulconbridge Prime Minister David Cameron begged Scots on Wednesday not to rip apart Britain's "family of nations", visiting Scotland in an attempt to stem a steep last minute rise in secessionist support ahead...
MH17 disaster: Russians operated Buk missile launcher seen near crash site, eyewitnesses tell UK media
Russians operated the Buk missile launcher seen near the area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down, eyewitnesses have told UK media.
Gordon Rayner An NHS doctor from East London who was previously accused of kidnapping western journalists in Syria may hold the key to identifying the jihadist who beheaded James Foley, intelligence sources have...
Danica Kirka A new report concluded Tuesday that some 1400 children were sexually exploited in one northern England town- a damning account of the collective failure by authorities to prevent children as young as...
Members of Britain's Pakistani community have reacted with outrage amid reports officials failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in the northern English town of Rotherham.
Kylie MacLellan and Andrew Osborn Britain's parliament has rejected Chinese calls to scrap an inquiry into Hong Kong's progress towards democracy, a senior lawmaker said, warning that reforms there may violate a 1984 deal on the...
Nick Miller The appointment of an Australian to the most senior non-political position in the UK parliament has been put on hold, after the man who chose her for the job buckled in the face of fierce opposition.
William James British opposition leader to tell Scots to reject independence, promising he will win a UK general election and give them the change they crave.
Peter Dominiczak Britain could launch air strikes in Iraq and Syria within weeks after David Cameron, the Prime Minister, set out a potential timetable for a military intervention and pledged to "use everything we...
Police said on Sunday that 35 people discovered in a shipping container at a British port were Afghan Sikhs and that survivors would be questioned about how they came to be there.
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Nick Miller The UK government has poured cold water on Julian Assange’s hopes he will soon be able to leave the Ecuador embassy behind Harrods where he has spent the last two years.
Nick Miller The Australian entertainer's five year and nine month sentence over sex offences not likely to be deemed 'unduly lenient', says Attorney General.
Sarah Knapton Chemotherapy will be obsolete within 20 years, scientists have predicted, after announcing a project to map 100,000 genomes to find the genes responsible for cancer and rare diseases.
A flock of geese caused the deaths of four US airmen whose military helicopter crashed over a nature reserve in eastern England, investigators said Wednesday.
Stephen Addison Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has stressed his opposition to assisted dying as one of his predecessors announced he has changed his mind.
Peter Dominiczak, Matthew Holehouse and Steven Swinford William Hague stood down as Britain's Foreign Secretary on Monday night, as David Cameron mounted a "cull of the middle-aged white men" in his biggest reshuffle since becoming Prime Minister.