| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Britain's lawmakers, including from the ruling Conservative Party, greeted Brack Obama's reelection with hearty applause in Parliament on Wednesday, a reflection of the warm relationship between Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:58 PM
After visiting Prague in late 1938, a young British stockbroker named Nicholas Winton had an "intuition" about the fate of Jews in Czechoslovakia now that the country had come under Nazi occupation. So he began his own Kindertransport organization to...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Piper Prescindia McIntosh will perform in La Cañada Flintridge next month.
The Leisure Club of La Cañada Flintridge is hosting the Aug. 2 event at the the Lutheran Church in the Foothills. McIntosh has played for former British Prime Minister Tony...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Commentator Ray McGovern charges Israel with using the pretext of alleged Iranian support for terrorism, to "whip up support for war" ("Is Israel fixing the intel? Netanyahu's rhetoric has echoes of Bush administration's justification for the Iraq war,"...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Not even Martin Amis’ worst enemies — and the British novelist has plenty of them, judging from the polarized and occasionally splenetic reaction to his latest outing, “Lionel Asbo: State of England” — would ever accuse him...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Peter Morgan answered his cellphone Friday but said right away that it wasn't a good time to talk. The Oscar-nominated writer of the 2006 movie "The Queen" explained in a polite but hurried manner that he was in a car en route to London's Gielgud Theatre,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his youngest daughter will leave for Israel on Friday to commemorate her bat mitzvah, the third such trip he has made with his children.
While there, the mayor will attend the Israeli Presidential Conference June 18-20 in...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:52 AM
Several times, reading the comments beneath an online article about religion, I've come upon remarks along the lines of: "Really? A magic being in the sky?" Terry Eagleton, in "Reason, Faith, and Revolution," refers to this pseudo-critique as the Yeti...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Gaza City -- Rockets and shells crisscrossed the skies over southern Israel and Gaza on Thursday as Palestinian militants continued rocket attacks on Israeli civilians and Israel pounded what it called terror sites.
Israel reported three people killed....
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told a Baltimore audience Tuesday night that the world's challenges have never been greater, nor come with such speed, and he advocated intervention in struggling countries by powers such as Great Britain and the...