- Making News: Hit the Road Jack (Straw)
The polls in Britain won't close until after this live broadcast is over, and the BBC says the results won't be complete until tomorrow. James Kirkup, political correspondent for The Scotsman, has predictions on today's Parliamentary election and how charges of corruption could deal a blow to the Tony Blair's Labour Party.
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When a Japanese electronics company wanted to auction off a Van Gogh, Picasso, Sisley and Cezanne, it couldn't decide between Christie's and Sotheby's, so it required the auction houses to engage in a game of chance played on schoolyards all over the world. We all know that rock breaks scissors, scissors cut paper and paper covers rock. Douglas Walker of the Rock Paper Scissors Society has more on what may be one of history's most expensive games.
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