China Bans BBC World News, Hinting At Coverage Of Uyghur Camps As Reason For Media Tit-For-Tat

BBC World News has been banned from airing in China, per a statement from China’s National Radio and Television Administration released on Thursday. Many foreign policy pundits are calling the move a tit-for-tat as the ban comes just one week after Ofcom, the British media regulator, canceled China Global Television Network in the United Kingdom. […]

Roald Dahl’s Family Apologizes For His Anti-Semitism

The family of British author Roald Dahl — who was best-known for his children’s books — has issued an apology for his anti-Semitism. Published on, the statement acknowledged that the writer made hateful comments about the Jewish community and suggested that these remarks do not fully reflect who he was as a person. “The […]

Majority Of Adults In UK Say Black Lives Matter Movement Increased Racial Tensions, Poll Shows

More than half of adults in the U.K. believe that the Black Lives Matter movement has increased racial tensions, a new poll shows. As The Guardian reported, a poll conducted by Opinium showed that 55 percent of adults believe the protests that spread across the U.K. over the summer led to a rise in animosities. […]

Terrorism Level In The UK Raised To ‘Severe’

The terrorism threat level in the United Kingdom has been raised from “substantial” to “severe.” According to BBC News, the country upgraded its threat level following an attack in Vienna, Austria, on Monday evening that left four dead and 22 injured. The incident in the central European country earlier this week added to a string […]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Reportedly ‘Desperate’ For Donald Trump To Lose The Election

Though many had believed that Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom and U.S. President Donald Trump had a relatively congenial relationship, reports are suggesting that Johnson’s administration is privately hoping that the New York businessman will lose his bid for reelection come November. “It would make things much easier if [he] doesn’t win […]

Fans Could Return To Stadiums For Sporting Events In The U.K. As Early As October, Boris Johnson Predicts

Fans in the United Kingdom could start returning to sports stadiums as early as October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday. As BBC News reported, the sports industry has taken one of the biggest, and most visible hits from the coronavirus pandemic. Multiple leagues have seen their seasons postponed or canceled, and those that […]

Bristol, UK, Statue Of Protester Jen Reid Removed After One Day

The statue of Black protester Jen Reid has been removed a day after being erected in Bristol, U.K., the BBC reported. The sculpture was an unauthorized replacement for the statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Black Lives Matter protesters removed Colston’s statue and toppled it into Bristol […]

Artist In Bristol, England Replaces Toppled Statue Of Slave Trader With Statue Of Black Lives Matter Protester

A “stealth artist” in Bristol, England has replaced a statue of a slave trader, which was torn down during George Floyd protests, with a statue of a Black Lives Matter protester, Reuters reported. Following the death of George Floyd, as CNN reported in early June, protests against racial injustice were taking place not just in […]

Stabbing Spree In The UK Leaves At Least 3 People Dead And A Number Of Others Injured

A stabbing rampage in the town of Reading in the United Kingdom has left at least three people dead. In addition, it has been reported that “a number” of other individuals have been taken to the hospital, though no further details were given about their health status. According to the BBC, police are currently looking […]

Winston Churchill’s London Statue May Have To Be Moved To A Museum, Says His Granddaughter

A statue of Winston Churchill that has stood for decades in London’s Parliament Square may have to be moved to a museum for its own safety, his granddaughter told BBC News. In the wake of the George Floyd protests, which have taken place not just in the U.S. but in the U.K. and elsewhere across […]

Statues Of Mahatma Gandhi Targeted For Removal By Black Lives Matter Campaign In UK

Some Black Lives Matter protesters in the United Kingdom are asking that statues of Mahatma Gandhi be taken down, owing to their namesake’s supposedly problematic views on race when he was alive, Hindustan Times reported. Supporters claim that any effort to remove them stems from anti-India elements in the U.K. The George Floyd protests and […]

Protesters In Bristol Topple 125-Year-Old Statue Of Slave Trader Edward Colston

Protesters in Bristol, England toppled a 125-year-old statue of notorious slave trader Edward Colston on Sunday, BBC News reported earlier today. The 17th-century historical figure was torn down during a Black Lives Matter protest rally. The protestors used ropes to tear it down, and photos from the article show them dropping it into the Bristol […]

Rachel Ward Stuns In A Figure-Hugging Printed Blue Dress

Blond beauty Rachel Ward stunned her 599,000 Instagram followers with her latest post, in which she rocked a figure-hugging structured blue dress with a gorgeous print. According to the geotag, the pictures were taken in Manchester, United Kingdom. The ensemble Rachel wore was from the brand Comino Couture London, and she made sure to tag […]

The U.K.’s New, Post-Brexit Immigration Rules To Shut Out Low-Skilled Workers

In the aftermath of Brexit, the United Kingdom has announced a new immigration policy designed to stem the influx of low-skilled migrants. By introducing a points-based system much like the one used in Australia and Canada, the U.K. hopes to attract more young, highly educated workers to its shores by lifting the cap on visas […]

British Government Agency Tells 101-Year-Old Man To Have His Parents Verify His Identity

A 101-year-old man was told by a British government agency that he needed his parents to come into a local office in order to confirm his identity, The Guardian reports. Giovanni Palmiero immigrated from Italy to the United Kingdom in the 1960s and has been living, working, and raising his family in the London area […]

‘The Masked Singer UK’ Spoilers: Viewers Think The Queen Bee Could Be A Member Of Girls Aloud

The Masked Singer in the U.K. just aired its first-ever episode and viewers are already guessing which celebrities are underneath the costumes. After a successful two seasons in the U.S., it seems the U.K. is enjoying its very own version on ITV. The British edition is hosted by Joel Dommett and is entertained by four […]

Sharon Osbourne Claims She Made An Employee Go Into A Burning Home To Save Artwork, Then Fired Him

The View co-host Sharon Osbourne has claimed that she made an employee go into a burning home to remove precious artwork, then fired him for having the wrong attitude about it, CNN reports. However, as of this writing, there’s no verification of her story. Sharon appeared on the British show, Would I Lie To You, […]

Anne Sacoolas To Be Formally Charged In Death Of British Motorcyclist After Claiming Diplomatic Immunity

Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. diplomat who allegedly killed a British motorcyclist then fled to the U.S. and claimed diplomatic immunity, will be formally charged with a crime in relation to the incident, BBC News reported. Authorities have already begun the extradition process to bring her from the U.S. to the U.K. The […]

U.K. Election Results: Jeremy Corbyn Will Quit After Labour Suffers Brutal Stomping By Boris Johnson’s Tories

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the United Kingdom’s Labour Party, announced early Friday that he would resign from his post after suffering a crushing, landslide defeat to the Conservative party led by current Prime Minister Boris Johnson, The New York Times reported. Exit polling released after voting closed at 10 p.m. local time in the […]

Christopher Steele Still MI6 Spy When He ‘Sat Next’ To Ivanka Trump At London Club In 2007, Reports Say

Presidential daughter Ivanka Trump, reportedly met British spy and Russia expert Christopher Steele for the first time in 2007, when he “sat next” to her at the ultra-high-end London nightclub Annabel’s. This took place at a dinner where then-future Prime Minister David Cameron was the featured speaker, according to a report published Wednesday by The […]

Rita Ora Sizzles In Behind-The-Scenes Peek At Rehearsal Process

Pop star Rita Ora treated her followers to a behind-the-scenes peek into the rehearsal process with a triple update on Instagram. Rita opted to share the pictures in black-and-white for an artistic feel. In the first snap, Rita sat and watched the action with an interested gaze. Her hair was pulled back, and she seemed […]

WWE Spoilers: Huge Stable Could Appear On ‘SmackDown’ To Continue Invasion Storyline

Over the course of the last week, WWE has watched all of its brands mingle with one another as Survivor Series draws near. The battle for brand supremacy will come full circle when Monday Night Raw faces off against Friday Night SmackDown and NXT at the big pay-per-view. Tonight on the blue brand, it appears […]

British Police Publicly Shame Parent Who Double-Parked In Front Of A School, When They Lived Half A Block Away

British police are publicly shaming a parent who broke at least one written law, and probably half a dozen unwritten ones, for double-parking in front of a school when they lived about a block away, Yahoo News reports. It’s the bane of every parent who drives their kid to school: other parents who disobey the […]

An Armed Robber Was Forced To Buy A Cheeseburger So The Cash Register Could Be Opened

An alleged armed robber was forced to buy a cheeseburger so he could rob a McDonald’s, as the cash registers wouldn’t open without a purchase being made, Yahoo News U.K. reports. Many businesses these days use cash registers that won’t open unless a transaction is completed — at least not without a manager using a […]

Woman Is Trampled By A Stampede Of ‘Berserk’ Herd Of Cattle While Walking Her Dog

An elderly woman in West Sussex, England has been trampled to death by a herd of cattle while out walking her dog. The Independent reported that Hillary Adair, 87, was knocked to the ground and trampled by a herd of Belted Galloway cattle at Linchmere Common and repeatedly attacked by the animals as she tried […]

Brexit Is ‘Moving Forward With Momentum’ Says Brexit Secretary After Brussels Meet

The United Kingdom’s Brexit Secretary, Stephen Barclay, recently met in Brussels with Michel Barnier — a chief negotiator of the European Union — to move forward the terms of the U.K.’s exit of the EU, The BBC reported on Friday. Barclay said that things were “moving forward with momentum.” Barnier described the appointment as “a […]

Boris Johnson Cried When His Brother Jo Quit U.K. Parliament Over Brexit Plan, ‘New York Times’ Reports

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who just assumed the role in July, has refused to budge on his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union on October 31, even if no deal can be reached to maintain trade relations between the U.K. and E.U. But Johnson’s inflexibility on his “no deal Brexit” […]

The United Kingdom Loses Its Measles ‘Virus-Free’ Status

Great Britain is no longer “measles free” after achieving the status for three years running, and Boris Johnson, the new British Prime Minister, says it’s time to take action. The Daily Mail reports that Johnson wants to fight back against the anti-vaxxers’ spread of information, and is suggesting that people boost the vaccines that they […]

Woman Shares Graphic Photos Of Facial Burns Sustained After She Tried Microwaving Eggs

Bethany Rosser is a 22-year-old woman from Redditch, Worcestershire, who recently experienced a frightening accident in her own kitchen. The United Kingdom woman was looking online for a way to cook hard-boiled eggs without using the stove. She came across an article by the popular cooking publication Delish that seemed to offer a quick and […]

Beauty Queen & Her Mom In Bar Fight With A Third Woman, Leading To Charges

A finalist in the Miss England competition is facing assault charges along with two other women after a bar fight in a pub in Kent. The Daily Mail reports that Miss England finalist Olivia Cooke, 21, and her mother, Julia, 46, were both involved in the Kent, England, fistfight with a third woman named China […]

The 4th Of July Is Celebrated In England, Of All Places, Believe It Or Not

You may think that the Fourth of July is treated as just another summer day in the United Kingdom, considering that what we’re celebrating here is a violent separation of political ties between the United States and England. But as it turns out, the two countries put aside their differences over a century ago, and […]

‘Skatey McSkateface’ Chosen As Name For English City’s New Skateboard Park

A new English skate park will henceforth be known as “Skatey McSkateface” after town officials asked the general public to come up with a name and got exactly what they asked for, The Independent reports. Officials in Southend-on-Sea, a seaside community of about 180,000 people, wanted the skateboarders in their town to have a safe […]

‘Dear UK’ Is Trending On Twitter As Americans Apologize In Advance For Potential Trump Embarrassments

The hashtag “#DearUK” is trending on Twitter, as of this writing, with Americans using the social media platform to apologize in advance for whatever embarrassment Trump may cause, Newsweek reports. The last time Trump made a state visit to the United Kingdom, back in 2018, he made a couple of goofs which could be considered […]

Social Media Is Baffled By Donald Trump’s Strange ‘Fist Bump’ With Queen Elizabeth

President Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace Monday as part of a three-day United Kingdom visit, and he instantly made headlines with his greeting, which was posted on The Royal Family Channel Twitter account. As Yahoo News reports, social media users couldn’t help but notice that Trump awkwardly shook her hand back and […]

London Man Renames His Pub To Honor President Donald Trump’s State Visit

The landlord of an Irish pub tucked away in West London is looking forward to President Donald Trump’s state visit — so much so that he temporarily renamed his business to reflect his positive feelings toward the president. Usually known as The Jameson, landlord Damien Smyth installed a temporary sign with the new, temporary name […]

Donald Trump Touches Down In London As City Prepares For Large Protests

President Donald Trump has arrived in London for a three-day state visit in the United Kingdom amid concerns that major protests will take place all over the country. The U.S. president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump, touched down at Stansted Airport at around 9 a.m. local time, but his arrival did not happen […]

Prince Andrew Will Reportedly Use ‘Golf Course Diplomacy’ To Ease Political Tension During Trump’s State Visit

Buckingham Palace is coming up with plans to keep Donald Trump busy and away from crowds during his upcoming visit to the United Kingdom, which includes making sure he spends much of his time playing golf with minor Royal Prince Andrew, The Daily Mail reports. Back during his 2018 U.K. state visit, Trump made a […]

Amazon Slammed For Trashing Millions Of Unsold Products — From Toys To Flat Screen TVs

Internet behemoth Amazon is being slammed by reports that it often destroys its unsold merchandise, reports CBS News. News first broke of the practice after reporters in France posed as Amazon employees and discovered a “destruction zone.” In this so-called “destruction zone,” brand new toys, kitchen equipment, and flat-screen TVs were being put onto trucks […]

A Diner Accidentally Got Served A $5,700 Bottle Of Wine At An English Restaurant

A diner at an upscale Manchester restaurant got an unexpected surprise when he was mistakenly served a £4,500 ($5,700) bottle of wine, The Guardian reports. Fortunately, the restaurant’s manager is surprisingly cool with the staggering loss, telling the employee who made the error, “mistakes happen.” Hawksmoor is a chain of high-end steak and seafood restaurants, […]

Man Who Was Abandoned As An Infant 33 Years Ago At London’s Gatwick Airport Tracks Down His Birth Parents

A man who was abandoned as an infant at London’s Gatwick airport 33 years ago has found his biological parents, Yahoo News UK reports. Back in 1986, British newspapers gave the nickname “Gatwick Gary” to the little infant who had been found, apparently having been abandoned, at the busy London airport. On April 10, 1986, […]

Will The New Royal Baby Eventually Be King?

Now that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s long-awaited royal baby has arrived, the question some royal family fans are asking is, “will he eventually become King?” Unfortunately, it’s extremely unlikely, almost to the point of being impossible. In fact, a lot would have to go wrong before Baby Sussex gets anywhere close to the Throne. […]

Jason Statham Impostor Cons Woman Out Of Over $129,000: ‘Will You Be The Special Woman Beside Me?’

A British woman has been scammed by a Jason Statham impostor, costing her over $129,000. On Monday, the Evening Standard reported an interesting twist on commonplace online fraud. The woman — who wishes to remain anonymous — claims to have been browsing a Facebook fan page dedicated to the Fast & Furious actor. She was […]

UK Leader Calls Trump ‘A Threat To Our World Order’ And Unworthy Of State Visit

President Donald Trump has been called a “threat to our world order” and unworthy of a state visit to the United Kingdom, according to the UK’s Shadow Secretary of State Emily Thornberry, The Independent reports. Thornberry’s comments come in response to Trump moving to withdraw the United States from the international Arms Trade Treaty, in […]

Julian Assange Arrested At Ecuadorian Embassy In London

Julian Assange, the co-founder of the whistle-blower organization Wikileaks was arrested on Thursday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, according to. report from BBC. The arrest brings to an end Assange’s almost seven years in the embassy, which he entered in 2012 in an effort to avoid extradition to Sweden due to a sexual assault […]

Prince William Reveals That He Went Undercover As A Spy With U.K.’s Spy Agency MI6

Prince William revealed this weekend that he just completed an assignment that involved going undercover with U.K. spy agencies, People is reporting. The future king described being among his country’s front lines against terrorism and espionage as a “humbling experience.” He may very well be one of the most recognizable men in Europe, if not […]

Russian U.K. Ambassador Tells Novichok Poisoning Victim Russia Didn’t Do It Because Otherwise He’d Be Dead

The surviving victim of what authorities in the United Kingdom say was a Russian poisoning attack confronted Russia’s ambassador to the U.K. on Friday, and asked him, “Did you kill my girlfriend?” according to a report in Britain’s Sunday Mirror. The newspaper arranged the meeting between survivor Charlie Rowley and Alexander Yakovenko, Russian President Vladimir […]

Theresa May Will Resign After Brexit Passes

British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed today that she would put “national interest ahead of personal” after her Brexit deal is delivered. May has made the decision to sacrifice herself in order to get her deal through the U.K. parliament. CNN is reporting that many are calling May’s words to her party a “commanding brave […]

Dress Like A Disney Princess Everyday And Get Paid For It? – One Family Is Willing To Give You That Job

There are so many people out there who love Disney, and it’s hard not to get in on the fun when you see it. Many young girls, and some of the girls who aren’t so young any longer, dream of being a Disney Princess at some point in their lives. Well, one family in the […]

British ISIS Bride Shamima Begum’s Baby Has Died In Syria

Shamimia Begum’s newborn son has passed away, CNN is reporting. Begum has been at the center of controversy as of late as she begged to return to the United Kingdom after fleeing her home country of London to join ISIS in Syria when she was 15 years old. In response, U.K. Home Secretary Sajid Javid […]

Autism Community Outraged As New Policy Forces UK Drivers To Report Diagnosis

Outrage spreads across the autism community in the United Kingdom after the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) established a change in policy that forces all autistic drivers to report their spectrum disorder diagnosis even if it doesn’t affect their ability to drive. According to The Guardian, The National Autistic Society (NAS) has stepped forward […]