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British Stereotypes 101

Time for a geography lesson with Jess!

As a British person, it is safe to say that, like many other countries, there are a fair few stereotypes (or just completely inaccurate facts) put to our name. 529 more words

Hong Kong democracy activists protest outside British consulate

Pro-democracy activists demonstrate outside the British consulate in Hong Kong, on November 21, 2014 (AFP Photo/Philippe Lopez)

AFP

Hong Kong (AFP) – Dozens of protesters gathered outside Hong Kong’s British consulate Friday, accusing the former colonial power of failing to pressure China to grant free elections in the city and protect freedoms guaranteed in a joint treaty. 922 more words

Farage Predicts More Victories

Nigel Farage predicts that UKIP will be able to gain more victories in the future. The UKIP leader has said that UKIP will become a major force Parliament next year after they won the by-election in Rochester and Strood yesterday. 179 more words

Politics

Big figurine to brighten every day: 9: Christmas Gromit

I have been to a christmas crafts fair today and feel woofyful christmasy. So, though it is not yet December: Christmas Gromit!

Gromit the red nose snowdog.

Travelling In The UK

The Curse Of The Drone?

Like many people I am in favour of new technology, but sometimes it can lead to unforeseen problems that the inventor never thought of. This is particularly true of the new and popular use of drones, i.e. 575 more words

Britain

Londinium

The city of London captures the imagination like no other.