Any attack on Syria in response to alleged chemical weapons use will have to move forward without Britain, after its Parliament rejected intervention.
The case of two British women charged with smuggling cocaine out of Peru could become a diplomatic row like a similar case between Mexico and France.
He may be the future king of Britain, but for now Prince George of Cambridge is just a little 'rascal,' he says.
Britain said it might try to force Madrid to abandon tighter controls at the border with the contested British overseas territory of Gibraltar.
As Kate and William await their big day, royal baby eccentricities abound.
The British team joins a group of mostly American projects known collectively as the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.
As the US turns to Asia, pressure is rising on the EU to police itself, North Africa, and the Mideast.