Avoid using British parts, European porn makers advised|Humor

Stars of the UK porn industry are on all fours after the EU advised against the use of British private parts in porn products and merchandise once Brexit takes place. To qualify for free trade access, at least 55% of a product must originate from an EU country. British porn stars gathered at a hastily […]

British MPs seek to summon Facebook’s Zuckerberg for questioning over data scandal

British MPs seek to summon Facebook’s Zuckerberg for questioning over data scandal

British MPs have called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. It’s alleged the details of Facebook users were harvested, and used to influence the 2016 US Presidential election. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Select Committee, headed by MP Damian Collins, has written a letter […]

Will British airlines lose their rights to fly to America after Brexit?

Will British airlines lose their rights to fly to America after Brexit?

THERE has been much chatter among frequent flyers in London this week about a front-page splash in the Financial Times claiming that British negotiations with America to replace the EU-US Open Skies Treaty are in trouble: The US is offering Britain a worse “open skies” deal after Brexit than it had as an EU member, […]

Perpetrators still subjecting British girls to genital mutilation with impunity, campaigner tells RT

Perpetrators still subjecting British girls to genital mutilation with impunity, campaigner tells RT

British children are being subjected to genital mutilation at home and abroad with impunity for the perpetrators, a campaigner has warned. Nobody would be held responsible if a girl goes missing from school, they said. Hilary Burrage, author of ‘Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective’ told RT: “If a child doesn’t appear and she […]

British Liberal stalwart becomes latest to warn of looming war threat that doesn’t exist

British Liberal stalwart becomes latest to warn of looming war threat that doesn’t exist

Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has written an article in Britain’s Independent newspaper with the scary, clickbaity headline ‘Because of Trump and Brexit, we are closer to war than we have been for decades.’ Ashdown is a respected stalwart of the British political establishment – an avuncular, heroic former soldier and diplomat it is […]

British Airways’ franchisee in South Africa throws off two black passengers

British Airways’ franchisee in South Africa throws off two black passengers

IN THE latest—and possibly most alarming—in a recent string of allegations of racism against airlines, two black musicians claim they were downgraded from business class on a British Airways-branded flight in South Africa to make room for a white woman. Thabo Mabogwane and Bongani Mohosana, a South African musical duo known as Black Motion, purchased […]

British Think Tank Report Says EU Food Policies Raise Food Prices

A new report from the TaxPayers’ Alliance, a British nonprofit, argues that British food prices have been made artificially higher—an estimated seventeen percent so—by a combination of EU “tariffs, subsidies, and overly restrictive regulations.” The 51-page report comes as Britain crafts its future ahead of 2019’s Brexit, which will likely leave British lawmakers solely responsible […]

Old Scientist: Why aren’t there more British Nobels?

Old Scientist: Why aren’t there more British Nobels?

By Mick O’Hare “DOES epidemic disease come from space?” In the relatively sober 1970s, this headline must have been even more alarming than it would be in our present era of fake news. Especially atop an article by famous astronomer Fred Hoyle and astrobiologist Chandra Wickramasinghe, arguing that infamous epidemics like the deadly Spanish flu […]