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Great Britain

  1. gender equality
    A Record Number of Women Were Just Elected in the U.K. General ElectionOver 200.
  2. awkward high fives
    What Is Going on With Jeremy Corbyn’s High Five?In which Jezza’s high five goes spectacularly wrong.
  3. A Twist in the Brexit PlansA top British court rules that the government has to get approval from Parliament before triggering Brexit.
  4. the great british bake off
    GBBO Is Ridiculously Popular in BritainThe episode nabbed a total of 14.8 million viewers. 
  5. shoe spats
    Some People Want Theresa May to Stop Wearing Her Leopard-Print Kitten HeelsIn the name of gender equality.
  6. brexit
    How Brexit Threw the Labour Party Into Crisis — and What’s NextMPs voted overwhelmingly against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in a “no confidence” vote. But so far he’s refusing to step down. 
  7. Donald Trump’s Reaction to Brexit Will Surprise Exactly NobodyHe thinks it’s a “great thing.”
  8. brexit
    How Donald Trump Explains ‘Brexit’The same forces tearing at Great Britain before its big EU vote helped give rise to the GOP candidate. 
  9. money
    The U.K. Is Forcing Employers to Address the Wage Gap Starting next year, large companies will be required to publish data on how much male and female employees are paid.
  10. international intrigue
    All Bets Are Off in Britain’s Messy ElectionWith Conservatives and Labour neck-and-neck, David Cameron and Ed Miliband have entered desperation mode.
  11. international intrigue
    Scenes From Scotland’s Independence VoteThe yes or no question with global consequences.
  12. international affairs
    Brits Who Want Internet Porn Will Soon Have to Ask for ItNew regulations will block it otherwise.
  13. Surly Servers
    Czech, Please! Which Countries Offer the Surliest Service?The Czech Republic is bad, but they don’t have female-impersonating monkeys.
  14. Iran Warns of Oil Price Spike, Shoots Down U.S. Drone [Updated]In wake of British Embassy invasion.
  15. the post-racial world
    Saying Racist Things on the London Underground?That’s a paddlin’.
  16. international intrigue
    Iranian Students Storm British Embassy in Tehran, Make a MessIt’s never good when Iranian students storm embassies.
  17. foreign relations
    Barack and Michelle Met William and Kate TodayAnd other things happened on the presidential visit to London, but who really cares?