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    Grenfell Tower fire: Hundreds of other high-rises under threat

    Grenfell Tower fire: Hundreds of other high-rises under threat


    The British government has estimated that 600 high-rise buildings across England may be covered in cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower, the 24-story apartment block that was gutted by a huge fire in west London last...

    The British government has estimated that 600 high-rise buildings across England may be covered in cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower, the 24-story apartment block that was gutted by a huge fire in west London last week.
    New US sanctions on Russia inflame old tensions

    New US sanctions on Russia inflame old tensions


    Russia's frustration with the Trump administration boiled over Wednesday, with Moscow abruptly canceling talks designed to improve ties with the US and threatening retaliation for sanctions the White House renewed...

    Russia's frustration with the Trump administration boiled over Wednesday, with Moscow abruptly canceling talks designed to improve ties with the US and threatening retaliation for sanctions the White House renewed Tuesday.
    Trump visit to UK 'will go ahead'

    Trump visit to UK 'will go ahead'


    US President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain will go ahead, according to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, despite its omission from the Queen's...

    US President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain will go ahead, according to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, despite its omission from the Queen's Speech.
    Prince Harry: No royal wants to be king or queen

    Prince Harry: No royal wants to be king or queen


    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for over 65 years, but according to Prince Harry few in the royal family envy her, despite sharing her sense of...

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for over 65 years, but according to Prince Harry few in the royal family envy her, despite sharing her sense of duty.
    UK's Prince Philip discharged from hospital

    UK's Prince Philip discharged from hospital


    Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was discharged from hospital on Thursday after spending two nights there as a "precautionary measure," Buckingham Palace told...

    Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was discharged from hospital on Thursday after spending two nights there as a "precautionary measure," Buckingham Palace told CNN.
    What does the Queen's hat remind you of?

    What does the Queen's hat remind you of?


    Some people try to get messages across with smoke signals or carrier pigeons. Not the Queen of...

    Some people try to get messages across with smoke signals or carrier pigeons. Not the Queen of England.
    Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-heavy agenda at troubled time

    Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-heavy agenda at troubled time


    A somber Queen's Speech laid out the policy agenda for embattled Prime Minister Theresa May, who on Wednesday officially begins leading a minority...

    A somber Queen's Speech laid out the policy agenda for embattled Prime Minister Theresa May, who on Wednesday officially begins leading a minority government.
    Twitter reacts to BBC News technical error

    Twitter reacts to BBC News technical error


    Technical difficulty during the BBC News at Ten caused presenter Huw Edwards to sit in silence during a four-minute delay, causing Twitter to...

    Technical difficulty during the BBC News at Ten caused presenter Huw Edwards to sit in silence during a four-minute delay, causing Twitter to erupt.
    Cumulative extremism: Why terror is like a 'perverted comic book'

    Cumulative extremism: Why terror is like a 'perverted comic book'


    When one man was killed and 10 people were injured in north London after a van plowed into Muslim worshipers early Monday morning, the majority of the world mourned. Stories of heroes surfaced. And calls for solidarity rang from communities of all...

    When one man was killed and 10 people were injured in north London after a van plowed into Muslim worshipers early Monday morning, the majority of the world mourned. Stories of heroes surfaced. And calls for solidarity rang from communities of all stripes.
    A royal appointment: 'Queen of the turf'

    A royal appointment: 'Queen of the turf'


    Having won the race that stops a nation, Australian female jockey sets her sights on winning the race again but this time out of the...

    Having won the race that stops a nation, Australian female jockey sets her sights on winning the race again but this time out of the saddle.
    Overweight pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study says

    Overweight pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study says


    Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother's obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal...

    Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother's obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal found.
    Vietri sul Mare: The undiscovered Amalfi Coast

    Vietri sul Mare: The undiscovered Amalfi Coast


    Colorful towns cling to cliffs, restaurants offer cool views, and blue waters sparkle. Welcome to a hidden side of one of Italy's best-known...

    Colorful towns cling to cliffs, restaurants offer cool views, and blue waters sparkle. Welcome to a hidden side of one of Italy's best-known destinations.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    Jews leave France in record numbers

    Jews leave France in record numbers


    New data from Israel shows that a record number of French Jews have left France in the twelve months since the Charlie Hebdo...

    New data from Israel shows that a record number of French Jews have left France in the twelve months since the Charlie Hebdo attacks.