politics
Brits Flock to Sealand to Escape Tarnished Mainland

The extremely small and mostly concrete principality of Sealand is experiencing a surge in popularity, as UK citizens not keen on retaining a British passport regardless of its future colour are attempting to switch nationalities. Read More >>

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Sealand: The Island Nation Off the UK Coast Founded by a Guy Calling "Dibs"

If you haven't heard of Sealand before, it is the site of the Maunsell Naval Sea Forts in the Thames Estuary that were in use during WWII. This particular one was originally named HM Fort Roughs. The fort's primary function was to keep tabs on the Germans who were laying mines off the coast of England at the time. Read More >>

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Exploring the Amazing Abandoned Sea Forts of World War II

During World War II, the UK was facing some serious attacks from the sky, and to help minimise the damage done by the Luftwaffe, British engineer Guy Maunsell developed a clever strategy: take to the sea. Though now defunct, these incredible concrete monsters are still standing out at sea, impressive as ever. Read More >>