April 17, 2013 The former British prime minister was remembered Wednesday at a funeral in London. Queen Elizabeth II was among those in attendance. Thatcher died last week. She was 87.
April 16, 2013 A third of Italians are now making pizza at home, and 19 percent are baking their own bread, an association of Italian farmers reports. Bakeries are adapting by offering prepared food, and more importantly, sandwiches.
April 16, 2013 Each year, the town of Verona, Italy — home of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet — receives thousands of letters of unrequited love addressed to the play's star-crossed heroine. And each letter — more than 6,000 a year — is answered by hand by a team of secretaries at the Juliet Club.
April 15, 2013 For years, authorities failed to see links in the killings of nine immigrants and a German policewoman. Now, a trial that will focus on right-wing extremists is about to begin.
April 15, 2013 In Europe, more than 23,600 people were victims of human trafficking during a recent three-year period, according to a new European Union report. The comprehensive study, which gathered data from more than 30 nations, found that trafficking increased by 18 percent between 2008 and 2010.
April 12, 2013 The Russian president says the part of the money will go to complete a new launch facility under construction in the country's far east.
April 12, 2013 Radio 1 had an issue: Should its Official Chart show play the song, or would that be too tasteless since it was pushed to the top of the charts by critics of Margaret Thatcher? Those who didn't admire the Iron Lady have used the song to make their voices heard.
April 11, 2013 The part of the bailout coming from Cyprus had been estimated at $23 billion, but officials say it will now cost $30 billion.