Scotland`s `Yes` campaign winning Facebook battle

Scotland`s "Yes" campaign appears to have the edge online, figures released by Facebook on Tuesday showed, even though it is still trailing slightly in the polls despite a late surge.

Asian immigrants' vote may swing Scotland referendum

As the Scottish referendum becomes too close to call in the lead up to Thursday's vote, the Asian immigrant choice could prove crucial.

Police boss at centre of British child sex scandal quits

The elected official in charge of policing in the northern English town of Rotherham quit on Tuesday after weeks of resisting political pressure to stand down over a scandal involving the sexual exploitation of as many as 1,400 children.

'Britain to curb Muslim Brotherhood operations in London'

Britain is set to impose curbs on organisations linked to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and block its activists from moving to London after a report by a senior diplomat raised concerns over the group's links to extremists.

British pair found murdered on Thai resort: Police

 The naked bodies of two British tourists were found on a Thai beach Monday, police said, sparking a murder probe on the popular resort island of Koh Tao.

What if? Scotland`s steps to independence
What if? Scotland`s steps to independence

 With polls showing Scotland`s upcoming independence referendum too close to call, the rest of the United Kingdom is starting to consider seriously the implications of a "Yes" victory.

MH17: Investigators focus on metal shards to identify missile that shot down plane

The investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is now focused on the 25 pieces of metal, recovered from bodies and debris from the ill-fated plane, to identify the missile that blew the plane apart.

'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result

On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears.

Family of British hostage sends message to IS captors

The family of British aid worker David Haines, threatened with death by Islamic State militants in a recent video, has appealed to his captors to contact them.

'MH17 crash could have been averted had airlines been alerted about missiles in Ukraine'

According to the CEO of Emirates airline Tim Clark, Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash could have been prevented if airlines had been informed about the missiles in eastern Ukraine.

University of Wolverhampton keen to work with India: Paul

The University of Wolverhampton, one of the leading British varsities, is keen to work with India to improve education standards, create opportunities, build and strengthen business innovation and help it become a leading economy, its Chancellor Lord Swraj Paul has said.

Tories pick London Mayor Boris Johnson to run for Parliament

London Mayor Boris Johnson was on Friday chosen by his Conservative Party as their candidate to fight for a west London seat at next year`s parliamentary election, raising the spectre of a future tilt at becoming prime minister.

Prince Harry's motorcade caught in crash

Britain's Prince Harry's motorcade was caught up in a high-speed crash when a police outrider escorting him to an official engagement hit a taxi near London Zoo in north London.

Royal hoax DJ apologises to Indian nurse's family

One of the two Australian DJs, who made a hoax call to a London hospital about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, on Friday tearfully apologised to the family of an India-born nurse who committed suicide after the broadcast of the prank.

Clooney set to tie knot in London ahead of Venice nuptials
Clooney set to tie knot in London ahead of Venice nuptials

George Clooney is set to marry Amal Alamuddin first in a civil ceremony in London and then again in Venice later on, it has been reported.

Woman runs 35 marathons in 35 days, on way to beat men's record of 52

A super-fit woman has run 35 marathons in 35 days, smashing the women`s world record of 17 and is now in the middle of an attempt to beat the men`s record of 52.

India-born nurse's royal hoax inquest opens in UK

An inquest into the death of India-born UK nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanged after she took a hoax call at a hospital in London about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, opened here today.

Second British voice identified in IS 'jihadi' video

A second British voice has been identified in the disturbing video of an American hostage's beheading released by the Islamic State militants, according to a latest scientific analysis.

Knighthood made Ben Kingsley feel accepted
Knighthood made Ben Kingsley feel accepted

Oscar-award winning actor Ben Kingsley says his knighthood made him feel accepted in a way his own mother, actress and model Anna Goodman, never did.

Has London's Victorian serial killer Jack the Ripper finally been identified?

Jack the Ripper, a serial killer who terrorised London in the 1880s, has finally been identified from DNA evidence from the blood-soaked shawl of one of his victims, according to a new book.