Germany's role as an anchor of economic stability, and its upcoming election, have become a source of fascination and admiration within the British media. Where stereotypes long dominated, a majority of Britons now view Germany as a friendly country.
An election is coming up in the autumn — one which the governing Labor Party doesn't appear likely to win. Will a last-minute change of leadership — in the party and in the country — restore the confidence of voters? It's happened before.
Colorado and Washington state are the first places in the US to make marijuana legal for recreational use. Is it possible that cannabis use affects one's ability to use language? Take a look at our photo. How many mistakes can you identify in the sign pictured?
Peter Flynn gives us an Australian perspective on America's problem with guns. He wonders why American politicians don't want to talk about gun control. And why can't the US deal with guns in the same way as Australia?