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London Marathon 2015 Was Biggest Event in 35 Years

London Marathon 2015 Was Biggest Event in 35 Years

It was cold, windy and it had rained earlier, but still people were not deterred. More than 38,000 people took part in the 26.2 mile 2015 London Marathon, making it the biggest event in the marathon’s 35-year history. Prince Harry was joined by elite athletes, movie stars, models and famous sportsmen, at the Sunday event. […]

Richard III Finally Being Buried 500 Years After Reign

Richard III Finally Being Buried 500 Years After Reign

When most people say they saw Richard III, they mean acted out. Right now, though, people in England can see the former King Richard III (or at least his coffin) in various historically significant settings near where he made his last stand, before he is finally buried later this week, more than 500 years after […]

Winston Churchill Not Forgotten

Winston Churchill Not Forgotten

Last week marked the 50th anniversary of the unforgotten Winston Churchill’s death. This week, the public remembers the celebrated author of the leader’s biography, Martin Gilbert, who passed away this Tuesday. Churchill was a rigid individual who was not hesitant about exposing himself to media coverage or in forging his countrymen through WWII. Aside from his at […]

Christmas Traditions Observed Throughout the World

Christmas Traditions Observed Throughout the World

Christmas is celebrated on December 25 in much of the Western world. However, Christmas traditions observed throughout the world can vary greatly. For most Christians around the world, it is the day recognized as Christ’s birthday, however, this date is debatable. Many believe it was selected by Roman church officials to coincide with existing solstice […]

England Man Returns Home After Cleared of Murder by South Africa Court

England Man Returns Home After Cleared of Murder by South Africa Court

In England, a man has returned home to Bristol after a court in South Africa cleared him of planning to have his wife murdered. Shrien Dewani, 34, of England allegedly conspired to have his wife murdered in 2010, according to the BBC News, who broke this story. After arriving at Gatwick Airport, Dewani exited via […]

Bird Flu Discovered at Duck Farm in Yorkshire

Bird Flu Discovered at Duck Farm in Yorkshire

Bird flu has been discovered and confirmed, according to the BBC News, at a Yorkshire, England duck breeding farm. Yorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom. Though not many details have yet been released about this case, it appears to be, so far, the only example of bird flu found at the Yorkshire […]

Qatar and Russia World Cup Bids Cleared From Corruption Allegations

Qatar and Russia World Cup Bids Cleared From Corruption Allegations

The FIFA investigation regarding the World Cup bids of Qatar and Russia concluded with corruption allegations cleared and their bids maintained. Results were released Thursday by FIFA’s head ethics judge, Hans-Joachim Eckert, who admitted “potentially problematic conduct” by other interested nations but did not find the same with the two hosting nations. The voting for those […]

Human Trafficking Ring Broken up in Manchester, England

Human Trafficking Ring Broken up in Manchester, England

A human trafficking ring was just broken up in Manchester, England, and 13 people have been arrested as a result, according to a story first written about by the BBC News. A pregnant woman, 20 years old, was almost fooled into having an abortion after a fake “marriage.” The Slovakian woman was one of the […]

Queen Elizabeth Assassination Plot Foiled by British Police

Queen Elizabeth Assassination Plot Foiled by British Police

HRH Queen Elizabeth II had a plot to assassinate her foiled by British police earlier today, a plan that had been concocted by four Islamic terrorists. Authorities executed several raids in both Buckinghamshire and West London in order to enact justice on the freedom fighters, whose ages are said to range between 19 and 27. […]

Million Mask March Has Riot Police on Alert in London

Million Mask March Has Riot Police on Alert in London

The London Million Mask March protest scheduled for today has police all over the city center on alert, blockading portions and wearing riot gear in anticipation of possible conflicts. The protest, one of multiple scheduled across Europe for November 5, is calling for the complete disruption of all traffic in the city. Organizing hacktivist group, […]

UK Independence Party Win

UK Independence Party Win

In a world where there is a growing global distrust for democracy, Douglas Carswell has been named a winner of the first UK Independence Party (UKIP) election to Westminster. As polls were tallied and voters awaited the news on Oct. 9, 2014 there was a sense of excitement for voters; many who have not voted in […]

Scotland Independence Vote Gets Closer: What Will It Mean for the U.K.

Scotland Independence Vote Gets Closer: What Will It Mean for the U.K.

As the independence vote for Scotland gets closer, it is important to see what it will mean for the rest of the U.K. if the country decides for it. One of the limitations of this referendum is that only people living in the northern country will get a vote, but there are plenty of Scottish […]

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