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  • Rupert Murdoch dishes on senior British politicians

     
    Media baron Rupert Murdoch tells of his association with top British leaders during testimony before a judicial inquiry Wednesday. Critics say the Australian-born media mogul wields too much influence over British public life, an accusation he dismisses.....
  • Former British prime minister contradicts Murdoch's statement

     
    Gordon Brown denied Murdoch's allegations of "war" threats; Ex- premier lambasts Murdoch's Sun...
  • Letters to the editor

    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Letters: A Jan. 28 letter about "smart power" was published with a misspelled signature, Martin Laudal. The letter was written by Martin Maudal. — -------------------- Guantanamo POWs Re “ Obama sets...
  • 'To Heaven by Water' gets the British scene just right

    'To Heaven by Water' gets the British scene just right
    Justin Cartwright was born in South Africa in 1945, came to study at Oxford in the mid-1960s and has lived in England ever since. Like his previous novels, "To Heaven by Water" showcases his uncanny ability to get the British scene just right, combining...
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  • Iran, weapons, secrets and threats

    Iran, weapons, secrets and threats
    Representatives of six major world powers and Iran will begin talks on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program when they meet Thursday. Here is a primer on the issues to be discussed. Who will participate in the talks in Geneva? The discussions will be...
  • Report: British boy becomes father at 13

    He's 13. He scarcely looks 10. And according to a British tabloid, he's a father. Baby-faced and only 4 feet (1.22 meters) tall, the boy, Alfie, was just 12 when he impregnated Chantelle, now 15, The Sun reported today. Shown in a video posted today on...
  • Give Obama a break on the gifts

    Well, of course Queen Elizabeth II already had an iPod. She's the queen. Doesn't she have everything? The British press, which pilloried President Obama last month for giving Prime Minister Gordon Brown a set of American film DVDs that don't work on...
  • Britain's top anti-terror chief resigns amid security breach

    Britain's top anti-terror chief resigns amid security breach
    Britain's top counterterrorism official resigned today after committing an embarrassing breach of security that forced police to prematurely mount a sting operation against suspected Al Qaida plotters. Bob Quick, an assistant commissioner at Scotland...
  • Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans

    Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans
    In April 1989, the glamorously autocratic Herbert von Karajan resigned from his post as music director of the Berlin Philharmonic, the West German ensemble he had led for 35 years and made into the most brilliant orchestra the world had ever known. In...
  • Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks

    Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks
    President Obama will attend the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen next month, according to a senior administration official, a sign of the president's increasing confidence that the talks will yield a meaningful agreement to reduce...