An anniversary year

LONDON, April 1 (UPI) -- This is a great year for anniversaries, including the resignation of the British minister for war in an espionage scandal.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Unpublished Philip Larkin poem discovered

LONDON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- An unpublished poem by the late British poet Philip Larkin will be heard for the first time during a BBC television documentary, the network said.

BBC to air discovered Larkin recordings

LONDON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The BBC plans to air several recordings featuring lost works of the late English poet Philip Larkin.

Unpublished Philip Larkin poem discovered

LEICESTER, England, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- An unpublished poem written by British poet Philip Larkin in the late 1940s about his father's death has been found in a university library archives.

Global View: What are politicians for?

"What are days for?" asked the English poet, Philip Larkin. "Days are where we live," was his initial answer, though solving the question ultimately involved "t

Acclaimed poet Thomas Gunn dead at 74

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29 (UPI) -- British poet Thomas Gunn, who published more than 30 books, has died at his San Francisco home of an apparent heart attack. He was 74.

Analysis: Inside the mind of Peter Simple

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- Michael Wharton, the now-nonagenarian satirical genius who created the world of Peter Simple in his "Way of the World" columns in the London Daily Telegraph over the past four and a half decades, does not share the now-common optimism about America's blit
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Global View: Housing's lonely boom

QUERETARO, Mexico, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The market for houses in the key global economy, that of the United States--the booming market for houses--may throw some light on where the U.S. economy and, by extension, the world economy is heading.
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Economics Correspondent