- Weir becomes 1st wheelchair racer to do sub-3-minute mile Updated: May-29-16 2:21 pm
LONDON - Six-time Paralympic gold-medalist David Weir became the first wheelchair racer to complete a mile in under three minutes on Sunday.
- UK Conservative Party dispute over immigration escalates Updated: May-29-16 9:46 am
LONDON - Conservative Party members seeking a British exit from the European Union have launched increasingly personal attacks on Prime Minister David Cameron over his leadership of the campaign to keep Britain within the 28-nation bloc.
- UK police probe who killed wild birds in a village pond Updated: May-28-16 9:42 am
LONDON - British police have issued a warning after wild birds in a treasured village pond were shot dead, apparently with an air rifle.
- 40 years for Vietnamese man accused in plot to bomb Heathrow Updated: May-27-16 3:15 pm
NEW YORK - A Vietnamese man was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison by a judge who said she believed he plotted to carry out a suicide bombing at London's Heathrow Airport.
- IOC: 23 positives in retests of samples from London Olympics Updated: May-27-16 12:01 pm
LONDON - Nearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008 Beijing Games.
- Anthony Hopkins overcomes his stage fright in 'The Dresser' Updated: May-26-16 10:20 am
LONDON - He's a much-lauded Academy Award-winning performer and his Hannibal Lecter is one of the all-time great movie villains.
- Turkish flight to London makes emergency landing in Belgrade Updated: May-26-16 7:03 am
BELGRADE, Serbia - Officials say a Turkish Airlines jet on a flight from Istanbul to London has made an emergency landing in Belgrade after an unaccounted-for tablet was located on board.
- Shakespeare First Folio fetches $2.75 million at auction Updated: May-25-16 1:02 pm
LONDON - A set of the first four editions of William Shakespeare's plays - dubbed the "Holy Grail of publishing" by Christie's auction house - sold Wednesday for almost 2.5 million pounds ($3.68 million).
- London's Donmar staging all-female Shakespeare trilogy Updated: May-25-16 7:53 am
LONDON - London's small but powerful Donmar Warehouse is branching out - across town and across the Atlantic.
- Dubai to open 2016-17 IRB Sevens season in December Updated: May-25-16 1:45 am
SYDNEY - Fiji will begin defense of its IRB world sevens title on Dec. 2-3 when the opening tournament of the 10-round, 2016-17 season is held at Dubai, followed a week later at Cape Town.
- NZ 7s coach given some credit for rugby's return to Olympics Updated: May-24-16 6:42 pm
LONDON - Sonny Bill Williams is going in for a try untouched in the left corner when the whistle blows.
- State TV says 14 Russians on list for 2008 Olympic doping Updated: May-24-16 3:16 pm
MOSCOW - Ten medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, including 2012 high jump champion Anna Chicherova, were among 14 Russians that tested positive in the reanalysis of their doping samples, state television reported Tuesday.
- Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics Updated: May-23-16 5:55 pm
LONDON - Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities.
- Slovenian mountain biker Klemencic banned 2 years for doping Updated: May-23-16 12:01 pm
AIGLE, Switzerland - Slovenian mountain biker Blaza Klemencic has been banned for two years for doping and had her results from the 2012 London Olympics wiped out.
- Norwegian Air to expand service from Las Vegas Updated: May-23-16 10:44 am
LAS VEGAS - Norwegian Air Shuttle says it plans to expand is Las Vegas operations by adding flights to London later this year.
- London to start all-night underground service in August Updated: May-23-16 6:31 am
LONDON - London Mayor Sadiq Khan says an all-night underground service will start running on two of the city's lines in August.
- Uncertainty faces Van Gaal despite ending Man United drought Updated: May-21-16 6:14 pm
LONDON - Louis van Gaal had little time to savor delivering Manchester United's first trophy since the Alex Ferguson dynasty ended three years ago.
- Buckingham Palace trespasser is convicted murderer Updated: May-20-16 9:23 am
LONDON - A man convicted of murder for beating a homeless man to death climbed over a wall and wandered around the grounds of Buckingham Palace while Queen Elizabeth II was at home, British prosecutors said Friday.
- Morley Safer, veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent, dies at 84 Updated: May-20-16 12:27 am
NEW YORK - During a visit last Friday with a frail Morley Safer, Tom Brokaw exchanged memories with him about fellow journalists Ben Bradlee, Don Hewitt and others who had died.
- The Latest: Hoketsu misses chance to become oldest Olympian Updated: May-19-16 7:31 am
LONDON - The Latest on the developments in the Olympic world (all times local):
- Westfield co-CEO talks about how he's adapting to change Updated: May-17-16 4:09 pm
LAS VEGAS - The co-CEO of Westfield Corp., one of the world's largest mall operators, said that shopping centers have to act more like technology companies in order to be relevant to the fast-changing consumer.
- Questions and Answers on the Olympic doping retests Updated: May-17-16 12:49 pm
LONDON - The IOC announced Tuesday that 31 athletes in six sports and from 12 countries could be banned from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after their doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Games came back positive in retests.
- Dig at theater where Shakespeare worked uncovers a surprise Updated: May-17-16 8:55 am
LONDON - London's relentless building boom has dug up another chunk of the city's history - one with a surprise for scholars of Shakespearean theater.
- Han Kang's 'The Vegetarian' wins Man Booker fiction prize Updated: May-16-16 6:58 pm
LONDON - South Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International Prize for fiction Monday with "The Vegetarian," an unsettling novel in which a woman's decision to stop eating meat has devastating consequences.
- Heathrow Airport plot central to terror case sentencing Updated: May-16-16 6:10 pm
NEW YORK - A judge said Monday she's inclined to believe the U.S. government when it says a Vietnamese man plotted to carry out a suicide bombing of London's Heathrow Airport.