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Childhood and key life events: Margaret Thatcher
Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the “Iron Lady” of British politics died following a heart stroke on Monday. She was 87. [...]
Britain's Margaret Thatcher, the 'Iron Lady', dead at 87
Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady" of British politics died following a heart stroke on Monday. She [...]
British Queen Elizabeth is recovering from sickness. What
happened to her?
Some people say she is strong as an OX! Britain's 86-year-old Queen Elizabeth II was in hospital suffer[...]
It’s nearly Christmas time:
Have you been good?
It’s surprising how many countries have characters who keep an eye on children’s behavior.
Somehow, they seem to know who has b[...]
British bank HSBC agrees to pay £1.2 billion in fines
What happened? Why is HSBC asked to pay so much money in fines? Understand this and see a picture slideshow exclusive to The [...]
Books vs Ebooks: Which one do you prefer?
How do you like to read?
Do you still look forward to picking up a book, turning its pages and browsing it?
Or have you switched to a[...]
The Great Garbage Patch: Why we shouldn’t litter!
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch- try scooping this out!
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch stretches from Hawaii to San[...]
The Nobel Peace Prize: And the winner is...
Strange but true: the Nobel Peace Prize was set up by the man who invented dynamite!
Alfred Nobel’s explosive invention in 1867 made[...]
Gunpowder, treason and plot……
Halloween may be growing in popularity in the UK, but November 5 is an even more important date on the British calendar.
This historic date has be[...]
Andrew Strauss appointed a member of the Cricket
Have you all heard the name: Andrew Strauss before?
No? Surely you know that the name belongs to the former Engl[...]
So it is has finally ended!
Yesterday brought an end to the Olympic Summer with the closing of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Did you enjoy the[...]
Want to see Zorro on wheels? How about Usain bolt with no legs- but still running faster than a normal person can ever run? The Paralympics are here.
The Olympics are over.
Did you see the closing ceremony yesterday?
With a musical line-up featuring pop stars new and old, dance routines, incredible fireworks, and comedy, the Olympics closing cerem[...]
Did you watch the opening ceremony for the London Olympics, on the 27th July? It started at 20:12 when the Red Arrows flew over the stadium marking the start of the 30th Summer Ol[...]
Team Great Britain's Mo Farah becomes 10,000 meter World champion
He was born in Somalia, within War, and now is a British
It was a lo[...]
World's Biggest Ice Cream dessert in England
British Chef Heston Blumenthal created a World Record
The people of Gloucester,
England created a 13 foot ta[...]
VIDEO TIME LAPSE OF HOW THE OLYMPIC RINGS WERE BUILT
The Olympic rings signify 5 continents coming together.
The Olympic Rings are a pretty important symbol of the Olympics[...]
Visa Changes for Students in UK
Studying and Working in UK may be difficult for many
UK is changing its policies regarding foreign stu[...]
UK and Republic of Ireland have a history of decades of fighting
IRA was reported to be involved in the killing of Queen's Cousin and his two children
They’ve almost gone, those lovely little Turtle Dove birds that coo and brr all across the UK and Africa are almost extinct- gone forever. There may not be any left in less than a [...]
UK hits recession
Is the Eurozone Train coming to a screeching halt?
What a year this is turning out to be!
2011 had the [...]
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