One third of Brits believe Lady Gaga is an alien: Poll
One third of Brits believe Lady Gaga is an alien: Poll

More than two thirds of people in the UK believe aliens are out there and almost a third believe American pop star Lady Gaga is one of them.

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.

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.

Doubts raised over British PM's anti-jihadist plans

British media on Tuesday voiced scepticism over "vague" plans announced by Prime Minister David Cameron to counter the threat of jihadist fighters travelling to Iraq and Syria.

British `close` to identifying Foley killer: Envoy

British authorities are "close" to identifying the hooded Islamic State jihadist who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the British ambassador to the United States said on Sunday.

British MH17 victim`s father urges Ukraine fighting lull

The father of a British MH17 victim said fighting in the Ukrainian plane crash zone should end to facilitate the repatriation of victims, after he met Prime Minister David Cameron today.

Cameron vows to `put British first` in battle for vote

Britain`s prime minister announced new measures to cut immigration today in a bid to lure voters from eurosceptic rivals 10 months from a general election.

Thousands of Pro-Palestinians march in London

At least 10,000 pro-Palestinian protesters opposed to Israel`s military action in Gaza marched through central London for the second week running on Saturday.

`British reporter for Russian TV captured by Ukraine`

A British journalist reporting for a Russian television channel from conflict-torn eastern Ukraine went missing on Wednesday, with Moscow alleging he and another journalist were captured by Kiev`s troops.

Emergency data law passed in British lower house

Britain`s lower house of parliament voted in favour of emergency legislation to allow police and security services to continue accessing Internet and mobile phone data following angry exchanges between lawmakers on Tuesday.

Crocodile might be responsible for DRC plane crash: UK probe

A plane crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo that left 18 people dead in 2010 may have been caused by a crocodile!

UK PM vows to investigate paedophile politician ring claims

British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Monday to leave "no stone unturned" in investigating allegations of child abuse by politicians in the 1970s and 1980s, amid accusations of an establishment cover-up.

Despite London acquittals, U.S. probe of News Corp continues

More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp`s U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

British PM under pressure after hacking verdict

British Prime Minister David Cameron was braced Wednesday for difficult questions over his decision to hire Andy Coulson as his media chief, as the former News of the World editor convicted of phone hacking awaited a verdict on other charges.

Son fighting in Syria was `radicalised by imam`: Father

The father of a British teenager who travelled to Syria to join jihadists has alleged that his son was radicalised by an imam at a UK mosque.

British, Saudi defence chiefs discuss Iraq crisis

Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz and visiting British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond discussed Tuesday the latest turmoil in Iraq, which borders the oil rich kingdom, state news agency SPA reported.

Detained British monk freed on bail in Myanmar

A senior British monk stripped of his clerical status and accused of defaming Buddhism was released from custody in Myanmar on bail Friday, his lawyer said, several days after he was detained in a controversial monastery raid.

Each minute, 2,500 Britons are making love!

Each minute, 2,500 Britons engage in love amounting to a staggering 900 million encounters of the close kind a year -- yet the activity results in barely 770,000 British births each year, a Cambridge mathematician has claimed.

Cameron endorses British values drive for UK schools

British Prime Minister David Cameron today endorsed a drive to teach "British values" in the country`s schools amid an ongoing crisis of extremism within the education system.

Cameron says can`t guarantee UK will stay in EU if Juncker gets top job: Magazine

British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned he would no longer be able to guarantee that Britain would remain a member of the European Union if European leaders elect Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission chief, Germany`s Spiegel said.