Tech & Science
Benefits Of Immigration: Merkel's Germany Gets Social Security Boost From New Arrivals
There was a 53 percent increase in people paying into German social security systems between 2008 and 2015.
Better Air: U.K. to Ban New Petrol and Diesel Cars by 2040 to Curb High Pollution Levels
The government has resisted measures to charge people for using vehicles with high emissions in designated clean-air zones.
Devastating France Fires Force Evacuation of Thousands
The area is known as a playground of the wealthy and famous, and among those caught up in the evacuation was the film star Joan Collins.
Trump’s Relationship With the U.K. Could Hinge on Dirty Chicken and a Delayed Trade Deal
In the U.S., farmers wash their poultry with chlorine. In Europe, they don't do that.
Donald Trump Isn't Taking Russia Investigation Seriously, Invites Senate to Question 11-Year-Old Barron Trump
The youngest Trump child's closest known connection with Russia thus far is a shared penchant for caviar—albeit in expensive moisturizer form.
Save Snopes: Fake News Fact Checker Asks for Money From Readers as Legal Battle Looms
'For the first time in our history, we are turning to you, our readership, for help,' the site said in a statement.
Water on the Moon Is More Plentiful than Scientists Suspected, Study Shows
The discovery raises questions about the moon's origins and potentially bolsters future attempts to explore it.
Why Charlie Gard, Despite Trump and Pope Francis's Backing, Will Not Travel to U.S. for Treatment
The parents of the terminally ill baby were challenging the British hospital in court, but the fight may now be over.
Queen Elizabeth II's Fear for Princess Diana's Mental Health Revealed in New Documentary
The British monarch asked a trusted adviser to speak to Diana before her separation with Charles in 1992.
Trump Administration's 'Devastating' Cuts to HIV Research Will Cost Lives, AIDS Society Warns
Trump's proposed budget outlines sweeping cuts to global health programs.
Prince George Turns 4: How Growing Up Royal Can Be Tougher Than It Looks
The prince starts school in September, and he'll be spending more and more time away from the closely-guarded privacy of the family home.
Climate Change: U.K. Slams Trump for ‘Walking Out When the Heat Is On’
"It's our planet too, and America needs to know we can only resolve this problem together," the U.K.'s environment minister says.
U.S. to Ban North Korea Travel, Otto Warmbier Tour Company Says
President Trump has been steadily ramping up his rhetoric against North Korea.
Abraham Lincoln's Bixby Letter Mystery Finally Solved After 150 Years
The technique used to analyze whether Lincoln wrote his famous letter is similar to one that unmasked J.K. Rowling as author of a pseudonymous novel.
World War II: Nazi Plot With British Royals Revealed in Secret Memo Churchill Wrote to Eisenhower
Papers detail von Ribbentrop plot to entrap a former British monarch.
Meeting the Queen, Canada Governor Enrages British Tabloids by Touching her Arm
Royal etiquette generally demands that officials who meet the Queen do not touch her.
What the People Want: Boaty Mcboatface Legacy Lives on in 'Trainy Mctrainface' Engine
Sweden—true to its liberal reputation—has a more enlightened attitude toward the will of the people than Britain.
How Kim Jong Un's Government Cements Control Over North Korea With Public Executions
Charges punishable by death reportedly include stealing farm produce and distributing South Korean media.
Where Do the Royals Shop? British Monarchy's Dress Code Revealed
The British royal family has a dress code to cover every occasion.
Migration to Germany Driving Surge in Female Genital Mutilation, Campaigners Say
Women's rights group Terre des Femmes said there are now more than 13,000 girls in Germany whose families plan to have them circumcised.
King Of Sweden Won't Hand Over To Daughter Despite Sex Party Claims
'I will ask God when I die,' the King told an interviewer.
Mayor of London Hits Out at Donald Trump, Opposes Red Carpet Treatment on State Visit
A poll in March found that 60 percent of the British public disapproved of Trump, while just 18 percent backed him.
Because of Trump, U.S. No Longer World’s Most Powerful Country, Report Says
But French President Emmanuel Macron, Trump's top handshake rival, has helped push his country to number one.
Prison Rights: Scotland Is About To Ban Inmates From Smoking
A 2015 survey found that 72 percent of prisoners smoked, more than three times the proportion of the general population.
Over 18? Online Porn Users Will Soon Have To Prove Age In U.K.
Internet freedom advocates have expressed concerns about the plans.