| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last known surviving member of the German resistance group that tried unsuccessfully to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II, has died. He was 90.
He died Friday at his home in Munich, his wife, Gundula von Kleist,...
| 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...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:36 PM
No Triple Crown winner this year, no first-female-jockey-to-win, no sunshine? No problem, said those who flocked to Pimlico Race Course on Saturday and waited out a midafternoon downpour to watch Oxbow leave behind Kentucky Derby winner Orb to capture the...
| Apr 9, 2013
In 1975, when asked to explain why Margaret Thatcher was poised to take over the Tory Party, the irascible British satirist Malcolm Muggeridge replied that it was all due to television and the fact that the telegenic Thatcher had a "certain imbecile...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
LONDON -- Two British Broadcasting Corporation executives have "stepped aside" pending a review into the BBC's handling of allegations of sex abuse surrounding its late TV presenter Jimmy Savile, the media organization said Monday.
The moves by the BBC's...
| Sep 2, 2012
Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics
Faber and Faber: 406 pp., $28
Until lately Iain Sinclair's work was little known in the U.S. In the U.K.,...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Social media became a more colorful place in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gave gay marriage the official OK. The rainbow emblem of the gay movement is seen in images including the queen in seven striking suits as supporters celebrated their controversial...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:51 AM
CAIRO -- Egypt’s military-backed government blamed supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi for instigating clashes early Saturday that led to the deaths of at least 60 people and tipped the country further into chaos.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
News: Boy Scouts of America delay vote on ending ban on gays Views: I get the sense that the organization wants to take a plebiscite of its stakeholders-- ...due to the complexity of this issue, the organization needs time for......