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The Destructive Myth of the Magna Carta

Cloaked in medieval glamour and swathed in sentimentality, the storied document allows politicians and judges to pay lip service to rights and rule of law — while really saying nothing at all.

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British Battle Tank Crushes German Driving Student’s Car

The student was attempting a left-hand turn onto a ring road used for transporting tanks.

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The Coming Crisis Between Britain and the EU

As David Cameron enters his second term, the Conservatives will have to soothe Euroskeptic voters and continental allies at the same time. It won't be easy.

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The British plan to organize a regiment around a religion: Perhaps an imperial solution to a contemporary problem

Back in February, several Members of Parliament began urging the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to stand up a Sikh regiment in the U.K. Army.

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Welsh Penis Artist Votes for Tory MP With Portrait of Male Anatomy

What was likely meant as a lewd protest ended up being counted in candidate Glyn Davies' favor.

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Glasgow, the Day After a Massacre

What’s left of Scottish Labour licks its wounds, while a victorious Scottish National Party ponders just how it’s going to work with those loathsome Tories.

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Five Takeaways (and a Needlepoint) from the British Elections

It's Maggie Thatcher's world, and we're just living in it.

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The Amazing Decline of America’s Special Relationships

Why the new (old) governments in Israel and Britain bode ill for what once were Washington’s most important alliances.

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Time for Triumphant Tories to Restore Britain’s Global Power

The British Conservative Party’s victory in yesterday’s British elections should give hope to U.S. Republicans who remember how Margaret Thatcher’s decisive victory in 1979 preceded ...

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