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Commoners’ Right To Hunt Under Threat

First, a plea to non-hunting environmentalists to join sportsmen in the battle to preserve access to wildlife. Ordinary hunters seeking sport or food were not to blame for the near loss of the bison and the extinction of such species as the passenger pigeon, heath hen and Labrador duck.

August 16, 2016
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks during an emergency cabinet meeting at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland June 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jane Barlow/Pool

How Scotland And N. Ireland Could Retain EU Membership

There has as yet been no Brexit, and there will not be—because there is no such entity as “Britain.” There could, however, be a U.K. exit. But those who insist that a 52-48 vote is good enough to take the entire U.K. out of the EU would trigger a serious crisis of legitimacy.

June 28, 2016
A British flag flutters in front of a window in London, Britain, June 24, 2016 after Britain voted to leave the European Union in the EU BREXIT referendum. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

The Brexit: What Just Happened?!

It was only in the last 24 hours before the Brexit vote that it began to hit home just how massive, and maybe insane, it would be if the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union.

June 24, 2016

Djokovic Shatters Federer Dream To Win Third Wimbledon

Defending tennis champion Novak Djokovic won a third Wimbledon title and a ninth Grand Slam crown, shattering Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth All England Club triumph.

July 12, 2015
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Scotland Tense Ahead Of United Kingdom Elections This Week

The division between Scotland’s two main political parties has resurfaced as the Nationalist Party seeks to sweep the national elections this Thursday.

May 5, 2015

Endorse This: Scott Walker’s Origin Of The Specious

Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) is off traveling in London — officially on a state-paid trip to promote trade. But the potential Republican presidential candidate did make big news, when he said he’d “punt” on the question of whether he believed in evolution — and then said he did believe in the “evolution” of trade from Wisconsin’s products.

Click above to watch Walker do a heck of a job at building up Wisconsin’s international reputation — then share this video!

February 12, 2015
The British Airways terminal at London Heathrow Airport (Tony Higsett/WIkimedia Commons)

‘Technical Problem’ Disrupts London Airports

Learn more about the issue that’s scrambled travel plans in England.

December 12, 2014

Forensic Sleuths Sketch Richard III’s Brutal End

In a study released on Wednesday, scientists find that Shakespeare may not have been far off in his dramatic representation of King Richard III’s death.

September 17, 2014

Another Scotch Verdict

September 12, 2014

Prince William, Kate Expecting Second Child: Palace

London (AFP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their second child, Kensington Palace announced on Monday less than 14 months after the birth of Prince George. The couple, known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are “very pleased” and William’s grandmother Queen Elizabeth II is “delighted”, a spokesman said. Kate, […]

September 8, 2014

Long Live The King

England’s Queen Victoria hung on to her throne for over 60 years from the early 19th century to the beginning of the 20th. Her eldest son, and heir to the throne, Prince Albert Edward did not become King Edward VII until he was nearly as old as the length of her reign. Popular wisdom had […]

August 27, 2014

England Out As Costa Rica Go Through

Recife (Brazil) (AFP) – Bryan Ruiz’s goal in the first-half sealed England’s elimination from the World Cup and saw Costa Rica progress to the last 16 with a fine 1-0 win over Italy in Recife on Friday. Ruiz struck right at the end of the opening period after the Costa Ricans had a valid appeal […]

June 20, 2014

Suarez Double Puts England On The Brink

Sao Paulo (AFP) – A brilliant double strike by Luis Suarez put England on the brink of a humiliating World Cup exit as Uruguay won 2-1 in a tense Group D match Thursday. Suarez, back in action just four weeks after knee surgery, put Uruguay ahead with a 39th-minute header before Wayne Rooney equalized with […]

June 19, 2014

Spain Mourns World Cup Exit, More Victims In Line

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Defending champions Spain slumped into mourning over their disastrous World Cup exit on Thursday ahead of a clash between England and Uruguay that could see another famous name fatally wounded. A picture of midfielder Andres Iniesta, his head in his hands after the 2-0 defeat by Chile, symbolized the end […]

June 19, 2014