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  • Anne Somerset's biography of Queen Anne, ripe for Hollywood?

    "I ONLY read Liz Smith if her column is visible when I change the paper in the birdcage." "Doesn't that scare the bird?" So went an online exchange in response to an article in the Huffington Post about how "everybody" got it wrong regarding Melissa...
  • UK coalition strained as Deputy PM likens Cameron's policies to Putin's

    LONDON (Reuters) - Strains in Britain's two-party coalition surfaced on Thursday as David Cameron's governing partner likened the prime minister's policies to those of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other "tyrants". Deputy Prime Minister Nick...
  • British pay growth slows to record low even as jobless rate falls

    LONDON (Reuters) - British workers' earnings grew at the slowest rate on record in the three months to May, one gauge showed, even as unemployment fell further, giving the Bank of England pause for thought as it prepares to start raising interest rates....
  • Gun laws and what the Second Amendment intended

    As school shootings erupt with sickening regularity, Americans once again are debating gun laws. Quickly talk turns to the Second Amendment. But what does it mean? History offers some surprises: It turns out in each era, the meaning is set not by some...
  • Juncker for the EU: Britain's Cameron faces the fallout of his opposition

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, July 1: Jean-Claude Juncker, former prime minister of Luxemburg, was nominated Friday as president of the powerful, 28-country European Union Commission. He was opposed only by...
  • London and the superrich

    London and the superrich
    A remarkable fact of international life today is the emergence of London as one of the foremost capitals of the superrich. It ranks fourth in the world with 45 billionaires. (Moscow is first with 88, but it seems there’s nary a one of them who...
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  • Blame Separatism And Zenophobia On European Union

    When the dyspeptic poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), who loathed Belgium even more than most things, was asked to imagine an epitaph for that nation, he suggested: "At last!" Which is how many Europeans feel about the rapidly growing disgust with the...
  • Factbox: Famous Scots divided over independence

    In the battle over Scottish independence, a rising number of famous Scots have gone public with their views on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom to go it alone. Following is a list of some of the most famous Scots or Scottish residents...
  • Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer reveals prostate cancer, in detail

    Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer reveals prostate cancer, in detail
    Jeffrey Archer turned his attention from writing bestselling books on Sunday to tell the story of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, and the operation that followed -- in great detail. "After I had stripped down to my pants and donned a hospital...
  • AstraZeneca Rejects Pfizer's Take-It-Or-Leave-It-Offer

    LONDON — Britain's AstraZeneca on Monday rejected a sweetened and "final" offer from Pfizer, puncturing the U.S. drugmaker's plan for a merger to create the world's biggest pharmaceuticals group. The rebuff came nine hours after Pfizer said on...