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Thursday, October 20, 2016
In 1895, Wilde was convicted of homosexual activity and sentenced to two years Reading Gaol. Built in the mid-1800s, the facility was operational until 2013. Now, it's hosting an unusual art exhibit.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Known by some as "the devil's painter," Bosch depicted imaginary animals and souls being violently tortured. At least one critic believes he is the father of modern art.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Wild swans — which all belong by law to the queen — are among Britain's most cherished birds. But there's been an uptick in incidents of neglect and cruelty. Some swans are even being eaten.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Property prices in London have skyrocketed, and British police say money being laundered by international criminals is now the biggest factor driving the boom.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
There were whispers of a pedophile ring at the highest levels of British government. Revelations suggest those rumors had substance and that a culture of deference helped hide child abuse for decades.
Monday, February 09, 2015
More than 20 mosques across Britain recently opened their doors for a day to non-Muslims. Imams and worshipers served tea and cakes, and answered visitors' questions about their faith.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Britain's most popular newspaper will reportedly stop featuring photos of topless women on its pages. The Sun began its "Page 3" pictures 44 years ago, but there has long been critici...
Sunday, January 11, 2015
More than a dozen hospitals across Great Britain declared "major incidents" this past week, with non-emergency operations cancelled and extra staff called in to cope with overcrowded emergency rooms. Still, the backlog in waiting rooms keeps growing.
The horror stories just keep coming in: long lines outside emergency departments — ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The British government plans to introduce measures it says will help authorities combat terrorism. The proposed legislation includes a ban on insurance companies covering the cost of ransom demands.
Monday, February 24, 2014
The first commercial for electronic cigarettes has aired on British TV screens. Some medical authorities fear it is sending the wrong message. Five decades ago, cigarette ads were banned in Britain.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Monday, September 17, 2012