United Kingdom

Giant Baby, George King Born in UK at 15lbs 7oz (+Video)

March 27, 2013, 10:02 am

Baby George King survived at birth despite doctors saying he had a 10 percent chance of living after birth. He was born at 15lbs 7oz in Bristol, United Kingdom. Doctors are [...]

London Unveils Ambitious Cycling Plan

March 8, 2013, 2:07 pm

An ambitious plan to propel cycling further into the mainstream in London was unveiled by officials, including a 15 mile “cycle superhighway.”

UK Invests 10 Million Pounds in Afghan Mining

March 7, 2013, 1:37 pm

Afghan mining will get a 10-million-pound boost from Britain, announced British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday. Cameron hopes to “to make sure this mineral wealth is [...]

Whisky Flushed: 6,000 Gallons of Scotch Whisky Down the Drain

March 1, 2013, 2:25 pm

Whisky flushed down the drain: Some 6,000 gallons of Scotch whisky was flushed down the drain in Scotland by accident.

Anonymous Makes Homeless Man Cry With Joy (Video)

February 28, 2013, 7:09 am

During an Anonymous protest in Nottingham, the protesters gave a homeless man support and touched him to tears.

In UK, Beef Lasagne Contained 100% Horse Meat

February 7, 2013, 6:27 pm

The U.K. food agency said Thursday some beef lasagna products that were recently recalled contained 100 percent horsemeat.

UK Says Every Dog Must Be Implanted With a Microchip

February 7, 2013, 3:24 pm

All dogs in the United Kingdom must be implanted with microchips within the next few years, authorities said this week, adding that pet owners who refuse to comply will be [...]

Skeleton Found in UK Parking Lot Was Richard III

February 4, 2013, 3:27 pm

Researchers in the United Kingdom confirmed Monday that a skeleton found beneath a parking lot in Leicester belonged to King Richard III.

UK Supermarket Chain Apologizes Over Horse Meat in Burgers

January 17, 2013, 2:05 pm

Discovery that burgers sold by a United Kingdom supermarket chain contained horse DNA led the grocer, Tesco, to publish full-page newspaper ads in several papers apologizing [...]

Scotland Gives ‘Landmark’ Rights to Homeless People

January 2, 2013, 5:17 pm

Legislation aiming at effectively ending homelessness across Scotland has come into effect this week.

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