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Britain 'Becoming Like Downton Abbey', Says TUC Leader
Offbeat  (tags: Britain, Politics, TUC, UK )

Ray
- 104 days ago - bbc.co.uk
ITV drama Downton Abbey depicts an aristocratic family and their servants in early 20th century England, The leader of Britain's trade union movement is to warn of creating a "Downton Abbey-style" society in which social mobility "has hit reverse".
Victorian Strangeness: The Drunken Monkey That Smashed Up a Bar
Offbeat  (tags: News Papers, Archive, Animals, Britain, UK )

Ray
- 120 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The British Newspaper Archive is a treasure trove of outlandish tales from the Victorian press. Author Jeremy Clay tells the story of a monkey that went on a drunken rampage.
The Balfour Declaration Wasn't Enough
World  (tags: Britain, weapons, targeting, systems, dronesm armoured, vehicle, kill, civilians, innocent, Palestinians Gaza, Gazans, Israel, warm crimes, crimes, against, humanity, Balfour, Declaration )

Sam
- 140 days ago - independent.co.uk
Evidence that weapons with components made in Britain are being used against Gaza - ranging from weapons control and targeting systems to ammunition, drones and armoured vehicles.
Missing 89-Year-Old Veteran Spotted at D-Day Event While Others Parachute in (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: WWII, parachute regiment, Britain, Allied Forces, 70th Anniversary, world, war, interesting, media, europe )

Carrie
- 197 days ago - rawstory.com
At least two 89-year-old veterans went to great lengths to attend the events honoring the 70th anniversary of the Allied Forces' invasion of Normandy, commonly known as "D-Day," The Guardian reported.
Britain in Talks to Help Rescue Nigerian Schoolgirls
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, terrorism, Boko Haram, kidnap, schoolgirls, Nigeria, militant Islamism, rescue, Britain )

Beatrice
- 229 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Britain is in talks with Nigerian security forces to help rescue hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls still missing three weeks after they were seized by a militant Islamist group London said it stood ready to give "practical assistance"
'Mini-Liver' Advance for Research - Could Minimize the Use of Animals in Research
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, health, humans, liver, prize, Britain, good news )

Giana
- 298 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
An international prize has been awarded for British research that could prevent many thousands of animals suffering in laboratories.
Genetically-Modified Purple Tomatoes Heading for Shops
Science & Tech  (tags: Britain, GMO Foods, Shops, Canada, science, environment )

Ray
- 331 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The prospect of genetically modified purple tomatoes reaching the shelves has come a step closer.
In Pictures: Remembrance Sunday 2013
Offbeat  (tags: photos, Remembrance Sunday, 2013, Britain )

Giana
- 405 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Good photos - in memory of the fallen. (Britain)
Tree Felled By St Jude's Day Storm Exposes Roots in Shape of a Dog
Offbeat  (tags: storm, Britain, tree, roots, dog shaped, interesting )

Giana
- 406 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
St Jude's Day storm leaves behind an unlikely tree root in the shape of a dog's head, as council workers continue to clear up damage left by Britain's worst gale in a decade.
Autumn Colours Around Britain
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, autumn, Britain, pictures )

Cher
- 428 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
As the colour of leaves change to yellows, reds and browns to signal the arrival of autumn, take the opportunity to capture the season with your camera
Paganism Is on the Rise in Britain
Offbeat  (tags: Paganism, Britain, Rise, YouGov, Poll, God, Christian )

Merissa
- 518 days ago - examiner.com
A YouGov poll in Britain shows that at least 38% of young adults do not believe in the Christian God and are becoming more and more attracted to several forms of Paganism.
US Spied on Russian President Medvedev at 2009 G20 Summit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PRISM, NSA, Snowden documents, spying, espionage, G8 summits, Medvedjev, US, Britain )

Angelika
- 552 days ago - rt.com
As Britain readies to host the G8 summit, the documents uncovered by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have revealed that back in 2009 US spies intercepted top-secret communication of then Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev, during his visit to London.
Meet the Billionaire Survivalists
Business  (tags: AlterNet, forbes, Vanity Fair, Cayman Islands, Brazil, Russia, India, China, Britain, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 621 days ago - salon.com
Third-world moguls are prepping for political and economic collapse by buying up property in America's top cities.
Pictured: Britain's Fattest Pig Called Boris
Offbeat  (tags: Britain, fattest pig Boris, cute, interesting )

Giana
- 644 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Britain's fattest pigs have been named today as Marjorie and Boris, a pair of Gloucester Old Spot/Large White pigs from Cornwall.
Argentina Presses Claim to Falkland Islands, Accusing UK of Colonialism
World  (tags: world, politics, Falklands DIspute, Britain, Argentina, colonialism, territorial dispute, news, conflict, government )

Cal
- 714 days ago - cnn.com
Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is once again calling on the UK to hand back the Falkland Islands -- known in Argentina as Las Malvinas -- accusing Britain of blatant colonialism.
 

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