Members of France’s Socialist Party were quick to react to the news, with leader François Hollande saluting “a great lady” who was “among the first to join the resistance against Nazi occupied France."
Britain's architect of austerity, Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, says he is pleased that the economy grew by 0.5 percent in the third quarter ... he has had less to say on the fact that the unemployment rate is at a 17 year high and is expected by private employers to grow over the next year. (SIMON DAWSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's austerity program is putting people of all ages out of work.
Nancy Wake, pictured March 2, 2004, sitting in front of the Australian war memorial during a ceremony at Hyde Park corner in London. The Australian World War II heroine — a prominent figure in the French Resistance was known as the "The White Mouse" for her ability to evade the Germans — has died in London. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)
One of World War II’s most celebrated heroines, Nancy Wake — Born in New Zealand but raised in Australia — died aged 98 in a London hospital, where she had lived since 2001.