Facebook, Google, Twitter, Others Will Deny China's Requests For 'Subversive' User Data In Hong KongSocial media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter say they will deny law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong while studying ramifications of a national security law enacted last week.
British Say Iran Seized 2 Oil Tankers In Strait Of HormuzBritain's foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an escalation in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the West.
'Drunk And Irritable' Wasps Are Rampaging Through Britain, Experts SayThe European nation is in the middle of the summer frenzy for wasps, as experts explain that the insects have started feeding on "fermented fruit and leftover pub ciders."
British Newspaper Apologizes For Digitally Altering Solange Knowles's BraidsKnowles, who had released a song called "Don't Touch My Hair" — complained on Instagram that an elaborate braided crown on her head had been digitally removed from the cover photo.
Uber Drivers Should Get Paid Vacation, British Tribunal SaysUber drivers in Britain should get paid vacation days and guaranteed minimum wage, a tribunal said Friday in a ruling that the company will appeal.
Stocks Continue To Tumble Over Brexit VoteU.S. financial markets continued their decline Monday in the wake of last week’s vote by British voters to leave the European Union.
Global Markets Dive As Britain Votes To Leave EUBritain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging .
Sharing Crimes On Social Media Could Earn Tougher Sentences For British TeensReflecting changes in technology, teenage criminals in parts of the United Kingdom may soon face harsher sentences for bragging about their crimes on social media.
British Government Alerts LGBT Travelers To North Carolina, Mississippi LawsThe British government is advising lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens to pay special attention when traveling to North Carolina and Mississippi.
Facebook Paying More Taxes To Britain After $6,100 Tax Bill RevealedSocial media giant Facebook, which has been under fire in Britain for its tax arrangements, said Friday it will stop routing its British sales through Ireland - a practice that had kept its U.K. tax bill extremely low.
France Demands $1.7 Billion In Back Taxes From GoogleFrench officials say Google owes more than 1.6 billion Euros in back taxes. That is the equivalent of about $1.76 billion.
Bieber: Fans Should Back Rival Charity Song In UK No. 1 RaceJustin Bieber is sharing some love with Britain's National Health Service.
Where In The World Is Same-Sex Marriage Legal?As America awaits the Supreme Court decision on whether to make same-sex marriage the law of the land in the United States, here is a list of other countries around the world where it already is.
Fantasy Author Terry Pratchett Dies At 66Author/creator of the exuberant, satirical "Discworld" series has died. He was 66.
It Could Be Worse: 'Storm Of The Century,' 'Weather Bomb' Hitting BritainWhile the Bay Area braces for what is forecast to be the biggest storm in 6 years, if not 16 years, any hyperbole is nothing compared to what the UK is facing in a storm called the "Storm of the Century," and a "Weather Bomb" packing 40-50 foot waves (that's over 15 meters for Anglophiles), and 70-80 mile per hour winds.