Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell's leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.
Anyone who lived through Britain's Thatcher years won't forget them in a hurry. Politically, there were no fence, sitters: you were either with her or against her. She was adored and reviled, and not much in between.
According to the latest US census data, nearly 80 percent of Americans speak only one language. But one state is taking a gamble on multilingualism in a big way: Utah. It's become a pioneer in foreign language learning, even as some residents are unhappy with the move.
For our Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of the capital of Ukraine. The answer is Kiev. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on a controversy a local TV show that asked viewers to name the greatest Ukrainian of all time.
The World's Jason Margolis has a preview of Barack Obama's high-stakes trip to the Middle East and Europe; the trip is seen as a high risk, high reward move for the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.