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26 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget

This ad for Protein World — a diet supplement — caused more debate in Britain than any other ad this year. After it first appeared in London underground stations during the summer, it was the subject of hundreds of complaints to theShow More Summary

Philip Hammond says Britain will get a deal with the EU. But what sort of deal?

There were no announcements in Philip Hammond’s speech to the Tory party conference. He used a chunk of it to… The post Philip Hammond says Britain will get a deal with the EU. But what sort of deal? appeared first on Spectator Blog...

Britain's Cameron Ready to Use Nuclear Weapons... in Some Circumstances

UK Prime Minister David Cameron admitted on Sunday that Britain may consider using nuclear weapons in certain circumstances.

Worlingworth, Wilby and Alien Komnenids in Britain

So, this interesting Komnenid coin (said to have been) "found in Suffolk" being sold in the UK, ("excessively rare and possibly the only specimen of this Byzantine Emperor in silver available to the private collector"), what do we know...Show More Summary

More sinkholes open up under countries on opposite ends of the Earth

16 hours agoEducation / Learning : Infocult

Sinkholes ripped out the ground from under two English-speaking nations on either end of the Earth this week. In Britain, a pit yawned right through a street and bits of St. Albans lawns. Residents reported hearing a crash as the...

"In Pursuit of Antiquity: Drawings by the Giants of British Neo-Classicism" opens at Tchoban Foundation

19 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Important architectural drawings held by Sir John Soane?s Museum, one of the most significant collections of its kind in Great Britain, form a new temporary exhibition at the Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin. The exhibition...Show More Summary

British PM Cameron says will not be rushed on EU referendum date

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said his renegotiation of Britain's ties with the European Union was "bloody hard work" but that he would not be rushed into naming a date for a referendum on membership, The Sunday Telegraph reported.

Mummification was common in Bronze Age Britain

Ancient Britons may have intentionally mummified some of their dead during the Bronze Age, according to archaeologists at the University of Sheffield. Bronze Age skeleton from Neat's Court excavation, on Isle of Sheppey, Kent [Credit:...Show More Summary

Migrants Force Channel Tunnel Rail Service Suspension

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

About 200 migrants attempt to get to Britain via the tunnel from Calais.

Britain warns it needs robust reforms to stay in EU

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will vote to leave the European Union in a planned referendum if it does not secure "robust, substantial and irreversible" reforms, the foreign secretary has warned, in a marked hardening of language on the issue.

Mummification more widespread in Bronze Age Britain

A new study by the University of Sheffield has found new evidence that mummification may have been more widespread in Bronze Age Britain than previously realized. The damp climate is not conducive to the preservation of soft tissues, so unless a body was preserved in an aerobic environment like a peat bog, trying to figure [...]

Only 5 percent of Russian strikes hitting Islamic State: Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - Only one in 20 Russian air strikes in Syria are aimed at Islamic State targets, Britain's defense secretary said on Saturday, warning that Vladimir Putin was instead killing civilians to shore up President Bashar al-Assad.

Draw denies McKenzie's IBF title bid

yesterdaySports / Boxing : BBC Boxing

Britain's Ovill McKenzie claims a split-decision draw against IBF cruiserweight champion Victor Emilio Ramirez.

Migrants Storm Channel Tunnel, Eurotunnel Train Services Halted

Eurotunnel, the operator of Channel Tunnel between Britain and France, suspended train services when over 100 migrants stormed into the Calais terminal, Sky News reports.

Not a Dime’s Worth of Difference!

Barack Obama: We know that other countries, in response to one mass shooting, have been able to craft laws that almost eliminate mass shootings. Friends of ours, allies of ours — Great Britain, Australia, countries like ours. So we know there are ways to prevent it. And, of course, what’s also routine is that somebody, […]

Newswire: Jonathan Glazer directed bizarre new ident bumpers for Britain’s Channel 4

Britain’s Channel 4—best known in the US as the original home of cult items like The IT Crowd, Spaced, and Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, and at home as a tide pool of reality shows and imported American TV—is in the middle of a large-scale rebranding effort. Show More Summary

No President Obama, America Is Not 'Like' Australia or Britain

After his much-commented-on “politicize gun control!” speech last night, President Obama said this to the assembled press corps: We know other countries in response to one mass shooting have been able to craft laws that almost eliminate mass shootings. Show More Summary

British teen receives life sentence for inciting terrorist act

2 days agoNews : BlogPost

LONDON — A teenager thought to be Britain’s youngest convicted terrorist received a life sentence Friday for inciting a terrorist attack in Australia during an annual war memorial event. The teen was 14 when he planned the attack, which included a plot to kill police officers in Melbourne during Anzac Day, an annual day of […]

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