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February 20, 2024 at 6:22 PM

Body of man suspected of chemically attacking former partner pulled out of river, London police say

London police said Tuesday they “strongly believe” that a body they pulled from the River Thames is that of a man wanted over a chemical attack that injured his former partner and her two young daughters
February 20, 2024 at 6:22 PM
Body of man suspected of acid attack on former partner pulled out of London river
February 20, 2024 at 3:50 PM

Bank of England says UK recession is modest in historical terms and that upturn is probably underway

Bank of England Gov. Andrew Bailey says the U.K.’s economic recession, which was confirmed last week, is modest by historical standards and is probably over
February 20, 2024 at 3:50 PM
Bank of England says UK recession is modest in historical terms
February 20, 2024 at 2:22 PM

UK appeals court asked to assess whether sentencing of killer of 3 in Nottingham was too lenient

The British government’s top lawyer has referred to the U_K_’s Court of Appeal the sentence handed to a 32-year-old man with paranoid schizophrenia who fatally stabbed two college students and a man in the central English city of Nottingham last summer...
February 20, 2024 at 2:22 PM
UK appeals court asked to assess whether sentencing of killer of 3 was too lenient
February 16, 2024 at 3:42 PM

UK voters deliver double blow to Rishi Sunak, electing Labour lawmakers in two special elections

Voters in two districts in England have delivered new blows to beleaguered Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
February 16, 2024 at 3:42 PM
UK voters deliver double blow to Rishi Sunak
February 16, 2024 at 1:10 AM

London's iconic underground map is getting an update, with 6 new names and colors

London's iconic underground train map is getting a major update
February 16, 2024 at 1:10 AM
London's iconic underground map will be rebranded with 6 new names and colors
February 15, 2024 at 9:18 PM

UK fell into recession at the end of 2023 as economy takes center stage in runup to general election

The British economy fell into recession at the end of 2023 as output shrank more than anticipated in the final three months of the year
February 15, 2024 at 9:18 PM
UK fell into recession at the end of 2023 as output shrank more than expected
February 12, 2024 at 5:34 PM

UK plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda incompatible with human rights, parliamentary watchdog says

A group of British lawmakers says a plan to send some asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda is “fundamentally incompatible" with the U.K.’s human rights obligations
February 12, 2024 at 5:34 PM
Plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda incompatible with human rights UK lawmaker says
February 9, 2024 at 1:58 PM

Thousands of doctors in England to strike again as health likely to become a key UK election issue

Thousands of doctors in the early years of their careers in England are to go on strike later this month for another five-day stretch as their long-standing pay dispute with the British government remains in stasis
February 9, 2024 at 1:58 PM
Thousands of England doctors to strike again as health likely a key UK election issue
February 1, 2024 at 5:35 PM

9 injured in 'corrosive substance' attack in London

Police are investigating the "corrosive substance" attack in south London.
February 1, 2024 at 5:35 PM
9 injured in 'corrosive substance' attack in London
1 month ago

Idris Elba helps launch a new campaign to combat UK knife crime

The UK has seen a surge in knife crime in recent years with many of the victims being teenage boys.
1 month ago
Idris Elba helps launch a new campaign to combat UK knife crime
1 month ago

Idris Elba launches new campaign to tackle knife crime

English actor Idris Elba has launched a new campaign called "Don’t Stop Your Future," calling on increased government urgency to tackle knife crime in the U.K.
1 month ago
Idris Elba launches new campaign to tackle knife crime
1 month ago

US, UK stage multiple airstrikes against Iran-backed Houthi militants in Yemen

The White House on Monday insisted airstrikes against Iran-backed militants in Yemen have been effective despite repeated Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping.
1 month ago
US, UK stage multiple airstrikes against Iran-backed Houthi militants in Yemen
1 month ago

Princess Kate 'doing well' amid hospitalization following abdominal surgery: Palace source

Kate, 42, could remain in the hospital for as long as two weeks, the palace said.
1 month ago
Princess Kate 'doing well' following abdominal surgery, palace source says
1 month ago

Archaeologists announce discovery of Anglo-Saxon cemetery with bodies and treasures dating back 1,500 years

Archaeologists have announced a major discovery dating back to as early as the 6th century after finding the buried remains of over 20 people and a range of grave goods.
1 month ago
UK announces discovery of Anglo-Saxon cemetery with 1,500-year-old bodies, treasures
1 month ago

Man pretending to be Queen Elizabeth's footman, selling 'antler walking stick' that never belonged to her, sentenced

An internet seller who tricked eBay users into bidding for a walking stick that he falsely said belonged to Queen Elizabeth II has been sentenced.
1 month ago
Man pretending to be Elizabeth II's footman, selling her 'walking stick,' sentenced
2 months ago

London High-court rules 'British tabloid group did phone-hack Prince Harry'

A judge said Prince Harry’s personal cell phone was probably hacked "to a modest extent."
2 months ago
London High-court rules 'British tabloid group did phone-hack Prince Harry'
2 months ago

George, Charlotte and Louis join Prince William, Princess Kate at Christmas carol service

The Princess of Wales' children supported their mom Kate at her Westminster Abbey service.
2 months ago
George, Charlotte and Louis join Prince William, Princess Kate for Christmas carols
3 months ago

Man rescued from burning building in the UK

The dramatic rescue occurred in Reading when a man was trapped on the roof of a building under construction.
3 months ago
Man rescued from burning building in the UK
3 months ago

David Cameron appointed UK foreign secretary

Cameron, who served as the U.K. prime minister from 2010 to 2016, made a surprise return to politics as current leader Rishi Sunak’s new foreign secretary after Sunak reshuffled his cabinet.
3 months ago
David Cameron appointed UK foreign secretary
3 months ago

Judge rules in Prince Harry, Elton John's lawsuit against Daily Mail publisher

Harry and John alleged they were the "victims of abhorrent criminal activity."
3 months ago
Judge rules in Prince Harry, Elton John's lawsuit against Daily Mail publisher
3 months ago

Britain's 'loneliest' sheep rescued from remote Scottish cliff

Fiona the sheep was rescued on Saturday in a "major operation" by a group of Scottish farmers, with oversight of the Scottish SPCA.
3 months ago
Britain's 'loneliest' sheep rescued from remote Scottish cliff
5 months ago

Famous 'Sycamore Gap tree' in northern England found cut down overnight

The tree was featured in the film "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves."
5 months ago
Famous 'Sycamore Gap tree' in northern England found cut down overnight
5 months ago

Famous 'Sycamore Gap tree' in northern England found cut down overnight; 16-year-old arrested

Authorities in England have arrested a 16-year-old boy after one of the most famous trees in the world was cut down overnight Thursday.
5 months ago
Famous 'Sycamore Gap tree' found cut down overnight; teen arrested
5 months ago

Gymnastics Ireland issues 'unreserved' apology for Black gymnast medal snub

Ireland’s gymnastics federation has issued an apology after footage emerged of a young Black gymnast being passed over for a medal at a presentation ceremony.
5 months ago
Gymnastics Ireland issues 'unreserved' apology for Black gymnast medal snub
5 months ago

Russian-backed mercenary squad Wagner Group designated as terrorist organization by UK officials

British officials officially declared the Russia-linked private military company as a terrorist group.
5 months ago
Wagner Group designated as terrorist organization by UK officials
5 months ago

American XL Bully dogs to be banned in the UK following string of attacks

The proposed ban comes following a fatal attack on Thursday.
5 months ago
American XL Bully dogs to be banned in the UK following string of attacks
7 months ago

Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer tour London by bus

The “GMA” co-anchors take viewers to all the best spots of London as they see the city on a classic double-decker bus.
7 months ago
Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer tour London by bus
8 months ago

Boris Johnson 'deliberately misled' UK Parliament over 'partygate,' committee says

Former U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson "deliberately misled" Parliament about so-called partygate, a committee of lawmakers said in a scathing report on Thursday.
8 months ago
Boris Johnson 'deliberately misled' UK Parliament over 'partygate,' committee says
8 months ago

Former Scottish leader who championed independence questioned by police for political party's finances

Former Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said after facing police questioning in police custody on Sunday that she was "innocent of any wrongdoing."
8 months ago
'Innocent of any wrongdoing,' former Scottish leader says after police questioning
8 months ago

President Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak hold White House meeting

The two leaders discussed their joint efforts on the war in Ukraine, investment in green industries and artificial intelligence.
8 months ago
President Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak hold White House meeting
8 months ago

UK prime minister visits White House

President Joe Biden met with U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to talk about Ukraine, climate change and other issues.
8 months ago
UK prime minister visits White House
9 months ago

Princess Eugenie shares 1st photos of newborn son

Princess Eugenie gave birth to her son on May 30, Buckingham Palace confirmed.
9 months ago
Princess Eugenie shares 1st photos of newborn son
9 months ago

Driver crashes into gates outside Downing Street, home of UK prime minister, no injuries reported

A driver crashed a car into the gates of Downing Street on Thursday and was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and dangerous driving.
9 months ago
Driver crashes into gates outside Downing Street, home of UK prime minister
9 months ago

Driver arrested after car crashes into gates of UK prime minister’s residence

The driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and dangerous driving, according to police.
9 months ago
Driver arrested after car crashes into gates of UK prime minister’s residence
9 months ago

Prince Harry loses legal challenge in police protection case

Harry lost police protection when he stepped down from his senior royal role.
9 months ago
Prince Harry loses legal challenge in police protection case
9 months ago

Authorities resume search for Madeleine McCann, toddler missing since 2007

The case gained global attention after the toddler disappeared in Portugal.
9 months ago
Authorities resume search for Madeleine McCann, toddler missing since 2007
10 months ago

Britain buzzes ahead of coronation

King Charles III will be coronated next week and ABC News' James Longman shares a look at how the nation is preparing.
10 months ago
Britain buzzes ahead of coronation
1 year ago

London City Airport scraps 100 milliliter liquid rule

London City Airport has become the first major U.K. airport to drop its 100 milliliter liquid rule, meaning passengers may now carry liquids in their hand luggage.
1 year ago
London City Airport scraps 100 milliliter liquid rule
1 year ago

Prince Harry is in UK but questions remain about Charles, William reunion

Prince Harry, Elton John and others are taking legal action against a U.K.-based publisher.
1 year ago
Prince Harry is in UK but questions remain about Charles, William reunion
1 year ago

UK facing produce shortage

Several retailers have had to place limits on customer purchases.
1 year ago
UK facing produce shortage
1 year ago

2 teens charged in death of transgender TikTok personality Brianna Ghey

Two teens have been charged in death of Brianna Ghey, a transgender girl who had a large following on TikTok and Instagram.
1 year ago
2 teens charged in death of transgender girl Brianna Ghey
1 year ago

Boris Johnson talks war in Ukraine and British royal family

"ABC News Live Prime" anchor Linsey Davis sat down for an exclusive interview with the former British prime minister while he was in Washington lobbying Republicans for continued support of Ukraine.
1 year ago
Boris Johnson talks war in Ukraine and British royal family
1 year ago

Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter confirms pregnancy

Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of the late Queen Elizabeth II, is pregnant.
1 year ago
Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter confirms pregnancy
1 year ago

Don't get 'so drunk' you need hospital during ambulance strike, UK health official says

Brits have been urged to “drink responsibly” during pre-Christmas celebrations to avoid hospital visits as thousands of ambulance workers strike.
1 year ago
Don't get 'so drunk' you need hospital during strike, UK health official says
1 year ago

Elton John to perform at the 53rd annual Glastonbury music festival

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
1 year ago
Elton John to perform at the 53rd annual Glastonbury music festival
1 year ago

Rishi Sunak to become Britain's 1st prime minister of color

Rishi Sunak will become Britain's first prime minister of color, making political history.
1 year ago
Rishi Sunak to become Britain's 1st prime minister of color
1 year ago

Rishi Sunak takes over as new UK prime minister

ABC News foreign correspondent James Longman discusses the latest news on British politics after the resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss amid an economic crisis.
1 year ago
Rishi Sunak takes over as new UK prime minister
1 year ago

Rishi Sunak to become next UK prime minister

Sunak will replace Liz Truss, who abruptly announced her resignation last week after just 44 days in office.
1 year ago
Rishi Sunak to become next UK prime minister
1 year ago

Rishi Sunak chosen to be new UK prime minister

Rishi Sunak has been chosen as the new U.K. prime minister less than a week after Liz Truss stepped down from the position after just six weeks in office.
1 year ago
Rishi Sunak chosen to be new UK prime minister
1 year ago

Rishi Sunak chosen to be new UK prime minister

Rishi Sunak has been chosen as the new U.K. prime minister less than a week after Liz Truss stepped down from the position after just six weeks in office.
1 year ago
Rishi Sunak chosen to be new UK prime minister