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Why Has David Cameron Gone All Evangelical This Easter?

Why Has David Cameron Gone All Evangelical This Easter?

David Cameron has gone all confusingly evangelical just in time for the Easter holidays. He has even videoed a special Easter message to the nation, extolling the virtues of having a “moral code.” Unlike their American counterparts, British politicians rarely speak in public about their religious beliefs, if they have any. It is not a […]

British Shopping Center Creates ‘Fast Lane’ for Shoppers, Who Is Next?

British Shopping Center Creates ‘Fast Lane’ for Shoppers, Who Is Next?

A British shopping center has created two lanes, a fast and slow lane, for shoppers, and the question is who is next? It all started because a 10-year-old girl wrote to the center to complain about being stuck behind slow people. Sometimes there is nothing worse than being stuck behind a slow-coach. Most know just […]

Britain Branded the Most Sexist Country in the World

Britain Branded the Most Sexist Country in the World

UN spokeswoman for violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, has in some rather controversial comments branded Britain the most sexist country in the world, sparking a fierce defensive backlash in the British media. On a recent visit to the country, the UN envoy claimed that the sexism exhibited in the UK was more “in your face” […]

Henri Matisse Cutouts Portrait of the Artist With Scissors

Henri Matisse Cutouts Portrait of the Artist With Scissors

The Tate Modern has unveiled a spectacular new exhibition, The Cut-Outs by the late Henri Matisse. The exhibition features work created out of paper that has been painted brightly in gouache and then cut into shapes and collaged onto larger backgrounds. The works cover the latter period of his life, and collectively they describe a kind […]

David Cameron Compares Himself to DynoRod With Divine Inspiration

David Cameron Compares Himself to DynoRod With Divine Inspiration

Whoever is writing for or advising British Prime Minister, David Cameron, on his speeches these days need to be commended for their fantastic ability to convince the Tory leader to espouse such entertaining and inadvisable drivel. Amid yet more Conservative Party controversy (one MP sacked, one forced resignation and a cabinet reshuffle) Cameron has managed […]

Facebook Group ‘Women Who Eat on Tubes’ Gross Gendered Bullying

Facebook Group ‘Women Who Eat on Tubes’ Gross Gendered Bullying

Facebook and the world of social media is once more at the center of a “stranger shaming” controversy, this time over a group called “Women Who Eat On Tubes” (WWOET) which is dedicated to posting photos of female passengers eating on the London underground trains -  a practice which has been labelled by many as […]

Peaches Geldof Death Not Triggered by Drugs

Peaches Geldof Death Not Triggered by Drugs

Peaches Geldof, the writer and TV presenter was found dead on April 6 at her home in Wrotham, England and, despite rumors that she followed in her mother’s footsteps and died of drug overdose, police concluded that her death was not triggered by drugs. On the contrary, the socialite’s demise was categorized as “unexplained and […]

Sahara Dust Pollution Britons Told to Stay Inside

Sahara Dust Pollution Britons Told to Stay Inside

Pollution levels in Britain are dangerously high and set to remain that way for days as dust blows in from the Sahara Desert. Asthmatics, and all those suffering from lung or heart conditions have been warned to stay indoors and definitely not to exercise in the open.  Government advice is for schoolchildren to be kept […]

Food Not Always as Beneficial as Fasting

Food Not Always as Beneficial as Fasting

There is nothing better than a steaming hot plate of food. A hot roast dinner might do it. Or a triple cheese burger with bacon maybe. Until relatively recently, the idea of taking a day or two off eating, out of choice, probably sounded ludicrous. The exceptions have always been religious folk, who often fast […]

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  • Poland to Get U.S. Miltary Troops April 20, 2014
    Poland will be getting some United States military troops, in efforts to expand North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) presence in Eastern Europe. This presence includes the land, air, and sea. The move is in response to recent events in Ukraine, and pro-Russian militants refusal to leave government facilities, despite an agreement made in Geneva. At […]
    Twanna Harps
  • Boston Strong Against the Odds [Video] April 20, 2014
    Monday is Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts, commemorating the battles of Concord and Lexington. In Boston the day is marked by its quintessential Marathon. Last year what had historically been a day of international cohesion, became a day of fear and battling the odds of survival. The intended effort to shake the Boston community made its […]
    Fern Remedi-Brown
  • Al Qaeda Activity in Yemen Draws U.S. Drone Strikes April 20, 2014
    A U.S. drone strike has killed several alleged al Qaeda militants in Yemen on Saturday, and some reports indicate that three civilians were killed as well. Differing casualty figures have been released, but it now appears that 10 militants were killed. This is the eighth U.S. drone strike in Yemen this year, indicating a strong […]
    Michael Schultheiss
  • UFC on FOX 11 Results April 20, 2014
    UFC on FOX 11 went down tonight from Orlando Florida at the Amway Center featuring four fights on the main card and 13 fights overall. The night was full of knockouts, submissions and decisions that will shakeup the rankings, and at least one fighter will be moving on to a title shot. No. 2 Fabricio […]
    Matthew Stinson
  • Kansas City Extends Win Streak to Five: Royals Proclamation April 20, 2014
    For the first two weeks, the Kansas City Royals were struggling to score runs, and were looking rather mediocre at best. Now their offense is kicking into gear, and the team is starting to get hot. That hot streak has led the Kansas City Royals to extend their winning streak to five games. The Royals […]
    Robert Pannier

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