Author: BIANCA BRITTON, CNN

Why the UK has such restrictive reporting laws on election day

As millions of voters leave their homes on Thursday and trudge towards polling stations on a cold, rainy December day, don't expect to hear about any frantic last-minute campaigning from parties -- the news will be eerily quiet thanks to strict rules about what broadcasters can and cannot say on election day.

Thick bushfire smoke blankets Sydney

Smoke from Australia's bushfires blanketed Sydney on Tuesday, creating unhealthy air quality conditions for locals -- which measured 11 times the "hazardous" level in some parts of the city.

We haven't seen Ghislaine Maxwell lately

Prince Andrew has sparked an unprecedented crisis in Britain's royal family since his disastrous TV interview about his friendship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Princess Anne shrugs as queen gestures for her to greet Trump

Justin Trudeau's gossipy conversation with several world leaders about US President Donald Trump wasn't the only viral moment to come out of NATO's two-day summit in London. At a Buckingham Palace reception, Britain's Princess Anne was seen shrugging at

Eliud Kipchoge ran sub-two hour marathon

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has successfully completed the first ever marathon under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short.

Boris Johnson could be put out next week

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could be forced out of office next week as opposition lawmakers try to join forces to replace him with an interim administration in order to secure another Brexit delay.

UK lawmakers return to Parliament

Lawmakers returned to work on Wednesday after a momentous ruling by the United Kingdom's highest court that found Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament to be unlawful.

UK PM calls Cabinet meeting, speculation mounts

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has indicated he will seek an early election in an effort to thwart rebels within his own party who want to stop him taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal.