Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Britain's phone-hacking trial heard evidence on Tuesday about how the News of the World listened to voicemail messages left for missing British schoolgirl Milly Dowler, the case which brought down the Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Winston Churchill feared that France was about to declare war on Britain in 1940, according to a telegram sent from the British prime minister to governors of the colonies and sold at a London auction on Sunday.
The European Union says the free trade negotiations with the United States will resume next week to make up for a round of talks that was canceled because of the U.S. government shutdown.
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday welcomed a call from the nation's business leaders for Britain to remain in the European Union, ahead of a referendum in 2017.
Simple measures to reduce pollution from cooking stoves in developing nations could save a million lives a year and help slow global warming, a World Bank study showed on Monday.
Nearly 1,500 priceless paintings including works by Picasso and Matisse that were stolen by the Nazis have been discovered in a napartment in Munich, a news report said Sunday.
Monday, November 4, 2013
EBay has removed from its listings around 30 items of memorabilia from the Nazi Holocaust, including clothes worn by concentration camp victims, after a newspaper investigation discovered they were on sale on the e-commerce website, Britain's Mail on Sunday said.
The British government says it is dropping a contentious plan to charge some visitors a 3,000-pound (US$4,800) security deposit to enter the country.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Spy agencies in Germany, France, Spain and Sweden are carrying out mass surveillance of online and phone traffic in collaboration with Britain, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the Guardian newspaper reported Saturday.