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  • Why Britain is likely to send WikiLeaks' Assange to Sweden on rape charges

    Why Britain is likely to send WikiLeaks' Assange to Sweden on rape charges

    The legal team of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may fight his potential extradition to Sweden on human rights grounds, but it's unlikely Mr. Assange will avoid it, say legal experts.

  • What's with the accent?

    The queen's own tight-lipped speech has softened over the years.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/02

    A girl celebrates at Souk Waqif in Doha after the announcement that Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup. Summer temperatures which can soar to above 50 degrees Celsius and a concern about lack of infrastructure did not deter FIFA on Thursday from awarding the 2022 World Cup to the tiny Gulf state of Qatar.

  • Britain slips, slides, and stays home as winter snow roils Europe

    Britain slips, slides, and stays home as winter snow roils Europe

    An early bout of winter snow across Europe has brought a frustrated Britain to a standstill. London's Gatwick Airport is closed until Friday, while police try to fend off calls about snowball 'incidents.'

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 11/29

    Animal rights activist Park So-youn holds stray dogs rescued from a village on Yeonpyeong Island damaged by North Korean artillery shelling, as South Korean marines stand nearby. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak labelled North Korea's artillery attack on a southern island a crime against humanity and said Pyongyang will pay the price for any further provocation. North Korea fired shells at the island off the peninsula's west coast on Tuesday, killing two civilians and two soldiers and destroying dozens of houses.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/24

    Travelers walk through the terminal at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport as the holiday travel season begins.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/22

    Lebanese soldiers take part in a military parade in downtown Beirut to celebrate the 67th anniversary of Lebanon's independence.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/16

    A police officer organizes packages of seized marijuana as it is displayed to the press in Cali, Colombia. Police seized more than two tons of marijuana, which authorities say belonged to a gang linked to rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

  • In Pictures Prince William engaged

    Britain's Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton pose for a photograph in St. James's Palace in London, England, on November 16. The couple will wed on Friday, April 29, 2011 at London's Westminster Abbey, Prince William's office said on Nov. 23.

  • Royal wedding: Prince William to marry Kate Middleton

    Royal wedding: Prince William to marry Kate Middleton

    Prince William’s marriage next year to his college sweetheart, Kate Middleton, will also bring cheer to Britain amid economic woes – just as his parents’ wedding did in 1981.