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Winston Churchill's Last Surviving Daughter Was the Grandest of Grand Dames
June 06, 2014

Remembering Mary Soames, Churchill's daughter and the grandest of grande dames

Welcome to Militant England
May 10, 2014

The extremist party now appeals to disillusioned voters across the political spectrum and of all classes in the U.K.

British Officials Oppose Sanctions Because Russia's Elite Are London's Cash Cows
March 04, 2014

Rich Russians live all over Europe, and they spend a lot of money. If it wants to punish Putin, Europe has to persuade its citizens to forgo that cash.

'No Cyber Sex Please, We're British'
David Cameron's farcical war on porn
July 26, 2013

David Cameron's farcical war on porn.

Tea Time For Tories: What David Cameron and John Boehner Have in Common
January 17, 2013

David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, is in a bind. Not because recent opinion polls put his party a dozen points behind Labour and not even, really, because the British economy continues to splutter along in search of a long overdue recovery.

The Curtains Are Closing on the Julian Assange Show
December 21, 2012

How long will it be before no one cares about Julian Assange?

Richard Burton Was a Great Writer
December 20, 2012

The Richard Burton DiariesEdited by Chris Williams (Yale University Press, 693 pp., $35)   JUNE 14, 1969, and for a dawn moment he was calm, remembering Wordsworth and Dylan Thomas: “I love my wife. I love her dearly. Honest. Talk about the beauty, silent, bare.... Sitting on the Thames with the river imitating a blue-grey ghost. My God the very houses seem asleep.

About a Boycott: After Starbucks Caves, U.K. Sets Sights on Tech Giants
December 15, 2012

Do America's tech giants have anything to fear?

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