The British government is proposing to institute draconian spending cuts to cope with the country’s out-of-control budget deficit. Critics say the cuts are way too big, and may throw the country into a depression. The pound is predicted to fall against other currencies in reaction to the new policies.
In other news, a 73-year-old man in Georgia was stung to death by killer bees.
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