By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 11:44 AM
Global temperatures were 1.2 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average for January through July, according to the National Climatic Data Center.
By Ashe Schow | 08/18/14 02:54 PM
Perhaps the most sexist car insurance company I never heard of until today, Sheilas' Wheels in Britain, unveiled last week its ideal highway -- with bright pink-painted lanes just for the ladies.
By Michael Barone | 08/18/14 12:51 PM
Italy has very low birth rates and one of the world's toughest laws limiting employers' ability to fire employees. Those are goals of the environmental left and the social democratic left. So how well is that working out?
08/17/14 06:21 PM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Two opinion polls show that Scotland's voters are narrowly divided on whether to leave the United Kingdom one month before a referendum. Sunday's published polls both found that a majority of decided voters want Scotland to stay within the UK alongside England, Wales...
08/16/14 05:00 AM
LONDON (AP) — Is your town safe from dragon attack? Inquiring minds want to know. A list of the top 10 strangest questions posed by Freedom of Information Act petitioners has been published Saturday by England's Local Government Association. The group, which represents more than 350 councils,...
08/14/14 01:15 PM
LONDON (AP) — British police on Thursday searched a house belonging to veteran rock star Cliff Richard in connection with sexual allegations dating back to the 1980s. No one was arrested and Richard, 73, issued a statement denying the allegations. South Yorkshire Police said eight officers...
08/13/14 12:30 PM
LONDON (AP) — A woman accused of asking a friend to smuggle cash to her husband — an alleged jihadi fighter in Syria — has been found guilty of funding terrorism. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Amal El-Wahabi tried to get her friend, Nawal Msaad, to hide 20,000 euros ($26,800) in her underwear on...
08/13/14 08:01 AM
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England modestly upgraded its growth forecast for the U.K. on Wednesday but signaled its concerns over the failure of wages, which are actually falling for the first time since 2009, to keep track with the projected expansion. In its quarterly economic projections, the...
08/11/14 02:17 PM
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron's office pledged Monday to send a small contingent of Royal Air Force Tornados to Northern Iraq to offer surveillance capability over the siege of a minority group by Islamic militants — a situation described by London as a massive humanitarian...
By Michael Barone | 08/08/14 02:35 PM
As we lament the effects of the Great War that broke out 100 years ago, let's remember gratefully what happened 200 years before that.
08/07/14 02:16 PM
LONDON (AP) — Britain has announced 3 million pounds (US$5 million) in new funding to help contain the spread of Ebola in West Africa. International Development Secretary Justine Greening says Britain will provide 1.25 million pounds to help the governments of Sierra Leone and Liberia boost...
By Michael Barone | 08/06/14 02:56 PM
Johnson's re-entry into parliamentary politics significantly increases the Conservatives' chances for victory next year.
08/06/14 09:32 AM
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is coming under increased pressure over his government's policies on Gaza, after a cross-party parliamentary committee urged him Wednesday to press Israel to lift restrictions on trade and travel in the Palestinian territory. The Commons...
08/06/14 05:07 AM
LONDON (AP) — British police say a 47-year-old man suspected of making a bomb hoax aboard a Qatar Airways flight has been referred for assessment of his mental health. Greater Manchester Police said Wednesday that the man was examined by medical staff and a mental health team following his...
08/05/14 12:01 PM
LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s first female Muslim Cabinet member resigned Tuesday in protest of the British government's policies on Gaza, describing the approach as "morally indefensible" and detrimental to the national interest. Sayeeda Warsi, a Foreign Office minister of Pakistani descent,...
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