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  • Britain's Liberal Democrats give up on reforming House of Lords

     
    Nick Clegg, Britain’s deputy prime minister, conceded defeat Monday in the campaign to overhaul the House of Lords by turning the venerable but undemocratic institution into a partially elected one. He acknowledged that his Liberal Democrats...
  • Some seats go empty at the London Olympics

     
    Embarrassed Olympics officials scrambled Monday to explain why hundreds of seats at various venues were empty during the opening days of the 2012 Games, even as members of the public complained about being shut out from acquiring tickets....
  • Right-wing Israeli political parties form super bloc for election

     
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced Thursday night that their political parties would run on the same ticket in the upcoming parliamentary elections....
  • Conservatives welcome Obama victory -- in Britain

     
    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....
  • UK minister: Illogical to attack IS in Iraq but not Syria

    Britain's defense minister says lawmakers should consider expanding Royal Air Force airstrikes against the Islamic State from Iraq into Syria. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon told the House of Commons on Thursday that there was a case for taking...
  • UK will prosecute ex-pol with dementia with child sex crimes

    British prosecutors have reversed their position and will charge a former lawmaker who now has severe dementia with sex crimes against children. The Crown Prosecution Service said Monday that a judge and jury would conduct a "trial of the facts" in the...
  • 4 contenders vie to lead UK's Labour opposition

    Two former Cabinet ministers are among four lawmakers vying to lead Britain's Labour Party, which is looking for a new chief after losing last month's election to Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives. Former Health Secretary Andy Burnham, ex-Work...
  • UK's Labour seeks a chief to lead it out of the wilderness

    Defeated political party seeks leader. Compass a plus. Weeks after an electoral trouncing, Britain's opposition Labour Party is looking for a chief who can tell voters — and members — what the party stands for and where it is going. The...
  • Cats in a sack

    Cats in a sack
    It is a rather disgusting spectacle. The Israeli Right has won a crushing election victory. (On closer examination, the victory was not quite so crushing. Indeed, there was no victory at all. The crushing victory of Likud was achieved only at the...
  • Australia threatens to kill Johnny Depp's dogs

    Australia threatens to kill Johnny Depp's dogs
    Australian quarantine authorities have ordered Johnny Depp to fly his dogs Pistol and Boo out of the country by Saturday or they will be put down. Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce on Thursday accused Depp of smuggling the Yorkshire terriers aboard his...
  • J.K. Rowling slams Twitter 'bullies'

    J.K. Rowling slams Twitter 'bullies'
    "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling fired back at a number of Twitter "bullies" who lobbed personal attacks at the author after last week's elections in Britain. Rowling received a stream of abusive tweets after the election results, mostly from...