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Britain

  1. guantanamo
    Last British Guantánamo Prisoner Freed After More Than 13 YearsShaker Aamer was never charged with a crime.
  2. gun control
    How Australia and Britain Tackled Gun ViolencePresident Obama cited the two nations in his call for stricter gun laws — but would the same strategies work here?
  3. video
    ‘Bad Blood’ Political Parody Skewers British Tampon TaxBrits are using the anthem to call for an end to the tampon tax.
  4. Bin Laden Family Members Killed in Mysterious Plane CrashThe Al Qaeda leader’s stepmother, half-sister, and brother-in-law died when their private jet crashed in Britain on Friday afternoon.
  5. britain
    The U.K. May Never Be the Same After Yesterday’s ElectionDisunity looms over the kingdom.
  6. baby news
    3-Parent Babies Will Probably Be Legal in Britain Soon The country voted to allow a new form of IVF yesterday.
  7. jewel drama
    Kelly Clarkson Might Not Get Jane Austen’s RingThanks to the intervention of a mystery donor.
  8. The Backlash Has Begun in London’s Hacking DeathTwo men arrested in attacks on mosques.
  9. Inside Britain’s Growing Comedy CrisisFor the past few years, America has been experiencing a spectacularly creative comedy boom that continues to grow. But in the UK, the comedy […]
  10. julian assange
    Assange Promises to Release More Than a Million Documents in 2013He spoke from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy.
  11. non-trends
    Ask a Real British Person About the Times’ New Trend PieceAlex Rees, everybody.
  12. asylum beauty
    Julian Assange Building Base Tan for EcuadorHe’s also working on his beach body.
  13. stuck in the mittle
    Romney Gabs About His Secret Meeting With Britain’s MI6It’s “secret” intelligence, not “announce it to the world” intelligence.
  14. mix-ups
    Someone at Britain’s X Factor Got Their Spice Girls Mixed UpNot acceptable.
  15. other countries' embarrassments
    Would You Trade Your Freedom for Beer?People in Britain have!
  16. Sobriety
    Britain Opens Its First Boozeless BarIn New York, a dry bar is a $50 blowout.
  17. Comedian Spike Milligan Solves Ancient Hospital Gown ConundrumMany have tried and failed to sort out the matter of too-long or -short dressing gowns. Great minds have disintegrated in the slippery […]
  18. nazi feline puppies!!!!!!!
    Meet Kitler, the British Cat That Looks Like HitlerMan, British people really like finding things that look like Hitler.
  19. revolt like an egyptian
    Britain Kicks Out Qaddafi LoyalistsYou don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.
  20. revolt like an egyptian
    Britain and France Send Military Advisers to Libyan Rebels, Remind Everyone of VietnamCould this be Britain’s Vietnam?
  21. loose lips
    Brits Pressure U.S. on Bradley Manning DetentionManning qualifies as a British citizen because his mother was born in Wales.
  22. revolt like an egyptian
    Libyan Foreign Minister Arrives in Britain to DefectSomeone’s not counting mortars until they hit.
  23. Monty Python vs. the CensorsBefore its release in 1975, Monty Python and the Holy Grail was viewed by someone from the British Board of Film Classification, the group that […]
  24. Gervais and Merchant Tackle Dwarf Comedy with Life’s Too ShortRicky Gervais and Stephen Merchant have yet another show coming to British television, with the latest called Life’s Too Short: “As with the […]
  25. britain
    Britain Overrun by Virtuosic, Opera-Singing EyesoresIs Greg Pritchard the new Susan Boyle?