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International News Archive - March 11, 2009

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A London prison built by convicts in the late 19th century has been listed as a historic building.

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China said that its exports plunged in February, falling 25.7 percent as the global recession cut sharply into consumer spending.

Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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