British Consumers Embrace American Tradition of Black Friday

In a beautiful gesture of reverse colonization (I mean, kinda) this year marks the very first time British retailers are participating in the American tradition of Black Friday. And it looks like the Brits are naturals at it—they've even taken to the standard trampling over each other and "mini-riots" Black Friday is » 11/28/14 1:03pm 11/28/14 1:03pm

​Grandpa Protests UK Family Park's Anti-Pedophilia Ban on Lone Adults

For the last seven years Puxton Park, a 50-acre family adventure park in North Somerset, England, complete with a farm, some slides, an electric tractor race course, and a Falconry Centre, has had a policy in place barring single people from entering the park so as to keep out potential pedophiles. And for seven… » 11/10/14 2:50pm 11/10/14 2:50pm

Man Arrested for Imitating Ghost in Massive Ghost Cover-Up

A man in Portsmouth, England was arrested for allegedly pretending to be a ghost in a cemetery as people nearby attempted to mourn a loved-one. 24-year-old Anthony Stallard was taken into custody and fined £35 for the imitation, leading one to wonder what exactly UK law officials are trying to cover up here... » 8/07/14 3:20pm 8/07/14 3:20pm

The UK is Importing American Sperm to Deal With Shortage

There is a sperm drought looming over the UK, and they're facing some issues keeping up with the demand. It is believed that donor numbers have dropped since 2005, when donors no longer had the right to anonymity (children who were conceived by way of a donor can now legally ask for the identity of their donor at age… » 6/28/14 5:05pm 6/28/14 5:05pm

New UK Bill to Let Women Inherit Titles Named After Downton Abbey

Let this serve as the end of the debate over whether life imitates art or art imitates life (it's the former, but you're entitled to your entirely incorrect opinion): a new bill snaking its way through the UK's House of Lords would change a 400-year-old system of agnatic primogeniture and allow baronets to pass their… » 12/29/13 12:00pm 12/29/13 12:00pm