Mitt Romney begins foreign tour of UK, Israel and Poland

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in Britain on the first leg of a week-long foreign tour that includes stops in Israel and Poland. He is to meet political leaders and attend the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games in the next three days. The former governor of Massachusetts is not expected to make any …

Euro 2012 – the World Cup for Europe – is on ESPN

If you’re interested in soccer/football then these games are for you. The level of play and passion is so similar to the World Cup you might not notice a difference. All 31 games will be broadcast on ESPN, more than 200 hours,┬ábeginning Friday, June 8, through Sunday, July 1. The schedule.   Euro 2012┬ábeing co-hosted …

Stereotypes in Europe – hardest working, most corrupt

Among the usual questions about attitudes to the euro and the European Union, people in eight nations (Britain, France, Germany, the Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Poland and Spain) were asked which country in the European Union is the hardest-working. The Greeks ignored the obvious answer (Germany) and instead nominated themselves. (The other seven nations all …