Connect to share and comment

Romanian riots continue for 4th day

 Police responded with tear gas and flares after rioters threw stones and fireballs. One man was briefly set on fire during the clash.

British government secrets revealed after 30 years

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was advised to abandon Liverpool following riots and argued for keeping an open mind on all courses of action in Northern Ireland
ToxtethEnlarge
A burnt out car in Liverpool's Toxteth neighborhood from this past summer's rioting. Exactly 30 years ago riots tore the same area leading some members of then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's cabinet to argue that the city should be abandoned, according to papers released today. (STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
Newly released government papers from 30 years ago show a different side of Margaret Thatcher as she dealt with deep social divisions in the UK
More

"Merkozy" meet, still no agreement on euro bailout

It's the fine print that is hanging things up ... but fine print is about billions of euros in losses for banks
Greek riotsEnlarge
Another day, another riot in Athens as day 1 of a general strike around Greece got underway. More clashes are anticipated today. (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel meet, but fail to finalize plans for euro bail out.
More
Syndicate content