The ugly American, even in diplomatic service?

Via a post on RASSF: U.S. embassy owes a million pounds congestion charge 19 October 2006 LONDON: The U.S. Embassy in London owes more than a million pounds for the congestion charge in the capital, the mayor’s office said on Wednesday. London authorities say the charge on driving in the centre of the city is… Continue reading The ugly American, even in diplomatic service?

Weirdness roundup: the “Panda Menace” part II.

Darn pandas! Back in the news again… Panda Bites Off Part of Woman’s Thumb A panda cub bit off part of the thumb of an American visitor who was feeding it at a reserve in southwest China, state media said Thursday. The 50-year-old woman, identified only as Lisa, had registered in the Wolong Giant Panda… Continue reading Weirdness roundup: the “Panda Menace” part II.