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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 ...

Obama's European Tour Agenda

Posted 07.23.2011 | World

President Obama and the First Lady touched down in Ireland Monday morning for the start of a six-day tour that will take them to four countries. A...

U.S., Britain To Form Joint Security Board

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

DUBLIN -- President Barack Obama will announce the formation of a new joint U.S.-British national security council when he visits London this week. T...

The Climate Post: U.K.'s "Greenest Government Ever" Charges Ahead With Nuclear Power

Mason Inman | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

David Cameron, has repeatedly pledged to create the "greenest government ever," and now the country has adopted a new, ambitious goal for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, aiming by 2025 to slash them by half, compared with 1990.

British Minister Suggests Some Types Of Rape Are More Serious Than Others

AP | By MEERA SELVA | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

LONDON -- Opposition lawmakers called on British Justice Secretary Ken Clarke to resign Wednesday after he suggested that some types of rapes are more...

David Cameron's Claims to Be a "Green" Prime Minister Go Up in Flames

Johann Hari | Posted 07.14.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

You certainly wouldn't have expected Cameron's latest plan. He has decided to convert us to a new energy source that seems, in the U.S., to have released cancer-causing chemicals and radiation into the water supply.

David Cameron rejects claim of 'university places for rich'

BBC News | Norman Smith Chief Political Correspondent, BBC Radio 4 | Posted 07.10.2011 | College


Richie's May 5th Democracy Minute: Pluralities, Majorities and Fair Representation

Rob Richie | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Rob Richie

Video of the day: Fair voting according to cats, as clever video compares the alternative vote (instant runoff voting) and first past the post (plura...

World Leaders React To Bin Laden's Death With Relief And Anger

Posted 07.02.2011 | World

World leaders expressed relief over the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, though their praise was tempered by fears of the international ter...

British Prime Minister Slammed As Sexist For 'Calm Down, Dear' Exchange

Posted 06.27.2011 | World

British Prime Minister David Cameron has been labeled a chauvinist after telling a female shadow cabinet minister to "calm down, dear" during a heated...

Wanted: An Opposition Party, Not a Coalition

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The president and his party should consider the fate of Nick Clegg and his Liberal Democrats before committing themselves to a coalition government that's doomed to fail.

Libya Says Army May Halt Fighting In Besieged City Of Misrata

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

April 23, 2011 2:54:42 AM By Michael Georgy MISRATA, Libya, April 23 (Reuters) - NATO air strikes may force Libya to halt fighting by its ar...

TIME 100 Most Influential: See Which World Leaders Made The List

Posted 06.22.2011 | World

The annual TIME 100 might be the only list that includes politicians and British royalty alongside human rights advocates and one of the most-feared t...

Libya: Resisting the Siren Call of Creeping Intervention

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.21.2011 | World
Doug Bandow

Washington and its NATO allies have bungled the Libya crisis. Unless they change course, they face endless entanglement in an interminable civil war in North Africa. The only worse option would be to double down and escalate.

Al-Obedi's Tripoli Surprise and the Packaging of Libya's Future

Monroe Price | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Monroe Price

Mubarak and young Gaddafi were speaking as players in an episode set by key actors, international and domestic, who had the expectation that their wishes would be fulfilled.

Libya 'Stalemate' On The Ground But 'Gaddafi Will Go,' Says Obama

Reuters | Mussab Al-Khairalla | Posted 06.15.2011 | World

April 15, 2011 9:14:23 PM By Mussab Al-Khairalla TRIPOLI, April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledged on Friday there was a "sta...

Obama, Cameron And Sarkozy Take To The Papers On Libya | BARACK OBAMA, DAVID CAMERON, and NICOLAS SARKOZY | Posted 06.15.2011 | World

Together with our NATO allies and coalition partners, the United States, France and Britain have been united from the start in responding to the crisi...

David Cameron Claims Oxford Admitted One Black Student Last Year

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Harrington | Posted 06.13.2011 | College

British Prime Minister David Cameron made headlines on Monday when he criticized Oxford University for their "disgraceful" minority admissions statist...

What Hugh Grant Revealed About Paparazzi and Power

Christina Patterson | Posted 06.10.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

You wouldn't necessarily expect the most interesting journalism of the week to come from a film star and his ex-girlfriend. You wouldn't necessarily expect that either of them could write either.

PHOTOS: David & Samantha Cameron's Budget Holiday In Spain

Posted 06.08.2011 | Travel

British Prime Minister David Cameron took his wife, Samantha, on a two-day excursion to Spain to celebrate her 40th birthday, which is April 18th. Tha...

Debate Continues Over Arming Of Libyan Rebels

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.30.2011 | World

LONDON — World powers clashed Wednesday over whether it is legal to supply weapons to Libya's badly equipped rebels as Moammar Gaddafi's troops ...

Libya Rebels Flee Gaddafi's Assault

AP | By RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.29.2011 | World

RAS LANOUF, Libya (AP) -- Muammar Gaddafi's forces hammered rebels with tanks and rockets, turning their rapid advance into a panicked retreat in an h...