Despite being on opposite sides in Britain`s election campaign, city bosses from the opposition Labour Party in Manchester have struck deals with the Conservative finance minister to give new powers and funds to England`s lagging north.
Greece`s parliament on Tuesday elected pro-European conservative Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the country`s new president, a move calculated to bolster the hard-left government in its critical EU bailout talks.
Anti-EU UK Independence Party on Friday won its first British Parliament berth barely seven months before the general elections as its leader asserted that the country's politics has been shaken by the party's triumph.
The formal campaign for a Scottish independence vote that could result in the break-up of the United Kingdom began on Friday, though polls currently show Scots are unlikely to vote for the demise of the 307-year-old union with England.
Residents of California`s largely agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties, feeling out of sync with their counterparts in major urban areas, are contemplating breaking away to become America`s 51st state.