Europe|Why UK Is Struggling to Find the Path to 'Brexit'
..LONDON — A recently leaked memo from a consultancy firm has highlighted cabinet divisions over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, while suggesting that the government may need six additional months to settle on a plan and to recruit tens of..New York Times. Nov 21, 2016 12:37 UTC
Find Out What Your British Name Would Be
..Oscar Wilde once wrote that the English “have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language.” While it's true that the British use dozens of alternate terms for common items, like “lorry” (truck) or “crisps” (potato..TIME. Nov 29, 2016 14:01 UTC
Sleep deprivation costs British economy £40billion a year, scientists find
..Lack of sleep is costing the UK economy billions and increasing the risk of death for large numbers of tired Britons, according to a new report. Scientists evaluated the economic cost of poor sleep in five countries: the UK, US, Canada, Germany and Japan.Telegraph.co.uk. Nov 30, 2016 09:07 UTC
Dorset bug find is first UK sighting for 34 years
..A tiny species of bug has been found in the UK for the first time in 34 years. The springtail, Megaphorura arctica, was discovered on Chesil beach in Dorset by naturalist and wildlife photographer Steve Trewhella. The only previous UK record is from a..
BBC News. Nov 29, 2016 18:40 UTC
Man charged over Carrick weapons and ammo find
..Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch, investigating ongoing paramilitary activity in the Carrickfergus area, have charged a 37-year-old man with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life. The charges follow the..
Belfast Telegraph. Dec 03, 2016 11:02 UTC
Where to buy Hatchimals in the UK - how to get your hands on the must-have Christmas toy
..Scroll down for info on where Hatchimals are in stock, the current stock levels in UK stores and a list of key dates when retailers say they will have more Hatchimals available. If you want to double check availability for your chosen store – as it is..The Sun. Dec 01, 2016 20:47 UTC
Why do so many Muslim women find it hard to integrate in Britain?
..and a green-domed masjid. Casey's 17-month investigation across the UK, which included a visit to Manningham's business centre, found that Muslim women were being squeezed further from mainstream society. Many had given up trying to find a job.
The Guardian. Nov 27, 2016 00:05 UTC
How to find buried treasure in the UK
..After treasure found in Norfolk is confirmed as Anglo-Saxon jewellery of "national significance", the finder has given us his top tips for finding some of your own. Tom Lucking, a 23-year-old from Felixstowe, was metal detecting in a field near Diss in..BBC News. Nov 30, 2016 06:03 UTC
Bank of England trying to find 'solution' to remove animal fat from new £5 note as thousands sign petition
..More than 107,000 people have signed a petition saying the use of tallow in the production process is “unacceptable to millions of vegans, vegetarians, Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and others in the UK”. Fury erupted among vegetarians and vegans following..The Independent. Nov 30, 2016 20:34 UTC
Australian man's 'breast implant' find revealed as jellyfish
..A jellyfish was handed to police in Australia under the mistaken belief it was a breast implant and possible evidence of a crime. A concerned man submitted the "bagged and tagged circular object" to officers in Maroochydore, on Queensland's Sunshine..
BBC News. Nov 30, 2016 06:08 UTC