Nov 21, 2013 — Police suspect that a couple held three women against their will for three decades, forcing them to do domestic work. A Scotland Yard detective says he's "never seen anything of this magnitude."
Sep 30, 2013 — The Swedish housewares retailer, which is already using renewable energy to power many of its own stores, says it wants to tap into a growing demand for solar.
Sep 12, 2013 — Georgi Markov was killed in 1978 at a bus stop in London, where an assassin wielding a ricin-tipped umbrella jabbed him in the thigh.
Sep 6, 2013 — One job seeker up for a sales job at a U.K. electronics firm tells of "doing rubbish robotics in my suit in front of a group of strangers."
Apr 9, 2013 — The former British prime minister will receive full military honors. Queen Elizabeth II is among those set to attend. Thatcher died Monday at the age of 87.
Apr 8, 2013 — The "Iron Lady" was 87. A spokesman says she died Monday following a stroke. She became prime minister in 1979 and led Britain for 11 years. She stood with President Reagan against communism and broke Britain's trade union movement. Thatcher is a hero to conservatives.
Mar 15, 2013 — A British rail company says its archaeologists have discovered 13 skeletons they suspect died in the bubonic plague outbreak that killed millions of people, starting in 1347.
Jan 29, 2013 — That famous stiff upper lip has carried the Brits through tough times, but it can be a risky trait when it comes to health. An international survey finds the British often delay seeking help for serious symptoms of cancer because they're embarrassed or worried about wasting the doctor's time.
Nov 13, 2012 — Looking to knock down some things said about the prince and the Duchess of Cornwall, the royal website takes on some FAQs. And among them is whether Charles insists on being able to choose from among seven boiled eggs at breakfast. The palace says he does not.