Chelsea Manning to write for Guardian newspaper

Feb 11, 2015

Chelsea Manning to write for Guardian newspaper

Chelsea Manning, the U.S. soldier serving a 35-year prison sentence for the biggest document leak in U.S. history, has a new job: unpaid writing for The Guardian newspaper’s American edition. A former army intelligence analyst in Iraq, Manning was convicted in 2013 of having ...

Bletchley Park recreates wartime Britain

Feb 7, 2015

Bletchley Park recreates wartime Britain

by Danica Kirka

As a tourist site, Bletchley Park has been something of a well-kept secret. That’s because it was a government secret as well. But the once-classified home of Britain’s World War II code-breakers is finally coming out of the shadows. Though eclipsed by attractions such ...

Feb 7, 2015

Otters eat rare monkey at British zoo

An endangered monkey that fell into a pond has been eaten by otters at a British zoo. Bristol Zoo Gardens say the rare golden lion tamarin monkey, a squirrel-size species native to Brazil, was climbing on a branch when it fell and became trapped ...

Britain urges New Zealand to join anti-Islamic State coalition

Feb 3, 2015

Britain urges New Zealand to join anti-Islamic State coalition

Britain on Tuesday encouraged New Zealand to join the fight against the Islamic State group. During a visit to Wellington, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told reporters that Britain would “very much hope” New Zealand would become an active participant in the coalition of ...

Feb 2, 2015

Bronze statues may be last remaining by Michelangelo

Two sculptures that languished in obscurity for more than a century may be the only surviving bronze works by Michelangelo, researchers announced in Britain on Monday. The international research team led by Britain’s University of Cambridge and the Fitzwilliam Museum uncovered new evidence linking ...