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Saturday, April 21, 2018

How Amanda Knox Embodies The ‘American Brat Abroad’ Attitude

Americans who seems to regard other countries as amusement parks for their adventures. What’s going on here? Rampant narcissism? Immaturity? Arrogance?

October 19, 2016
Britain's newly elected mayor Sadiq Khan speaks to supporters as he arrives for his first day at work at City Hall in London, Britain May 9, 2016. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

London’s Mayor An Exception To Proposed Ban On Muslims: Trump

“There will always be exceptions,” the Times on Monday quoted Trump as saying when asked how his controversial proposal would apply to Khan, the son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver and a seamstress. Trump said he was happy to see Khan elected, the Times reported, adding: “You lead by example, always lead by example. If he does a good job … that would be a terrific thing.”

May 10, 2016
Sadiq Khan attends the signing ceremony for the newly elected Mayor of London, in Southwark Cathedral, London, Britain, May 7, 2016. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool

Conservatives Unapologetic Over Tactics As Khan Becomes London’s First Muslim Mayor

The son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver and a seamstress, Khan defeated Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith, the son of a billionaire financier, by a record margin to secure the biggest individual mandate in British political history.

May 7, 2016
In Hyde Park, bicyclists ride a path adjacent to horse trails.

London For One: Traveling Solo Couldn’t Be Easier In This World-Class City

Think about it. London, on your own. And you can do whatever you want to do. Fantastic!

February 2, 2016

Knife Attacker Slashes Man In London ‘Terrorist Incident’

A knife attacker slashed a man at an east London metro station, reportedly screaming “This is for Syria!”, in what police described as a terrorist incident, prompting a senior minister to urge Britons on Sunday not to be intimidated.

December 6, 2015

Endorse This: Scott Walker’s Origin Of The Specious

Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) is off traveling in London — officially on a state-paid trip to promote trade. But the potential Republican presidential candidate did make big news, when he said he’d “punt” on the question of whether he believed in evolution — and then said he did believe in the “evolution” of trade from Wisconsin’s products.

Click above to watch Walker do a heck of a job at building up Wisconsin’s international reputation — then share this video!

February 12, 2015
Scott Walker

Walker Has Chance To Learn From Christie’s Blunders In Britain

Scott Walker wouldn’t be the first Republican to stumble in London.

February 10, 2015

Cartoon: Chris Christie In London

Londoners react to Chris Christie’s rocky visit.

February 5, 2015
The British Airways terminal at London Heathrow Airport (Tony Higsett/WIkimedia Commons)

‘Technical Problem’ Disrupts London Airports

Learn more about the issue that’s scrambled travel plans in England.

December 12, 2014

Cab Drivers In Europe Protest Against Uber, Other Ride-Share Services

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times LONDON — A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods. Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail rides from participating drivers at the […]

June 11, 2014