england

st george's day

No One Cares About St George's Day Because No One Cares About England

National pride is dying out. Here's why.
Emma Garland
4.23.19
uk

Supermarket Pulls Chocolate Easter Ducklings After Complaints of Racism

The color choices for Waitrose's “Crispy Duckling, Fluffy Duckling, [and] Ugly Duckling” have sparked controversy.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.10.19
TINNIES

RIP the Can House, a Cultural Landmark Made from Empty Beer Cans

In 2005, Philip Muspratt started covering his Hartlepool house with empty beer cans. “Can House” became a folk art piece, a DIY social club, and an icon for the post-industrial town.
Jenny Rae
2.8.19
medical cannabis

Good Luck Getting Medical Cannabis On the NHS

Despite official guidelines, doctors are reluctant to prescribe the drug, with one hospital posting a notice telling patients not to even bother asking.
Mattha Busby
1.24.19
WTF

Man Denies Running Restaurant Out of His House, Despite Huge Restaurant Sign Above Door

Maybe it's the giant illuminated sign that says “Orlando’s," or the Facebook page for Sakura Japanese Restaurant listing his home address.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.11.19
Canada

Living On a Canadian Commune Has Made Me Hate the UK

"It's just work, pub, drugs, work, pub, drugs, and football."
Manisha Krishnan
12.10.18
Sports

Professional Dart World Rocked by Allegations of Heinous Farts

“It’ll take me two nights to lose this smell from my nose."
Drew Schwartz
11.20.18
dairy

British Creamery Smells So Fucking Rank that People in Surrounding Neighbourhood Can't Sleep

Davidstow residents have described the odor as "a cross between gone off fish and cheese, with a bit of sewage chucked in."
Jelisa Castrodale
11.15.18
VisitEngland

Introducing 'Microgapping', the Best Way to Spend Your Free Time

Imagine a gap year without the "year" part – a getaway lasting a few days that you can find right here in the UK.
Advertiser
10.29.18
Row Z

England Are About to Start Their Latest Haunted Era

Jadon Sancho leads the way for a new generation of would-be exorcists ahead of tonight's “ghost game” in Croatia.
Hydall Codeen
10.12.18
food politics

There's a 'Scallop War' Raging in the English Channel and It's Getting Violent

Footage from the clashes between French and British scallop fishers include scenes of boat-bumping, rock-throwing, and inexplicably smoking boats.
Hannah Keyser
8.30.18
Ghosts

I (Allegedly) Saw a Ghost in a Haunted Antiques Store

I went to the Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Center in an attempt to have a paranormal experience, and I did—kind of.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
8.6.18
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