Theresa May

Theresa May’s Cabinet: How Normal is It?

We’ve heard it all before… Politicians are out of touch, they don’t understand the working man and they live in a ‘Westminster bubble’; but what defines normality in British politics? Does attending a state school and having retail experience equate to a typical upbringing, or is an Oxbridge education mandatory to govern the nation?
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Education in the UK

The British Education System Lets Down the Most Vulnerable

121 million children worldwide do not receive any education whatsoever. This is a startling statistic from the Global Partnership for Education, an international organization focused on getting children in the world’s poorest countries into full-time education.
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TV Shaun the Sheep

5 Utterly Terrifying Programs from British Children’s TV

Admittedly, we have always struggled with quality children’s television in Britain. Across the pond, Sesame Street, Barney the Dinosaur, Pee-wee’s Playhouse and Arthur have entertained tots for generations with their inquisitive ideas combining entertainment with learning, whilst teaching morals at the same time, yet us Brits prefer to induce insomnia on our younger viewers rather than to please. Let’s have a look at some of these train wrecks.
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Scratchcards

Why Do Poor Brits Love Buying Scratchcards?

I’m no fan of the National Lottery in the United Kingdom, especially scratchcards. In fact, I believe it to be a voluntary tax to fund sports and the arts of social elites on the backs of the poorest and most vulnerable Brits. It angers me when I see government-sanctioned National Lottery posters, advertisements and announcements.
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United Kingdom news

Information and News from the United Kingdom

Prior to the First World War, the United Kingdom used to be the world’s sole superpower with a third of the earth’s landmass colored pink on a map; yet if we were to fast forward over one hundred years later, we see a wind battered island on the the edge of the European continent with it’s back literally turned to its continental partners.
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Princess Diana

A New Light On Princess Diana

You may or may not remember the massive wave of change that Princess Diana brought to the world, but surely her name rings a bell. Princess Diana, once the most famous woman in the world, took the world by storm with her modern style, daring approaches with media and scandals in her married life. Recent footage released by Peter Settelen has revealed intimate and private details about Diana and Prince Charles’s personal life, which allows us to take a walk in her shoes.
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British parliament

“Ni**er in the Woodpile” and Other Racist Parliament Anomalies

There has been recent controversy in the United Kingdom regarding the use of the term “ni**er in the woodpile” being used in parliament by Newton Abbey MP Anne Marie Morris. Aside from being a highly bizarre and unusual term to use in the 21st century, Morris had used the idiom to describe the threat of leaving the European Union with a trade deal at a launch of a report into the Britain’s financial sector. But what does this term actually mean?
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Gibraltar: Spain Vs. Britain

Against the backdrop of the questions regarding Gibraltar and its appearance once more after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (Brexit) of last year’s vote; The Telegraph reported that Spain seems to want the territory for itself, since the mountain geographically connects with it.
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