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Half-Million Supporters Demand Pardon For Persecuted Gay Men Day After Graham Moore's Oscar Speech

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.23.2015 | Impact

On the heels of screenwriter Graham Moore's moving Oscars speech for his role in creating "The Imitation Game," the family of the film's protagonist, ...

You Won't Believe How Off-Target Grid Security Really Is

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Daniel J. Graeber

The British government wants to put cybercriminals who target the nation's energy sector behind bars for life. Many of the worst power outages in hist...

First Nighter: James Graham's Politically Enthralling "This House" Gets the National Theatre HD Treatment

David Finkle | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

If you like theater and you like politics, you're going to jump at the chance to see theater about politics, Then get ready, politically-minded theat...

What a Difference 12 Years Can Make

Michael Kaiser | Posted 10.20.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

When I left the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in December 2000, fundraising was still considered something rather distasteful by many in England. Fast forward 12 years.

Sympathizing With 'Occupy' Protests, UK Business Secretary Would Consider Limiting Executive Pay

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

In a sign that the Occupy London protests might be having some effect, a prominent member of the British government recently signaled that he would be...

David Cameron's Anti-Government, Tea Party Agenda Is Built on Lies

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Johann Hari

The harm done to Britain in 2010 did not have to happen. It was David Cameron's choice to ignore the world's most distinguished economists and cut spending in the midst of economic collapse.

British Cuts To Military Concern U.S. Officials

New York Times | MICHAEL R. GORDON and JOHN F. BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Plans by the British government to make significant cuts in defense spending have spurred concerns among American military experts about Britain's abi...

FILM: British Goverment Cuts Public Film Funding | Anthony Faiola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON -- The art scene exploded in Britain over the past decade, giving rise to jewels like the Tate Modern museum on the silvery banks of the Thames...

A Case for the Supreme Court

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bianca Jagger

The undercover work Linda Carty did for DEA made her many formidable enemies. She believes that it was this that led to her being framed and sentenced to death for the kidnapping and murder of Joana Rodriguez.

British Parliament Member 'Too Drunk' To Vote On Budget

Mail Online | Simon Walters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A shamed Tory MP has admitted he was too drunk to vote in the debate on the Budget after a night of debauched behaviour on the Commons terrace....

British Publishers On What They Want From The New Government

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The new government must push further on a range of issues from digital piracy to VAT, regardless of who holds the keys to 10 ­Downing Street, key fig...

Report: Emails Back Up Claims British Government "Sexed Up" Intelligence On Iraq

United Press International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

British intelligence officers reportedly exchanged e-mails mocking claims about Saddam Hussein during the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq....

Secret "War on Terror" Prison on Diego Garcia Confirmed

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

This news will be an embarrassment to the US government, which has persistently denied claims that it operated a secret prison on Diego Garcia.