The fight for clean air has emerged from numerous directions. The law, in particular, has proven to be a necessary and sometimes surprising tool.
Britain sought to retain its imperial clout as the Empire crumbled after the Second World War by seeking to dominate the arms industry. This is a major investigation of the contemporary results.
London already waged one battle for its air nearly six decades ago. The war, however, isn't yet over. A rise in pollution threatens the city and its most vulnerable residents yet again.
The most dangerous effects of air pollution often go unseen. The city of London has implemented numerous measures to mitigate rising air pollution. But, has it done enough?
Dr. Jason Husser, Director of the Elon University Poll and Assistant Professor of Political Science, discusses the relationship between political socialization and radicalization in the 2018 global political climate.
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?
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...