Former British Prime Minister John Major

John Major praises 'guts and drive' of immigrants in the UK

One-Minute Read Tue 12 Aug, AT 14:16

Former PM's tone on immigration contrasts with that of Cameron, who has launched crackdown on 'benefit tourism'

A house rumoured to have been owned by Gaddafi's son

British homes 'bought up by dirty money'

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Aug, AT 14:33

Estate agents are struggling to enforce anti-money laundering regulations, research suggests

Driverless car

Driverless cars get UK green light, but would you trust them?

Briefing Thu 31 Jul, AT 14:40

Soon driverless cars arrive on British roads, introducing a range of technical, legal and moral quandaries

The Bild article 'describing' British holiday-makers

Big, burnt and boozy: German tabloid scoffs at Brits abroad

First Reaction Thu 31 Jul, AT 13:08

Bild reels off British holiday ailments, from 'underwear amnesia' to 'Prince Harry syndrome'

A jar of medical marijuana

The pros and cons of legalising drugs

Briefing Fri 11 Jul, AT 12:08

A tide of support for legalising drugs seems to be rising around the world. Could it work here too?

An Albania wearing a gas mask in protest of a plan to dispose of Syria's chemical weapons in Albania

UK firms 'sold chemical weapons ingredients to Syria'

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Jul, AT 10:07

Foreign Office document shows British companies sold Syria ingredients for sarin in 1980s

Coca Cola bottles

Sugar blamed for UK obesity epidemic: is it really that bad?

Briefing Fri 27 Jun, AT 13:35

Experts want to banish sugary drinks at meal times and cut recommended sugar intake in half

A crowd at Wimbledon

UK population growing twice as fast as the rest of Europe

One-Minute Read Fri 27 Jun, AT 09:50

Population passes the 64 million mark for the first time with increase in immigration and birth rate

Zaid al-Hilli bail lifted in UK but French say he's still a suspect

News Wed 15 Jan, AT 12:19

Surrey police say there's not enough evidence, but prosecutor Maillaud says he's 'not finished' with Zaid

Britain braced for weekend of snow as winter bites back

One-Minute Read Fri 8 Feb, AT 13:43

But things will be worse in America as major winter storm bears down on New York and Boston

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