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Global Politics

Iran marks 1979 revolution

Pro-government Iranians have been rallying to mark the 31st anniversary of the revolution. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used the rally to attack the West. The opposition is trying to stage counter-demonstrations. The World's Laura Lynch has the story.

Business, Finance & Economics

Disgraced British bank chief won't give up pension

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is threatening legal action against the former head of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Sir Fred Goodwin, to get back part of a multi-million dollar pension payout he gained despite nearly running the bank into the ground. Goodwin's recently bailed-out bank reported losses of nearly 35 billion dollars -- the largest loss in British corporate history. The World's Laura Lynch has the latest.

Arts, Culture & Media

Relics on tour in the UK

The relics of a revered 19th century nun are on tour in England. It's the first time in nearly five centuries that the Catholic Church in England has so publicly venerated the remains of a saint. The World's Laura Lynch brings us the story.

Conflict & Justice

Plant food or dangerous drug

The World's Laura Lynch reports on the growing popularity of a 'legal drug' know as Mephadrone in Britain. It's legally sold a plant food, but it's been blamed as the cause of death for two British teens, and lawmakers are talking about a ban.