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
OECD find that British pupils are worse at maths than those in Estonia
..The UK's teenagers are continuing to lag behind their peers in countries such as Singapore, Japan and tiny European nations when it comes to science, maths and reading, a major international report has found. The study, published by the Organisation..Daily Mail. Dec 06, 2016 10:10 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 14:02 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 09:10 UTC
Financial sector struggles to find common vision for Brexit
..“The obvious concern is that this all but guarantees the UK won't get such an outcome, even if it is best all around. The EU could take such statements as music to their ears. There's little upside in negotiation if not engaging means business will move.”.Financial Times. Dec 04, 2016 05:42 UTC
Supreme Court Brexit case: 'No need' for MPs to get final say
..Proceedings were, like many Supreme Court hearings, an intellectual contest conducted with warmth, civility and good humour - an examination of what the UK's uncodified constitution means. Outside it was different - protesters from both sides. Some..
BBC News. Dec 05, 2016 17:29 UTC
Newlyweds return from honeymoon to find entire house wrapped in Christmas paper
..A pair of newlyweds were less than impressed when they returned home from honeymoon to find their entire home had been gift wrapped. Shocked Faye Gilbert and her new husband Karl found their walls, furniture and electrical appliances covered in..Mirror.co.uk. Dec 07, 2016 14:37 UTC
May in Bahrain to find new clients for UK arms makers: Analyst
..UK Prime Minister Theresa May's trip to Bahrain is an attempt to find more customers for British-made weapons in the wake of the referendum to withdraw from the European Union (EU), says an analyst in New York. Ian Williams, a senior analyst at Foreign..Press TV. Dec 07, 2016 18:57 UTC
This $15 gift is perfect for gamers — especially if you can't find an NES Classic
..This $15 gift is perfect for gamers — especially if you can't find an NES Classic. Ben Gilbert. Dec. 7, 2016, 9:10 PM; 577..Best of all, they're the perfect salve for "I couldn't get an NES Classic anywhere, I'm sorry." Don't think they look cool..Business Insider UK. Dec 07, 2016 21:20 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 18:41 UTC