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.
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.
Racist comments by US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may play well with some disaffected Americans, but he has drawn nothing but contempt in Britain. Even the party of Margaret Thatcher rebukes him.
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.
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