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British Woman Who Joined ISIS and Wants to Return to U.K. Gives Birth in Syria

Shamima Begum, 19, had expressed little regret for joining the terrorist group but wanted to return home to protect the health of her child. Her son was born in a refugee camp.
Tags: Isis, News, Syria, Great Britain, Shamima Begum, Begum, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Shamima, U K Gives Birth


Teenager Who Joined ISIS and Wants to Return to U.K. Gives Birth in Syria

Shamima Begum, 19, had expressed little regret for joining the terrorist group but wanted to return home to protect the health of her child. Her son was born in a refugee camp.
Tags: Isis, News, Syria, Great Britain, Shamima Begum, Begum, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Shamima, U K Gives Birth


FIH Pro League: Great Britain's hockey teams slip to double defeat by Australia

Great Britain suffer double defeat by Australia in the FIH Pro League as the men's and women's both lose in Perth.
Tags: News, Australia, Great Britain, FIH


Formula E recap: Bird is the word in Santiago

Watch short highlights as Great Britain's Sam Bird wins his his first Formula E race of the season with a scintillating victory in Santiago, Chile.
Tags: News, Santiago, Great Britain, Sam Bird


The House Finally Acts on Yemen

The Senate should quickly follow suit and end United States complicity in the humanitarian horrors there.
Tags: News, France, Saudi Arabia, Senate, Iran, United States, House Of Representatives, United Nations, War Crimes, Yemen, Defense Department, Central Intelligence Agency, Great Britain, Trump, Nixon, Houthis


Theresa May Suffers a New Brexit Defeat in Parliament Vote

Lawmakers rejected a motion to support the government’s Brexit negotiating strategy, deepening strains within both the Conservative and Labour parties.
Tags: News, European Union, Labour, Great Britain, Corbyn, Mark, May, Rutte, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Brussels (Belgium, Theresa M, Conservative Party (Great Britain, Labour Party (Great Britain, Jeremy (1949-, Liberal Democrats (Great Britain, Parliament Vote


GB drawn with Kazakhstan & Netherlands in Davis Cup finals

Great Britain will play Kazakhstan and the Netherlands at the Davis Cup finals in Madrid in November.
Tags: Tennis, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Madrid, Great Britain


Davis Cup: Great Britain drawn with Kazakhstan & Netherlands for Madrid finals

Great Britain will play Kazakhstan and the Netherlands at the Davis Cup finals in Madrid in November.
Tags: News, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Madrid, Great Britain


Prince Philip, 97, Won’t Face Charges Over Car Crash, Prosecutors Say

The husband of Queen Elizabeth II gave up his driver’s license a few days ago, after many people questioned why he was still behind the wheel.
Tags: News, Elizabeth Ii, Great Britain, Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Traffic Accidents and Safety, Royal Families




Scientists find microplastics in 100% of beached dolphins, whales, and seals tested

50 beached dolphins, whales, and seals were tested in Great Britain.All had microplastics in their digestive tract — most in the stomach.84% were synthetic plastics; of those, 60% were nylon. None Scientists studied the bodies of dolphins, whales, and seals that washed ashore in the United Kingdom. Every single one of them had microplastics in them. Microplastics are defined as smaller than 5 millimeters, or about 0.20 inches. None That's disturbing on so many levels. The University of Exeter an...
Tags: Science, Animals, Environment, Plastic, Innovation, Great Britain, University of Exeter, Plymouth Marine Laboratory PML, United Kingdom Every, Brendan Godley, Penelope Lindeque


A Bargain Store Has Britons Asking: Can You Really Pop the Question With Plastic?

The British bargain store Poundland offered a one-pound engagement ring for Valentine’s Day. It sold 20,000 of them before the holiday arrived.
Tags: News, Poundland, Great Britain, Marriages, Dating and Relationships, Jewels and Jewelry, Poundland Ltd


9 adventures in Great Britain

I t may be only 876 miles from top to bottom, but with its patchwork of lakes, mountains, woodlands, and moors, Great Britain packs in some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet. From free diving with the ocean’s second-largest fish in Scotland to climbing the ice-filled ravines of the Lake District, here are the most exhilarating ways to experience the British outdoors. 1. Whitewater rafting an Olympic circuit Photo: Lee Valley White Water Centre Originally built for the 2012 Lond...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, England, London, Wales, Scotland, Things To Do, Britain, Cornwall, Surrey, Caribbean, Lake District, River Thames, Great Britain, All


Can You Really Eat Moldy Food Like British Prime Minister Theresa May Reportedly Does?

Have you ever come across some particularly tasty food in the fridge, only to be bummed out that it’s all moldy? Well, if you’re the British Prime Minister it doesn’t faze you in the slightest. Read more...
Tags: Food, UK, Science, Eu, European Union, Public Health, Britain, Theresa May, United Kingdom, Prime Minister, Food Safety, Brexit, Great Britain, Stockpiling, Moldy Jam, Prime Minister Theresa May


Fed Cup: Great Britain to face Kazakhstan in play-offs

Great Britain will play Kazakhstan at home in April's Fed Cup World Group II play-offs as they aim to reach the World Group stage.
Tags: News, Kazakhstan, Great Britain, World Group


REVIEW: Internationally Inspired Peanut M&M’s (Flavor Vote 2019)

The flavor vote is back! Not the O.G. one for Lay’s Potato Chips but for M&M’s, and it’s the third go round. Peanut M&M’s were a part of the first one where Chili Nut reigned supreme and last year for the Crunchy rendition where Mint came out on top. This year, the vote has an international theme with the flavors associated with specific countries around the world. They are Mexican Jalapeno, English Toffee, and Thai Coconut. Mexican Jalapeno Let’s first go south of the border for Mexican J...
Tags: Reviews, England, Shopping, Thailand, Ethiopia, Candy, Great Britain, M&m's, Mexican Jalapeno, American Bacon Belgian Waffle


Clean, On Time and Rat-Free: 9 International Transit Systems With Lessons for New York

From Tokyo to Zurich, readers told us how New York’s subway compares with the public transportation in their cities (spoiler alert: not well).
Tags: Art, Japan, New York, News, Germany, Subways, New York City, United States, Tokyo, Buses, Zurich, Railroads, Great Britain, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, London (England, Travel and Vacations


Fed Cup 2019: Great Britain desperate for home tie in April's play-off

Great Britain Fed Cup captain Anne Keothavong is desperate for another home tie when the World Group II play-off draw is made on Tuesday. Britain booked their place in April's tie thanks to a drama-filled Europe/Africa Zone Group 1 play-off win over Serbia on Saturday. Johanna Konta recovered from collapsing midway through her singles match with Aleksandra Krunic to seal a 2-0 win in the best-of-three encounter after Katie Boulter had put GB 1-0 up.
Tags: News, Britain, Serbia, Anne Keothavong, Johanna Konta, Great Britain, Europe Africa Zone Group, Aleksandra Krunic, Katie Boulter, Great Britain Fed


Konta puts GB into Fed Cup play-offs despite 'feeling rubbish'

Johanna Konta and Katie Boulter win their singles matches to put Great Britain into April's Fed Cup promotion play-offs.
Tags: News, Johanna Konta, Great Britain, Katie Boulter


Fed Cup: Johanna Konta & Katie Boulter wins put GB into World Group II play-offs

Johanna Konta and Katie Boulter win their singles matches to put Great Britain into April's Fed Cup promotion play-offs.
Tags: Sport, Johanna Konta, Great Britain, Katie Boulter


Konta and Boulter send GB into Fed Cup play-offs

Johanna Konta and Katie Boulter win their singles matches to put Great Britain into April's Fed Cup promotion play-offs.
Tags: News, Johanna Konta, Great Britain, Konta, Boulter, Katie Boulter


Prince Philip Gives Up Driver’s License

The British royal surrendered his license a month after he was involved in a collision on a rural road north of London.
Tags: News, Buckingham Palace, Automobiles, Great Britain, Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Royal Families, Norfolk (England


Fed Cup: Katie Boulter wins to put Great Britain ahead against Serbia

Katie Boulter puts Great Britain on the verge of April's Fed Cup promotion play-offs by beating Serbia's Ivana Jorovic in straight sets in Bath.
Tags: Tennis, Serbia, Great Britain, Katie Boulter, Ivana Jorovic


Huawei Threatens Lawsuit Against Czech Republic After Security Warning

The threat of legal action by the Chinese tech giant is part of a broader effort to defend itself from charges that it poses a security risk.
Tags: Europe, News, China, Czech Republic, United States, Huawei, Great Britain, Babis, ZTE Corp, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Andrej, Computers and the Internet, Politics And Government, Espionage and Intelligence Services


Fed Cup: Johanna Konta & Katie Boulter win to give Great Britain victory over Hungary

Great Britain move a step closer to Fed Cup promotion after Katie Boulter and Johanna Konta's wins seal victory over Hungary.
Tags: News, Hungary, Johanna Konta, Great Britain, Fed, Katie Boulter


Konta & Boulter win tense three-setters to seal Fed Cup group win

Great Britain move a step closer to Fed Cup promotion after Katie Boulter and Johanna Konta's wins seal victory over Hungary.
Tags: News, Johanna Konta, Great Britain, Fed, Konta, Boulter, Katie Boulter


Fed Cup: Katie Boulter puts Great Britain ahead against Hungary

Katie Boulter battles to a gripping three-set win over Hungary's Dalma Galfi to edge Great Britain closer to topping their Fed Cup group.
Tags: News, Hungary, Great Britain, Katie Boulter, Dalma Galfi


Weekly Roundup, Friday 8 February 2019

Exciting news! We’re offering a new Scotland tour in September (details immediately below), and this time we not only have a ride on this, the “Harry Potter” steam train, but we also, in the other direction, have a photo stop where we can photograph the train crossing the famous Glenfinnan viaduct. Good morning Lots of touring news this morning. Our new Loire Valley Land Cruise in September has proven to be popular, with three people already signed up and another four expected to be joining th...
Tags: Travel, New York, Science, London, Sweden, Obama, California, North Korea, Mexico, France, Scotland, China, Germany, Trains, Miscellaneous, US


U.K. Doctors Call for Caution in Children’s Use of Screens and Social Media

Britain’s chief medical officers declined to recommend specific age or time limits, but saw associations between social media use and mental health problems.
Tags: News, Social Media, Britain, Great Britain, Children and Childhood, Cyberharassment, Silicon Valley (Calif, Mental Health and Disorders