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    Queen's son to lead Commonwealth

    Queen's son to lead Commonwealth


    Leaders of the Commonwealth -- the 53-member group of mostly former British territories -- have agreed that Britain's Prince Charles will be the body's next...

    Leaders of the Commonwealth -- the 53-member group of mostly former British territories -- have agreed that Britain's Prince Charles will be the body's next head.
    Work begins to clean up areas of Salisbury after Skripal poisoning

    Work begins to clean up areas of Salisbury after Skripal poisoning


    Work is beginning in the English city of Salisbury to decontaminate potentially toxic "hot spots" linked to the nerve agent poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter...

    Work is beginning in the English city of Salisbury to decontaminate potentially toxic "hot spots" linked to the nerve agent poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
    Want to own a baggage carousel? Now you can

    Want to own a baggage carousel? Now you can


    Heathrow Airport's Terminal 1 has been disused since 2015. Now its contents are being auctioned...

    Heathrow Airport's Terminal 1 has been disused since 2015. Now its contents are being auctioned off.
    London's best restaurants

    London's best restaurants


    The culinary scene in London has come a long way and more than holds its own against longer established fine dining...

    The culinary scene in London has come a long way and more than holds its own against longer established fine dining cities.
    UK's May proposes ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs

    UK's May proposes ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs


    Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton swabs could be banned in England under plans proposed by the UK government to reduce plastic waste and protect the world's...

    Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton swabs could be banned in England under plans proposed by the UK government to reduce plastic waste and protect the world's oceans.
    Cameron: No regrets on referendum

    Cameron: No regrets on referendum


    Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says he doesn't regret calling a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union -- but wishes the result had gone the other...

    Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says he doesn't regret calling a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union -- but wishes the result had gone the other way.
    UK government loses key Brexit vote

    UK government loses key Brexit vote


    The UK Government has lost a key Brexit vote, with the upper House of Parliament backing calls to remain in the EU customs union after...

    The UK Government has lost a key Brexit vote, with the upper House of Parliament backing calls to remain in the EU customs union after Brexit.
    Turkey's Erdogan announces snap election

    Turkey's Erdogan announces snap election


    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday that the country will hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, more than a year earlier than they were due to take...

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday that the country will hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, more than a year earlier than they were due to take place.
    Last in Queen Elizabeth II's line of corgis dies, says British press

    Last in Queen Elizabeth II's line of corgis dies, says British press


    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has lost the last descendant of her original corgi after 14-year-old Willow was put down at Windsor Castle on Sunday following a battle with cancer, according to UK media...

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has lost the last descendant of her original corgi after 14-year-old Willow was put down at Windsor Castle on Sunday following a battle with cancer, according to UK media reports.
    How rugby is reforming Italian prisoners

    How rugby is reforming Italian prisoners


    The introduction of rugby teams in Italian prisons has reduced the likelihood of inmates...

    The introduction of rugby teams in Italian prisons has reduced the likelihood of inmates reoffending.
    UK braces for possible Russian retaliation over Syria

    UK braces for possible Russian retaliation over Syria


    Britain is bracing for the possibility of Russian retaliation in the wake of Saturday's airstrikes on alleged chemical weapons sites in...

    Britain is bracing for the possibility of Russian retaliation in the wake of Saturday's airstrikes on alleged chemical weapons sites in Syria.
    Thieves make off with millions worth of jewels

    Thieves make off with millions worth of jewels


    A shop inside Paris' Ritz Hotel was robbed of millions of euros worth of jewels by thieves reportedly armed with...

    A shop inside Paris' Ritz Hotel was robbed of millions of euros worth of jewels by thieves reportedly armed with axes.
    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.
    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.