The late 1970s and 1980s witnessed the emergence of a younger generation of artists working in the United Kingdom who began to receive international attention for practices which, although incredibly diverse, share a revived interest in the sculpted object, in materials, and in ideas around production procedures. Show More Summary
Scientists in the United Kingdom have found what they believe could be an unlikely treatment for the deadly and notoriously hard-to-kill MRSA superbug : a foul-smelling, Medieval concoction of garlic, wine and cow bile. Continue reading ? The post Could a Medieval potion made of bile and garlic stop MRSA? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
In 2010, a group of young al-Qaeda-inspired men were arrested for plotting terrorist attacks on the United Kingdom, after being photographed holding secret meetings in Wales.
Poultry products from the United Kingdom will again be permitted access to South Africa's poultry market. South African authorities banned UK poultry following the outbreak of avian influenza last year, causing a setback in steadily growing market.
Which Political Dinosaur Will You Vote For? Unless you have been buried under a geological formation for the last few months it probably hasn’t escaped your attention that on May 7th in the United Kingdom we are going to have a general election. Today, April 1st means that there is just over five weeks remaining […]
The Adam Smith Institute invites the under-21s to enter our annual ‘Young Writer on Liberty’ competition. This year’s theme is: The road not yet travelled: Three paths the next government should take towards a freer United Kingdom This is not a typical essay contest. Instead, entrants should submit three, ASI blog-style articles, each highlighting a different […]
Socialists in both France and the United Kingdom are split on whether to be pro- or anti-business.
Ecuadorian artist Oscar Santillan is causing a ruckus in the United Kingdom with Intruder, an art installation consisting of a 1-inch-tall stone. According to Santillan, the stone is the top inch of England’s tallest mountain, Scafell Pike (elevation 3,209 ft). Santillan presents the work as a commentary on humanity’s desire to categorize nature with various […]
Rapper and pastor Trip Lee believes music has the power to unite people from different cultures and races within the church, but adds that Christian unity must be biblical and reflect the kingdom of God because it's about more than bringing different races under one roof for two hours on a Sunday morning.
A new survey from YouGov, ahead of the United Kingdom’s General Election to be held on the 7th of May, has found that 79% of Scottish adults want the UK government to implement policies which will help develop more renewable energy.Show More Summary
Carl Froch may get a chance to rematch Andre Ward, as Ward says he's willing to go anywhere in the UK except for Froch's hometown of Nottingham. Andre Ward hasn't fought since 2013, and the reigning super middleweight champion (in recess?)...Show More Summary
But the United Kingdom carrier says all of its customers' miles are safe.
A group of doctors and medical academics have called for a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom's Independence party reportedly has requested a public apology from the Swedish broadcaster SVT over unfair comments.
As well as being healthier, a recent article concludes that the traditional Mediterranean diet creates less of a carbon footprint than the diets associated with residents of the US or the United Kingdom. The consequences of climate change range from species extinction to sea-level increases and the spread of diseases. For this reason, researchers have […]
To mark the beginning of the official campaign period in advance of the May 7 election (now 38 days away), FiveThirtyEight is launching United Kingdom general election predictions, developed by me and my colleagues at electionforecast.co.uk. Last week, we provided a crash course in the political history of the U.K. Here, we’ll introduce the key […]
Name: Emily Quinton and Stef Location: East Dulwich; London, United Kingdom Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: 6 months; Rented "Create something every day," reads the brightly-colored motto that adorns the living room wall of the...Show More Summary
HBO has unveiled its own trailer for the A Casual Vacancy mini-series. This show, based on J.K. Rowling’s novel, aired in the United Kingdom back in February 2015. United States audiences will get to see this adaptation on April 29th and April 30th. Click here to watch the BBC One trailer. (via The Hollywood Reporter)
Recreational users of coastal waters around the United Kingdom, such as swimmers and surfers, are at risk of exposure to antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to new research published this week.
In February, the inflation rate in the United Kingdom fell to 0%. This is the lowest rate since records of inflation were first taken in 1960. Official figures demonstrate that lower prices of transportation, food, and computer goods helped to cut the rate back from January’s inflation rate of 0.3%. Show More Summary