As British voters consider Gordon Brown, David Cameron, and Nick Clegg, most will be voting to keep a party out, not to welcome one in. It’s rather like staying married to someone you hate just to stop them from going off and finding happiness with someone else.
The country is feeling unusually cheerful as it claims top spots in beauty, talent, and sports competitions.
Russia's success in soccer and hockey is credited to petrodollars flowing into sports.
Serbia, 2007 winner thanks to Balkan bloc, hosts Saturday's final.
The victory of his pro-EU party Sunday defied the Western view of Serbs as unwilling to let go of historical grievances. Now, a peaceful future seems possible.