Actor Sonja Morgenstern, a German national who has lived in London since 1996, packed up and moved back to Nuremberg this week in hopes of rediscovering the peace and certainty she lost when Britain voted for Brexit in 2016.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:02:34 -0500.
William Powell Firth's 'The Private View at the Royal Academy, 1881' features an illustrious line up that also includes actors Henry Irving and Ellen Terry. It is up for sale at a gallery in St James's, London.
Daily Mail. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:21:24 +0000.
A zoo in the United Kingdom is coming under fire for offering its visitors a chance to play a challenging game of tug-of-war with its lions and tigers for a small fee.
Jennifer Earl. Fox News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:52:56 GMT.
Amid continuing uncertainty over Brexit in Britain, countries across the European Union are making preparing for a UK exit - hard or soft. ...
By Roger Aitken, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:20:00 -0500.
LONDON (AFP) - A London teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria urged the British authorities on Thursday (Feb 21) to reconsider their decision to revoke her citizenship, calling for "mercy".
Straits Times. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 04:03:21 +0800.
Japan wants Britain to have frictionless trade with the European Union after Brexit, its ambassador said Thursday, insisting a damaging no-deal scenario should be avoided. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:35:27 -0500.
Northern France, with its huge ports and historic trading links to the UK, has more to fear than most if Britain makes a messy exit from the European Union, but the region's chief insists everything is ready, even if there's no deal.
The Local. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:26:23 +0100.
BRUSSELS (AP) - EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says despite constructive talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May he remains downbeat on the prospect of Britain avoiding a chaotic exit from the bloc next month. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:00:17 -0500.
LONDON (AP) - British bank Barclays says it set aside 150 million pounds ($196 million) to deal with economic uncertainty as Britain prepares to leave the European Union. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:58 -0500.
Profits at Go Ahead Group tumbled in the first half of the year as the transport group was stung by the end of its London Midland rail franchise and a poor financial performance from Govia Thameslink.
Irish Independent. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:45:45 +0000.
A team of archaeologists in the United Kingdom says it has traced dozens of Stonehenge's massive rocks to two quarries in west Wales. The rocks were transported 290km - dragged on wooden sleds, the scientists suggest, by teams ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:02:03 +1200.
Worries about the UK's exposure to Huawei may make the Five Eyes partners, and perhaps France, Germany or Japan, less inclined to co-operate, says expert.
Latika Bourke. Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:05:56 +1100.
David D. Kirkpatrick was detained at Cairo airport and sent back to London in an escalation of a news media crackdown under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
Declan Walsh. New York Times. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:12:26 GMT.
US reporter David Kirkpatrick held for seven hours without food or water before being sent back on a flight to London.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:40:06 GMT.
Facts About The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is an island
nation in western Europe, comprising England, Scotland, Wales, and
Northern Ireland. Its capital city is London. The UK's
national currency is the Pound Sterling.
English is the primary language used in the UK, although Gaelic and Welsh
are spoken by minorities. In 2007, the United Kingdom's estimated
population was 60,776,000.
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