A new report sheds light on how world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires and others have used offshore accounts to shield assets collectively worth trillions of dollars.
Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell's leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.
In a closely-watched European court case, an EU human rights court said five terror suspects in the U.K. would not have their human rights violated if they were extradited to the United States. The case was viewed as a sort of referendum on the U.S. criminal justice system.
The European Court of Human Rights has backed the extradition of Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects from the UK to the United States.
Heads of state, business and technology leaders, and throngs of consumers, who were touched by his products, are paying tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday at age 56.
The World's Laura Lynch reports on President Obama's speech before members of the British Parliament in London. The President spoke about the enduring importance of the US-British alliance in shaping a peaceful and prosperous world.
Around a dozen men who accused British security forces of colluding in their transfer overseas are to get millions in compensation from the UK government. At least six of them alleged UK forces were complicit in their torture.Gerry Hadden reports.
International pressure on Israel to lift a military blockade of Gaza has intensified in the weeks since Israeli commandos stopped a flotilla carrying aid in international waters, killing nine activists. The BBC's Jon Donnison reports from Gaza City.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is making his highly anticipated appearance before a public inquiry in London today. BBC's Political correspondent Rob Watson joins us with the reaction to the former British prime minister's testimony.