An Afghan soldier killed three British service members with gunfire and a rocket-propelled grenade in the dead of night, a betrayal that highlights the difficulties in rapidly building up Afghan security forces so that foreign troops can go home.
Talk radio host Michael Savage has waged a vigorous fight against the British government, hoping to have his name scrubbed from a list of 16 "undesirables" banned from the country, compiled 14 months ago by British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith.
As Britons commemorate the fifth anniversary of suicide bombings on London's transit system, officials say they are tracking a number of terrorism plots against the U.K.
Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is prepared to back Rev. Jeffrey John, a homosexual, to become bishop, according to newspaper reports.
Alas, British Prime Minister David Cameron can camouflage his real values by cutting defense spending in the name of fiscal conservatism - a ready excuse for a man who remains uncomfortable with an England prepared to assert itself militarily.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague vowed Thursday that Britain will no longer neglect its allies.
The Obama administration has abdicated America's historic post-World War II economic leadership role as it pursues what the rest of the world sees as a misguided economic policy.
Wary of slamming on the stimulus brakes too quickly but shaken by the European debt crisis, world leaders pledged on Sunday to slash government deficits in the most industrialized nations in half by 2013, with wiggle room to meet the goal.
President Obama pressed other leaders Friday to join him in backing stronger rules against banking abuses but made little headway in his call for more stimulus.