More than 250 flights to and from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports were grounded on Thursday by volcanic ash drifting from a volcanic eruption in Iceland, airport operators said. Read more
A former MI6 spy stole top secret files on intelligence gathering techniques and offered to sell them for 2 million pounds (USD 2.9 million) to an unspecified foreign government, a prosecutor said today.
A Sikh man of Indian origin who was killed while confronting two muggers who were running away after snatching a woman’s handbag has been described as a hero by the British police. Read more
A British radio presenter has been sacked after he pulled the plug on Queen Elizabeth II’s traditional Christmas Day speech, telling listeners it was “boring.” Read more