| Oct 15, 1992
LONDON -- The setting is grim, and the air stifling with tension. Six men sit on straight-backed chairs in a small waiting room, wearing dark business suits, white shirts and neckties knotted with nooselike firmness. No smile is visible here. Pulses...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:53 AM
LONDON – An influential and divisive figure in life, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher dominated the national headlines here after she died at the age of 87.
British television and radio stations broke into their regularly...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:15 PM
As education secretary in the 1970s, Margaret Thatcher said she did not think a woman would become British prime minister in her lifetime. She would occupy the job for nearly a dozen years, moving into 10 Downing St. in 1979.
Thatcher died Monday at the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"SLIME Pays!" ran the headline in The New York Daily News this week while the New York Post wrote "Weiner, Spitzer Both Leading in New Poll."
What's really going on in the minds of New York Democrats who are going to be electing a new mayor and...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:03 AM
LONDON -- Fresh from her party’s best election showing in more than 20 years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel started the tricky task Monday of forming a new government after her preferred coalition partner was ousted from parliament in a shocking...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
You don't have to know anything about Paul Potts, the Port Talbot cell-phone salesman whose dream of becoming an opera singer came true when he won the first season of reality series "Britain's Got Talent," in order to whistle the tune of "One Chance."...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:23 AM
LONDON – Britain’s Royal Mail, whose origins date back to the reign of Henry VIII, is to be sold off to private investors, the government announced Thursday, setting up a bitter battle over the selling of a national icon.
Even former Prime...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:17 PM
WHAT: Central Floridians will get a chance to see the play that was the toast of London this spring — "The Audience" — at Enzian Theater.
In "The Audience," which had a limited London engagement, Helen Mirren played Queen Elizabeth II at...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:10 AM
LONDON -- Margaret Thatcher, the grocer's daughter who punched through an old-boy political network to become Britain's first female prime minister, stamping her personality indelibly on the nation and pursuing policies that reverberate decades later, has...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:24 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe spoke movingly of her father's continued responses to his family Thursday, saying he was "still there," trying to open his eyes when they spoke to him.
As the world waited for additional...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:25 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Every year, for two weeks, Britain turns tennis-mad. Wimbledon runs from June 24 to July 7 with an entire nation rooting for Britain's Wimbledon underdogs.
But it's not all about being glued to the screen or even your seats in the...