The well-received but challenging novel "Cloud Atlas" has actors Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and Hugh Grant lined up to star in its film adaptation, due to be released next fall.
09/14/2011 01:08 pm
Prime Minister David Cameron wants a plan by October to cure inner-city 'gang culture.' But models already exist in many US cities to reach gang members – in their heart.
08/18/2011 03:36 pm
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.
08/11/2011 02:18 pm
A fan of the Scottish Premier League team Glasgow Rangers paid an astonishing sum for a seat that used to be part of the club's stadium before renovations in the 1970s.
08/11/2011 12:23 pm
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has criticized the BBC and others for using the overly broad term UK riots when so far the riots have been limited to England.
08/11/2011 11:08 am
Terror risk increased for Americans? The State Department says after bin Ladin's death the terror risk has gone up.
07/28/2011 01:45 am
The phone hacking inquiry broadened Friday with a police raid on the Daily Star Sunday and allegations that News of the World broke into a Scottish politician's voicemail.
07/08/2011 06:07 pm
Authorities have already grounded more than 250 flights as a volcanic ash cloud from Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano covers British air space. They appear better prepared to limit the fallout after last year's Iceland volcano disruption.
05/24/2011 08:14 am
A plucky British ex-pat in Pattaya, Thailand, saw kids playing in the dirt while parents worked at a construction site. So, she set up day-care centers and orphanages for needy children.
05/23/2011 10:25 am
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Mississippi flooding