Britain (U.K.)

8:15am

Tue April 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Murdoch Son Stepping Down From Post At BSkyB

Originally published on Tue April 3, 2012 8:17 am

James Murdoch, in July 2011.
Warren Allott AFP/Getty Images

5:28am

Mon April 2, 2012
Europe

Whiskey Label Honors Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth is marking 60 years on the throne, and Johnny Walker wanted to do something special. The whiskey label released a new blend called Diamond Jubilee. It's been distilling since 1952, and a bottle costs $200,000.

1:45am

Mon April 2, 2012
Latin America

Some Argentines Demand Return Of Falkland Islands

People walk past a Falklands War memorial in Ushuaia, Argentina, on Sunday. Some Argentines want Britain to give up the Falkland Islands, which Argentina tried to take over in a bloody war in 1982.
Natacha Pisarenko AP

Thirty years ago, on April 2, 1982, Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, leading to a short but bloody war with Britain. Argentina lost, and the islands in the frigid South Atlantic stayed under British control.

Argentina still claims the islands, however, and is pressuring Britain like never before.

On a recent day, the ornate Palais de Glace museum in Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, was packed with visitors browsing through a collection of photographs from the Falkland Islands war.

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1:35pm

Fri March 30, 2012
The Two-Way

One Of Britain's Most Tenacious Pugilists Returns To Parliament

British politician George Galloway celebrated today after winning the Bradford West by-election in northern England.
Andrew Yates AFP/Getty Images

Those in Britain who complain that their politicians tend to be mealy-mouthed mediocrities who spend their lives battling over the middle ground are being compelled to think again.

One of the country's most fiesty political brawlers, George Galloway, has once again sprung back into the political ring by unexpectedly securing a return to parliament, long after most pundits had written him off.

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11:35am

Fri March 30, 2012
The Two-Way

Stricken Soccer Player Fabrice Muamba Tweets Smiling Photo

Fabrice Muamba, looking strong.
twitter.com/fmuamba

From being "in effect, dead" after suffering a heart attack during a game on March 17, English Premier League soccer player Fabrice Muamba has recovered enough to have his fiancé send out a wonderful photo today of him smiling way from a hospital bed.

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