Reports that a British government official proposed that the royal yacht for Queen Elizabeth be funded with public money has stirred up anger in a time of austerity.
In a speech today, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that last week's riots were not the result of race, poverty, or his own austerity cuts but rather "people with a twisted moral code."
The first batches of more than 1,200 people arrested across England began appearing in court today. Among them were a postman, a charity worker, and a millionaire's teen daughter.
The London riots and looting this weekend were among the worst civil disturbances Britain has seen in a quarter-century. Some blamed government spending cuts for sowing unrest and weakening police.
According to the Guardian, the News of the World tabloid not only engaged in phone hacking but also paying police for information. The allegations have touched off debate about the practice.
Saturday's soccer match in London will feature the world's most popular football clubs, Barcelona and Manchester United, and draw a viewership more than triple that of the Super Bowl.
Obama is only the fourth foreign dignitary to address Parliament at Westminster Hall since World War II. He received a standing ovation for his speech on the US-Europe alliance.
Tense Britain-Malawi relations are symptomatic of how African nations are increasingly intolerant of Western criticism as China steps up its no-pressure approach to aid and trade.
The five men who were arrested outside the Sellafield nuclear plant have been released without charge. But the incident has turned attention to nuclear facilities' security.
Glenn Gratton, founder of London-based paparazzi agency Matrix pictures, spoke with the Monitor about the industry's sensitivities following the death of Princess Diana amid today's royal wedding.
Kenyans fought hard to get their freedom from the British empire. But when the Royal Wedding played on TV today, an estimated one in four Kenyans were following the wedding, on TV or radio.
Kate Middleton first commoner to marry a likely heir to the British throne in more than three centuries.
Prince William and Catherine Middleton – the first commoner to marry an heir to the throne in hundreds of years – will now become the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Even if you're not attending the Prince William wedding, flying into London's Heathrow Airport will probably mean long lines at customs thanks to budget cuts. Welcome to austerity Britain.
Weighing in at $65 million, the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton is about 2,000 times as costly as the average British upper-middle class wedding.
In the land of the Magna Carta – as well as tart satire – footage of the royal wedding of William and Kate is banned from being used in any comedy program, as the Australian TV show 'The Chaser' just learned.
The real test of Irish sentiment toward the monarchs comes in May during the first royal visit to the Republic of Ireland since its independence from Britain in 1920.
More than 1 million people are expected to crowd London's streets Friday for the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. While royal fans speculate about the wedding dress, British police are fretting over security. Check out five questions (and answers) about the plan for keeping the royal family safe.
Visitors are flocking to tours that tell the highs and lows of Prince William and Kate Middleton's story – from the clothing store where she worked to royal shoemakers.
A shared agenda and their plans for their first years of married life may give Prince William and Kate Middleton an advantage in coping with the demands of public life after the wedding.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have invited 1,900 people to join them when they tie the knot Friday at Westminster Abbey. Much of the invite list is dictated by tradition and diplomacy, but 1,000 attendees were also invited as "friends and family." Here's a look at some notables on the list, from Grammy-winners to representatives criticized by the international community for violating human rights.
Many British are tired of the pomp, circumstance, and scandal of Britain's royal family, but Prince William and Kate Middleton's understated courtship could restore the royal family's image.
Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles, falling every year on the day before Good Friday. While the Roman Catholic Church calls it "Holy Thursday," the Anglican Church uses the name "Maundy Thursday" in accordance with the Old English phrasing of Jesus' commandment that humans should love one another. Here are ways that five European nations celebrate the Christian holiday, starting in Britain with Queen Elizabeth.