A UK parliamentary committee declared Rupert Murdoch 'unfit' to run his global media empire, which could have implications for his stake in the profitable satellite TV network BskyB.
The long-simmering debate on Scottish independence has boiled over in Edinburgh, with one politician accusing colleagues of being 'anti-Scottish' for not supporting independence.
Fox hunting in the English countryside remains a hotly contested issue, partially because the 2005 ban has had little impact on the widely-practiced tradition.
One year after Britain imposed sharp austerity measures, the holiday shopping season is feeling pinched, with Christmas lights missing and shopkeepers working hard to lure customers.
He was a most engaged, prolific and public intellectual who wrote numerous books, was a frequent television commentator and a contributor to Vanity Fair, Slate and other publications. He became a popular author in 2007 thanks to 'God is Not Great,' a manifesto for atheists.
British Prime Minister David Cameron today defended his veto of greater EU fiscal integration as a protection against London's financial sector.
Tariq Jahan, whose son Haroon was killed in the London riots, has gained Britain's ear with his dignified but urgent pleas for calm.