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The European Economic Dilemma: Adjusting Growth and Inflation

For a while now, Europe has been going through a wide variety of issues. Whether it’s the refugee crisis, risk of Britain voting to leave the European Union, or Greece’s economic disaster, Europe has been set back recently. Despite these...Show More Summary

Saying Israel has no right to exist as a Jewish state is not anti-Semitic

Britain's Labour Party is embroiled in a controversy over anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism that is sure to cross the pond. But it is not anti-Semitic to say, as many Palestinian supporters do, that Israel has no right to exist as a Jewish state.

Now ISIS Wants Into the Self-Driving Car Business

Don’t expect ride sharing. It seems, some days, that everyone and their sister is working on autonomous vehicles, but a NATO security expert just confirmed that even ISIS is getting in on the technology, Britain’s Express newspaper reports. Show More Summary

Why You Should Care About Britain's Local Elections

4 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Given all the sound, fury and misinformation that is the contest for the EU referendum, people in England could be forgiven for not realising that there are also local elections happening in early May. Show More Summary

Who Could Replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Leader?

4 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

With Britain’s Labour Party embroiled in a row over anti-Semitism and hurtling toward local elections on Thursday in which it could be set to lose as many as 150 council seats, attention is turning to the position of leader Jeremy Corbyn. As...Show More Summary

Buying a property in Britain will leave you poor when you're old

Britons are scrimping and saving to get on the property ladder — after all, if you own your own house, then you won't be paying off someone else's mortgage. However, the latest data from the National Institute for Economic and Social...Show More Summary

Boiling water may be the cause of dark streaks on Mars: study

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The results of Earth-bound lab experiments appear to back up the theory that dark lines on Martian slopes are created by water — though in an otherworldly manner, scientists said Monday. A team from France, Britain and the United States constructed models and simulated Mars conditions to...

Leicester City upends “size is everything” mantra

The lowly UK soccer club has, remarkably, won the Premier League. Victory in Britain’s top division had been the preserve of a five-club oligopoly since 1992, and Leicester was a 5000-1 outsider. Businesses facing seemingly unbreakable glass ceilings have a new role model.

Piers Morgan: Ex-'Top Gear' Team Jeremy Clarkson and Co. 'Not Big Stars Anymore'

Jeremy Clarkson and his former Top Gear co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May are among the most-talked about television stars in Britain. But they’ll have to brace themselves for no longer being “big stars,” apparently. This according...Show More Summary

British manufacturing just shrunk for the first time in 3 years

Britain's manufacturing sector is in the worst shape it's been in for three years and there is a "deep unease" around the industry, according to the latest data released by Markit and the CIPS on Tuesday. Markit's purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the UK manufacturing sector in April dropped on Tuesday morning, coming in at 49.2. Show More Summary

Here's the proof that you need rich parents to get on Britain's property ladder

"The Bank of Mum and Dad" is "a major player" in the UK housing market, according to new research — almost two-thirds of under-35 homeowners had help from parents in buying their property. Insurer Legal & General and the Centre for Economics...Show More Summary

Currency traders are no longer worried about Brexit

The pound has erased its losses for 2016, as investors spooked by the fear of Brexit start to see the chances of Britain actually leaving the EU getting less and less likely, making the bearish outlook on the pound less prominent. The...Show More Summary

Faroe Islands, the Vikings and the Shetlands

The Faroe Islands archipelago lies halfway between Norway and Ice­land, 320 kilometres off the NE Scottish coast of Great Britain. The Faroe Islands were part of the Kingdom of Norway until 1814. when the Treaty of Kiel granted Denmark control over the Faroes in 1814, along with other ex-Norwegian regions: Greenland and Iceland. Show More Summary

British red tops go blue to hail Leicester ‘fairytale’

13 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Britain’s broadsheets and red tops displayed an uncustomary blue on Tuesday, the team colours of Leicester City, the club whose improbable success in winning the Premier League was hailed as a miracle. The outsiders dubbed...Show More Summary

North Korean leader bans weddings and funerals for ‘security’

The North Korean dictator banned all weddings – and funerals – for the coming week as the reclusive country gears up to anoint him as their official leader at the first Workers’ Party of Korea Congress in 36 years, Britain’s Sunday Times reports. Thousands of delegates and security forces from across North Korea are expected […]

The Labour Party Rot Deepens

(John Hinderaker) Britain’s Labour Party has been roiled by a series of blatant anti-Semitic incidents involving members of Parliament and other party officials. Now, the Telegraph reports that the publicly announced dismissals of anti-Semites,...Show More Summary

All states are purple states

Scott Alexander has a wonderful post reviewing Albion’s Seed.  At the end he discusses how four groups of immigrants from Britain still affect our culture today, particularly the red state/blue state phenomenon: Before I had any idea about any of this, I wrote that American society seems divided into two strata, one of which is […]

Male Gymnasts Strip Down To Dazzle “Britain’s Got Talent”

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

A group of ripped gymnasts known as "4G" wowed Britain's Got Talent with an intense gymnastics routine over the weekend.

Here Are Princess Charlotte's 1st Birthday Gifts

She may be too young to appreciate it, but Britain's Princess Charlotte has received an extraordinary array of birthday gifts. Kensington Palace officials say she received letters and gifts from 64 countries on her first birthday Monday. Some were early birthday presents given during recent state visits by world leaders,...

Kate Middleton Graces the Cover of British 'Vogue'

Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Picture-perfect! Five years after she became an official member of the royal family -- and captured the hearts of everyone in Britain and the world over -- Kate Middleton is gracing the cover of British Vogue. Show More Summary

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