Geography of joy? Where the world's happiest people live.
Panama is No. 1 on the list. People in 148 nations were asked: Were they well-rested, had they been treated with respect, smiled or laughed a lot, learned or did something interesting ... a country that plays an important role in the world," he said.
First World War Centenary: The path that led from the playing fields to Flanders Fields
A century on from the start of the First World War ... question about the war: if the thing was all pointless slaughter perpetrated by boneheads, why did the British people keep faith with it for so long? At the outbreak of war, many schools responded ...
Japan's government approves larger military role in major reinterpretation of constitution
TOKYO (AP) — Since Japan's defeat in World War II ... ally in the Cold War and pressed its former enemy to rearm. Today, with America's military financially stretched, the U.S. is backing whatever Japan can do to play a larger role in regional security.
WW2: the role of women in the Second World War
I couldn't say [to my son], "Do you know it's Daddy's birthday?" But in my mind, 1 May – I'd think ... father's contacts (he'd worked as an intelligence officer during the First World War). Ten days later she was on a plane to Cairo – 'They needed ...
Reading at War: The role of Reading's War Hospitals
The exhibition takes in the English Civil War and the siege of 1643 and the impact on the town of the Second World War. In the centenary of the outbreak of the First World ... converting it into the Reading No 1 War Hospital. This became one of the largest ...