Mar 19, 2013 08:25 EDT
A female British tourist suffered leg injuries after she jumped out of a hotel window Tuesday over fears of a sex attack in the Indian city of Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, police said.
Mar 19, 2013 07:45 EDT
For almost a thousand years the City of London Corporation has run the British capital's financial hub, winning hearts with opulent banquets and parades of red-robed dignitaries, pikemen and musketeers.
Mar 19, 2013 07:00 EDT
Syria's main opposition National Coalition early Tuesday elected Ghassan Hitto, a former US-based IT executive with Islamist leanings, as prime minister for Syrian rebel-held territory.
Mar 18, 2013 23:01 EDT
Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc will have surgery later this week on an ankle injury as he races the clock to be fit for the Ashes series against England.
Mar 18, 2013 20:53 EDT
Taking vitamin D supplements in pregnancy seems to make no difference to a child's bone health, in contrast to guidelines in some countries, research published in The Lancet on Tuesday says.
Mar 18, 2013 19:06 EDT
Sao Paulo Fashion Week (SPFW), Latin America's premier style event, starts Monday, with 25 designers set to showcase their summer collections.
Mar 18, 2013 18:21 EDT
Seamer Doug Bracewell will be added to New Zealand's squad for the third Test against England if he can prove he is match fit, coach Mike Hesson said Tuesday.
Mar 18, 2013 16:58 EDT
A British diplomatic protection group officer, whose job included guarding the prime minister's Downing Street residence, was jailed Monday for bunking off to meet his lover.
Mar 18, 2013 15:46 EDT
Syria's opposition coalition met in Istanbul to choose its first prime minister on Monday, as Syrian warplanes bombed northern Lebanon for the first time in what Washington labelled "a significant escalation" of the conflict.
Mar 18, 2013 13:39 EDT
The United States will not oppose moves by some European nations to arm Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad, top US diplomat John Kerry said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 13:29 EDT
Europe's main stock markets lost ground and the euro fell under $1.30 on Monday on news that Cyprus might tax bank deposits as part of a controversial international bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 13:03 EDT
London shares lost ground on Monday on news that Cyprus, home to around 100,000 British people, plans to tax bank deposits as part of a controversial international bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 12:41 EDT
Two men went on trial in Britain on Monday accused of plotting to rob and murder soul diva Joss Stone.
Mar 18, 2013 12:04 EDT
Four members of the Six Nations-winning Wales team, Adam Jones, Mike Phillips, Dan Biggar and Leigh Halfpenny, are in the running for the award for the player of the championship.
Mar 18, 2013 11:36 EDT
Europe's main stock markets lost ground on Monday on news that Cyprus might tax bank deposits as part of a controversial international bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 11:23 EDT
A soldier killed in Afghanistan is to be awarded Britain's most prestigious military honour, only the 10th such medal since World War II, for leading a "supremely courageous" assault against Taliban snipers, it was announced Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 11:01 EDT
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has pulled out of the England squad for the World Cup qualifiers with San Marino and Montenegro, national team coach Roy Hodgson announced on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 09:53 EDT
Pakistani lawmakers on Monday repeated their call for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to be arrested and tried for treason on his return home from self-imposed exile in Dubai.
Mar 18, 2013 09:12 EDT
A painting hanging in a British stately home has been confirmed as a self-portrait by Rembrandt worth tens of millions of dollars, the National Trust heritage body announced on Friday.
Mar 18, 2013 08:42 EDT
British expats who retired to Cyprus for a safe place in the Mediterranean sun are outraged that part of their life savings could now go toward bailing out their bankrupt adopted homeland.