Jonathan Selwyn (left) and colleagues from Lark Energy—one of the UK's biggest solar firms. "I'm proud of what our industry has achieved."

Britain says it's a world-beater on curbing emissions

Nov 25, 2015
Some environmentalists question Britain's claim to be a leader on climate change.
Posted In: UK, Britain, climate change, Paris Climate Conference

London property boom fueled by dubious funds

Aug 12, 2015
Real estate bought with laundered money is pushing out London's working class.
Posted In: London, gentrification, Britain, real estate
Migrants walk alongside vehicles on the route leading to the Eurotunnel in Coquelles on Wednesday. One man died in a desperate attempt to reach England via the Channel Tunnel as overwhelmed authorities fought off hundreds of migrants, prompting France to

Migrants risk all to get into Britain

Jul 29, 2015
9 have died in the attempt, while thousands of others disrupt trade and traffic.
Posted In: migrants, Britain, France, illegal immigration, Calais

Magna Carta anniversary draws American support

Jun 12, 2015
For the 800th Anniversary, American lawyers and tourists are descending on London.
Posted In: Magna Carta Holy Grail, Britain, London
London Natural History Museum plans to update by kicking out Dippy the dinosaur.

Dinosaur departure prompts protests in the UK

Feb 13, 2015
Fake skeleton at London museum to be replaced by an actual one of a whale.
Posted In: Britain, culture, museums

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
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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