ORRR-DUHHH: Britain Parliament speaker seeks to calm debate

LONDON (AP) — The speaker of the House of Commons is usually taken for granted, except for those rare moments when Britain is having a legislative meltdown and Parliament gets center stage. ...

The rules for Wednesday's no-confidence vote in Parliament

LONDON (AP) — Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a perilous "no-confidence" vote in Parliament Wednesday after her plan to withdraw from the European Union suffered the biggest defeat ...

Vanessa Redgrave, daughter Joely Richardson team in new film

LONDON (AP) — She first saw the play as a child, when her famous father adapted it from a Henry James novella and played the male lead. Decades later, Vanessa Redgrave acted the role of Miss Tina on s...

UK honors cave rescue divers, Twiggy, Monty Python's Palin

LONDON (AP) — British divers who rescued young soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain's New Year's Honors List, along with 1960s model Twiggy ...

UK honors cave rescue divers, Twiggy, Monty Python's Palin

LONDON (AP) — British divers who rescued young soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain's New Year's Honors List, along with 1960s model Twiggy ...

AP EXPLAINS: What is Boxing Day and how did it get its name?

LONDON (AP) — In Britain and other countries like Australia and Canada, the day after Christmas is a secular national holiday known as Boxing Day. Here's a brief look at some theories about how the ho...

Gatwick flights operating after 2 arrested for using drone

LONDON (AP) — London's Gatwick Airport is seeking to run a full schedule Saturday after police arrested a man and a woman in connection with the "criminal use of drones." In a statem...

UK's Theresa May: Quiet, steely vicar's daughter

LONDON (AP) — She is a quiet, determined vicar's daughter who rose to the heights of British political power by outmaneuvering better known, more outspoken men. The favorites in a 20...

If Brexit changes are off the table, time for 'reassurances'

LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister concedes Parliament won't approve her Brexit plan without changes. The European Union says no changes are possible. So what's a politician to d...

Van Morrison's latest finds him in relaxed, swinging groove

Van Morrison, "The Prophet Speaks" (Caroline International) The first thing longtime listeners to Van Morrison will notice is the lack of angst — his 40th studio album is missing the...

Heir's big birthday: 70 candles lined up for Prince Charles

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles turns 70 Wednesday and is still heir to the throne — a role he has served since he was a young child. He's not lacking in things to do and shows few sign...

Review: Streisand's 'Walls' strikes strident anti-Trump tone

Barbra Streisand, "Walls" (Columbia Records) It's no surprise that fervent Hillary Clinton supporter and longtime Democratic Party fundraiser Barbra Streisand doesn't think much of D...

'Rage' against elite: Centrist leaders losing Europe's favor

LONDON (AP) — Angela Merkel's decision to step down as party leader even as she tries to keep her position as German chancellor highlights a trend bedeviling Europe's leaders: Centrist parties are fad...

Meghan's wedding gown goes on display at Windsor Castle

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has described how she worked with designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy to create a "timeless" wedding gown for her wedding to Prince Harry earlier this...

Meghan's wedding gown to be displayed at Windsor Castle

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has described how she worked with designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy to create a "timeless" wedding gown for her wedding to Prince Harry earlier this...