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Why Edward VIII gave up throne for Mrs Simpson in Britain

October 27, 2019 11:00 pm0 comments
Why Edward VIII gave up throne for Mrs Simpson in Britain

Edward VIII became King of Great Britain on 20 January 1936 when his father George V died. He was determined to marry his mistress, Mrs Wallis Simpson, and told Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin on 16 November. Baldwin was horrified. Mrs Simpson was a commoner, an American and she was divorcing […]

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Britain bans David Beckham from driving

May 9, 2019 6:29 am0 comments
Britain bans David Beckham from driving

United Kingdom has banned David Beckham from driving for next six months and fined him about $1,200. Last November he busted cruising through London while using his cellphone while driving his Bentley. The former England soccer team captain admitted the offense appearing Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Thursday and so his […]

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Assange sentenced 50 weeks jail term in Britain

May 1, 2019 5:49 pm0 comments
Assange sentenced 50 weeks jail term in Britain

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is sentenced to fifty weeks of jail term by a British court for jumping bail in 2012. To avoid extradition to Sweden in 2012 the whistleblower skipped bail and stayed at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Assange was wanted on sexual assault allegations by Sweden, but […]

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Ireland Is Hot Seat For Global Giants Moving Out Of Britain Due To Brexit

May 31, 2017 11:20 pm0 comments
Ireland Is Hot Seat For Global Giants Moving Out Of Britain Due To Brexit

Which country will be in the top benefiting position after Brexit is yet to be known, but analysts believe Ireland has the potentialities in attracting global giants due to its strategic location, tax benefits and talented workforce. A recent research reveals the country is in the hot seat when the […]

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First Coal-Free Day Observed In Britain. 24-Hour Power Supplied Without Fossil Fuel

April 21, 2017 11:30 pm0 comments
First Coal-Free Day Observed In Britain. 24-Hour Power Supplied Without Fossil Fuel

Friday was a coal-free day for Britain. The National Grid tweeted to have achieved a milestone with first ever working day without the fossil fuel power since the Industrial Revolution. United Kingdom has gradually changed the sources of power in recent years to gas, nuclear, solar and wind to keep […]

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Brexit Secretary David Davis Urges MPs To Pass Bill Unchanged In Commons

March 11, 2017 11:28 pm0 comments
Brexit Secretary David Davis Urges MPs To Pass Bill Unchanged In Commons

Brexit secretary David Davis has lately urged the MPs to pass the bill unchanged when it is debated on Monday in the House of Commons. If the Brexit bill is passed unchanged on Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May could trigger Article 50 for the withdrawal of United Kingdom from […]

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