Famous Big Ben Will Fall Silent Until 2021 For Repairs

The Big Ben’s famous chimes will sound for the final time at midday on Monday before being disconnected to allow the clock and surrounding tower to be restored, according to the BBC. The Great Bell has sounded on the hour for 157

Britain To Ban Sale Of All New Diesel and Petrol Cars From 2040

The ban on vehicles running on petrol and diesel is part of plans to tackle air pollution, accelerating the push towards electric cars. The UK government is expected to announce the decision on Wednesday, according to Metro. It should be recalled that

Prince George Is Four: Royal Family Releases Adorable Official Portrait

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were "delighted" to share the photograph taken by royal photographer Chris Jackson, Kensington Palace said, according to the BBC. Prince George Alexander Louis - known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge - was born

British police foil ‘active terror plot’

The woman, in her 20s, was one of the subjects of the investigation and is in a serious but stable condition, according to the BBC. A raid also took place in Kent, with six people arrested in total. Officers say the operation was

Terror knife attacker arrested near British Parliament

The man, thought to be 27, was detained as part of an intelligence-led operation on Parliament Street, according to the BBC. A witness described seeing two knives on the ground, one of which he described as a large bread knife. The Metropolitan Police

UK Prime Minister announces shock general election

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced the general election will be held on June 8 in an unexpected speech outside 10 Downing Street, according to Metro. Justifying the decision, Mrs May said: ‘The country is coming together but Westminster is not.’ She

Prince Harry ‘in total chaos’ over mother Diana’s death

In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, he said it was not until his late 20s that he processed the grief - after two years of "total chaos" and coming close to a "complete breakdown", according to the BBC. But he was

Russia ‘could face sanctions’ over Syrian war

Rex Tillerson will also meet officials from allied Middle Eastern countries before heading to Moscow, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The UK has suggested threatening tightly-focused sanctions on Russian and Syrian military officers. The moves follow the latest apparent use of

Prince Harry’s in a hurry to move Meghan Markle into his new home – source

Daily Mail Online reports that the 32-year-old Prince Harry is to move into a new apartment at Kensington Palace, where he will live with Suits star Meghan, 35. According to the edition’s source, Harry has been taking a very close interest in

Spain buried under four inches of snow as Brits bask on hottest day of the year

It may sound a little odd, but Brits are flocking to the beaches today to soak up temperatures of up to 19C, while the Spanish are having to dust off their scarves after waking up to four inches of snow, according to