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22% of British Workers Paid Late, Personal Finances Suffer

London U.K. A surprising number of employees work from one pay check to the next. They rely on this steady stream of reliable income in order to make ends meet. The problem, however, is that a lot of British workers are finding that their personal finances are suffering lately because their employers are paying late. […]

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English Found to Have Better Teeth Than Americans

Washington, D.C. Americans have long teased British people for having bad teeth, but a new study shows Americans actually have more dental problems. Teeth by David Shankbone. Courtesy of Wikipedia. Look no further than fictional British spy, Austin Powers’ jaundiced, toothy smile to get the picture. “Contrary to popular belief, our study showed that the oral […]

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Angelina Jolie & U.K., U.N. on Preventing Sexual Violence

London, U.K.  Sexual violence is used in conflict as a way to humiliate and destroy communities. A culture of impunity means that millions of women, children and men who have survived sexual attacks in war rarely see any form of justice, and perpetrators are able to commit these horrific crimes without fear of any consequences. […]

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Photo of the Day: The Ruins at Stonehenge, England

Salisbury, England.  One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. It is in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds. Tweet

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