Britain's much-loved Big Ben will fall silent for four years from next week as conservation work is carried out on the famous 19th century bell in a clock tower next to the Houses of Parliament.
A still-life of roses by Winston Churchill, given to screen star Vivien Leigh, was unveiled to the public for the first time on Monday at Sotheby’s auction house in London.
Garbine Muguruza clinched a maiden Wimbledon title on Saturday with a stunning 7-5 6-0 demolition of Venus Williams, whose dreams of a fairytale victory at the age of 37 were blown apart in a devastating second set.
Five linked acid attacks in quick succession by men on mopeds in London left several people injured, British police said Friday - the latest in a spate of such crimes that have alarmed residents and politicians.
Seventy firefighters battled a large fire in a building in London's popular Camden Lock Market in the early hours of Monday, the London Fire Brigade said.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative minority government secured lawmakers' backing for its legislative plans by a narrow margin Thursday, but only after making a sudden concession on abortion funding to stave off defeat.