LONDON Britain will impose an immediate moratorium on fracking, the government announced on Saturday, saying the controversial gas extraction technique risked causing too much disruption to local communities through earth tremors.
LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's election campaign on Thursday, saying the leader of the left-wing opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, would be "so bad" for Britain if he wins.
LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain should refuse to pay a $50 billion (39.5 billion pounds) European Union divorce bill and "walk away" from Brexit talks if Brussels does not give ground.
LONDON A 58-year-old man nicknamed "Basil" was jailed for 10 years on Friday after being found guilty of being the final member of a gang of ageing criminals who carried out one the most audacious robberies in the annals of British crime.
LONDON Theresa May plans to speak to every European Union leader and the European Commission chief to seek changes to her EU withdrawal agreement, days after another defeat from her own lawmakers and as businesses brace for a no-deal Brexit on March 29.
LONDON Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain the origins of the universe, the mysteries of black holes and the nature of time itself, died on Wednesday aged 76. | Video
LONDON/VIENNA Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people. | Video
LONDON London City airport was declared safe on Friday after hundreds of passengers had to be evacuated and two were taken to hospital with breathing difficulties in an incident that police suspect was caused by CS gas.
LONDON Britain's opposing EU referendum camps took their war of words onto the water on Wednesday as campaigners manning rival boats hurled abuse at each other in bizarre scenes outside parliament on the River Thames. | Video
LONDON The abiding image of the week was a mural of Donald Trump locked in a Soviet-style kiss with "Out" campaigner Boris Johnson in what pro-EU campaigners intended as a warning of things to come if Britain were to leave the 28-member bloc.