A new “cyber corridor” in England is attracting secretive companies that are producing cutting-edge government surveillance tools.
On paper, it’s a program that can be lauded for its attention to detail; in practice, things are more complicated. London's Belmarsh prison has a radicalization problem, and there are no clear answers.
The City of London is pushing back against Uber, raising safety and financial concerns.
How does the international human rights movement connect with local groups?
The UK, and London particularly, has become the global hub for showcasing weapons of war.
It is hard to fathom that the little British town of Barrow-in-Furness, population 69,087, is the central node in the production of a nuclear arsenal capable of wiping out civilisation.
UK statistics showing the increase in Victorian diseases overlook the homeless population most at risk, those who often avoid seeking healthcare. How are organizations handling the challenges?
New Guardian research shows private security workers outnumber public police officers for the majority of the world – in a business that now dwarfs what is spent trying to end global poverty.
The British Home Office outsources its migrant prisons to private companies and they are nearly completely opaque to outsiders.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jošt Franko was featured on The New York Times Lens Blog for his work on the cotton trade.
St Petrock's provides food and support for the increasing number of street sleepers in Exeter, but the availability of nutritious food will not solve all problems.
The story of Nigel Brown (not his real name) reminds us of how easily, and how quickly, anyone can become reliant on a local Food Bank - and the related health implications this brings.
For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.
Britain's government is engaged in the steepest deficit reduction of modern times. A team of reporters from the Financial Times tracks the cuts and their impact.
High profile cases often sweat under the media's spotlight. In London, the 15-year focus on Lawrence's 1993 murder pressured the justice system to try two men twice, for the same crime.
Scotland is set for a vote on independence. It is expected to take place in 2014, meaning that the United Kingdom could be dissolved in 2015. Tim Judah looks at defense and foreign policy implications.
Polioviruses have been nearly eradicated. But scientists worry their gains face a left-field threat: After vaccination, some people excrete the virus for years.
In talking about the Real IRA, the splinter group that took responsibility for the March 7 attack on an army barracks outside of Belfast that left two soldiers dead, Chief Constable Sir Hugh Orde has said, "The people we are arresting are not 50 or 60 year olds from...