A young supporter in Cape Town, South Africa, blows on a 'vuvuzela,' Zulu for stadium trumpet, during a celebration marking a month till the beginning of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
After a typical UK election, the leader of the winning party visits the queen to be anointed Britain's new prime minister. But early indications are this general election returned no outright winner, meaning Queen Elizabeth II could have an expanded role.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown asked Queen Elizabeth to dissolve parliament today, setting the stage for a general election in Britain in which the rival Tories are the front-runners.
The country Elizabeth II once knew exists no more, says a historian.
Public gardens take root in parking lots and even a huge Victorian cemetery in Todmorden, England.
Conservation in Darwin's lab isn't about preservation – it's now an epic experiment in restoration.
As president heads to France, Europeans ask how best to respond to an ally that is suddenly sending all the signals it has hoped for.