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I Marched Through London Last Night in Support of Britain's Sex Workers

[body_image width='1200' height='795' path='images/content-images/2014/12/18/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/12/18/' filename='sex-worker-march-soho-2014-774-body-image-1418909970.jpg' id='12391'] Photos by Jake Lewis This post originally appeared in VICE UK Last night, I joined a march through Soho in support of sex workers. Show More Summary

The Most Wonderful Time of Year: 10 Interesting Facts and Figures about Christmas in Britain You Might Not Know

Christmastime is one of the best of the year, regardless of whether you live in the UK or the US. In both countries, the air is filled with carols, stockings are filled with gifts, and the eggnog is filled with plenty of rum. And while...Show More Summary

A student group does volunteering in Nepal during Langtang Trek

A student group of 15 from Hong Kong, Great Britain and Canada led by their tutors Ms. Donna Gee and Mr. David Ensor were with us for the Volunteering Holiday in Nepal.

UK carriers agree £5 billion coverage improvements to avoid 'national roaming'

7 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Ever since the notion of national roaming first appeared back in June, the UK government and the four major mobile operators have fought over how best to rid Britain of so-called "not-spots." Culture Secretary Sajid Javid wanted to implement a system...

Britain is just great for Jon Hamm in trip to London

Life in London is less maddening for Jon Hamm. “It’s far more delightful to work here,” he said.

Pope Francis takes a public role in U.S.-Cuba relations

By Michelle Boorstein It’s common for the Vatican to play middleman in some of the most heated global disputes. It did so in a Chile-Argentina border standoff in the 1970s, and between Britain and Iran in 2007 over hostages. But such papal diplomacy has taken place behind the scenes. Pope Francis’s public role in the […]

David Guetta’s Panic Attacks Stalled His Career

The Grammy Award winning artist David Guetta was on top of the world with a handful of hits when panic attacks crippled his growing career. According to Britain’s the Times newspaper, the artist opened up about this troubling time back in 2012. Show More Summary

Fifteen paintings by Winston Churchill sold off in rare auction at Sotheby's London

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

A collection of paintings by Britain's wartime leader Winston Churchill was auctioned off on Wednesday in the biggest ever sale of artwork by the statesman and accomplished painter. The 15 paintings included views from his holidays in...Show More Summary

Elton John, David Furnish to tie the knot again

Elton John and his partner David Furnish plan to tie the knot for a second time, following the legalization of same-sex marriage in Britain.

Jehovah’s Witnesses, and judicial review being a last resort

R (o.t.a WATCH TOWER BIBLE & TRACT SOCIETY OF BRITAIN) v CHARITY COMMISSION, 12 December 2014, Dove J, no transcript yet available, summary on Lawtel (£) Judicial review is an excellent and flexible remedy, filling the gaps when statutory and other appeals do not provide a remedy for unlawful administrative acts or omissions. But there is a […]

Midwives Are Often Safer Than Docs–Why Don't They Deliver More Babies?

23 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This month, Britain's national health service advised women with low-risk pregnancies that it was safer to give birth under the supervision of midwives than doctors, as the latter are more likely to perform interventions like forceps deliveries and cesarean sections that carry risks of infection and surgical accidents. Read more...

Europe could edge past U.S. in race to courthouse

New rules and bank scandals boost financial fraud and class-action filings in Britain. Patent combatants flock to German judges. And spats over failed investments clog EU courts. The upshot: a lawsuit boom that may topple America as the world’s business litigation capital.

Guest Read: An Anglophile Spends Christmas in Britain

There are many advantages to traveling to Great Britain in December. Flights and hotels are generally cheaper and top attractions are often less populated with tourists. But the number one advantage of visiting the United Kingdom inShow More Summary

A virulent eruption of sanity in Washington: Obama restores diplomatic ties with Cuba

The conventional wisdom, at least in Britain, seems to be that Barak Obama’s presidency has been a desperate disappointment. That is partly a reflection of the extravagant – impossibly so… Continue reading The post A virulent eruption of sanity in Washington: Obama restores diplomatic ties with Cuba appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Old Snapshots of British Schoolchildren During World War II

World War II had a huge impact on the daily lives of the people of Britain, but soldiers and grieving widows weren’t the only ones whose lives were irrevocably altered by the war. Young schoolchildren in cities across Britain found themselves...Show More Summary

Most Expensive One Bedroom Home in Britain Listed for £1.8 million

Sometimes the real estate prices are difficult to explain. Many factors besides demand and supply come into play to determine the market price. A one bedroom house in Mayfair, London has been listed for sale for an asking price of a staggering £1.8 million. Show More Summary

Winnie-the-Pooh Could Be Leaving New York for Britain

British fans are keen for the bear to leave his home at the New York Public Library

Private enterprise has shaped Britain. So why is privatisation thought to be politically toxic?

Lately there’s been a lot of talk about the ‘P’ word: privatisation. Ed Miliband’s team hasn’t done the hard policy work to revitalise Labour as a party of government, and… Continue reading The post Private enterprise has shaped Britain. So why is privatisation thought to be politically toxic? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Greening Expects Ebola Breakthrough in Sierra Leone in 4-6 Weeks

UK International Development Secretary Justine Greening told Reuters Britain's efforts to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone will see "rapid progress" in the next 4-6 weeks. Follow Breitbart London on Twitter @BreitbartLondon

Cameron: Britain Faces Threat of Sydney-style Attack at Any Moment

(Inform) Britain faces the threat of a Sydney-style 'lone wolf' attack at any moment, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday, after a 16-hour siege at a cafe in the Australian city in which two captives were killed. Britain raised...Show More Summary

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