Latest Stories Tagged: United Kingdom

Lifestyle & Belief

European right gets boost

Europe took a turn to the political right in the latest round of elections. Some seats were won by extreme-right candidates and anti-immigration sentiments came to the fore in several countries. Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Olexiy Solohubenko.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the name of a city in Scotland where scientists and musicians have gotten together to recreate an ancient trumpet called the lituus. The answer is Edinburgh.

Global Politics

Confucian education in Britain

The ancient teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius are serving as the modern-day inspiration for England's schools minister, Jim Knight. He wants to import Confucian-style teaching methods to classrooms across the country. The World's Laura Lynch has this report.