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John Robson: What's Europe doen for Britain lately?

Here’s an idea for fixing the European Union. Britain leaves. Then everyone else does too. What’s not to love about self-government?

For many centuries Britons could petition a court for a weighty writ called Praemunire against anyone who denied the sovereignty of the English government. 797 more words

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Cruise and Air News: A Historic Ocean Liner Will Sail Again by ELAINE GLUSAC


What you need to know if you’re on a trip or planning one soon, including an app for walkers and new airline perks for premium passengers. 11 more words

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10 best things about being a British woman

So maybe the World Health Organization declared that British women had the second lowest life expectancies in Europe … at least they’re not Denmark! Can I get a high five?! 32 more words


VIDEO: Super Bowl 50: In numbers

Super Bowl 50, American football’s showstopper takes place this weekend between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. The BBC takes a look at the numbers. 13 more words


The History Girls: Eva Tucker, 1929 - 2015 by Miranda Miller

Berlin Mosaic (Belonging) by Eva Tucker

Occasionally we are lucky enough to meet someone who makes us feel we can touch events that happened before we were born. 170 more words

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UK prime minister to reform prisons

British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to announce plans for how to overhaul English and Welsh prisons in response to the forty-six-percent reoffending rates which cost upwards of thirteen billion pounds a year (plus more victims of crime), high levels of violence, Justice Secretary Michael Gove’s 2015 assertion that prison governors have not enough say over how jails spend their money, Frances Cook’s Howard League for Prison Reform criticizing unclean and understaffed institutions, and findings that during an average week, six hundred incidents of self-harm, one suicide, and three hundred fifty assaults (ninety against staff) will take place inside the United Kingdom prison system. 116 more words