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Britains Birds - Review

Britain's Birds - Review (Cover image) Britain's Birds by Rob Hume, Robert Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop & David Tipling | 560 pages | Wild Guides | Paperback | 2016 | ISBN: 978-0-691-15889-1| I'm a huge fan of the Wildguides series of books...
by Views From An Urban Lake on Aug 27, 2016

British Prime Minister Theresa May announces £40mn fund to boost post-Brexit UK tourism

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a press conference on July 28, 2016. (AFP photo)British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the allocation of a 40-million-pound fund for tourism projects across the country, pledging a boost in t...

NEWSHOUR BOOKSHELF - "White Trash"

"The origin of ‘white trash,' and why class is still an issue in the U.S." PBS NewsHour 8/16/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  In “White Trash,” Nancy Isenberg delves into the history of class in America, starting with British colonization.  At th...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 22, 2016

BREXIT - And the Fishing Industry

"Why Brexit may be the best thing for Britain's fishing industry" PBS NewsHour 8/17/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The world was shocked when, in June, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.  Many believe the severance will negatively...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 22, 2016

The Bath Bike Trail

Here’s our bike for the ‪#‎bathbiketrail‬ – we’re calling him Jack. If you’re out spotting bikes on the trail, take a selfie with Jack and tweet us @Madison_Oakley with your guess on how many Union Jacks are on Jack! Mor...

British Lowell Goddard quits UK child sex abuse inquiry

This AFP file photo taken on February 11, 2015 shows New Zealand High Court judge Justice Lowell Goddard arriving at Portcullis House in central London.The head of a major British child sex abuse inquiry has quit, the third person to leave the p...

Steven Woolfe "ineligible" to stand in the election to replace Nigel Farage

This file photo taken on March 4, 2015, shows United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) Migration spokesman Steven Woolfe addressing supporters and media personnel in central London. BritainUKIP leadership hopeful Steven Woolfe has his chances of beco...

Dark Age palace found at mythical birthplace of King Arthur

The new 'Gallos' sculpture that has been erected at Tintagel Castle is seen in Tintagel on April 28, 2016 in Cornwall, England. Photo / GettyA Dark Age palace has been uncovered on Cornwall's windswept coast, strengthening the likelihood that the leg...

UK: Court hears plea that female paedophile should be let free as she is a practising Muslim

(England) 43-year-old Raheelah Dar has been jailed for 7 years for grooming and sexually abusing a minor over 20 years. However, her peccadillos came back to haunt her when her victim reported her to the police and Dar found herself in a court of law...
by Eye On The World on Aug 2, 2016

UK: Court hears plea, that female paedophile should be let free as she is a practising ....Muslim

(England) 43 year old Raheelah Dar has been jailed for 7 years for grooming and sexually abusing a minor over 20 years. However her peccadillo's came back to haunt her when her victim reported her to the Police and Dar found herself in a court of law...
by Eye On The World on Aug 2, 2016

Shocking Obesity Statistics Across the Globe ( 2016 and back )

Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death and is underestimated by public globally. In latest research (Forbes – December 2015), the people of countries around the world were asked: Out of every 100 people how many do you think...
by Mexico Bariatric Center Blog on Aug 1, 2016

ARCHAEOLOGY - London, Over and Under Ground

"London skyline rising but the history below ground is far more fascinating" PBS NewsHour 7/29/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Where once stood a 16th Century theater that first staged Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, a new London complex, including a 37-st...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 1, 2016

UK Imam: War is Coming, Muslims Can Take Women As Sex Slaves

#Obama UK Imam: War is Coming, Muslims Can Take Women As Sex Slaves... https://t.co/dHBAXizVsJ— Washington secrets (@okegorova12661) August 1, 2016(Daily Mail) A hardline Muslim preacher suspected of radicalising three British jihadis told teenage...
by Eye On The World on Jul 31, 2016

British Prime Minister Theresa May promises to step-up slavery fight in UK

British Prime Minister Theresa May (AFP photo)UK Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the government’s budget to fight modern slavery, saying thousands of people have fallen victim to the issue in Britain.“This government is determined to build...

Brexit increasing tensions in Franco-German relations

Finian CunninghamStrategic Culture FoundationBerlin and Paris have long been seen as the main political drivers for the European Union project. When Britain voted last month to quit the 28-member bloc, it was German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Fre...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 30, 2016

Brexit : British Prime Minister Theresa May calling for EU stronger cooperation

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the country’s decision to leave the European Union will not affect ties with EU partners, calling for a stronger cooperation.May made the remarks at a joint press conference with her Italian counterpart,...

Terrorist attack 'highly likely' in UK: Intelligence agencies

An armed British police officer on security patrol among tourists at Horse Guards Parade in London (File photo)...

Churches in Britain placed on terror alert after murder of French priest by Islamic State

Britain's intelligence agencies have said a terrorist attack in the UK is "highly likely", urging churches to review their security following attacks in other parts of Europe. Photo/File Churches in Britain have been told to tighten security af...

Insight Vacations Offering Free Companion Airfare

Insight Vacations is helping guests make their travel dreams more affordable by offering free airfare for companion travelers on select European Vacations.  For a limited time guests who book trips to Europe between June 30 and September 25...
by The Travlers Insider on Jul 26, 2016

UNITED KINGDOM - Defense Secretary on Defeating ISIS

COMMENT:  We aware that is very hard, if not impossible, to completely defeat a movement based on any religion.  I expect the best the world can do is defeat the ISIS army."UK Defense Secretary:  We want to maintain momentum in defeati...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 25, 2016


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