Gut eine Woche nach dem Tod der früheren britischen Premierministerin Margaret Thatcher findet in der Londoner St. Paul's Cathedral die Trauerfeier für die umstrittene "eiserne Lady" unter verstärkten Sicherheitsvorkehrungen statt.
Britain's Conservative Party has unveiled a campaign manifesto that it hopes will help it to victory in next month's general election. Among other things, it extends a scheme to help low earners purchase homes.
Margaret Thatcher was famed for needing just four hours sleep a night as compared to the adult average of eight. But for some animals even that would be a waking nightmare. See our list of eight lazy creatures.
Dalia Grybauskaite has won re-election in Lithuania in a runoff against Social Democrat Zigmantas Balcytis. Preliminary results gave the center-right leader, sometimes likened to Margaret Thatcher, a comfortable lead.
Singapore's long-serving Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew represents the quintessence of an Asian success story, admired even in China. But his weaknesses cannot be overlooked either, writes DW's Rodion Ebbighausen.