Gordon Brown Resigns, David Cameron Becomes Prime Minister

As seemed inevitable when James wrote his post, David Cameron has become the new Prime Minister of Great Britain. BBC: Conservative leader David Cameron is the new UK prime minister after the resignation of Gordon Brown. Mr Cameron, 43, is in Downing Street after travelling to Buckingham Palace to formally accept the Queen’s request to […]

Cameron now British Prime Minister

The BBC reports:  David Cameron is UK’s new prime minister: In a speech at Downing Street, Mr Cameron said he and Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg would "put aside party differences and work hard for the common good and the national interest". Details on the Conservative-Liberal Democrat deal to follow.  I have heard unconfirmed reports […]

Obama Gave Brown Unplayable DVDs

You can’t make this stuff up: While not exactly a film buff, Gordon Brown was touched when Barack Obama gave him a set of 25 classic American movies — including Psycho, starring Anthony Perkins on his recent visit to Washington. Alas, when the PM settled down to begin watching them the other night, he found […]