Gut eine Woche nach dem Tod der früheren britischen Premierministerin Margaret Thatcher findet in der Londoner St. Paul's Cathedral die Trauerfeier für die umstrittene "eiserne Lady" unter verstärkten Sicherheitsvorkehrungen statt.
UK officials mulled a plan for moving Hong Kongers to Northern Ireland after the handover to China in 1997, a report says. Although seemingly a joke, the plan reflected Britain's uncertainty about the future of the city.
A court in Singapore has sentenced a teenage blogger to four weeks in jail for posting offensive images online. However, the court released him after taking into account time already spent in custody.
Britain's Conservative Party has unveiled a campaign manifesto that it hopes will help it to victory in next month's general election. Among other things, it extends a scheme to help low earners purchase homes.
Margaret Thatcher was famed for needing just four hours sleep a night as compared to the adult average of eight. But for some animals even that would be a waking nightmare. See our list of eight lazy creatures.