Britain is set to honour its revered wartime leader Winston Churchill with a banknote featuring his portrait and famous declaration "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat".
She has dark eyes, full lips and short hair in one of the favourite styles of London in the "swinging 60s" but who is she?
Plans to erect a statue of a giant, electric blue French cockerel in the shadow of Nelson's Column in London's Trafalgar Square have ruffled feathers among British heritage enthusiasts.
Pornography is all set to be banned from Britain's public Wi-Fi networks by the year-end, Prime Minister David Cameron's children's czar has announced.
Dozens of devotees are flocking a makeshift temple set up by a caterer in Leicester after he found an aubergine that looks like the Hindu God Ganesh, the elephant-headed Hindu diety.
The rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge, two of Britain's best-known universities, is legendary and now it seems Oxford has pipped its competitor by producing the wealthiest graduates.
A sawn-off shot gun, ammunition, a large quantity of cannabis and various quantities of class A drugs (including heroin and cocaine) are just some of the items seized by Trident Gang Crime Command officers across London, 8 May, in a day of action against active gang criminals.
The anti-European Union UK Independence Party made sweeping gains in local elections, siphoning support from British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in a vote that exposed a threat to his re-election chances in 2015.
A Leicester woman has been shortlisted for the role of Western Australia taste master, advertised in the Australian state's tourism website as "one of the best jobs in the world".
One hundred British soldiers have spent the four weeks in April training with the Indian Army in the mountains of Belgaum in southern India.