It's Pretty Hard to Buy a Gun in the UK
In a country where levels of gun violence are low, the killing of Jo Cox felt like a very un-British atrocity. We asked a firearms expert how on earth it could happen.
Everything We Know So Far About the Shooting of UK MP Jo Cox
The MP has been shot and killed in her West Yorkshire constituency. A 52-year-old man has been arrested.
The British Government Is Under Even More Pressure to Tax Sugary Drinks
Following last month’s review on sugar from Public Health England, a new report from the Commons Health Select Committee has called for a 20 percent tax on sugary drinks and restrictions on junk food advertising.
A Facebook Site Is Helping Australians Dodge Drug-Sniffing Dogs
The Sniff Off group is managed by activists who say that the use of the dogs results in too many false positives and violates citizens' rights.
The New Wave: Meet Durham's David Cameron-Worshipping Young Tory
In this episode we meet young Tory Rebecca Coulson, an avid tennis player and David Cameron mega-fan aiming to become the MP for Durham.
The New Wave: Lib Dems
Profiling the young hopefuls looking to make waves at the UK's Election '15, we meet the Lib Dem candidates for Camberwell and Peckham and Liverpool Wavertree.
The New Wave: Labour
In this new series, we profile the young hopefuls looking to shake things up at the general election. In the first episode we meet 23-year-old socialist Sam Gould, who's running for Labour in Romford.
Meet the Sex Worker Running for Office in the UK
Charlotte Rose is an escort, a "sexual trainer", an organizer of face-sitting protests, and now an independent political candidate.
Here Be Dragons
Do Public Figures Accused of Rape Deserve Anonymity?
The British politician Mark Pritchard has been cleared of rape allegations and believes it's unfair that his accuser has the right to remain anonymous while defendants in these cases are named.
The Time the Labour Party Used Bananarama and Paul Weller to Win an Election
As the next UK election approaches, the major political parties will scramble to capture the youth vote. While politicians repeatedly fail to learn from their predecessors' errors, they'd be wise to avoid the 1987 campaign tactics of the Labour Party.
Empty Houses and Pipe Bombs: How Australia Debates
The Budget Emergency is so dire politicians are bringing bombs to work, spying on each other, and spending hundreds of thousand of dollars on housing.
At Edward Snowden's "I'd Testify Against the NSA" Dinner Party
Wikileaks posted some cheerful silent videos of Edward Snowden.