November 22, 2013 Three women were kept in a London home for three decades. Police say the women were restrained by "invisible handcuffs." The case is drawing attention to modern-day slavery in Britain and elsewhere.
November 13, 2013 Scotland Yard says it believes Gareth Williams, whose naked and decomposing body was found locked inside a gym bag in 2010, was not murdered.
November 1, 2013 Prime Minister David Cameron says the U.K. could issue Islamic bonds as early as next year. The country is already the biggest Islamic finance center outside the Muslim world, and Islamic financing was used to build the Olympic Village. But most important, the sector is expected to grow threefold globally by 2017.
October 21, 2013 The plant, to be built by a French company, would be the first in Britain in 20 years. France and Britain are among the few European nations that are planning an energy future with a strong nuclear component. Across much of the continent, existing plants are being phased out, most notably in Germany.
September 1, 2013 The television icon conducted hundreds of high-profile interviews with celebrities and politicians over the years, including a 1977 talk with Richard Nixon in which the former president acknowledged some personal fault over the Watergate scandal.
August 30, 2013 President Obama is finding it challeging to win international backing for a strike on Syria. France and Turkey are two countries that favor a military response.
August 29, 2013 The Dutch social affairs minister warned recently about the negative consequences of immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania. The debate comes as the Netherlands — and Europe — still feels the effects of the global recession.
August 13, 2013 Tensions over fishing rights and border checks are driving a newly escalated dispute between Spain and Britain over the status of Gibraltar. In recent weeks, Spain has insisted on performing comprehensive border checks that slow traffic to Gibraltar.
August 12, 2013 The INS Vikrant cost $5 billion and was beset by delays, but the vessel gives India an ego boost over its more powerful neighbor China. With Monday's announcement, India joins a select group of countries that have built their own aircraft carriers.