If British election 2010 results yield a majority of parliamentary seats for a party that comes in second or even third in the popular vote, could it lead to a change in Britain's centuries-old 'first past the post' electoral system?
Young novice monks play with toy bubble guns during an event to celebrate Children's Day at the Chogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday.
Airports in Ireland were shut for about eight hours on Tuesday as winds carried ash from the Icelandic volcano into flight paths. Though travel is now getting back to normal, meteorologists say summer winds could lead to more disruption at European airports.
European Union transportation authorities will create a new traffic control system to deal with crises like volcanic ash more effectively.
David Cameron topped snap polls after last night's final debate ahead of the May 6 UK election. But he, Brown, and Clegg all stand accused of avoiding discussion of how to reduce Britain's massive deficit.
The Greece debt crisis should be a warning. History shows that unless this buildup of sovereign debt is tackled eventually by raising taxes and controlling spending, then there are only two outcomes: default or high inflation.
No longer a mere threat, the Greek financial crisis has spread to the eurozone and has raised concern over contagion.