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Politician Gets Death Threats For Tweeting Cartoon Of Muhammad And Jesus

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Religion

British Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz caused an uproar on Twitter after sharing a cartoon of Jesus and Muhammad greeting each other, al...

Gay Marriage Victory Cheered In Britain

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 11.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Nick Clegg held a thank-you party last night at Admiralty House for those who were involved in the fight for same-sex marriage, particularly those who...

Joe Biden's Many Faces In Front Of 10 Downing Street

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden is in London today, wrapping up a swing through Europe. He met with British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy, Nick...

British Bipartisanship: Four Top Tips for the U.S.

Richard V. Reeves | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Richard V. Reeves

The story now: Gridlock or bipartisanship? How can the political leaders of the two Americas cut a deal on the deficit and avoid the 'fiscal cliff?' The British experience of coalition government offers a few tips.

47 Percent -- Political Analysis or Philosophy of Government

Gerry Kearns | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Gerry Kearns

Unlike the middle-class students disappointed in Clegg, or the undocumented workers disappointed in Obama, the super-rich get what they are promised from Republicans.

PHOTOS: We've Got A New Favorite Stylish 'First Lady'

Posted 09.27.2012 | Style

We've long focused our style-minded eyes on Samantha Cameron, the wife of British prime minister David Cameron. But little did we realize that there's...

Barclays CEO Quits Amid Mounting Pressure Over Rate-Fixing Scandal

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Barclays Chief Executive Bob Diamond resigned Tuesday, the biggest scalp in a financial markets scandal that has ripped through the ba...

Murdoch Causes Rift In UK Government

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2012 | Media

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - A split in Britain's ruling coalition will be exposed on Wednesday when Liberal Democra...

Top UK Politicians Facing Leveson Inquiry

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 08.08.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British media ethics inquiry said Friday that Prime Minister David Cameron will give evidence next week, amid questions over his ties ...

UK's Nick Clegg: Israeli Settlements Are 'Deliberate Vandalism'

AP | By DAVID STRINGER | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

LONDON -- Britain's deputy prime minister accused Israel on Monday of carrying out "deliberate vandalism" by continuing to build settlements on land t...

What Shalit and Gaddafi Have in Common

Maurice Chammah | Posted 12.20.2011 | Media
Maurice Chammah

Whatever drove Shahira Amin to put Gilad Shalit on TV in his first moments of freedom and whatever compelled everyone who could stomach it to look at Gaddafi's image, those two impulses had something in common.

Closure Of Paper Brings No Relief To Murdoch As Pressure Mounts On All Sides

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

The scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's British media empire has not lessened, even after the paper at the center of the controversy was closed for g...

UK Plans World's First State-Backed Green Investment Bank

AP | By JANE WARDELL | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

LONDON -- The British government outlined plans for the world's first state-backed green investment bank on Monday – a key plank of its pledge t...

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.

UK Deputy Prime Minister 'Forgets' He's In Charge Of Nation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has become the subject of global ridicule after telling an interviewer he had "forgotten" he was in charge of th...

Will Britain Finally Stop Bishops From Writing Its Laws?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Which two nations still reserve places in their parliaments for unelected religious clerics, who then get an automatic say in writing the laws the country's citizens must obey? The answer is Iran... and Britain.

Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats Have Betrayed Britain

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Clegg is one of the great mysteries of British politics. In just a few days after the election, he cleared a space in his swanky new ministerial offices and staged a bonfire of his principles.

A Tale of Two Cities: Riots in Paris, Cost cutting in London

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

The United States would do well to pay close attention to Britain's very real revolution. Washington needs a George Osborne.

British Deputy PM: Investigate WikiLeaks' Iraq Claims

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Allegations of prisoner abuse and civilian killings in Iraq from a cache of leaked U.S. secret military documents are extremely serious...

The Tea Party's Wildest Dreams Come True -- in Britain. The Result? Disaster

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The government of David Cameron just took the Tea Party's deepest fantasies -- of massive budget cuts, introduced immediately -- and imposed them on Britain.

BRITAIN MAY PULL THE PLUG ON THE ROYAL NAVY

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

PARIS - Britain's mighty Royal Navy ruled the waves until World War II, fully 25% of the globe. There are few greater epochs in history than the st...

The New Brand of 'Human' Politicians

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Patterson

It almost makes you want to live in North Korea. At least there, when a swarthy younger brother is thrust on the nation, you don't have to endure mont...

A Statesman and a Demagogue Address the UN

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

President Obama may not have cut new ground at the United Nations, but any American listening to him had to be proud of his eloquence. Not so for Iranians who heard their president.

Fashion Celebrates the UN General Assembly

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

It's that time of year again -- when Manhattan bears witness to the expression of the highest aspirations for global harmony and the most inspirationa...

Where Miliband Meets Obama

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Indra Adnan

Obama and Miliband have this in common: despite their strong left-wing credentials, neither are wholly committed to the historical, ideological frameworks of their parties.