In what seems like a bizarro world headline, David Cameron appears to be against civil partnerships for straight people, despite strongly supporting same-sex marriage last year. »
What do Liberal Democrat Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour Leader Ed Miliband actually have in common? They all think that Britain is ready for a gay or lesbian prime minister... And probably one that is bisexual and/or transgender, too! »
She joins Florence Nightingale and Elizabeth Fry as the third non-royal to appear on British currency. She's replacing Charles Darwin on the £10 note, and she'll make her debut in 2017.
The UK drug-fighting non-profit known as Crimestoppers is sending scratch n sniff pot cards to entire neighborhoods — warning the recipient that if they encounter that particular smell, they need call the Beefeaters poste haste figgy pudding! Or, you know, go over with some snacks, and have a cool party. »
Long believed to be a mythical archipelago populated exclusively by penguins and three elderly British wizarding couples who all have tea together on Sundays and exchange potion recipes, the Falkland Islands recently proved that it is a very real and newsworthy place when one of the local papers, Penguin News, took a… »
Last night, TLC debuted Sorority Girls, a British show about a group of young American women who love the Greek system so much that they head across the pond to open Sigma Gamma, the UK's first sorority. Britain has been on a roll when it comes to reality TV lately (The Virgin Diaries, Desperate Scousewives, My Big… »
When it comes to access to reproductive choice, the U.S. has few advantages over the U.K. Here's a big one: British women are denied the right to have medication abortions at home, forcing them to make two separate clinic visits and possibly experience symptoms in transit. Unfortunately, a judge recently upheld it. »
There could be changes to British Act of Settlement — which would give female Royals equal rights of succession. »