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Not everyone in Britain is celebrating the queen’s diamond jubilee

June 5, 2012


Interesting report from Al Jazeera English, which recounts the sentiments of West Indians, who said Queen Elizabeth II should apologize for the colonialism and slavery the British Empire inflicted upon their native lands. I always find special coverage of the British royal family similar to that of the media coverage given to special U.S. occasions […]

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British law would give women access to criminal history of potential mate

August 1, 2011


There’s a bit of an uproar in the U.K. over a law named after a woman who was killed by a man she met on the Internet. Clare’s Law would give women the right to check an abusive partner’s criminal past. It’s being pushed by British Home Secretary Theresa May. The Daily Mail article noted […]

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