French nuclear employees kidnapped in Niger
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French nuclear employees kidnapped in Niger

Seven people, including two employees of French nuclear firm Areva, were kidnapped early Thursday in…

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Pope: ‘Church Must Be More Vigilant On Abuse’
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Pope: ‘Church Must Be More Vigilant On Abuse’

Pope Benedict XVI has told reporters on his flight to the UK that the Catholic…

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At least 8 die in minibus blast in southeast Turkey
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At least 8 die in minibus blast in southeast Turkey

At least eight people were killed and three wounded when an explosive device ripped apart…

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Comic In BBC Help For Heroes Tweet Attack
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Comic In BBC Help For Heroes Tweet Attack

One Show presenter Jason Manford has attacked BBC bosses after comments he made about the…

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Pregnant nun advert ‘offensive to Catholics’
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Pregnant nun advert ‘offensive to Catholics’

An advert for a brand of ice cream showing a heavily-pregnant nun has been banned…

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Child benefit may be scrapped at 16 and younger pensioners could lose fuel perk
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Child benefit may be scrapped at 16 and younger pensioners could lose fuel perk

Millions of families will see their child benefit scrapped and younger pensioners lose winter fuel…

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Grandmother goes to bed with migraine… and wakes up speaking with a French accent
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Grandmother goes to bed with migraine… and wakes up speaking with a French accent

Rare condition cost 49-year-old her job as sales executive: A grandmother who went to bed…

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Invasion by postcard: From Hitler’s secret dossier, British seaside snaps that set out his targets
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Invasion by postcard: From Hitler’s secret dossier, British seaside snaps that set out his targets

They are quintessentially English seaside scenes which could easily be accompanied by the phrase: ‘Wish…

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Plane-load of Ryanair passengers enters UK with no passport checks after Border Agency blunder
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Plane-load of Ryanair passengers enters UK with no passport checks after Border Agency blunder

A plane-load of people flew into Britain from Spain without having their documents checked in…

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Catholics seek new start after abuse revelations
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Catholics seek new start after abuse revelations

Following the resignation of a bishop after allegations of abuse dating back to the 1980s,…

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Eiffel Tower and surrounding park evacuated after bomb alert
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Eiffel Tower and surrounding park evacuated after bomb alert

Around 2,500 people have been evacuated from the Eiffel Tower and the surrounding Champ de…

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French Law Bans Islamic Veil
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French Law Bans Islamic Veil

PARIS—The French Senate approved a bill on Sept. 14 to completely ban full Islamic veils—burqa…

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Turkey holds referendum on constitutional changes
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Turkey holds referendum on constitutional changes

Turks voted on Sunday on whether to amend the constitution in a referendum that has…

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Book claims Churchill deliberately let millions of Indians starve to death
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Book claims Churchill deliberately let millions of Indians starve to death

NEW DELHI — British prime minister Winston Churchill deliberately let millions of Indians starve to…

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How losing my passport was a ticket to happiness… but only because I wasn’t at a British airport
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How losing my passport was a ticket to happiness… but only because I wasn’t at a British airport

There are any number of reasons for spending some time in Amsterdam: the shimmering beauty…

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