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  • Britain's election: A muddle across the pond

     Britain's election: A muddle across the pond
    Americans exasperated by the gridlock in Washington sometimes look enviously at Britain, where the parliamentary system combines executive and legislative duties and the prime minister almost always gets his or her way. Unlike a president who may face a...
  • Ruth Rendell dies at 85; prolific English mystery writer

    Ruth Rendell dies at 85; prolific English mystery writer
    When the after-dinner speaker at a tennis club banquet clutched his chest and keeled over dead, one door slammed shut and another flew open for a young writer named Ruth Rendell. Reporting for a local newspaper, Rendell wrote an account of the gala...
  • Rise of Scottish National Party is transforming Britain's elections

    Rise of Scottish National Party is transforming Britain's elections
    When Britain’s national elections are held Thursday, there's a solid chance John Alexander will opt for the Scottish National Party, the group that led September’s failed separatist campaign, even though he favors unity. Like many voters...
  • Tired of the world, the British go to vote

    Tired of the world, the British go to vote
    A pop quiz ahead of Thursday's national elections in Britain: Can you identify which two of the following three topics have been major campaign issues? The economy. Russia's incursion into Ukraine. Bacon sandwiches. Maybe you guessed it. There's...
  • 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...
  • Elections may set independent course for UK foreign policy

    PARIS -- The British general election early next month may prove as significant for Europe, and even for the United States, as for Britain itself. The British electorate must make an unprecedented choice among Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats,...
  • Malcolm Fraser dies at 84; became Australian leader in constitutional crisis

    Malcolm Fraser dies at 84; became Australian leader in constitutional crisis
    Malcolm Fraser, the former Australian prime minister who was notoriously catapulted to power by a constitutional crisis that left the nation bitterly divided, died Friday. He was 84. "It is with deep sadness that we inform you that after a brief illness...
  • Netanyahu warns supporters he may lose in Tuesday's election

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned supporters at a rally here on Sunday that he and his Likud party may not win Tuesday's election, a potentially dramatic fall for a consummate political survivor whose nine years in office transformed him into the...
  • Britain has enduring responsibility for democracy in Hong Kong, report says

    Britain has an “enduring moral responsibility” to ensure that Hong Kong is “democratic, stable and prosperous,” and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory’s return to China 18 years...
  • True lies

    "NBC Nightly News" anchorman Brian Williams frequently fabricated a dramatic story that he was under enemy attack while reporting from Iraq. NBC is now investigating whether Williams also embellished events in New Orleans during his reporting on Hurricane...
  • Should Britain ban Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'?

    Should Britain ban Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'?
    As the world observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a member of the British Parliament is urging his country to debate whether "Mein Kampf," Adolf Hitler's political manifesto, should be banned. The Guardian reports that Parliament member...