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US, UK Move Toward Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact

An ardent advocate for girls’ rights, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is committed to putting an end to female genital mutilation (FGM) once and f...

Britain's David Cameron Calls For Action On Russia After Plane Crash

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2014 | World

LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday that if it were proven that Ukrainian separatists were behind the ...

Britain Asks For Emergency UN meeting On Ukraine

AP | By EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Friday morning on Ukraine. Britain's U.N. Mission said...

Influence Peddling and Inequality in London: Nobody Expects a Monty Python Fourth of July

Michael Winship | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

In the face of heavy opposition from the moneyed classes on either shore, both the United States and the United Kingdom are desperately in need of campaign finance reform. No joke.

High-Profile British Foreign Minister Stepping Down

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Britain's high-profile foreign minister, William Hague, is leaving his job, the government said Monday — a surprise announcement tha...

Are UK 'Porn Filters' Censoring Critics of the War on Drugs?

Sam Tracy | Posted 07.09.2014 | World
Sam Tracy

Many of the UK's Internet service providers (ISPs) turned on "porn filters" under the guise of protecting the "innocence of children," but as warned by opponents of Internet regulation, the filters are now blocking large amounts of clean content.

What the Scottish Referendum Teaches the World

Ziad Haider | Posted 06.30.2014 | World
Ziad Haider

While the movie Braveheart elicits eye rolls in Scotland for its inaccuracies (and marvel at its impact on tourism), William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, two key characters, are central figures in Scottish history.

''Green News Report' - June 12, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: GOP Leader Eric Cantor defeated by climate denier who doesn't want you ...

Obama, European Allies Meet To Discuss Ukraine

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 06.05.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron laid down new markers for Russia Thursday, giving Moscow a month to ...

Wrong Questions, Wrong People

Michael Hodin | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Michael Hodin

Pfizer's move to acquire British-based pharma company AstraZeneca has proven that too many in the political world have not a clue how markets work, how innovation takes place, or how economic growth is achieved.

British Prime Minister Cameron: No G8 Meeting In Russia This Year

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

THE HAGUE, March 24 (Reuters) - The G8 group of industrialised nations will not meet in Russia this year, British Prime Minister David Cameron said ...

Obama, Putin and Ukraine: No Charge of the Light Brigade But A Big Unnecessary Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Even though Putin lectured Obama at length, after forcing him to come to his dacha outside Moscow, about Russia's concerns, with a very special emphasis on Ukraine, the reality that the administration had to deal not with a nice ally and potential buddy but a tough guy with very clearly defined limits did not sink in.

Government Declares BP a 'Responsible' Contractor: Workers and Taxpayers Beware

Rena Steinzor | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Rena Steinzor

How long should BP have remained on probation, barred from doing business until the American workers and taxpayers have some confidence it has really changed? How about the same time period during which it insulted our trust -- at a minimum.

Kerry and Lavrov: The London Sessions (Secret Transcript)

Andy Valvur | Posted 05.14.2014 | Comedy
Andy Valvur

Lavrov: Shall we go with the usual "constructive dialogue"?

Kerry: Didn't we use that last week?

Lavrov: No, I think we went with "frank exchange of views."

David Cameron: 'We Cannot Rest Until Someone Is Prosecuted For Female Genital Mutilation'

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact

David Cameron has vowed to make 2014 the year Britain will “end violence and discrimination against women” by stepping up action on FGM, forced ma...

Climate Change This Week: A Deluge of Droughts, Sinking Islands, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.07.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 6, 2014 How unusua...

Obamacare Is a Distraction

Michael Hodin | Posted 04.29.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

In draping this fiscal problem in a hospital gown, we can't see what's really at issue. A national conversation that detracts from the real issue -- an aging population that needs more, better and more effective health care -- will have long-term, devastating consequences.

UK Warns Russia: Don't Intervene In Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

By Andrew Osborn LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Britain warned Russia on Sunday against intervening in Ukraine's "complex" crisis, saying ...

Climate Change This Week: Screaming in the Tub, Solar Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter - and more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 20 2014 How unusual has th...

'Green News Report' - February 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama's plan to keep on truckin'...with much less oil; Secretary of Sta...

'Green News Report' - February 13, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fossil fuels booming in the US -- literally -- with more new explosions...

'Green News Report' - February 11, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: British military deployed to combat extreme rain, flooding in UK; Oops ...

Mehdi Hasan

Bashing Immigration To UK Hurts The Economy -- But Does It Win Votes?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

LONDON -- Even as evidence mounts that immigration is bolstering the British economy, the political consensus seems to be that bashing immigration boo...

Alzheimer's: Google Glass As Brain Prosthetic

George Vradenburg | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
George Vradenburg

As Google strives to drive innovation into the challenge of living better longer, there's a real chance to have a global impact.

Peter S. Goodman

European Union Faces Crucial Test In Upcoming Parliament Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Back in what now feels like another era, the European Union was a vessel of aspiration whose aims were largely supported by political leaders across t...