Even in death, Britain's former Prime Minister seems to hold sway over Britain. Over the last week, the country has seen everything from plans for a quasi-state funeral to booming sales of the song 'Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead."
A new Italian film, "Reality," stars Aniello Arena, a man who's been in prison for 20 years. When he was young Arena was a member of gang in Naples. Now he's starring in a movie.
The head of US tire maker Titan, Maurice Taylor, has said it would be "stupid" to invest in France. In a letter to a French government minister, Taylor claimed that French workers only put in three hours a day.
Award-winning British author Hilary Mantel has caused a firestorm in Britain with comments she made about Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The World's Alex Gallafent reports on the context in which Mantel's words were framed.
New York-based designers Adam Harvey and Johanna Bloomfield have created a range of clothing to counter surveillance by thermal imaging. They hope that their outerwear will draw attention to a growing culture of surveillance.
Maya Angelou was the first African-American to write a poem for a presidential inauguration in 1993. On Monday it was the turn of Richard Blanco, the first openly gay poet and the first Cuban-American to receive the honor.
Stephane Wrembel studied guitar in, among other places, Roma camps outside Paris. But he disdains the term 'Gypsy Jazz', and woe betide anyone who says he's just following in Reinhardt's footsteps.
On the eve of the earthquake's 3rd anniversary, The World's Alex Gallafent speaks with Jardonna Constant again to find out how she's been building a new life in the United States.