Partial results show the United Kingdom's eurosceptic party has stormed to victory in the European vote with its raised anxiety over immigration.
David Cameron has convened an emergency meeting after two extremists hacked a soldier to death with meat cleavers in a south London street.
Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain and inspired conservatives around the world by radically rolling back the state during her 11 years in power.
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has announced in Britain that she is prepared to take the helm as the leader of her people.
Europe must throw off the burden of the euro if they want their economies to thrive, the UK minister who forced Britain out of the currency has said.
Vladimir Putin won a resounding victory in Russia's presidential election, exit polls showed, securing a new six-year term in the Kremlin.
In a sign that Vladimir Putin's allies may be getting serious about protests, a loyal media outlet has published phone calls of an opposition leader.
Vladimir Putin declared on Saturday that he planned to reclaim the Russian presidency in an election next March.
The biggest spy swap since the end of the Cold War was under way on Friday as Russia and the United States prepared to exchange 14 agents.
The 17-year-old widow of an Islamist militant from the North Caucasus is suspected of blowing herself up in suicide attacks that killed 40 in Moscow.