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Election 2015 -Reality Check: Are There a Million Food Bank Users?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Food Banks, Politics, UK )

- 13 hours ago -
The rise in food bank use has been quoted throughout the election campaign. Jeremy Paxman's first question to David Cameron was about them.
Thousands Honor Soldiers on 100th Year of Gallipoli Battle
Offbeat  (tags: war, UK, Turkey, Galliopi, 100th Anniversary )

- 13 hours ago -
World leaders gather with the descendants of the fighters in Gallipoli, the memories of one of the most harrowing campaigns of the 20th century have come surging back to life.
Universities Come Under Fire for Experimenting on Lab Monkeys
Offbeat  (tags: universities, monkeys, primates, UK, animal testing )

- 2 days ago -
Protesters are calling for an end to primate tests including some 'where death is the end point'
Rat in My Kitchen - UB 40
Offbeat  (tags: Rat, kitchen, UB40, music, video, Birmingham, UK )

- 3 days ago -
Happy St George's Day!
Offbeat  (tags: St George, day, Patron Saint, England, UK, dragon, maid )

- 3 days ago -
Saint George has become a symbol of nationalism in England, but there are some good reason to think his life represents the values of a more benign ideology: multiculturalism
âEUR<Amnesty International Rejects Campaign to Tackle UK Anti-Semitism
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Hate crimes, Israel, Religion, UK )

- 3 days ago -
Amnesty International voted down a motion at its annual general meeting which urged the human rights group to tackle the rise of anti-Semitism in the UK.
Traffic Chaos as SHEEPDOG 'Takes Control of a Tractor' Before Driving It Through Farm's Fence and Onto a Motorway
Offbeat  (tags: Tractor, sheepdog, driving, motorway, UK )

- 3 days ago -
A sheepdog 'took control of a tractor' before driving it through a farm's fence and onto a busy motorway causing major tailbacks this morning.
Tories Forced to Return £50k Donation From US Tax EvaderâEUR(TM)s Wife
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Crime, Election, Law, Politics, Scandal, UK, USA )

- 4 days ago -
BritainâEUR(TM)s Conservative Party returned a donation of £50,000 from a wealthy businesswoman on Monday after it emerged she was once wanted on charges of tax fraud in the United States.
Most Dangerous Woman in BritainâEUR(TM): Establishment Press Attack SNPâEUR(TM)s Sturgeon
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Austerity, Election, Politics, UK )

- 4 days ago -
Right wing commentators and newspapers have taken to using dirty tactics to challenge the seemingly endless rise of Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon.
âEUR<Team America! Tories Call on Young Republicans to Boost Election Bid
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Election, History, Mass media, UK, USA )

- 4 days ago -
A team of US Young Republican activists have been drafted in by an increasingly desperate Conservative Party to boost Tory efforts in key seats in the run-up to the general election.
Respect WomenâEUR(TM)s Right to Wear Veil in Court, Says BritainâEUR(TM)s Most Senior Judge
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Court, Human rights, Law, Religion, UK )

- 6 days ago -
Women who choose to cover their faces with a veil in court because of their religious beliefs should be shown respect, the UK's most senior judge has said.

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