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I-Wonder: Who Were Britain's Most Dangerous Outlaws?
Offbeat  (tags: Criminals, Dangerous Outlaws, UK )

Ray
- 24 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Highwaymen are often portrayed as dashing outlaws in novels and movies, robbing the rich and (sometimes) helping the poor. However, thereâEUR(TM)s little historical evidence to support this myth.
In Numbers: Has Britain Really Become More Racist?
Offbeat  (tags: Race Hate Crime, Brexit, Britain, UK )

Ray
- 44 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hate crime rose sharply after the EU referendum, according to police figures. But is heightened racial tension here to stay?
Ex-Priest Philip Temple Jailed for Child Sex Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: Sexual Abuse, Jailed, UK )

Ray
- 44 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A former social worker and Catholic priest has been jailed for 12 years after admitting historical child sex abuse charges dating back to the 1970s.
Workplace Harassment: Porn, Sex Toys, Groping and Tears
Offbeat  (tags: Sexual Harassment, Workplace, UK )

Ray
- 44 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Parcels containing sex toys left at a work desk, a senior boss telling an employee he wanted to "ravish" her, and a young woman groped by an older colleague who told her she "loved it".
May, Merkel and Europe's Big Problem
Offbeat  (tags: EU, UK, May, Merkel )

Ray
- 66 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two leaders, two women, two no nonsense, pragmatic, problem solvers are to meet at the start of a process of trying to solve one of the biggest they - and, indeed, Europe - has ever faced.
'Britain's Pompeii' to Be 'Backfilled'
Offbeat  (tags: Backfilled, Archaeology, Bronze Age village, UK )

Ray
- 69 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The site of a Bronze Age village dubbed "Britain's Pompeii" is poised to be backfilled and returned to quarry use.
TTIP: EU-US Trade Deal Faces Major Challenges
Offbeat  (tags: Trade Deals, TTIP, EU, US, UK )

Ray
- 69 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The European Union and the United States have the outline of a trade agreement, according to a senior EU official.
EU Migrants May Face 'Right to Stay' Curbs - David Davis
Offbeat  (tags: EU Migrants, Brexit, UK )

Ray
- 69 days ago - bbc.co.uk
EU migrants who come to the UK as Brexit nears may not be given the right to stay, David Davis has said.
Sturgeon: Second Independence Referendum Could Be Next Year
Offbeat  (tags: Second Independence Referendum, Scotland, UK )

Ray
- 69 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Nicola Sturgeon has said she would consider a second referendum on Scottish independence as early as next year if necessary.
How Britain Has Been Kept Safe for a Decade
Offbeat  (tags: Terrorism, Attacks, MI5, MI6, Great Britain, UK )

Ray
- 69 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Terrorism, like Europe, is an issue that has dominated British politics for decades. I woke up on Friday morning expecting to hear the seismic fallout from Brexit monopolising the headlines yet again. I was shocked when I heard the latest news from Nice
The Exquisitely Difficult Classical Music Quiz
Offbeat  (tags: Quiz, Ultimate Classical Music, BBC Proms, UK )

Ray
- 71 days ago - bbc.co.uk
No one knows the exact date Beethoven was born, but we know he took showers from a bucket as he sat at the piano. We donâEUR(TM)t know the secret to Mozart's genius,
Brexit: Petition for Second EU Referendum Rejected
Offbeat  (tags: Brxeit, Petition, Second Referendum, UK Membership, EU, UK )

Ray
- 71 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The EU petition gained more signatures than any other on the parliamentary website, The government has rejected an online petition, signed by more than 4.1 million people, calling for a second EU referendum to be held.
Battle of Hastings: King Harold Death Marker Moved
Offbeat  (tags: King Harold death Marker, History, Battle of Hastings, UK )

Ray
- 72 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A stone marking the site of King Harold's death at the Battle of Hastings has been moved to mark the 950th anniversary of his demise - to a spot about 20 ft (6m) away.
Government Axes Climate Department
Offbeat  (tags: Government Dept. Decc, Axed, UK )

Ray
- 72 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The government has axed the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) in a major departmental shake-up. The brief will be folded into an expanded Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy under Greg Clark.
 

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