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Queen Elizabeth Welcomes Irish President

Queen Elizabeth Welcomes Irish President

Queen Elizabeth II of England welcomed the Irish President on his historic state visit to Britain Tuesday, making it possible for further reconciliations between the Republic of Ireland and the English Crown.  Irish President Michael Higgins’ four-day visit to Britain will coincide with the 16th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement signed by England and […]

Obesity Crisis Among Pets in U.K. [Video]

Obesity Crisis Among Pets in U.K. [Video]

The People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) reported on Thursday that across the U.K. there is an obesity crisis among cats and dogs. The group found that fatty treats are being fed to over 10 million pets by their owners leading to approximately 2.5 million overweight canines and more than two million overweight felines. That […]

European Mars Rover Revealed

European Mars Rover Revealed

The European Mars rover was revealed last Thursday at a testing ground in Britain and it is intended to drill underneath the surface of the Red Planet in search of signs of life. It has been nicknamed Bryan by its inventors. One prior version was termed Bridget and was covered in a gold type material […]

L’Wren Scott Death Sparks Hotline Campaign Against Suicide

L’Wren Scott Death Sparks Hotline Campaign Against Suicide

Following the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, L’Wren Scott, the issue of mental health crises during tougher times has come under the scanner. A charity is organizing a new helpline to help people, those who are thinking about suicide and are suffering from mental distress. It seems that L’Wren Scott’s death has given rise to […]

British New £1 Coin May Cost Vending Machine Industry up to £400 Million

British New £1 Coin May Cost Vending Machine Industry up to £400 Million

After being in circulation for 30 years, the British £1 coin is set to retire and be replaced by a new 12-sided, more secure counterpart, which will be introduced in 2017. Since the vending machines in the UK are adaptable to the round-shaped coins, the introduction of a new designed coin means the machines will […]

Britain Hospitals Now Skype Doctor Consultations [Video]

Britain Hospitals Now Skype Doctor Consultations [Video]

Managers claim that outpatient appointments – which would include email as well as Skype – could be reduced by as much as 35 percent, while improving patient satisfaction. Another benefit is allowing patients who cannot take time off from work to be seen medically, while freeing up spaces in the hospital’s parking garage. The added […]

World’s Oldest Known Living Land Creature Is Tortoise Named Jonathan

World’s Oldest Known Living Land Creature Is Tortoise Named Jonathan

A tortoise named Jonathan is believed to be the world’s oldest known living land creature and resides at an old plantation house in St. Helena. This village is located on one of the British Isle Territories out in the South Atlantic and has been home to the old tortoise since around 1882. Jonathan is just […]

Hackathon in Britain Held for Good Cause

Hackathon in Britain Held for Good Cause

Hackathon is a contest where computer programmers stay up for hours usually to create a new application or solve word problems. The hackathon that was held in Britain was for a good cause because developers had to create technological solutions to help flood victims in Britain. The event was held at Google Campus on Sunday, […]

Scotland Likely to Relinquish the Pound

Scotland Likely to Relinquish the Pound

Scotland has been warned that if it walks from away from the United Kingdom, it is likely to relinquish the British pound. The Scots will go to the polls on September 18, where four million people are expected to vote on independence. However, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told an audience in Edinburgh this […]

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