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NEW YORK (AP) — Pearson PLC, publisher of the Financial Times, is trying to rally partners for a possible bid to rival Rupert Murdoch's $5 billion offer for Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co., the Journal reported yesterday.
How do you turn the stuffy subject of fine art into a television show with popular appeal? In 1969, British art historian Kenneth Clark succeeded by relating his personal views on painting and sculpture and explaining how the works reflected their times. His BBC series, simply called "Civilisation," still holds up as an erudite yet accessible primer on Western European culture.
PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland. -- There are two ways to destroy a nation. One is from without by an invading military force. The other is from within when the people of the nation no longer embrace and promote the history, language and culture that brought it to prominence and power. Britain has chosen the second option, which is national suicide.
LONDON (Agence France-Presse) — Britain's prime minister-in-waiting, Gordon Brown, rejected a call for a new investigation into the government's handling of the U.S.-led war in Iraq yesterday as his government defeated an opposition motion in Parliament for an inquiry.
LIBERTY TREE: ORDINARY PEOPLE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
LONDON — There are Elvis records, Elvis cards, Elvis books and Elvis dog tags. Tickets for a concert he never made it to, an Elvis pinball machine and even an Elvis Russian doll.
Recent events in the South American country of Venezuela are disturbing, or at least should be to all clear-thinking people.