Most Shared Stories Tagged: United Kingdom

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Salman Rushdie's new novel

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Salman Rushdie about his new novel, 'The Enchantress of Florence,' and with The World's book critic, Christopher Merrill. Rushdie's 1981 novel, 'Midnight's Children,' has just won the Best of the Booker Prize award.

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Geo Answer

The Welsh coastal town of Aberystwyth in the United Kingdom is the answer to our Geo Quiz. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the town's new mayor, Sue Jones-Davies, who starred in the 1979 Monty Python film, "Life of Brian." The controversial movie was banned in Aberystwyth, and in other places, because it was considered by some to be blasphemous. Now the former actress is trying to lift the ban on the film in the town in which she presides as mayor.

Beware of Bluetooth

Residents of the English town of Bath are getting a taste of George Orwell's 1984. Scanners on the streets are tracking their every move via their cell phones. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details.