Topic: Margaret Thatcher
Reagan statue in London? The new Reagan statue joins images of other US presidents in Grosvenor Square and is celebrated with words by Margaret Thatcher.
07/06/2011 02:26 am
Passions are high. Crowds are big. Alcohol is consumed. That can be the toxic mix that sparks rioting at or after big sporting events – a phenomenon that can feed on itself by drawing in those who are at first bystanders, experts say. The history of fans turning rabid is a long one, with a new chapter added Wednesday night in Vancouver, where street riots erupted toward the end of pro hockey’s Stanley Cup final. No deaths were reported, but more than 100 people were injured, according to the Toronto Sun. Here are five notable riots linked to sporting events through history.
06/16/2011 06:15 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 06/09
President Obama, on a three-day state visit to London, is stressing what he and Prime Minister Cameron call an 'essential relationship' between the UK and the US.
05/24/2011 04:30 pm
Lee Jones and Streep will play a married couple, who are having problems with their relationship. Before considering divorce, however, they decide to give their marriage one last try, and head off to a retreat which offers a series of intense counselling sessions with an expert therapist (Steve Carell).
05/23/2011 05:31 pm
China's rising fast. How soon will it take the lead in global wealth and innovation?
05/19/2011 03:02 pm
London bomb threat: a bomb threat made by an Irish extremist group forced London police to seal off the mall leading up to Buckingham Palace.
05/17/2011 01:15 am
While 2 billion people are expected to watch Friday's royal nuptials, London was downright quiet the day before.
04/28/2011 05:07 pm
Senior men in the Obama administration argued against a no-fly zone in Libya. But several prominent women, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and UN Ambassador Susan Rice, pushed for military action.
03/19/2011 06:15 pm
Netflix will be the only place to watch 'the most sought after premium series.' Competing more directly than ever with pay TV channels like HBO, Netflix is flexing its muscles with the new 26 episode deal.
03/19/2011 12:55 am