British actor John Hurt, right, who is being honoured with the ...
Feb 7th, 2012
(AP) - British actor John Hurt, right, who is being honoured with the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema BAFTA award, and son Nick Hurt, are photographed together at a champagne reception at the Savoy Hotel in London, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) -
LONDON (Reuters) - The single biggest risk to Britain's nascent economic recovery is continued eurozone weakness, the Bank of England's outgoing governor Mervyn King said in a television interview on Sunday. He called for a "credible medium term plan" to get the economy back on track and said automatic economic stabilizers shoul... [Full Article]
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets slid Thursday, pulled down by a contraction in China's manufacturing that adds to signs that the shaky recovery in the world's No. 2 economy is slowing. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mother-daughter therapy, nightly branzino dinners and pulls from a mimosa-filled water bottle at the gym. Welcome to just some of the life of Betsey Johnson, the eccentric and frenetic fashion designer whose personality goes on display in a reality television series beginning on Sunday on U.S. cable network St... [Full Article]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Hard-line Islamist students protested in the Afghan capital demanding the repeal of a presidential decree for women's rights that they say is un-Islamic. It was the latest sign of a backlash against the legal protections passed in the 12 years since the toppling of the Taliban regime known for its harsh treatment of w... [Full Article]
By Barry Moody and Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - On Saturday April 20, the leaders of Italy's two biggest political forces climbed the Quirinal, highest of Rome's seven ancient hills, and begged President Giorgio Napolitano to stay for a second term. Pier Luigi Bersani and Silvio Berlusconi were followed into the presidential palace by o... [Full Article]