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Britain will leave the single market after Labour helps government defeat Brexit bill amendment

Vote to keep Britain in the single market defeated by 299 votes to 136. Labour join government in defeating single market amendment. Cries of "shame" as Labour say reducing immigration must take priority. Labour rebels accuse front bench...Show More Summary

Rowing: Triple Olympic champion Andrew Triggs Hodge retires

Britain's triple Olympic champion Andrew Triggs Hodge announces his retirement from rowing.

Virgin Money reports 33 pct jump in pretax profit

London - Virgin Money Holdings reported resilient demand following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, helping the bank to a 33 percent rise in full-year underlying pretax profit. Underlying pretax profit rose to 213.3 million pounds ($265.07 million) for the year ended Dec.31 from 160.7 million pounds. Show More Summary

Britain Is Now a One-Party State

What happens to a democracy when the opposition goes M.I.A.?

Britain urges Malaysia to share evidence on Kim VX attack

Britain on Monday urged Malaysia to share evidence from the lethal VX nerve gas attack on Kim Jong-Un's half-brother with the United Nations, which could take action against North Korea. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said information...Show More Summary

Neil Fingleton, 'Game of Thrones' giant and a former basketball player, dies at 36

Neil Fingleton, one of Britain’s tallest men and an actor who was best known for playing the giant Mag the Mighty on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” has died. The 7-foot-7-inch actor died Saturday, according to the Associated Press. He was 36. The cause of death was heart failure, according to British...

Former UK PM Major slams 'unrealistic' Brexit expectations

Former Prime Minister John Major lambasted Britain's preparations for leaving the European Union on Monday, saying the government must offer more charm and less "cheap rhetoric" if it wants to … Click to Continue »

Why Japanese Tattoo Artists Are Thriving in Britain—but Not Back Home

15 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

There's a long-running tradition of Japanese tattoo artists in Britain, but the art is still taboo in Japan

'Game of Thrones' Mag the Mighty Actor Dies at Age 36

15 hours agoEntertainment / Film : Moviefone

Between the death of Bill Paxton and all the drama at the 2017 Oscars, the loss of Britain's tallest man went almost unnoticed. Neil Fingleton, who played Mag the Mighty on "Game of Thrones," died Saturday at the way-too-young age of 36. Show More Summary

UK's problem-plagued inquiry into child sex abuse begins

Britain's problem-plagued inquiry into child sex abuse finally began Monday, years after it was organized, amid revelations that entertainers, clergy and senior politicians were involved in abuse. The far-reaching probe … Click to Continue »

Juncker to offer EU 'pathways' to post-Brexit unity

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker will propose to national leaders next month a handful of options for shoring up unity once Britain launches a withdrawal that some fear could trigger a further unraveling of the bloc.

‘Game Of Thrones’ Neil Fingleton Dies Young, Did His Size Play A Part?

Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton died Sunday from heart failure. He was only 36-years-old, so one would think a man that age would be relatively healthy. As Britain’s tallest man and weighing close to 400 pounds, did his size play...Show More Summary

Never mind the Oscars, Britain hosted its own awards ceremony... for kebabs

The world watched the Oscars with bated breath on Sunday night, but another awards ceremony was also taking place with something of a more culinary focus. Britain hosted its very own equivalent of the Oscars — the British Kebab Awards. Show More Summary

Theresa May to End EU Free Movement Into Britain Next Month: Report

At present most EU citizens who travel to Britain are free to live and work there as they wish.

Woman Sues Club After Fall, but Judge Cites Her 'Obese State'

A judge in Britain had denied a woman's claim that dim lighting in a jazz club was to blame for injuries she suffered in a fall, with her unusually frank ruling making headlines because of its references to the woman's "inebriated, obese state." UK after Judge Heather Baucher ruled last...

If Brexit Negotiations Go Badly, the U.K. Has a Fallback—becoming the Next Switzerland

Britain has already majorly reduced its corporate tax to boost foreign investment and jobs by making it a more desirable—i.e. cheaper—place for multinationals to set up.

Britain’s Roberto Pavoni Announces Retirement from Swimming

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Roberto Pavoni becomes the second Brit in as many days to announce a retirement from competitive swimming. Pavoni, at 25... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Britain’s Roberto Pavoni Announces Retirement from Swimming

7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain's tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the cause as heart failure. Fingleton was recognized by Guinness World Records...

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