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    Scotland set to back call for independence vote

    Scotland set to back call for independence vote


    Scottish lawmakers were poised to vote for an independence referendum Tuesday, setting Edinburgh on a collision course with the UK...

    Scottish lawmakers were poised to vote for an independence referendum Tuesday, setting Edinburgh on a collision course with the UK government.
    Banker who met with Kushner's ties to Putin

    Banker who met with Kushner's ties to Putin


    The Russian banker who met with Jared Kushner in December has ties to the Russian government and was appointed to his job by Russian President Vladimir...

    The Russian banker who met with Jared Kushner in December has ties to the Russian government and was appointed to his job by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    London attacker's wife speaks out

    London attacker's wife speaks out


    The wife of Khalid Masood, who killed four people and injured dozens in an attack outside the British parliament last week, has described her shock at his actions and condemned the...

    The wife of Khalid Masood, who killed four people and injured dozens in an attack outside the British parliament last week, has described her shock at his actions and condemned the outrage.
    200-lb gold coin worth more than $1M stolen

    200-lb gold coin worth more than $1M stolen


    A precious gold coin, that's in the Guinness Book of Records for its unsurpassed purity, was stolen from a museum in Germany in the early hours of...

    A precious gold coin, that's in the Guinness Book of Records for its unsurpassed purity, was stolen from a museum in Germany in the early hours of Monday.
    UK, France to boycott nuclear weapons ban

    UK, France to boycott nuclear weapons ban


    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced Monday that the United States and almost 40 other nations would not participate in the first-ever talks on an international treaty to ban nuclear...

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced Monday that the United States and almost 40 other nations would not participate in the first-ever talks on an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
    Seven days of turmoil ahead for UK PM Theresa May

    Seven days of turmoil ahead for UK PM Theresa May


    The adage "a week is a very long time in politics," could scarcely be more apt for British Prime Minister Theresa...

    The adage "a week is a very long time in politics," could scarcely be more apt for British Prime Minister Theresa May.
    Why are Russians protesting with ducks, sneakers?

    Why are Russians protesting with ducks, sneakers?


    A series of anti-corruption protests swept through Russia on Sunday, leading to the arrest of hundreds of demonstrators, including top Kremlin critic Alexey...

    A series of anti-corruption protests swept through Russia on Sunday, leading to the arrest of hundreds of demonstrators, including top Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny.
    London attacker's mother: 'Deeply shocked'

    London attacker's mother: 'Deeply shocked'


    The mother of London attacker Khalid Masood issued a statement Monday, saying she is "deeply shocked, saddened and numbed," the British Press Association...

    The mother of London attacker Khalid Masood issued a statement Monday, saying she is "deeply shocked, saddened and numbed," the British Press Association reported.
    Hero politician speaks out about London attack

    Hero politician speaks out about London attack


    Tobias Ellwood, the UK's Foreign Office minister, became one of the prominent faces of last week's London attack when he was photographed administering aid to a wounded police officer. Sadly, PC Keith Palmer passed away, and on Monday, Ellwood issued a...

    Tobias Ellwood, the UK's Foreign Office minister, became one of the prominent faces of last week's London attack when he was photographed administering aid to a wounded police officer. Sadly, PC Keith Palmer passed away, and on Monday, Ellwood issued a statement honoring him and reflecting on the aftermath of last week's events.
    Color-changing inks respond to environment

    Color-changing inks respond to environment


    UK designers "The Unseen" make materials printed with inks that change color in response to environmental...

    UK designers "The Unseen" make materials printed with inks that change color in response to environmental changes.
    N. Ireland: More time for power-sharing deal

    N. Ireland: More time for power-sharing deal


    The deadline for establishing a functioning power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland passed Monday without agreement but there is still a "short window" of opportunity to achieve one over the next "few weeks," Northern Ireland Secretary James...

    The deadline for establishing a functioning power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland passed Monday without agreement but there is still a "short window" of opportunity to achieve one over the next "few weeks," Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has said.
    Russian opposition leader jailed for 15 days

    Russian opposition leader jailed for 15 days


    Defiant Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been jailed for 15 days over his role in a mass anti-corruption protest in...

    Defiant Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been jailed for 15 days over his role in a mass anti-corruption protest in Moscow.
    The science of saving priceless art

    The science of saving priceless art


    Looking at a centuries-old old painting can feel like seeing a long-vanished moment that's been preserved...

    Looking at a centuries-old old painting can feel like seeing a long-vanished moment that's been preserved forever.
    Angela Merkel's party wins key state election

    Angela Merkel's party wins key state election


    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has comfortably won an election in the small southwestern state of Saarland -- a vote seen as a bellwether for the national election in...

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has comfortably won an election in the small southwestern state of Saarland -- a vote seen as a bellwether for the national election in September.
    Muslim women stand with terror victims

    Muslim women stand with terror victims


    Muslim women linked arms along Westminster Bridge Sunday in a show of solidarity with the victims of last week's London terror...

    Muslim women linked arms along Westminster Bridge Sunday in a show of solidarity with the victims of last week's London terror attack.
    Anti-Brexit protesters hit London streets

    Anti-Brexit protesters hit London streets


    A sea of EU supporters took to the streets of London on Saturday in protest of the UK's impending exit from the...

    A sea of EU supporters took to the streets of London on Saturday in protest of the UK's impending exit from the bloc.
    Five months, eight prominent Russians dead

    Five months, eight prominent Russians dead


    The brazen daytime slaying of a Russian politician outside a Ukrainian hotel this week brings to eight the number of high-profile Russians who have died over the past five months since the US presidential election on November...

    The brazen daytime slaying of a Russian politician outside a Ukrainian hotel this week brings to eight the number of high-profile Russians who have died over the past five months since the US presidential election on November 8.
    Cricket spaghetti sold in France

    Cricket spaghetti sold in France


    This business in northeastern France is making pasta out of creepy...

    This business in northeastern France is making pasta out of creepy crawlies.
    What is the European Union?

    What is the European Union?


    CNN's Max Foster explains the origins and founding philosophy of the European...

    CNN's Max Foster explains the origins and founding philosophy of the European Union.
    Gene Simmons on Prince: He 'did it all'

    Gene Simmons on Prince: He 'did it all'


    KISS bassist Gene Simmons speaks to CNN's Pamela Brown about his immense respect for...

    KISS bassist Gene Simmons speaks to CNN's Pamela Brown about his immense respect for Prince.
    Mysterious fireball lights up night sky

    Mysterious fireball lights up night sky


    A bright glowing object, believed to be a meteor, flashed through the atmosphere above northeast Scotland, lighting the night sky and startling...

    A bright glowing object, believed to be a meteor, flashed through the atmosphere above northeast Scotland, lighting the night sky and startling residents.
    The crystal Bible to last a billion years

    The crystal Bible to last a billion years


    Researchers in the U.K. have developed digital data discs that can survive possibly longer than the human...

    Researchers in the U.K. have developed digital data discs that can survive possibly longer than the human race.
    500-year-old shipwreck emerges from river

    500-year-old shipwreck emerges from river


    A 15th century merchant ship has been raised from a riverbed in the...

    A 15th century merchant ship has been raised from a riverbed in the Netherlands.