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The unexpected budget lines

Nov 3, 2014
Experts say the federal budget is likely to be punctuated with new, previously unexpected spending.
Posted In: Britain, Ebola, government spending

Coca-Cola ventures again into U.K. waters

Jun 10, 2014
After a flop with Dasani bottled water in the U.K., Coca Cola is returning there.
Posted In: bottled water, Britain, Coca-cola
Savage Messiah – subsidized by British taxpayers.

Britain is giving subsidies for rock music

Jun 5, 2014
U.K. arts subsidies used to be mainly for ballet and theater. That's changing.
Posted In: Britain, United Kingdom (U.K.), Arts, Pete Rock
Miners In Utah

In U.K., a case for re-opening coal mines?

Apr 10, 2014
England still depends on coal for 40 percent of electricity
Posted In: coal, Britain

When England walked away from coal

Apr 9, 2014
Thirty years ago, the Thatcher government closed most coal mines.
Posted In: coal mining, Britain
Miner's strike

An English village, 30 years after its mine closed

Apr 8, 2014
Brampton lost its coal mine 30 years ago, despite a year-long miner's strike. What's there now?
Posted In: coal, Britain

Britain's Cold War Veterans: Out in the cold?

Feb 26, 2014
Some British veterans ordered to witness nuclear explosions during the Cold War went on to develop serious health problems.
Posted In: veterans, Britain

Climate change is making English wine better

Feb 21, 2014
Climate change is reversing the fortunes of a once derided industry.
Posted In: wine, Britain, United Kingdom, UK, France, Agriculture

What was it like to be a servant in Britain 100 years ago?

Dec 18, 2013
The wealth inequality we have in the US today is no match for what it was like in England 100 years ago.
Posted In: domestic workers, servants, Britain

New nuclear plant is explosive issue for some Brits

Oct 23, 2013
Britain has just approved construction of its first new nuclear power plant in 20 years.
Posted In: energy, nuclear energy, alternative energy, Britain

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