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British Police Say 261 'People Of Public Prominence' Suspected Of Child Sex Abuse

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2015 | World

LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) - British police investigating allegations of historical child sex abuse said more than 1,400 people had been named as suspec...

Flying to Europe Just Got Easier

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Seasonal routes that take a hiatus in the colder months resume this month and next: These nonstop flights will take you to Dublin, Edinburgh, and beyond.

British Police Arrest Pensioners Over Spectacular Gem Heist

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - British police said they had arrested seven suspects, including three pensioners, on Tuesday over a multi-million pound rai...

Capitalism: The Preserve of Psychopaths or Saints?

Pioneers for Change | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Put simply, if we don't find ways to offer economic opportunity to more than a privileged few, there will be no shortage of other -- more destructive and terrifying -- opportunities offered to them by others elsewhere.

Here's What Happens When you Have to Move 1000's of Miles for Love!

Whitney Kay Bacon | Posted 05.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Whitney Kay Bacon

Long distance relationships are incredibly difficult, especially if the distance is between TWO oceans and a massive continent.

Re-establishing the Special US-UK Relationship

Dr. Harlan K. Ullman | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics
Dr. Harlan K. Ullman

Cameron's majority in Parliament offers an opportunity to rebuild this special relationship, provided Washington and London are prepared to grasp it.

British Teen in Own Wild! Pacific Crest Trail Walk for Mountain Gorillas

Janet Kinosian | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Janet Kinosian

Kyran Young, a British teen, is walking the full 2663 mile Pacific Crest Trail to raise money and awareness for the last remaining 900 Mountain Gorillas in Eastern Africa. It will take four months.

Britain's Shock Election: Labour's Big Defeat Seeded in the Sands of Iraq

William Bradley | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

The truth is that, intriguing as Scotland always is, it was in Iraq -- and in the reaction to Iraq -- where Labour got off the winning course.

British PM Rules Out Another Scottish Independence Vote

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday ruled out giving Scotland another independence referendum despite spectacula...

Cameron's Victory Sets Stage for Fights Over Europe, Scotland and Austerity

The New York Times | Posted 05.08.2015 | World

Prime Minister David Cameron, having achieved a smashing and unexpected outright victory in Britain’s general election, heads into his second term f...

Project Runway's Helen Castillo and Her No-Frills Take on Fashion

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.07.2015 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.

John Newton Photographs The "Nation of Shopkeepers"

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

"L'Angleterre est une nation de boutiquiers," were the exact words Napoleon used. In English, "England is a nation of shopkeepers." Napoleon had bor...

The South West Coast Path: Monumental and Pastoral

Michael Schuermann | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

Coastal walks come in two varieties: for those who prefer the "small outdoors", there are the idyllic promenades that meander through garden-like landscapes and picturesque little villages. They represent nature on a human scale: calm, unthreatening and civilized.

Trailblazing Women: Margaret Robertson, Managing Director Withers LLP

Anne Ravanona | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Anne Ravanona

Margaret Robertson trained with Withers and became Head of Litigation in 1992. She was the firm's Strategy Partner from 2000 and steered it through its US merger and conversion to LLP status in 2002 when she became Joint Managing Director.

Capturing Carbon: An Industrial Future?

David Saddington | Posted 05.04.2015 | Green
David Saddington

Teesside Collective is a landmark project which is on track to revolutionise UK industry through carbon capture and storage (CCS) of emissions. But what actually is industrial CCS and how close are we to seeing low emissions from energy intensive industries?

Don't just live your life - lead it

Pioneers for Change | Posted 04.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pioneers for Change

By: Sue Stockdale I have two dogs who provide me with endless hours of amusement. Recently whilst I was out for a walk, I began to consider the sim...

Think The British Elections Are Boring As Hell? This Is Why They Matter

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.23.2015 | World

On May 7, some 46 million voters will have the chance to elect a new government for the United Kingdom. While British electoral politics can be com...

My Journey

Pioneers for Change | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I guess my own journey from the dark side began when I left the City. I loved being a research analyst but once I drifted up into senior management (eventually as Head of Equities in Europe for Lehman Brothers), I became part of the world that I didn't find especially comfortable.

Scottish Nationalists May Win Big in UK Election: Poll

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2015 | World

LONDON, April 9 (Reuters) - The Scottish National Party may win 53 out of 59 Scottish seats in the British parliament, according to calculations made ...

Bloomberg's London

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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I Want to Suck Your Blood (Cordial): Dracula Heaven in Whitby, England

Paula Froelich | Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

One of the most hauntingly beautiful and eerie places in England is on the northeastern coast of Yorkshire in a tiny town called Whitby. Long a va...

A Spoonful of Perspective

Pioneers for Change | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

We have all been inspired by the core values instilled by our parents; if we work hard, we can achieve, but through engaging integrity, passion and compassion, we can also impact on the lives of others.

Time for America to Pivot to a 21st Century Foreign Policy

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 03.26.2015 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

Chinese foreign policy displayed imagination, strategic vision and the political coherence to vastly enhance its regional dominance and global influence. While U.S. foreign policy displayed it has little to offer besides its vast military power.

The Mission to Make Drinking Tap Water Easier

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Isn't it time for a fresh approach? Rather than regulate against fountains, perhaps Local Government should plan for fountains by publishing a list of pre-approved locations and fountain specifications.

U.S. Urges Allies To Think Twice Before Joining China-Led Bank

Reuters | Matthias Sobolewski and Jason Lange | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

By Matthias Sobolewski and Jason Lange BERLIN/WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - The United States has urged countries to t...