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Former UK MP Nick Clegg Has Been Offered a Job as a DJ

A bar co-founded by his Labour party successor has offered him a night called "CLEGGERS PLAYS POP."
Alexander Iadarola
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How About That British Election, Huh?

For once, people who don’t want to squeeze the poor and pour pressure on the NHS have woken up… not totally depressed.
Mike Diver

Teens Explain Why Jeremy Corbyn Is 'Daddy'

The leader of the Labour Party is definitely someone's daddy, but could he be a sexy daddy too?
Sirin Kale
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This Scottish Town Is Planning to Give Residents Free Money

Could Kelty's citizens income experiment show the way to utopia?
Liam Turbett
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Exploring the Mental Health Crisis in Britain's Prisons

The police, the probation service and the country's health services are all feeling the strain of dealing with offenders with mental health problems—and in many cases failing.
Mark Wilding

How the UK's Incoming Female Prime Minister Voted on Women's Issues

Conservative MP Theresa May is set to become the UK's second female Prime Minister—but does she really have women's best interests in mind? We looked back over her voting record to find out.
Linda Yang

How Boris Johnson's Dream of Leading Britain Died

It wasn't meant to end up this way for the former Mayor of London who'd been working his way up through the Conservative party for years.
Mark Wilding

We Can't Let Toxic Politics Taint the Legacy of Murdered UK MP Jo Cox

I plan to be out on Wednesday, on what would have been Jo's 42nd birthday, at one of many events being held around the world in honor of her memory.
Caroline McGinn

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.
VICE Staff

The LGBT Campaigners Trying to Push Homophobia Out of Northern Ireland

It's the only place in the UK where people can't marry whoever they want, regardless of gender, and one movement's fighting the law by playing politicians at their own game.
David Gilmour
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The Mayor of London Says Obama Is a Part-Kenyan Hypocrite

It's always weird when British politicians write in tabloids, especially when they make racially-charged and apocryphal claims.
Helen Donahue

How Calling for David Cameron's Resignation Distracts Us All

Let's not forget what the national demonstration is actually about: how austerity erodes housing, health, education, and jobs.
Michael Segalov