U.K. lawmakers set to debate replacing Britain's nuclear-armed submarines

Jul 18, 2016

U.K. lawmakers set to debate replacing Britain's nuclear-armed submarines

British lawmakers are due to vote Monday on whether to replace the country’s fleet of nuclear-armed submarines, a powerful but expensive symbol of the country’s military status. The Conservative government is determined to maintain Britain’s nuclear deterrent, which consists of four Royal Navy submarines ...

Oct 2, 2014

Oslo quits 2022 Olympics bidding race

Oslo pulled out of the race to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Wednesday after the government’s majority Conservative Party voted against backing the city’s bid financially. “I had hoped for a different result tonight and I’m of course disappointed,” Oslo Mayor Stian Berger ...