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Crooner Lionel Richie scored his first number one in the United Kingdom in 23 years after playing an acclaimed set at British music festival Glastonbury.
Britain's Princess Charlotte was christened in an intimate ceremony, in the royal baby's second public appearance since her birth nine weeks ago to proud parents Prince William and Kate.
The head of the UN cultural organisation called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being carried out by Islamic State jihadists.
Nicholas Winton, a Briton who saved hundreds of Jewish children in Prague from the Nazis in the run-up to World War II, has died at the age of 106.
The British government cautioned Sunday that other attacks "are possible" in Tunisia as Queen Elizabeth II sent condolences to that relatives of victims.
Glastonbury may be best known for its music, but many of the 175,000 people gathered at Worthy Farm come for the spiritual, political and family events that this year include Pussy Riot and the Dalai Lama among the performers.
Sixty-five extremely rare pink and red diamonds were unveiled Friday by mining giant Rio Tinto which expects the stones from a remote western Australia mine to fetch record prices.
Chancellor Angela Merkel joined Berliners in rolling out the red carpet for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, with the monarch warning against a "division in Europe".
Work to build an open-air pool on the River Thames in central London could start this year as more Britons dip their toes into the waters of outdoor swimming.
The board of British chocolate maker Thorntons said it had agreed a takeover deal by Italian rival Ferrero that values the firm at about £111.9 million.
Prince Harry ended his career with the British army after 10 years' service that saw him fight on the front line twice in Afghanistan.
France's Le Monde newspaper used 200th anniversary of Napoleon's defeat to issue a warning to Britain -- in English -- saying: "Beware, Brexit could be your Waterloo!"
New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart.
Four candidates have registered to lead Britain's opposition Labour Party after its former chief Ed Miliband resigned in the wake of a devastating election defeat last month.
The Alexander McQueen label took centre-stage at London's fashion week for men with a collection that drew heavily on tattoo art and nautical themes.
Singer-songwriter Van Morrison was given a knighthood and Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne was made an OBE in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday honours announced.
Sharp suits vied with streetwear and top brands at men's fashion week in London, which opened with an eye on boosting ties with the lucrative luxury Chinese market.
A week before his 73rd birthday, Paul McCartney wowed concert-goers at the Stade de France, belting out a series of songs that were peppered with Beatles hits.
British Prime Minister David Cameron defended London's claim to the Falklands during a confrontation with Argentina's foreign minister at a summit in Brussels.
The English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will headline the Global Citizen Festival, a free concert in New York aimed at rallying support to fight global poverty.