International governments should seek a moratorium on offshore drilling in the Arctic amid concern an oil spill in the region could cause catastrophic environmental damage, British lawmakers said Thursday.
The iconic Clock Tower of Britain's Parliament _ widely, though incorrectly, known as Big Ben _ is being renamed in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, authorities said Tuesday.
An international group seeking to preserve the legacy of Winston Churchill announced plans Thursday to create the first U.S. research center devoted to the British leader.
Contradicted by key former executives and challenged by his company's ex-lawyers, James Murdoch is expected back in Britain for Thursday for a second grilling in Britain's Parliament over the phone hacking scandal that has shaken his father's media empire.
James Murdoch is being recalled for another grilling before Britain's Parliament after former News Corp. executives raised serious doubts about his account of his role in the country's tabloid phone-hacking scandal.
James Murdoch is being recalled for another grilling before Britain's Parliament after former News Corp. executives raised serious doubts about his account of his role in the country's tabloid phone hacking scandal.
Rupert Murdoch is defending News Corp.'s handling of a U.K. newspaper scandal, saying his media company will recover from any damages wrought by phone-hacking and police bribery allegations.
Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch caved in to pressure from Britain's Parliament Thursday as he and his son James first refused, then agreed, to appear next week before lawmakers investigating phone hacking and bribery by employees of their British newspaper empire.
Pushing back against the notion of an Old World in decline, President Obama, addressing Britain's Parliament, said that while the U.S. and United Kingdom no longer can single-handedly carve up the world, they remain the fundamental forces pushing the rest of the globe toward democracy and open economies.
FIFA officials will interview a whistleblower from Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid over allegations that bribes were paid to African voters, Sepp Blatter said Thursday.
Eight Germans and two British brothers are at the heart of an al-Qaeda-linked terror plot against European cities, but the plan is still in its early stages, with the suspects calling acquaintances in Europe to plan logistics, a Pakistani intelligence official said Thursday. One of the Britons died in a recent CIA missile strike, he said.