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 top adviser to British Prime Minister David Cameron has made an apology for racist comments he made three decades ago. The memo containing the remarks has just been released to the public.
Former UK finance and foreign minister Geoffrey Howe has died. A champion of European unity in a largely euroskeptic Conservative Party, Howe also played a role in bringing about the downfall of Margaret Thatcher.
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.
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