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  • China sees Britain as next big investment hub
    China sees Britain as next big investment hub
    One of the interesting dichotomies of a global economy is that quite often, one sector, region, or nation will be in recession or decline while other economies are in a growth phase. And during these times, the potential for investing in, or...
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    Bigfoot in Britain: Photos and videos show alleged Bigfoot in Britain
    A Bigfoot investigator believes he has found a Bigfoot in Britain. Adam Bird, the Bigfoot investigator, was told by some friends to look for Bigfoot in a nature reserve in Friskney. According to a Wednesday, Dec. 3 report by The Huffington Post,...
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    Outbreak for Christmas: Bird flu found in both Britain and Netherlands
    In addition to the deadly outbreak of Ebola in Africa, there is another dangerous outbreak the world must contend with. That outbreak is of bird flu. According to a Monday, Nov. 17 report by The New York Times, bird flu has been diagnosed in both...
  • Queen targeted by ISIS: Police thwart plan to stab the Queen to death at event.
    Plot to stab Queen Elizabeth to death at today's event thwarted in nick of time
    London police have four men in custody who allegedly plotted to stab Queen Elizabeth to death during a ceremony she is slated to attend today at the Cenotaph. The alleged plot has not deterred the Queen from attending the Remembrance Day ceremony...
  • Free money won out over freedom in Scottish Independence vote
    Free money won out over freedom in Scottish Independence vote
    On Sept. 18, Scotland opened the polls to see if their citizens wanted independence after 307 years of being under British sovereignty. And going into the day of the referendum vote, the polls showed a virtual toss up between the Yes's ...
  • Scottish independence could cause serious blows to British economy and banks
    Scottish independence could cause serious blows to British economy and banks
    On Sept. 18, the nation of Scotland is voting for its independence from Great Britain 307 years after it was consolidated into the British empire after a financial crisis during the 18th century. And while the media blitzes for and against...
  • Britain fully preparing for the Yuan to be the next global reserve currency
    Britain fully preparing for the Yuan to be the next global reserve currency
    Since the United States currently controls the de facto global reserve currency for now because of its agreements with the Middle East to have oil sales done only in dollars, it is very interesting to see a Western bank suddenly rush to become the...
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    Britishisms for dummies: Part 2
    Cor blimey! It would seem that the Brits have a never ending supply of strange, eccentric, downright weird sayings and phrases that have left foreign peers scratching their heads in bemused confusion! The lingo can be quite useful at times,...
  • Sam Taylor-Johnson's home raided: "Fifty Shades of Grey" director had M16 assault rifle in her window and neighbor calls police!
    Sam Taylor-Johnson raided for machine gun: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' director's gun
    “Fifty Shades of Grey” director Sam Johnson’s home was raided by police after a neighbor spotted an assault rifle aimed out the window of her home. Sam and her husband Aaron Taylor-Johnson were not at home when the house was...
  • Pilot's artificial arm falls off during landing, making for a bumpy ending to a flight.
    Pilot artificial arm detaches during landing: Plane comes down hard with bounce
    When a pilot’s artificial arm detached while he was attempting to land the plane, the passengers and crew on the Flybe flight from Birmingham were in for a bumpy landing. The plane came down on the runway with a bounce and then it...
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    British 'Jihottie' faces charges; hid terrorist cash in skivvies
    The cash was discovered "further hidden inside her body."As reported by The Rakyat Post (of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) on July 9, 2014, and by both The Arab Times (Kuwait edition) andThe Evening Standard (of London, United Kingdom) on July...
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    Britishisms for dummies!
    As a Brit living in the USA, it can be quite a challenge when trying to purvey meanings of phrases and words to Americans, often with hilarious misunderstandings. British regional sayings can also have us fellow Brits scratching our heads in...
  • Duxford Air Museum
    Flying through history in Cambridgeshire
    By David Stewart WhiteIn World War II this corner of England was a beehive of military aviation. Dozens of airfields dotted the generally flat countryside near Cambridge, home to British, American and other Allied fliers. Only echoes remain. The...
  • Plymouth Hoe
    A visit to Plymouth – Britain’s Ocean City
    PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND – It’s quite a distance from London to Plymouth, but a visit to “Britain’s Ocean City” is well worth the journey. Located as it is, between the waters of the English Channel and the mysterious lands...
  • London taxi strike looms
    London taxi strike looms
    By David Stewart WhiteDrivers of London's iconic black taxis plan to stage a disruptive strike on June 11. The dispute pits traditional cabbies against less-regulated operators using Uberand similar ride hailing computer apps. The protest is...