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  1. foreign interests
    U.K.’s Brexit Meltdown Morphs Into a ‘Major Constitutional Crisis’Theresa May’s position went from bad to worse — again — when the Commons speaker blocked further votes on her Brexit deal in a surprise ruling.
  2. foreign interests
    Theresa May Delays Brexit Deal So It Can Die Another DayWhile it’s the best deal Brexiteers can hope for, nobody likes it — and its probable failure means the U.K. is headed for a worst-case scenario.
  3. break ups
    May and E.U. Leaders Reach Historic Agreement on Brexit Deal Nobody WantsAfter a year and a half of negotiations, the European Union has approved a pain-delaying Brexit deal which most British lawmakers oppose.
  4. Arrest Made After Paraglider Interrupts Trump’s Scotland InfomercialThe anti-Trump protester had buzzed the president’s struggling Scottish golf resort, which may not get the publicity or revenue boost Trump expects.
  5. Two More Britons Poisoned by Nerve Agent Used on Ex-SpyRussia is denying involvement in the attack and says the U.K. is trying to spoil the World Cup.
  6. russia investigation
    Top Brexit Backer Passed Trump Transition Team Info to RussiansA trove of leaked emails have exposed the extensive Russian ties of two top Brexit supporters in the U.K. who later threw their weight behind Trump.
  7. international affairs
    U.K. Diners May Have Been Exposed to Nerve Agent Used to Poison Russian SpyPatrons of two establishments in Salisbury have been asked to wash their clothes, though authorities say the risk is minimal.
  8. international relations
    Trump Cancels U.K. Visit Over Obama’s ‘Bad Deal’ — Which Was Initiated by BushIt definitely had nothing to do with the hordes of protesters expected to greet Trump in London.
  9. extreme weather
    This Year’s Latest Major Hurricane, Ophelia, Is Headed for IrelandThe 2017 hurricane season just keeps getting crazier.
  10. terrorism
    U.K. Lowers Terrorism Threat Level, Second Arrest Made in London Tube AttackTwo men, an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old, are in custody as the investigation into the bombing continues.
  11. international affairs
    Arrest Made in London Tube AttackU.K. authorities raised the country’s terrorism threat level to “critical” on Friday night.
  12. Edgar Wright’s Forgotten Film Debut ‘A Fistful of Fingers’Edgar Wright’s newest film Baby Driver is out this week, and if early reviews are any indication, it can easily stand alongside his previously […]
  13. uk
    As U.K. Races to Prevent Another High-Rise Disaster, Lax Regulation Draws BlameSixty British high-rises have already failed fire-safety tests following the devastating Grenfell Tower inferno. Hundreds more may still be at risk.
  14. As Brexit Talks Begin, the U.K. Has Few Cards to PlayTheresa May’s government is low on goodwill from the U.K. public, and the European Union.
  15. international affairs
    London Terrorist Attack Leaves 7 Dead and 48 WoundedThe three assailants drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, then started stabbing people before being shot and killed by police.
  16. cybercrime
    Cybersecurity Experts Worry That Ransomware Crisis Could Get Worse on MondayWhile the original malware used in Friday’s worldwide attack was shut down, many computers are likely still vulnerable to new variants.
  17. fertility
    Woman Who Won Appeal to Use Deceased Daughter’s Eggs Allowed to Carry GrandchildShe will use donor sperm and carry the child.
  18. David Cameron to Resign Wednesday, Theresa May to Be Next U.K. Prime MinisterEnergy Minister Andrea Leadsom has dropped out of the Tory leadership race, allowing the home secretary to assume office on Wednesday.
  19. lawsuits
    Woman Wins Appeal to Use Her Deceased Daughter’s EggsTruly a new frontier of fertility.
  20. roundup
    No, the Brexit Doesn’t Mean Trump Will Win, But It’s Still an Important WarningThe U.S. and U.K. electorates have been primed by many of the same anxieties, and the anti-Trump elite better pay attention.
  21. brexit
    Many in the UK Are Clamoring for a Brexit Do-OverAnd more than 140,000 Londoners now want out of the UK, but neither is likely at this point.
  22. British Prime Minister David Cameron Steps Down Following Brexit VoteCameron said the country requires “fresh leadership” to negotiate its divorce from the EU.
  23. brexit
    Britain Votes to Leave the European UnionBrexit is complete, and global markets are tanking in response.
  24. U.K. Parliament Debates Ban on Future U.S. President Donald TrumpThe House of Commons debates whether banishing Trump is worth risking a diplomatic crisis.
  25. Awards
    Fergus Henderson Awarded World’s 50 Best Lifetime Achievement AwardThe most surprising part of the announcement is that the St. John chef hasn’t won yet.
  26. The Long, Brilliant Career of Steve Coogan, the Funniest British Comedian […]Although he’s been a wildly popular comedian in the UK for over 20 years now, Steve Coogan has yet to become a household name in the States. […]
  27. Monut
    Krispy Kreme U.K. Launches Mince-Pie Doughnuts for KristmasAnd lo, the “moughnut” came upon them.
  28. weddings!
    How Not to Get Out of Getting MarriedIf you need to resort to bomb threats to tell your partner you messed up, it probably wasn’t meant to be.
  29. lies
    Women More Likely to Lie About Reading ClassicsWe saw the Keira Knightley version, okay?
  30. Quote of the Day
    U.K. Restaurant Chain Little Chef Boots Heston BlumenthalHis dishes have been on the menu for six years.
  31. woolwich murder
    Arrests and Attacks Mount Over Woolwich KillingA day after 2,000 far-right demonstrators took to the streets, David Cameron announced a plan to combat Muslim extremism.
  32. terrorble
    Men Arrested for ‘Joking’ Plane Bomb ThreatA Pakistan International Airlines flight had to be diverted as a result.
  33. The ‘Peep Show’ Creators Turned Down ‘Flight of the Conchords’UK comedy writers Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, who co-created Peep Show and Fresh Meat, were forced to say no to the opportunity to create […]
  34. azaelia banks
    Watch Precious Little British Children Evaluate Azealia Banks’s ‘212’Well, they are the future, so we might as well listen.
  35. david bowie
    See Lost Footage of a 1973 Performance by David BowieThe BBC recently broadcast lost footage of Bowie performing on Top of the Pops, like, a million years ago (38, to be exact).
  36. Options
    Turkey Day in the U.K.?It’s better than meat pie.
  37. christmas
    See a Charming Christmas Ad for John LewisBest holiday commercial of 2011? Could be.
  38. scandal-stained wretches
    Britain’s Defense Minister in ‘Best Man’ ScandalReport into conflict of interest due Monday.
  39. scandal-stained wretches
    Rupert Murdoch Says Chase Carey Will Succeed Him [Updated]At least in the “short-term.”
  40. Mediavore
    Cops Bust Granny For Torturing Her Bacon-Loving Grandson; Ohio O.K.s ConcealedPlus: Booze is increasingly being sold at fast-food joints; and bumper corn crops might mean there’s a chance of food costs going down, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. freedom of tweet
    30,000 Twitter Users May Face Legal Action for Tweeting About a Soccer Player’s Affair With a Reality TV StarRyan Giggs’s super injunction gets no respect.
  42. revolt like an egyptian
    Allies Split Over Military Action in Libya, Obama Tries to Mend the GapFrance doesn’t want NATO to lead the mission.