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UK Prime Minister Calls For Emergency Session Of Parliament In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | JILL LAWLESS and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

LONDON — Scotland Yard's assistant commissioner resigned Monday, a day after his boss also quit, and fresh investigations of possible police wro...

Murdoch Empire Under Siege

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE and RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 09.16.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — To his many enemies, Rupert Murdoch is getting his comeuppance. Murdoch's tabloid newspapers long have reveled in the misdeeds ...

Fox News of the World Next?

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
Sunil Adam

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Murdoch's BSkyB Bid In Peril

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2011 | Media

By Paul Sandle LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - British government lawyers are drawing up plans to block Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy out the broadca...

UK Media Feels The Heat After Phone-Hack Scandal

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 09.07.2011 | Media

LONDON — As Britain's most powerful Sunday newspaper crashes and burns, newsrooms across London are feeling the heat. Media watchers and former...

James Murdoch Defends News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks

Posted 09.07.2011 | Media

James Murdoch defended embattled News International executive Rebekah Brooks in a video posted on the Guardian Friday. Now serving as the current C...

Today's New Unemployment Numbers & Mitt Romney's Trip to England

David Helfenbein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

For all of the pundits who say that Obama is beatable the question is, beatable by whom? Mitt Romney? What has he recently been up to? He has been meeting with the British Prime Minister and other high level British officials.

Would You Trust Management Consultants With the World's Rainforests? Our Governments Have -- Disastrously

Johann Hari | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Management consultants have now been, in effect, tasked with setting the future of the world's rainforests -- and they are facing accusations that they are using our money to draw up plans that will result in their more rapid destruction.

Michael Calderone

Will Tabloid Scandal Stop Murdoch's Latest Media Takeover?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media

UPDATE: The FT reported Thursday that culture secretary Jeremy Hunt is "expected to delay" his verdict on the BSkyB merger until September. Submission...

Lila Shapiro

While Labor Unions Show Their Might In U.K., Workers' Influence Remains Slight In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business

To those prone to suggest that the power of organized labor is declining in advanced economies, Great Britain offered up a potent counter-argument las...

750,000 Public Sector Workers Go On Strike In Britain

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business

LONDON — Thousands of British schools will close and travelers will face long lines at airport immigration Thursday when three quarters of a million...

NATO in Libya: Confused Coalition of the Unwilling and Unable

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 08.23.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

NATO officials claim that as the pressure increases on Muammar Gaddafi, it is just a matter of time before he is either killed or forced to depart Libya. One hopes so, but hope is not a military strategy.

WATCH: British Prime Minister Yelled At By Surgeon During Hospital Visit

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.18.2011 | World

An ITN News video shows an angry doctor killing the mood during British Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to a London hospital. According to D...

Archbishop Of Canterbury Blasts U.K. Cuts

Posted 08.17.2011 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy c. 2011 Religion News Service CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Nearly a millennium ago, four unruly knights crossed the English Channel ...

Rich World's Economic Prospects Have Slightly Darkened, Economists Say

Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

LONDON (Andy Bruce) - The rich-world's economic prospects have darkened slightly, a Reuters poll of economists showed, with new signs of a slowdow...

Watch: Vaccine Summit Raises $4.3 Billion

Posted 08.15.2011 | Impact

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Anglican Leader Slams British Austerity Budget

Posted 08.11.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has touched off a fury by accusing the British government of ca...

Krugman: In 'Rational World,' We'd Deal With Unemployment

New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

Unemployment is a terrible scourge across much of the Western world. Almost 14 million Americans are jobless, and millions more are stuck with part-ti...

Did Netanyahu Attempt to Score Partisan Points Against Obama in Washington?

Sigurd Neubauer | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Sigurd Neubauer

Conservative republicans may feel more sympathetic towards Netanyahu's leadership style, but it would be foolish to lose liberal Americans by playing up partisan differences by publicly undercutting Obama's call for direct negotiations with Abbas.

A Special Relationship to Save Lives

Joanne Carter | Posted 07.25.2011 | World
Joanne Carter

Each year about 8.8 million children in developing countries die from mostly preventable and treatable conditions. Nearly 40 percent of those deaths are from two common diseases: pneumonia and diarrhea.

Obama Explains -- and Makes It Worse

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

Unless President Obama clears up his message regarding the "right of return", not only to the Israelis but to the Palestinians as well, he will not move the peace process forward. He will move it backward.

The Real Special Relationship: Obama and the Queen

Christina Patterson | Posted 07.25.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

"They are," said Obama, of the Queen and her spouse, "extraordinarily gracious people." If I'd been the Queen, I think I'd have fainted with joy. But the Queen tends not to faint.

Obama, In England, Rules Out Deadline In Libya

Posted 07.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - There will be no "let-up" in pressure on the government of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, U.S. President Barack Obama said on W...

A Beacon for a Green Future

Andy Atkins | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green
Andy Atkins

It's refreshing to see the UK step in and re-establish international leadership on climate change. The target to halve our emissions by 2025 is the most ambitious in the world.

Obama, Cameron Face Off With London Students

AP | Posted 07.24.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) — President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are playing table tennis with London students. (Scroll down for video ...