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The View from Great Britain

Who would’ve thought that the talk of London would by the Ames straw poll? Apparently, the only American more fascinating to Brits than Bill Bratton is Michele...

Great Britain: Most Foul

Was God's banker murdered? When the body of Italian Financier Roberto Calvi was found dangling under London's Blackfriars Bridge last June, the coroner's...

GREAT BRITAIN: Money in the Bank

Three years ago, in the disorder that followed the Suez invasion fiasco, Great Britain was faced with such a run on the pound sterling that it asked for and...

Great Britain: Tory Tide?

Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home's Conservatives got some more cheery news last week: a Daily Express poll of voters giving the Tories a 2.3% lead equal...

GREAT BRITAIN: Change of Heart

The British government has decided to change its stand on Red China, which Britain recognized in 1950 (only to have Peking treat its chargé d'affaires like an...

Great Britain: Man Bites Hogg

Britain's Science Minister, the former Lord Hailsham, who renounced his viscountcy in order to run for Parliament, last week also lost his unofficial title as...

Great Britain: A Bit Much

When Tory Sir Harry Hylton-Foster agreed to be Speaker of the House of Commons last fall, his decision was a godsend to new Prime Minister Harold Wilson. It...

GREAT BRITAIN: The Lizzie Sails

With the deep-throated blasts from her funnels drowning out the catcalls from striking pickets on the pier, the Queen Elizabeth, world's largest passenger...

GREAT BRITAIN: Forward, Bang!

Ever since the fateful year 1939 Britain's National Service has implacably drafted young Britons into Her Majesty's forces. Last week, committed to trimming...

GREAT BRITAIN: Note for Voters

London's busy gossipers rumored that a postwar candidate for the House of Commons, inevitable doorway to British politics, may be General Sir Bernard Law...

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