UK education minister lashes out over 'Mr Men" history lessons
LONDON (Reuters) - British Education Minister Michael Gove criticized the use of the popular "Mr Men" cartoon figures to teach 16-year olds about Adolf Hitler, saying such play-based learning...
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German Finance Minister Puts Focus on Unemployment
Speaking at an investment conference in London, Wolfgang Schäuble cited joblessness among young people as Europe’s biggest problem.
Argentina: we will prosecute Falkland energy firms
LONDON - Argentina will continue legal action against energy firms working on the disputed, British-controlled Falkland Islands, Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said on Wednesday.
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Ecuador Offers UK Compromise Over Sending Assange to Sweden
Ecuador has asked the British Foreign Office if Julian Assange could be sent to face accusations in Sweden while remaining under its protection. Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said Saturday that he was considering a transfer as an alternative for Assange to "remain under our protection while also satisfying the demands of the Swedish justice system". Assange has been living in Ecuador's diplomatic mission in London since mid-June to avoid extradition to Sweden. Britain has said he will be taken into custody if he leaves the mission.
Workers March on South African Mine
Around 2,000 protesting South African mineworkers marched to the site of a recent clash with police in which 34 people were killed, demanding their salaries be tripled, while Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies sought to reassure foreign investors in a series of meetings in London.