The pimple head that is Donald Trump Jr recently claimed that British democracy is dead after Parliament didn’t approve Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement for the second time. Is there any truth to what this talking flannel has claimed?
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Targeted European Women Lawmakers Fear Violent Repercussions
Rising political tensions force female lawmakers to move home and hire bodyguards after being targeted by extremists, according to a Times investigation.
It’s Princes and Princesses vs. Trolls in UK Social Media Battle
Britain’s royal family is warning that it will block trolls posting offensive messages on its social media channels and may report offenders to the police.
British Museum Agrees to Return Emperor’s Hair to Ethiopia
Two locks of hair belonging to Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros will be repatriated after request from Addis Ababa, the National Army Museum in Britain announced.
Outline of Scotland’s Blockchain Constitution Plan is Coming to Focus
In 2016, the government committed to accelerate trials of digital voting. By February 2019 Scotland’s blockchain constitution is starting to take shape.
Britain-based Union Urges Iran to Free Detained Labor Activists
Major international labor union calls on Iran to immediately release several labor activists who have been tortured in custody late last year.
Happy Tom Paine Day 2019 – Celebrating a Revolutionary
This year you can celebrate the event with the Florida Veterans for Common Sense in Florida or the much celebrated the Thomas Paine Society in California.
How Immigration Policy Could Kill Dreamer’s Rhodes Award
Immigration policy could kill dreamers Rhodes award, where students get the chance to study in the University of Oxford in England with all expenses paid.
Advocates Demand Access to Women Jailed in Saudi Arabia
Some British lawmakers and international advocates seeks access to female activists jailed in Saudi Arabia to investigate allegations of torture in prison.
Don’t Leave Half The World Offline And Behind, Urges Web Founder
Tim Berners-Lee, who invented www, appealed on Monday for half of world population not to have internet access, which includes billions of women and girls.