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Ex-Manchester United star Ryan Giggs starts assault trial

LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, adored by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more sinister side to his character, prosecutors said Monday as he went on trial on charges of...

UK museum agrees to return looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

LONDON (AP) — A London museum agreed Sunday to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century from what is now Nigeria as cultural institutions throughout Britain come under pres...

Boy at heart of UK court battle dies after life support ends

LONDON (AP) — A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue. ...

UK court bars parents from moving comatose boy to hospice

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Friday rejected a request from the parents of a comatose boy to let them move their son to a hospice when hospital doctors withdraw his life-support treatment. ...

Bank of England predicts recession at the end of the year

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England announced its biggest interest rate increase in 27 years on Thursday as it forecast that the war in Ukraine would fuel further inflation and tip the U.K. economy into...

Family of comatose boy seek to have him moved to hospice

LONDON (AP) — The family of a comatose boy who have fought to prevent doctors from ending his life-support treatment have filed a legal action requesting permission to move their son from a London hos...

BP earnings soar as energy firm profits from rising prices

LONDON (AP) — BP said its earnings from April to June almost tripled from a year earlier, increasing pressure on governments to intervene as energy companies profit from high oil and natural gas price...

End of the beginning: England wants Euro win to lead to more

LONDON (AP) — In soccer-mad England, which sees itself as the home of the world’s game, women and girls finally have a team full of heroes who look like them. Some 7,000 singing, dan...

Tributes paid to Northern Ireland peacemaker David Trimble

LONDON (AP) — David Trimble helped end decades of violence in Northern Ireland by shunning his hardline unionist past and negotiating with a former foe in pursuit of a goal they both shared: Peace. ...

William at 40: A milestone birthday in a life under scrutiny

LONDON (AP) — The world watched as Prince William grew from a towheaded schoolboy to a dashing air-sea rescue pilot to a balding father of three. But as he turns 40 on Tuesday, Willi...

Bank of England hikes interest rates but resists bolder move

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England raised interest rates by a quarter-percentage point Thursday, shrugging off pressure for a bolder move to combat price increases that have pushed inflation to a 40-ye...

UK cancels first flight to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

LONDON (AP) — Britain canceled a flight that was scheduled to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda late Tuesday after the European Court of Human Rights intervened, saying the plan carried “a real risk of ...

UK moves to rewrite Brexit rules; EU threatens legal action

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government on Monday proposed new legislation that would unilaterally rewrite post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland, despite opposition from some U.K. lawmakers and EU o...

Court refuses to halt UK deportation plan for migrants

LONDON (AP) — A British government’s plan to deport asylum-seekers of various nationalities to Rwanda is set to go ahead after an appeals court on Monday refused to block the policy that the U.N.’s to...

UK Rwanda deportation ruling appealed as prince sparks row

LONDON (AP) — Opponents of the British government’s plan to deport migrants to Rwanda are preparing for an appeals court hearing Monday amid the political backlash following reports that Prince Charle...