The UK is planning to open what's being called its first "gay school." There's a proposal in Manchester, England, for a school focusing on the education of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.
In 1981, uprisings broke out in communities all throughout England, with poverty and heavy-handed policing to blame. If that sounds familiar to you, black Britons who remember the riots also see similarities in how the US and UK treat minority communities.
British police say they have recovered a $1.84 million Stradivarius violin that was taken from acclaimed Korean musician Min-Jin Kym. She lost it more than two years ago when she was in a sandwich shop near Euston Station in north London.
Emma LeBlanc has spent much of the past five years in Syria, documenting life there with a camera. LeBlanc has assembled an exhibit of photographs taken at a ballet school in a Damascus, as a way to show daily life routines during times of conflict.
A survey in the United Kingdom recently found that a majority of the nation's police officers are overweight. In response, a proposal has been floated to require fitness testing of all officers. But some police say this is unnecessarily broad.
The Union-Leader of Manchester, N.H., endorsed Newt Gingrich in the GOP presidential primary, but conservative opinion blogger Jennifer Rubin of The Washington Post said conservatives are too fractured to challenge Mitt Romney.