Mar 11, 2014 — The reason for the link isn't clear, but researchers say obesity's effect on self-image and self-esteem might be partly to blame.
Mar 5, 2014 — Scotland will vote Sept. 18 on whether it wants to break away from the United Kingdom. NPR's Ari Shapiro provides the basics on the likelihood of secession and what it might mean.
Nov 11, 2013 — Two decades ago, the heir to the throne of England foresaw the potential and value in organic agriculture. The first product Duchy Originals launched was the Oaten Biscuit, and it's still a top seller today.
Sep 5, 2013 — The accident on the A249 bridge in east Kent injured perhaps as many as 200 people and caused the closure of a major traffic artery.
Jul 22, 2013 — The world is awash in "Royal Baby Fever," but in London, the much-trumpeted affliction is more of a summer silly season snuffle — spreading faster around the world than it is in the U.K.
Apr 17, 2013 — The former British prime minister was remembered Wednesday at a funeral in London. Queen Elizabeth II was among those in attendance. Thatcher died last week. She was 87.
Jan 25, 2013 — If the country sees another quarter of negative growth, it will officially enter its third recession in four years. That's unchartered territory.
Apr 23, 2012 — A British winemaker has finally been given official approval to release a limited-edition wine made in collaboration with Malbec grape growers in Argentina. But it's on the condition that it doesn't sell the wine, label it a Malbec, or call it wine at all.
Mar 30, 2012 — George Galloway, who the Labour Party cut loose because of his opposition to the war In Iraq, has won a seat in the House of Commons.
Jan 20, 2011 — The Guardian has uncovered how four officers engaged in sexual relations with environmental activists who they were spying on. One officer married one of his "targets," fathered two children and later got divorced.