Britain

  1. Douglas Booth of ‘Noah’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Douglas Booth is the British actor in Noah, out on March 28. His varied resume includes playing Romeo and Boy George. Here’s all you need to know about the 21-year-old.

    March 13, 2014
  2. Benedict Cumberbatch, Oscars Presenter: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has made a name for himself here in America. You can catch the “Sherlock” actor on the Oscars tonight as one of the presenters. Just listen for his English accent.

    March 2, 2014
  3. Olympic Stuntman Mark Sutton Dies in Swiss Accident: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Mark Sutton, most memorably known for parachuting into the London 2012 Olympics dressed as James Bond, was killed during a wing-suit accident in Switzerland.

    August 15, 2013
  4. Kelly Clarkson Banned From Leaving UK With Jane Austen’s Ring

    Kelly Clarkson is reportedly banned from leaving the UK with a very special ring she bought for a lot of money at an auction. The ring belonged to Jane Austen.

    August 1, 2013
  5. Matt Smith Leaves ‘Doctor Who’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Actor Matt Smith leaves “Doctor Who” with an emotional goodbye, meanwhile he prepares for bigger and better as he approaches a debut with Ryan Gosling!

    July 25, 2013
  6. Michael Adebolajo: Top 10 Facts You Need to Know

    Michael Olumide Adebolajo is one of the men accused of committing the horrible machete attack in London yesterday that killed a British soldier.

    May 24, 2013
  7. Emeli Sande Breaks ‘The Beatles’ Record For Debut Album

    Scottish singer Emeli Sande broke the longstanding UK record for the top debut album, which has been held by “The Beatles” for almost 50 years.

    April 29, 2013
  8. British Tourist Jumps Off Indian Hotel Balcony to Escape Rape

    The woman injured herself after jumping from the second floor of an Indian hotel because she feared she was going to get raped by the manager.

    March 20, 2013
  9. Five Crashes in 12 Hours: Britain’s Most Dangerous Corner

    A bend outside a pair of adjacent cottages in Britain is being dubbed as Britain’s most dangerous corner after it caused five car crashes in just 12 hours.

    March 2, 2013
  10. The Troggs Rock Star Reg Presley Dies at 71

    The Troggs were famously known for its cover of “Wild Thing” and other hit songs such as “A Girl Like You” and “Love is All Around.”

    February 5, 2013
  11. British Grandma Sentenced to Bali Firing Squad for Smuggling Cocaine

    Lindsay Sandiford claims gangsters forced her to smuggle $2.5 million in coke — but Bali’s draconian legal system says she deserves to die.

    January 22, 2013
  12. WATCH: Piers Morgan and Alex Jones Have Explosive Gun Control Debate

    This guy is going absolutely apesh*t on Piers Morgan!

    January 8, 2013
  13. Drunk Women Force British Airways Flight to Make Emergency Landing

    There is a Colonial woman on the wing! I saw her! There’s something they’re not telling us! She was churning butter!

    January 4, 2013
  14. Libor-Rigging Arrests: Top 10 Facts You Need to Know

    Three arrests were made today in the infamous Libor-rigging scandal.

    December 11, 2012
  15. Three Men Arrested in UK Over Libor Manipulation Scandal

    Three men are in custody at the London police station for interview in connection with the investigation into the manipulation of Libor.

    December 11, 2012