The new legislation is meant to clarify Ireland's stance on abortion when the mother's health is at risk, but antiabortion groups say it goes too far, and abortion-rights groups not far enough.
Bill Clinton loves Ireland, and Ireland loves him, but fresh Beltway rumors are suggesting that he might even like to be the US ambassador to the Emerald Isle. Is Dublin big enough for Bill?
The centuries-old tradition that gave male children precedence in succession to the British throne has been scrapped, with a new gender-equal law coming soon.
Starbucks, Google, and Amazon were among the major multinational corporations accused by lawyers of exploiting British tax laws to move UK-made profits overseas. Starbucks announced it is reviewing its tax practices in a bid to restore public trust.
As Washington confronts the 'fiscal cliff' and seeks a deal to reduce the deficit, one key issue is the tax rate. Comparatively, US taxes are low, but politically, a big hike is a nonstarter.
Here are 10 quotes to mark the birthday of C.S. Lewis, author of the beloved children's series "The Chronicles of Narnia."
The Palestinians have lobbied for European support for their bid at non-member status at the United Nations. Approval would boost Palestinian efforts to gain international recognition.
At least five eurozone nations will need to restructure their debts, says a new Citigroup report. Greece will probably leave the eurozone within a year.
Industry analysts say new fees and taxes could bring in needed money to a region where some debts are near that of Greece. But could they scare off investors?
Graham Hughes says Iraq and Afghanistan were easy. Islands like Nauru were the real challenges.