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In this image issued Monday Aug. 22, 2011 by Virgin Limited Edition shows an unidentified couple looking towards British entrepreneur's Sir Richard Branson's luxury home, on Necker Island, in the Caribbean, as it burns . Guests including Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet escaped uninjured when fire destroyed Richard Branson's Caribbean home during a tropical storm Monday, said the British businessman. The Virgin Group boss said about 20 people, including Winslet and her children, were staying in the eight-bedroom Great House on Necker, his private isle in the British Virgin Islands. (AP Photo/Virgin Limited Edition/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE EDITORIAL USE ONLY
TRIMDON, England - Prime Minister Tony Blair said Thursday that he will step down as prime minister on June 27, after a decade in office in which he brokered peace in Northern Ireland and followed the United States to war in Afghanistan and Iraq.
LONDON - Alfred Anderson, the last surviving soldier to have heard the guns fall silent along the Western Front during the spontaneous "Christmas Truce" of World War I, died Monday at age 109.
Scottsdale-based Taser International said Wednesday its stun guns were approved for use in Britain, welcome news at a company stung by recent criticism over the safety of its weapons.
LONDON - Desmond Dekker, who brought the sound of Jamaican ska music to the world with songs such as "Israelites," has died, his manager said Friday. He was 64.
The Redwalls spent their summer touring Great Britain as Oasis’ hand-picked opening band. CAPITOL RECORDS
Dutch politician Geert Wilders, center, is seen at Heathrow Airport, London, after being banned from entering Great Britain. Feb. 12, 2009.
MARCHING TO THE BEAT OF AN ENGLISH DRUMMER: Children in Great Britain may breakfast on \"soldiers and eggs,\" strips of toast that they dip into the center of a soft-cooked egg.
Great Britain's gymnasts, top, shake hands with Japanese gymnasts during the medal ceremony of the Artistic Gymnastic men's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. Britain was initially announced as the silver medalist but Japan questioned the score of three-time world champion Uchimura on pommel horse, the team's very last routine. About five minutes later, Uchimura's score was revised and Japan was awarded the silver while Britain was bumped down to bronze. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
A British soldier kisses the flag of Great Britain during a hand over ceremony in Basra, Iraq, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, March 31, 2009.
Thomas Daley, right, and Peter Waterfield of Great Britain compete during the Men's Synchronized 10 Meter Platform Diving final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Monday, July 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
A spectator waves a flag of Great Britain, right, and Jamaica during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Great Britain doesn’t enjoy the culinary reputation of some fellow European countries, most notably France, Italy and, increasingly nowadays, Spain. But don’t think of the homeland of William Shakespeare and Isaac Newton as a gastronomical wasteland. Many of its traditional dishes are, in fact, quite tasty.
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- A group calling itself "The Secret Organization of al-Qaida in Europe" posted a claim of responsibility for Thursday's blasts in London, saying they were in retaliation for Britain's involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan.
“GE Capital is another company that outsources jobs to India. GE Capital needs to be boycotted by the USA until they bring these jobs back home. We have people here in the states that can speak English and do these jobs just fine!”
British television viewers apparently love Sheriff Joe Arpaio's approach to American justice.
LONDON - "Shrek the Third" had its premiere in Britain on Monday, and the media event focused on two of its stars: ex-couple Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake.
LONDON - Johnny Depp's 7-year-old daughter, who has reportedly been receiving treatment in a British hospital, is "much better," the star's publicist said Thursday.
President Bush's state visit to Britain is not turning out to be the public relations disaster the British press predicted. To the contrary.
It is certainly a relief that the Iranian regime has decided to release the 15 British sailors and marines who were seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guards forces March 23.
Rihanna’s collection for British brand River Island is slated for its debut next month during London Fashion Week.
A Chandler resident has written a book about a topic that is responsible for part of the Valley’s economic growth: Commercial real estate.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI confirmed Monday he would visit Britain this year, a trip that follows his move to welcome into the Roman Catholic Church groups of Anglicans upset over the ordination of gays and women.
The Fourth of July is more than just fireworks, barbecues and a day off work — it’s a celebration of America’s heritage. On July 4, 1776, the United States announced its independence from Great Britain with the Declaration of Independence.
The most often-used argument I hear for agreeing to take military action in Syria is that if we don’t, the United States will appear weak-willed.