European leaders like David Cameron are seeking new powers to prevent jihadis abroad from returning home and launching attacks. But such measures require a careful balancing act, experts say.
One hundred years ago today, the Japanese Empire declared war on Germany, turning the previously Europe-centric conflict into a truly 'World War.'
European media see the police response in Ferguson, Mo., as a warning against police over-reaction and militarization.
Unionists in Northern Ireland are worried that a 'yes' result in next month's independence referendum in Scotland could eventually lead to a reunification of Ireland.
Britain's declaration of war on Germany, 100 years ago today, finished drawing the battle lines for the initial days of the war. The Christian Science Monitor reported as it happened.
Germany invaded Belgium 100 years ago today. In Liege, leaders focused on reconciliation, noting that the alliances of former foes are a 'example for the world.'
One hundred years ago, the Austro-Hungarian Empire officially declared war against Serbia in response to the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand on June 28. It was the first declaration of hostilities in World War I.
The new British foreign minister may have just left the post of defense minister, but observers say he is not as inclined toward military adventurism as William Hague, his predecessor.
The last few days have seen British women gain, both through David Cameron's decision to reshuffle his cabinet and the Church of England's vote to approve women bishops.
Two government inquiries of decades-old abuses by powerful individuals are under way – spurred by the confluence of a high-profile case, police investigations, and media scrutiny.
The five surviving members of British comedy troupe Monty Python launch a string of 10 farewell shows tonight in London, 45 years after they first hit the comedy scene.
The government has put several Birmingham schools on probation amid accusations that Islamic conservatives were trying to take them over. But the reality is more nuanced.
The author compared the 'more Scottish than thou' fringe of the independence movement with the villains from her Harry Potter series.
The fight between Angela Merkel and David Cameron might look like it's just about prospective EC President Jean-Claude Juncker. But it's not.
Leaders from across Europe and America have gathered in Normandy today to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day – even as Europe and Russia are at loggerheads, and anti-EU sentiments rise.
A group of artists and authors touring Scotland is looking to include Scots living outside urban centers in the country's debate on independence.
After topping the British polls in European elections, anti-Europe UKIP hopes to win seats in Westminster. With the major parties retooling their Europe policies, that's no easy task.
Next weekend, Europeans will decide who they will send to the EU Parliament – and anti-immigration, anti-Brussels parties look set to take a big chunk of the vote.
At the same time that the NFL draftee's kiss of his boyfriend stirred a backlash in the US, drag queen Conchita Wurst was sparking similar anger in Europe, which is fighting similar culture wars.
The prime minister is on a two-day trip to urge a 'no' in Scotland's independence referendum, as polls indicate an uptick in 'yes' voters. But experts warn that Cameron will find a cool reception.
The UK is set for a major shift in its place in the world, as Scots vote on independence this fall and PM David Cameron looks to hold a referendum in 2017 on leaving the EU.
British media and politicians warned that work-seeking Romanians and Bulgarians were set to swarm the UK this year. Except they never did, according to new government figures.
Ten years ago, the EU opened its doors to Eastern Europeans seeking a better life. But even today, anti-immigrant sentiments remain powerful in Europe.
The British prime minister last week said that Britons should be proud of being a 'Christian country,' provoking a backlash from secularists who prefer a more pluralist society.
A policy to remove apostrophes from signs in the learned English town has touched off a firestorm – and sent vigilante grammarians into the streets with markers in hand.