Rishi Sunak enters race to replace Liz Truss as UK prime minister
For the second time this year, former UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has entered the Conservative leadership race. Sunak, a 42-year-old member of parliament for Richmond, lost to his opponent Liz Truss less than seven weeks ago. However, Truss's resignation on Thursday sparked a new campaign for the premiership, prompting Sunak to enter the fray once more.
Despite The Truss Upheaval, According To Biden, America And Britain Have A Solid Alliance
President Biden praised outgoing British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Thursday for helping Ukraine fight off the Russian invasion, but he would not say whether her resignation was the right one.
Amazon debuts home insurance store in the UK in latest move into finance
Today, Amazon introduced a home insurance comparison portal in the United Kingdom. Three new providers have joined forces with the e-commerce giant: Ageas U.K., Co-op, and LV + General Insurance.
UK finance minister Hunt reverses tax plan
Amidst widespread criticism of his predecessor's failed mini-budget, new chancellor Jeremy Hunt is moving through with plans to eliminate the limit on bankers' bonuses. In his economic report on Monday, in which he overturned nearly all of Kwasi Kwarteng's 23 September statements, Hunt made no mention of the EU-imposed restriction, which limits bonuses to two times bankers' salaries.
Rude Funny British Street Signs
These British street signs are hilarious! Laugh out loud funny, naughty, and very weird! The images used in the video are all in the public domain. Sources: <a href="https://ww2.vansdirect.co.uk/uks-rudest-funniest-road-names">https://ww2.vansdirect.co.uk/uks-rudest-funniest-road-names</a>/ | <a href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5231521/Fanny-Hands-Lane-Honey-Knob-Hill-list.html">https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5231521/Fanny-Hands-Lane-Honey-Knob-Hill-list.html</a> | <a href="https://www.dailystar.co.uk/pics/pictures/gallery/britains-rudest-road-signs-18679859">https://www.dailystar.co.uk/pics/pictures/gallery/britains-rudest-road-signs-18679859</a>
Rude Funny British Place Names
Funny British place names you just won't believe!! Gasp!! The images used in the video are all in the public domain. Sources: <a href="https://www.countryfile.com/go-outdoors/10-of-britains-rudest-and-funniest-place-names">https://www.countryfile.com/go-outdoors/10-of-britains-rudest-and-funniest-place-names</a>/ | <a href="https://anglotopia.net/ultimate-list-of-funny-british-place-names">https://anglotopia.net/ultimate-list-of-funny-british-place-names</a>/ | <a href="https://www.nationalworld.com/lifestyle/travel/rude-place-names-uk-a-list-of-some-of-the-rudest-sounding-places-in-the-uk-from-shitterton-to-twatt-3349922">https://www.nationalworld.com/lifestyle/travel/rude-place-names-uk-a-list-of-some-of-the-rudest-sounding-places-in-the-uk-from-shitterton-to-twatt-3349922</a>
The US and the UK Almost Went to War Over a Pig
You may be aware of the time that the UK went to war with what would become known as the United States in what we call the Revolutionary War. But did you know the US and the UK almost went to war again, due to a series of ridiculous events that began in 1859, on an island called San Juan Island? San Juan Island has nothing to do with Puerto Rico at all. It is a chunk of land located between the US and Vancouver Island. At the time, this place was home to settlers from the US and to British employees of the Hudson Bay Company.
Days After Propagandist Reveals Secret HQ Location, Putin Quickly Forces British Aircraft From Airspace Due To Violation
Ukraine was recently able to locate and eliminate the headquarters building of a Russian mercenary group known as Wagner. No fatalities were yet reported. The successful location and destruction of Wagner Headquarters came about because "a reporter [Sergei Sreda] posted images online accidentally revealing its location." [i]
UK Again Supplies Jaw-Dropping Long-Range Rocket Launchers to Encourage Faster End to Continued Ukrainian-Russian War
M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)Lockheed Martin. The UK again supplies Ukraine with American-made M270 multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS). They are also providing M31A1 missiles to potentially speed up the snail-paced trek to the culmination of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict. With the ability to launch GPS-guided rockets, the M270 MLRS can accurately destroy targets up to 50 miles away. Previously, the UK supplied Ukraine with an onslaught of military support valued at roughly $2.8 billion or £2.3 billion. The support has included:
Europe is burning in unprecedented temperatures
The European continent has never seen such heat waves in its entire history, and that is why a lot of people are actually passing away due to heat stroke, which Europe has never seen, and it is across all the Western European nations. On the 19th of July, the UK posted its highest ever temperature, which has crossed 40 degrees Celsius. In France, Spain, and Portugal, temperatures are between 42 to 46 degrees. In Italy, where we have the poor river basin, which is considered as Europe’s food bowl because of its high vegetation, that region has not received any rainfall for over 200 days. This is a situation for which no one in Europe was prepared.
Beat Academic Stress For UK Students with Amazing Tips
In addition to juggling part-time jobs and school, pupils also fret about assignments, the future, and how to take the next step. You can get overwhelmed if you attempt to handle all these activities simultaneously.
Small Business Trends Predictions for the UK
While most of us are still wrapping our heads around what happened in 2020, we’re getting close to the end of this tumultuous year. It’s time to start thinking about what’s to come.
Strange Laws - UK - Part Four
Did you know that it is illegal to sing any profane, indecent, or obscene song or ballad in the street? This is video number four in our new series about weird laws, still in force, in the UK.
Strange Laws - UK - Part Three
Did you know that it is illegal to be drunk on licensed premises in the UK? This is video number three in our new series about weird laws, still in force, in the UK.
Strange Laws - UK - Part Two
Did you know that a pregnant woman can urinate in a policeman’s helmet?!! This is video number two in our new series about weird laws, still in force, in the UK.
Strange Laws - UK - Part One
Did you know it’s illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament in London wearing a suit of armor? This is video number one in our new series about weird laws, still in force, in the UK.
Film Censorship in the UK | Film Censorship Good or Bad?
Film censorship in the UK explained. Also, is film censorship good or bad? We would love to know YOUR thoughts on this. We are also making a video about film censorship in the U.S. It will be interesting to compare the two. We ask for YOUR comments on this subject also. Some of the photographic content is 'licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license'
Meet French Singer-Songwriter Rose Thorn
Rose Thorn is a singer-songwriter who wishes to spread understanding and love to all the complex characters out there. Her belief in humanity is strong, something she describes as the natural gift of empathy and respect towards others. Her music praises the complexity of humanity through a bluesy, dark atmosphere, a rocky inspiration, and a 70s feel to it, and hopes to spread tolerance and understanding through the works of contrast. Rose Thorn is inspired by Beth Hart, and is similar to Adele, Lissie and Benjamin Clementine in the storytelling and melody making. The aim of her music is transparency about what she perceives, so that anybody can relate to some aspects of her approach to life so as to find peace and comfort within that.
How To Holiday In The UK After Brexit
Following the UK’s decision to leave the EU in the referendum held on June 23rd 2016, there were years of uncertainty about what regulations would be in place concerning the movement of goods and people to and from the UK, after the state had officially left the EU.