Environmental activists are demanding the UK government declare a climate and ecological emergency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025 and create a citizen’s assembly of members of the public to lead on decisions to address climate change.
A statue of 19th century British feminist leader Millicent Fawcett was unveiled in London's Parliament Square on Tuesday, the first monument honoring a woman in a public space previously occupied by 11 statues of men.
Netflix late Friday dropped Kevin Spacey, whose career is in free-fall over spiraling sexual assault accusations as police gather evidence for a possible arrest warrant against Harvey Weinstein for alleged rape.
A British parliamentary committee investigating "fake news" and suspected foreign interference in politics said Tuesday it has asked Facebook for details on Russian-linked ads used during the Brexit vote and June's general election.
The newly added aluminum cladding used to cover London's Grenfell Tower is being blamed for the fire's rapid spread. Planning documents reveal the material was used in order to make the flats look better from the luxury apartments nearby.
"The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I've experienced that in the last few days," Merkel said, following Donald Trump's trip to Europe he called "a great success for America."
Tatyana McFadden made history this weekend — winning the New York City marathon to take home the Gram Slam of the world's four major marathons : New York, Boston, London and Chicago. McFadden, who was born in Russia and raised in the United States, is the first person to win a marathon Grand Slam.
If you serve as a volunteer, you know that it can feel good to devote your time to assisting others in need. But do you ever feel that you’re performing a job that deserves a paycheck? Volunteers around the world weigh in.
Many University of Glasgow students supported Edward Snowden in an election for a high-profile campus position. And Tuesday, they elected Snowden as their new rector. They don't expect Snowden to be able to travel to Scotland. But they figure he can still fill the role through the Net.
A group of friends in the UK felt that the discussion surrounding the potential British exit from the European Union was not targeted at them or the younger generation. So they came up with their own campaign.