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Did Boris Johnson Ramble About Model Buses to Manipulate Google’s Search Results?

Boris Johnson might soon become the Prime Minister after Theresa May stepped down in disgrace following her failed attempts to exit the European Union. And that means Johnson has been giving lots of interviews lately, including one with TalkRadio, where Johnson rambled on about how he enjoys making model buses. It was.... weird. Read More >>

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Britain Just Went a Week Without Coal for the First Time in 137 Years

Coal may have helped birth the Industrial Revolution here in Britain, but we're working hard to leave it behind. And it just hit a big milestone: this marks the first time since 1882 (!) that we've run a week without coal. Read More >>

politics
British Empire Shrinks by 3,000 People and 60 Islands

A UN court has ruled that the great British empire needs to get a little bit smaller, as its claim over the tiny archipelago of the Chagos Islands is a leftover of colonialism that needs remedying ASAP. Read More >>

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iPhone Confuses ‘Syria’ for ‘Siri’ During UK Defence Secretary’s Speech

For modern smartphone owners, it’s a common enough of an occurrence. You’re just sitting there, talking about whatever, when suddenly you say something that triggers the digital assistant on your phone. Now normally, you’d probably get annoyed for a second, tap a button to dismiss the interruption, and then continue with whatever you were doing. Read More >>

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Dozens of Octopuses Crawl Ashore Along Welsh Coast: ‘It Was a Bit Like an End of Days Scenario’

For three consecutive nights, troves of octopuses have been seen walking out of the sea and stranding themselves along several beaches in Wales. Experts say the unusual behaviour may have something to do with recent storms that swept through the region. Read More >>

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Even Weetabix Is Leaving The UK

In a devastating blow to the league of oldsters trying to bring back some sort of imaginary 'golden age' to the UK, British-as-fish-and-chips breakfast cereal Weetabix is jumping ship to the US. Read More >>

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Report: David Cameron Encouraged Boris to Drop London’s Uber Regulations

Remember David Cameron, the failed PM who slunk away from public life last year amid the chaos of Brexit? The man who will be remembered for being, among other things, the utter git who reportedly decided to hold the Brexit vote in a Chicago airport pizza restaurant? Well, he’s in the news again: The Financial Times reports that he encouraged the Boris to drop proposed regulations against Uber while the latter was still mayor of London. Read More >>

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Brexit Has Now Ruined Beer As Well

In its relentless campaign to make us realise what a bad idea it was to back out of the EU, Brexit has now resulted in Tesco scrapping no less than 31 beer and cider brands because of Leave-prompted price hikes. Read More >>

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Brits Are WAY More Loyal To Our Broadband Providers Than Our Partners

As the calendar drags us interminably towards February the 14th and its many, many smug Facebook engagements, lots of us unintentionally audit our romantic lives. Are we happy with our partners? Is it time to get back on Tinder? Did we settle for Dependable Devon instead of risking rejection from Perfect Paris? Read More >>

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British Broadband Stubbornness Costs Us £322 A Year

There are many upsides to bring a stubborn Brit: getting a seat on the bus, feeling like you bested someone in a battle of wits, never having to change. But it seems being stuck in our ways is costing us, at least in terms of bills. Read More >>

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24 Countries Where the Money Contains Meat

This week, some people in Britain and Canada were shocked to learn that their money contains trace amounts of animal fat. The new banknotes use animal byproducts that are found in everything from credit cards and crayons to glue and soap. But We have confirmed that Britain and Canada aren’t the only ones. Read More >>

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This is What The Site of Britain’s Largest Non-Nuclear Explosion Looks Like 70 Years Later

On Nov. 27th, 1944, 4,000 tonnes of bombs went off at RAF Fauld, a munitions facility in the English countryside near Hanbury, Burton. The explosion was so great that it caused a mushroom cloud and could be felt as far as Morocco. Read More >>

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This 1938 Magazine Cover Showed Britain a Shinier, Happier Future

The late 1930s were dark times for Britain. War was on the horizon, and things were about to get very, very tough. But some periodicals tried keeping things light with utopian visions of tomorrow. Like this 5th March, 1938 cover of Modern Wonder which featured the streamlined transportation of the future. The magazine reads: Read More >>

politics
British Scientists Share Their Brexit Concerns

Today's referendum decision is triggering some serious alarm bells among the country’s researchers. Here’s why they have a right to be worried. Read More >>

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Britain’s Drug Users are Under-Utilising the Internet

While the internet has freed us from actually dealing with other human beings in most of our daily transactions, there's one industry that appears to be giving the high street a, ahem, shot in the arm: drugs. Read More >>