• Europe Sep 29, 2018

    Under Siege: UK Leader Tries to Solve Her Brexit Problem

    Britain’s governing Conservative Party is at war — with itself....
    The divide is over Europe, and only thing the two feuding factions agree on is that their leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, is heading in the wrong direction....
    So May will be under attack from all sides when the Conservatives open their annual conference Sunday in the central England city of...

  • Asher Klein Aug 13, 2017

    Kidnapped Model Recounts Ordeal, Says She Was ‘Terrified'

    A British model who was allegedly abducted in Italy has said she understands why people may doubt her story, but insists she was “terrified” and certain she would die during the ordeal. Chloe Ayling says she was lured to Milan for a fake photo shoot, then drugged, stuffed into a suitcase and held at a rural house by criminals who...

  • Asher Klein Aug 7, 2017

    UK Model Allegedly ‘Drugged, Handcuffed' in Pornography Human Trafficking Plot Back in Britain

    Chloe Ayling’s ordeal sounds like a tale spawned by nightmares of the evil that lurks online....
    The 20-year-old British model says she was lured to Italy with the promise of a photo shoot, then drugged, stuffed into a suitcase, transported to an isolated farmhouse and held, at times in handcuffs, for almost a week....
    Ayling has told police the “terrifying experience” ended...

  • Asher Klein Aug 7, 2017

    British Model Kidnapped and Held Ransom for 6 Days: Police

    Lured to a fake photo shoot in Milan, British model Chloe Ayling, 20, was attacked and drugged by abductors in the organized gang “The Black Death,” Italian police said. She was suddenly released six days later after the kidnappers discovered she had a 2-year-old child.

  • London Jun 29, 2017

    Diana's Sons to Attend Birthday Service at Princess' Grave

    Prince William, his wife, Kate, and Prince Harry will attend a private service at the late Princess Diana’s grave on what would have been her 56th birthday.

  • London May 29, 2017

    Tiger Kills Female Zookeeper at Zoo in England

    A tiger killed a female zookeeper Monday at Hamerton Zoo Park, 80 miles north of London, police said. “A tiger had entered an enclosure with a keeper. Sadly the female zookeeper died at the scene,” Cambridgeshire Police said in a statement. The zoo said in a statement that a “freak accident” was to blame for the death. It said, “Our...

  • Eric Hinton May 13, 2017

    Handwritten ‘Harry Potter' Prequel Stolen in Burglary

    J.K. Rowling is urging Harry Potter fans not to buy a handwritten prequel to the boy wizard’s adventures that was stolen during a burglary in England. Rowling wrote the 800-word story for a 2008 charity auction, where it sold for 25,000 pounds ($49,000 at the time). West Midlands Police said Friday that it was stolen, along with some jewelry, during...

  • CEO Apr 27, 2017

    Death of Giant British Rabbit Adds to United Airlines' Woes

    United Airlines is reviewing its handling of a giant showcase rabbit that died after being shipped across the Atlantic from Britain on one of its flights, the latest in a growing list of customer complaints. Distraught breeder Annette Edwards told The Associated Press by phone Wednesday that a veterinarian had checked Simon — a 10-month-old, 3-foot-long continental rabbit — shortly...

  • Attorney Apr 26, 2017

    Death of Giant British Rabbit Adds to United Airlines' Woes

    United Airlines is reviewing its handling of a giant showcase rabbit that died after being shipped across the Atlantic from Britain on one of its flights, the latest in a growing list of customer complaints. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

  • Asher Klein Apr 21, 2017

    Mystery in C: Who Stashed Gold Inside a British Piano?

    British officials say they’ve been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a “life-changing” amount of money. The school that owns the piano and the tuner who found the gold are now in line for a windfall after a coroner investigating the find declared it treasure. But a...

  • ISIS Mar 27, 2017

    Police: ‘No Evidence' London Attacker Associated With ISIS

    Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the ISIS or al-Qaeda, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu of the Metropolitan Police said Westminster attacker Khalid Masood clearly had “an interest in jihad,” but police have no indication he discussed his attack plans...

  • police officer Mar 27, 2017

    Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

    The family of an American slain in last week’s attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on the last day of a European trip celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary when he was killed when an attacker mowed down pedestrians on...

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