Exclusive members' clubs have a long tradition in the UK. They began as places for wealthy male members of the establishment to meet in private. Today, they are usually open to women too, but they have not lost their cachet of exclusivity.
Crossrail is London's much-anticipated $20-billion high-speed railway, due to open in December 2018 under the name of the Elizabeth Line. DW met Andrew Wolstenholme, the CEO of Europe's biggest infrastructure project.
With the native red squirrel under threat of extinction in Britain by the introduced gray species, new efforts are underway to kill the latter to save the former. Is that possible, and is it fair?
A century after the UK endorsed a Jewish "home" in Palestine, protesters in Ramallah and other cities asked for an apology from London. Israeli PM Netanyahu rebuked the criticism at a commemorative dinner in the UK.
In 2016, the funds paid to Brussels by Britain were about half what "Leave" campaign advocates claimed. EU contributions amounted to only 1.2 percent of UK government spending.
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