With a deadline looming, locals scramble to raise enough money to buy the White Horse Tavern — and save the soul of their community.
The emergence of vaccines has taken the edge off the worst fears, but a meaningful economic recovery probably remains distant.
Regulators may approve the troubled AstraZeneca vaccine and the American-made Pfizer shot weeks before the U.S. does so.
Britain and the European Union don’t trust each other much, and global banks are caught in the middle.
Dramatic liberties in the latest season of the Netflix series, covering the turbulent 1980s, are annoying Britons who wrote of that period, even among those who disparage the royals.
French border officials were holding a trial run of immigration procedures that could come into effect if Britain and the European Union don’t reach a trade deal by the end of December.
In her lifetime, the Princess of Wales was adored by many women in Africa and the diaspora, who then passed that loyalty on to their daughters.
The Scottish Parliament voted unanimously to pass a measure that makes free period products available to anyone who needs them, the first country to do so.
The family of Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi, the only person convicted in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jetliner that killed 270 people, is seeking to clear his name, although he died in 2012.
Shamima Begum, who traveled to Syria in 2015 as a teenager and remains in detention there, is challenging a decision by the British authorities to revoke her citizenship.
Cambridge University Library, which long thought it had misplaced the cultural treasures, has now made a public appeal for information on their whereabouts. The local police have notified Interpol.
The current lockdown is ending and a successful British vaccine could vanquish the virus by spring. But will that be enough to rebuild his sagging political fortunes?
The first woman to be prime minister of Britain is seen as a political colossus abroad, but her 11 years in power have a complicated legacy at home.
There has been praise for Emma Corrin and a cheeky mouse and complaints about the depiction of Margaret Thatcher and the queen’s salute as the series explores a divisive time in U.K. history.
Virgin Atlantic doesn’t act alone to fly passengers. It relies on a constellation of companies employing people around the globe — all of whom are touched by the disappearance of travelers.
In more than four dozen books, Morris explored foreign lands, her own Britain and her experience as a transgender woman.
Ottobah Cugoano, who became a writer and campaigner after surviving slavery in the West Indies, has been honored by a heritage program that long focused on white men.
The prime minister wants to show that Britain remains a vital ally. On climate change and military spending, he is promising major steps that will be welcomed by the president-elect.
Come 2021, travelers will no longer be reimbursed for most of the 20 percent VAT they paid on a Rolex or many other souvenirs.
If Season 4 has fueled your interest in one of royal history’s most glamorous women, you’re in luck. She has inspired many a book, documentary and article.
The British prime minister begins 14-days of self-isolation after meeting with a lawmaker who tested positive to Covid-19 just as he tries to shake off bitter infighting within his administration.
Relations between Britain and China are tense, but Stephen Ellison, the British consul general in Chongqing, was hailed as a hero for saving a drowning woman.
The director’s ambitious anthology series for Amazon and the BBC is his first film work about Black life in Britain. “I needed to understand myself, where I came from,” he said.
A Downing Street feud could indicate the prime minister is ready to make the compromises needed to strike a deal with the European Union.
Lucy Letby, 30, faces eight counts of murder and 10 of attempted murder as part of a three-year investigation into infant deaths at a hospital in northwestern England.
The British prime minister made the A team, with Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel, though pesky Ireland also sneaked in.
A quarter-century after the princess admitted infidelity in a landmark interview with Martin Bashir, the journalist is facing renewed accusations of behaving unethically to secure the scoop.
He learned to dance expressively long after his legs were amputated. A premier disabled performer on stages around the world, he opened the 2012 London Paralympics.
The American exit officially took effect Wednesday. If Joseph R. Biden Jr. wins the election and rejoins the pact, the United States will have a lot of catching up to do.
As he releases a collection of work that has appeared in films, the English musician talked about making functional art, his most ubiquitous composition and why he dislikes wearing headphones on the street.
Alan Allport’s “Britain at Bay” looks at the early years of World War II and has some surprising things to say about Britain’s leaders.
The prime minister is caught uncomfortably between members of his Conservative Party who oppose his national lockdown and opponents who call it too little, too late.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet met on Saturday as medical experts warned that the virus would soon overwhelm hospitals if the government did not take draconian action.
She was arrested multiple times but persisted in her activism, which ultimately helped women secure the right to vote in England.
Alexandra Wilson is working to change England’s legal establishment, and perceptions about who belongs in it, from the inside.
In cash terms, the fishing industry contributes little to the British economy. So why is it proving such a sticking point in negotiations?
British voters who opted in 2016 for leaving the European Union seem ready to move on from the president, who is widely disliked despite his cheerleading for that cause.
In the harbor city of Portsmouth, the housing market is rebounding thanks in large part to Londoners looking for an escape.
Public backing for the efforts of the country’s health service is eroding amid a lack of a clear government policy to deal with the pandemic, many medical workers say.
The British prime minister has hired a well-connected former political journalist to run newly televised press briefings, adopting a White House ritual that grew increasingly contentious under President Trump.
The captain of the ship had reported that a group of stowaways on board was threatening the crew. Ten hours later, special forces brought the standoff to a close.
China calls them “violent criminals.” Asylum seekers from Hong Kong are the latest catalyst for deteriorating relations between Beijing and Western countries.
The hotly contested strategy of deliberate exposure, known as a human challenge trial, could speed up the process of identifying effective coronavirus vaccines.
Residents of Manchester and other northern English cities have never much cared for the heavy hand of Westminster. They are not liking it any better in the pandemic.
The prime minister blew up over what he called Europe’s insistence that Britain make all the compromises. But Europe says it still wants to talk.
Morrisons, John Lewis and Waitrose said they would not be using glitter in their holiday products this year. Does that really help the environment?
The program, part of the company’s larger efforts to combat climate change, will be available in 27 countries, but not the United States.
France imposed a curfew on Paris and other major cities, and other countries are taking similar steps as record caseloads fill hospitals and governments try to respond without lockdowns.
She said the birth last year of Archie, her son with Prince Harry, had compelled her to take a stand against online bullying and misinformation.
A virtual unknown 10 months ago, the wealthy and polished British finance chief gained stature during the pandemic, while remaining in his boss’s good graces.