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Prince William & Prince Charles Make Wildlife Plea

Prince William & Prince Charles Make Wildlife Plea

By Tina Volpe February 11, 2014

Prince William and Prince Charles have teamed up to publicize the devastating effects of the illegal wildlife trade in a video they released today, in an effort to stop the trade and killing of the world’s wildlife species. The duo’s …

Sarin Found in Syria Clothing Samples, Says Cameron Sarin Found in Syria Clothing Samples, Says Cameron

As the U.S. Congress debates the merits of bombing Syria, the British Prime Minister is also pushing the case for intervention in the Syrian Civil War. Speaking at the G20 summit today in Saint Petersburg, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron …

Google’s Subscription Music Service Lands in Europe Google’s Subscription Music Service Lands in Europe

Nearly three months after it went live in the U.S. and a few weeks after it came to Australia and New Zealand, Google has just launched its Play Music All Access subscription-based streaming service in a bunch of European countries. …

Twitter Announces Better Abuse-Reporting Tools Twitter Announces Better Abuse-Reporting Tools

Last month, we all got to see just how brutal online abuse can be when a feminist activist was subjected to some pretty serious threats due to her outspoken position on women on English currency (or the lack thereof). Of …

Google Glass to Be Banned for Drivers in the U.K.? Google Glass to Be Banned for Drivers in the U.K.?
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Google has yet to offer its new wearable tech, Google Glass, in the U.K. – but the Department of Transport has already decided to set in motion a ban of the device for drivers. Here’s what a Department of Transport …

Activist's Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest Activist's Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest
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Late last week, The Bank of England announced that the face of author Jane Austen would adorn the country’s new 10-pound notes – some time in 2017. Austen will replace Charles Darwin, who has been the face of the bill. …

Gay Marriage to Be Recognized in Oxford Dictionary Gay Marriage to Be Recognized in Oxford Dictionary
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In light of Britain’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage, the publishers of the largest dictionary of the English language say that they will amend the definition of marriage to include that of the same-sex variety. “We continually monitor the words …

Breaking Bad Will Stream on Netflix UK the Day After Breaking Bad Will Stream on Netflix UK the Day After

Good news for Breaking Bad fans…in the U.K. Netflix has just announced that it will stream episodes from the show’s final season exactly one day after they air in the U.S. Every Monday, Netflix user in the U.K. will have …

Facebook Threats Land Self-Described Troll in Jail Facebook Threats Land Self-Described Troll in Jail
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Less than three months after admitting to making threats to shoot over 200 schoolchildren, a 24-year-old British man has been sentenced to 28 months in jail. Back in April, Reece Elliot admitting to making the following comments on Facebook. They …

Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon's LoveFilm Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon's LoveFilm

LoveFilm, a streaming service owned by Amazon, today announced that members from the U.K. and Germany can now stream a variety of CBS programming, including some Showtime original series. “We’re excited to partner with LoveFilm and their terrific subscription service …

E-Cigarettes to Get New Regulations in the U.K. E-Cigarettes to Get New Regulations in the U.K.
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The U.K.‘s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) this week clarified that nicotine-containing products (NCPs) such as electronic cigarettes will soon be regulated as medicines. The agency states that the move will help to make the products safer and …

Heart Attack-Inducing Anti-Drunk Driving Ad Heart Attack-Inducing Anti-Drunk Driving Ad
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A terrifying new anti-drunk driving ad from Leo Burnett Worldwide is turning heads. The ad features “unsuspecting” men grooming themselves in a public bathroom, only to be greeted by a face crashing through the mirror – complete with blood and …

Pamela Anderson Ad Banned in the U.K. Pamela Anderson Ad Banned in the U.K.
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An ad for a web hosting company featuring Pamela Anderson has been banned by the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority after is was deemed “sexist and degrading to women.” The Dreamscape Networks ad features Anderson and another woman, clad in bikinis, …

Mayor Terry Buckle Rams Car Into Store Mayor Terry Buckle Rams Car Into Store

According to a report from the East Anglian Daily Times, Bury St Edmunds Mayor Terry Buckle drove his car through the front of a Tesco Express on Tuesday. The 73-year-old Buckle had only been mayor of the town for five …

Facebook’s Paid Messages Test Continues to Expand Facebook’s Paid Messages Test Continues to Expand
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It appears that Facebook’s paid messaging test has crossed the pond, as users in the U.K. are reporting that they are being given the opportunity to pay upwards of £10 to send messages to some users’ inboxes. “The system of …

Kate Middleton Due Date Revealed to be “Mid-July” Kate Middleton Due Date Revealed to be “Mid-July”

As Kate Middleton’s baby bump grows larger, speculation about the Duchess of Cambridge’s due date has reached a fever pitch. In January it was officially announced that the Duchess’ due date is sometime in July. This week, the scope of …

Joss Stone Murder Plot Suspects Convicted Joss Stone Murder Plot Suspects Convicted

In 2011 two men were arrested in England for plotting to rob and murder pop star Joss Stone. According to a report in The Telegraph, the men, Junior Bradshaw and Kevin Liverpool, have been convicted on conspiracy to to cause …