Design students are stealing the thunder at this year’s Royal College of Arts summer show in London. Works on display range from textiles to
Eccentric British double act Gilbert and George are back with their biggest exhibition to date. “Jack Freak Pictures” tackles themes of nationhood
A white supremacist, who planned to fight a racist war against what he termed the “non-British” has been convicted in London of plotting to commit
The bodies of eight British soldiers killed in a single 24 hour-period in Afghanistan have been driven through the streets of Wootton Bassett in
A patient at a hospital in Britain has become the first person to die of swine flu in the country, without there being any underlying health
British police say they will not be reopening an investigation into an illegal phone tapping operation allegedly launched by the News of the World
Its being claimed that the publisher of the UK’s biggest selling Sunday newspaper paid more than a million euros in out-of-court settlements after
A team of British scientists claim they have made a medical history by creating human sperm in a laboratory.
The researchers from Newcastle
The British Library in London has unveiled their on-line edition of the the world’s oldest Bible, thought to have been commissioned by Emperor
Harry Potter and the Hlaf-Blood Prince was premiered at London’s Leicester Square in pouring rain.
The bad weather didn’t dampen the spirits of
UK factory production fell unexpectedly in May for the first time in three months, prompting fears the British economy is still mired in recession
A permanent memorial to the victims of London’s 7/7 attacks has been unveiled on the fourth anniversary of the bombings.
Prince Charles laid a
Britain’s Health Secretary is forecasting there could be 100,000 new swine flu cases a day in the UK by the end of August. And the government says
US artist Jeff Koons has opened his first solo exhibition in London’s Serpentine Gallery with a series of Popeye paintings.
He says, “I always see
Warm weather has boosted sales of summer fashions and food at Britain’s biggest clothing retailer Marks and Spencer.
The group reported its
There is mixed news for two of Europe’s big housing markets. UK property prices rose for the second month in a row, provding further evidence the
The British economy contracted at a much faster rate in the first three months of the year than initially thought. New data shows it also shrank at
In London, the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition features, as usual, both established and unknown artists working in a wide variety of disciplines
Thousands of energy workers across England and Wales have staged a walk-out in support of their colleagues sacked from Total’s Lindsey oil refinery
A new speaker has been elected to Britain’s lower house of parliament, promising reform in the wake of an expenses scandal that has dented public
The new Speaker of the House of Commons will play a pivot role in restoring the reputation of the institution. (Westminster Hall has survived for
Britain’s MPs are voting to select a new speaker for the lower house. In the first round ballot, as no one gained more than 50% of the vote, the
A new companion robot has been designed by a team at Hertfordshire University as part of a European project, and it is “living” in a special house
The British government has denied putting pressure on parliamentary members to vote for Margaret Beckett as the new Speaker of the House of Commons