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Climate Change Protester Dressed as Broccoli Gets Arrested, Becomes a Hero

On Sunday, the suit-and-tie wearing, floret-headed gentleman was handcuffed by three officers during an Extinction Rebellion protest.

10.10.19

Why People Are Dying from Vaping in the U.S. and Not the U.K.

There's a reason—actually, a few—and none of them are very flattering to American politicians.

10.1.19

Vegan Says That She's 'Poisoned for Life' After Accidentally Being Served Sausage Roll

Sharleen Ndugo says that she's never returning to Greggs, not after being "traumatized for life" by a mixup with her order.

10.1.19

Boris Johnson Says a Woman Is Only Accusing Him of Groping Her Because of Brexit

"I'm going to come under a certain amount of shot and shell," Johnson said.

8.23.19

Climate Change Revived a Plant That Hasn't Bred in 60 Million Years in the UK

Cycads used to grow in the UK during the age of the dinosaurs. Warming temperatures are helping them return.

8.5.19

Never-Before-Seen Images of London's Punk Scene

"I wasn’t a punk. I was an art school rebel documenting the scene."

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5.23.19

Woman Opens Package of Sausage, Sees Terrifying Meat Face Staring Back at Her

We've all opened a package of ground meat and found a sentient, clown-like apparition, right? Right?

5.22.19

How Big U.S. Companies Are Selling Weed Vapes in the United Kingdom

We met J.J. O'Brien from vape giant PAX Labs to talk about bringing the PAX 3 to the U.K. and marketing a legal product to an illegal market.

5.20.19

'Game of Thrones' Could Be the Last Blockbuster TV Show of Your Lifetime

Last night, viewers around the world tuned in to watch the completion of George R.R. Martin's epic vision. But will it be the last show we watch en masse together?

5.14.19

Sweden vs. U.S.: Who'll Get Their Hands on Julian Assange First?

The extradition battle is heating up.

5.14.19

These Queer People Wrote Love Letters to Their Younger Selves

Photographer Heather Glazzard asked LGBTQ people from the U.K. to write notes to their teenage selves.

5.9.19

Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death

A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.

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