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  • 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, Scottish Nationalists, UK Independents (or UKIP, who want to quit Europe) and Greens, to name only the parties likely to have any influence on the outcome.
  • The tea party lives -- in Europe

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- While Tea Party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. Commentators are...

    London's colorful mayor wins a second term

     
    Boris Johnson, the floppy-haired, often hilarious mayor of London, wins a second term. Johnson, a Conservative, beats Labor Party candidate Ken Livingstone, the man who was mayor of the British capital before him.

    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...

    Plastic pellets blanket Hong Kong beaches after typhoon

     
    Tons of tiny plastic pellets are washing up on Hong Kong beaches after a powerful typhoon sent “white plastic sacks of death” tumbling off a ship into the sea, environmental activists say, warning the spilled pellets could send chemicals up...