Latest Stories Tagged: Gordon Brown

Global Politics

Deployed in Afghanistan

Britain will send 500 more forces personnel to Afghanistan but only if key conditions are met says UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. We speak with two veterans of the war in Afghanistan � one British, and one American in today's show.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a place in the world where G20 identifies not an economic summit, but a zip code. The answer is Maryhill, part of the Scottish city of Glasgow.

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.