Topic: Lancaster University
The largest-ever survey of social class by the BBC and two universities finds that there are still very rich and very poor – but much more going on in the middle.
The once globe-trotting WikiLeaks founder is confined to several hundred square feet of space inside Ecuador's London embassy.
Protests over austerity measures have swept France and Greece. A massive student protest Thursday in London questions whether continental-style rioting has crossed the English Channel.
11/11/2010 09:32 am
Britain searches for a new direction after 13 years of Labour rule, the first hung Parliament in 36 years, and one of the worst economies since World War II.
05/08/2010 10:44 am
The final UK election debate Thursday night is supposed to focus on the economy, a strong issue for the Labour Party. But Prime Minister Gordon Brown's outburst after meeting a working-class supporter may give further boost to Conservative David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg.
04/29/2010 10:56 am
With the UK general election campaign in full swing, Tory leader David Cameron unveiled a Conservative Party platform Tuesday that he hopes will lead the party back to power after 13 years in opposition.
04/13/2010 11:59 am
Seeking to make aid and development spending in Afghanistan more effective, NATO named Mark Sedwill, the British Ambassador to Kabul, its new civilian representative in Afghanistan on Tuesday.
01/26/2010 01:11 pm
Scientists may have developed a method for using a plant's natural repellent to ward off pests.
07/09/2009 01:00 am
The public is paying for everything from cleaning moats to changing light bulbs. Amid the fury, support for Gordon Brown's party is at its lowest in 65 years.
05/13/2009 01:00 am
Politicians and the press have protested police's decision to raid Parliament and arrest Conservative MP Damian Green.
12/04/2008 12:00 am