The UK has many quirks, from its eating habits to its weather, and Reddit users from other countries have been documenting the biggest “culture shocks” they had upon visiting the county.
Rainfall across the UK is already above the national average for August, with more on its way ahead of a heatwave this weekend.
A pod of dolphins has been spotted off the coast of Whitby as they jumped and swam close to a group of tourists.
The UK’s economy shrank for the first time since 2012 in the second quarter of this year, as the manufacturing and construction sectors both slumped.
Britain’s economic growth is expected to have stagnated in the second quarter, as the manufacturing sector boost wears off while construction declines.
The age of the electric car is upon us and it’s getting hard to ignore. With each passing month, it seems that a new EV hits the market, showcasing just how important they are to the future of the motoring industry.
The boss of a north-east charity says he is confident it will continue to provide the same level of care despite uncertainty over Brexit.
Boris Johnson has clashed with his Irish counterpart over the backstop in their first phone call since the Tory MP became Prime Minister.
Neither the UK nor the EU is ready for a no-deal Brexit, Britain’s largest business group has warned in a new report.
The UK was braced for record-breaking heat on Thursday as temperatures climbed above 30C (86F) in some parts of the country by mid-morning.
Police officers searching for swimmers who went missing during the UK’s heatwave have found three bodies.
Police officers searching for swimmers who went missing during the UK’s heatwave have found two bodies.
Large swathes of Britain have experienced storms and lightning strikes as the country braces for what could be its hottest day ever later this week.
Boris Johnson has been elected as leader of the Conservative Party and will become the UK’s next prime minister after defeating Jeremy Hunt.
Volvo has announced record sales for the first half of 2019, with its range of SUVs helping the Swedish manufacturer to sell 340,286 cars worldwide.
Boris Johnson will be the last prime minister of the UK unless there are moves to protect the union which is “hanging by a thread”, Gordon Brown has warned.
Across the UK and as far afield as Australia, Africa and much of Asia, stargazers gathered on Tuesday evening to view a partial lunar eclipse.
Most of Britain will be bathed in sunshine on Sunday, with the possibility of just a few isolated showers in the south-west.
SUVs may be the big trend on the current new car market, but these perceivably large machines aren’t always as practical and spacious as they may seem. If those two things top your priority list on your next car, you might want to turn to the humble MPV.
Britain will face “repercussions” over the seizure of an Iranian supertanker, Iran’s president has said.
The amount of plastic the UK is shipping abroad is reducing, a Aberdeen MP has been told.
Sir Kim Darroch was handed one of the most prestigious jobs in the diplomatic service several months before Donald Trump’s shock ascendancy to the White House.
Three north-east parks are in the running to be named the UK’s favourite.
A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard has said the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian oil tanker off the coast Gibraltar.
Boris Johnson has again criticised Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that liberalism is dead, with the potential Prime Minister saying Britain was the best modern example of the “triumph of liberal values”.
Donald Trump’s ban on Huawei could influence UK firms’ decisions about using the Chinese telecoms giant’s technology, Theresa May has suggested.
What is it? The Passat GTE is the petrol-electric plug-in hybrid version of Volkswagen’s hugely popular executive car. If you know the German firm’s nomenclature well, you might be excited by the prospect of sportiness thanks to those GT letters, but don’t get your hopes up – this is a sedate, laid back car best-suited to racking up effortless motorway miles.
Jeremy Hunt has said Britain would consider joining the US in military action against Iran.
Jeremy Hunt has insisted he is doing what he can amid heightened tensions between the US and Iran.
Foreign Office minister Andrew Murrison will call for “urgent de-escalation” of flared tensions between the US and Iran when he holds talks with the Tehran government on Sunday.