britain
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 >>

uber
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 >>

brexit
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 >>

broadband
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 >>

internet
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 >>

money
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 >>

history
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 >>

drugs
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 >>

security
This is Britain’s Ultra-Secret Middle East Spy Base

It's emerged that Britain has an ultra-secret spy base in the Middle East which taps undersea cables running through the region. Read More >>

money
The 100 Richest Brits Together Have as Much Money as the Poorest 30 Per Cent of the Entire Country

Those lucky old rich people are continuing to get richer, with research suggesting the top 100 individual British moneybags grew their cash pots by a staggering £25bn last year. The 100 richest Brits have a combined total bank balance of £257bn, more than the estimated £255bn held in savings by the poorest 30 per cent of the UK population. Read More >>

photography
Remembering The Rusted, Crumbling Piers Of Seaside Britain

Beautiful beaches probably aren't the first thing that come to mind when thinking of our jolly olde England, but seaside resorts have been popular getaways for city-dwellin' Brits for nearly two centuries. People do still go visit, but the Victorian-era piers that dot the coast have seen some better days. Read More >>

history
Archaeologists Found a Viking Parliament Buried Under a Car Park

There's some big excitement in the sleepy town of Dingwall, Scotland, where the remnants of Viking parliamentary gathering spot was just discovered under a car park. This is where Norse nobleman would get together and settle their differences before swords started swinging. Now it's a hangout for suspicious looking groups of teens. Read More >>

transport
A537 Dishonourably Crowned Britain’s Most Dangerous Road

Here's the good news -- according to the Road Safety Foundation, the number of serious crashes over the past nine years on British roads has fallen. The bad news? The A537 is pretty much a deathtrap. Read More >>