Author: HILARY CLARKE, CNN

Stephen Hawking's most prized possessions go under the hammer

Some of the most prized and significant possessions of the brilliant British physicist Stephen Hawking are to go under the hammer at Christie's in London later this month, including a copy of his PhD thesis, a script for the TV series "The Simpsons" and his earliest surviving wheelchair.

UK allows heterosexual couples to be civil partners

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that heterosexual couples in England and Wales will be able to enter into civil partnerships instead of getting married. Previously, only same-sex couples had that choice.

Brexit battle: UK-EU barbs descend into cherry row

Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged European Union leaders to get the "tone" right in their negotiations with the UK over Brexit following a social media post by European Council President Donald Tusk.

Hunger rising with global temperatures, UN report says

Climate change is having a negative effect on global agriculture and is driving up the number of hungry people around the world, according to the United Nations' 2018 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, released Tuesday.

Boris Johnson slammed for 'suicide vest' comments

British former Foreign secretary Boris Johnson was criticized Sunday following comments he wrote in a British newspaper that referred to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy as a "suicide vest."