British Empire

16 great things to do in Bath

Things to do when visiting Bath<p>1<p>Drink in Bath’s best brews<p>If you're a craft beer lover, you'll find plenty of very happy drinking in Bath. The folk …

Travel (UK)

How India gained independence 71 years ago

India celebrates its Independence Day today, and 2018 marks 71 years since they became independent from Great Britain.<p>Prior to this, India was ruled …

India

China Will Soon Have the World's Largest Submarine Force. And Japan Has a Plan to Stop Them in a War.

And this plane is a big part of that plan. <i>Tokyo eventually intends on operating sixty to seventy P-1s to replace all its P-3Cs, and plans on</i> …

Military

An alt-right guy said this about Idris Elba as James Bond – 17 killer responses

There’s been lots of speculation that Idris Elba will be the next James Bond and people are really excited about the prospect.Well, most people are. …

James Bond

Slaughterhouse Rulez

At the Slaughter House boarding school, the upper crust atmosphere of the British Empire still survives. One must know your place to make it there — …

Thinking the Empire Whole

*** VENUE CHANGE TO SIR ROLAND WILSON BUILDING, THEATRE 1.02 *** (It's just 200 metres away from the Hedley Bull Building - McCoy Circuit, Acton.)<p>Why …

British History

100 years on from Gaelic Sunday: When the GAA made a defiant stand against the British Empire

THIS WEEKEND, THE GAA will mark the centenary of Gaelic Sunday.<p>100 years ago, on 4 August 1918, the GAA made a defiant stand against British Empire. …

Imperialism

London day trips: Bath

Save Place<p>Pulteney Bridge, Bath BA2 4AX, UK<p>This bridge is the oldest in Bath and is lined with quaint little shops across the length of it. I loved …

European Travel

Beware of the heatwave - droughts in Roman Empire led to more emperors being assassinated

As Britain and the rest of Europe swelter through a heat wave, a new study suggests that drought had bloody consequences for the rulers of the ancient world.<p>Academics have found that prolonged periods of low rainfall in the Roman Empire led to more emperors being assassinated by restive …

World History

Bristol and Bath: a city hopping weekend in the south-west

Amanda Statham<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>South-west England’s gateway cities make for an ideal city-hopping weekend break and have plenty to offer, whether you’re looking for a family adventure or a couple’s getaway. Kick-off in Bristol, the historic harbour city, which is …

European Travel

Devotee awarded British Empire Medal. Acyuta Charan das, based...

Devotee awarded British Empire Medal.<br>Acyuta Charan das, based in South London, manages a vegetarian food charity for homeless people, and was awarded …

Vegetarian Food

A perfect day in Bath

First up<p>Stroll around <b>Prior Park Landscape Garden</b> before heading to the <b>Jane Austen Centre</b> to discover why the novelist made Bath her home. Feeling …

Travel (UK)

11 actresses who are also British dames

Maggie Smith was made a dame in 1990.<p>She's shown her in the film "A Room With A View," 1986.<p>Actress Diana Rigg was made a dame in 1994.<p>She's shown …

Buckingham Palace

Daughters of the British Empire

Kearsley Rand Waggoner, Virginia State President<p>Are you a British ex-pat? Of British heritage? An Anglophile? Married to a Brit? Would you like to …

United Kingdom

Tom Hardy Just Pulled Off One Of The Trickiest Looks In The Book

And now you can, too!<p>In many ways, Tom Hardy is inimitable. He boasts a decades-long Hollywood career, he's been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire and he's won a BAFTA <i>and</i> been nominated for an Oscar. But there is one thing you can copy about him: Hardy's wardrobe.<p>At the Sony …

Men's Fashion

Happy 80th Bert!

Happy Birthday to living legend Bert Newton, who turns 80 years old today.<p>The iconic variety performer celebrated quietly with family on the weekend, …

TV (Australia)

Elvet has received his BEM medal

AFTER a lifetime’s service at Trelystan’s St Mary The Virgin Church, Elvet Richards, 90, has received the British Empire Medal (BEM) that was …

Wales

Personal finance show: student property opportunities and value in Japan

In this week's show, Nick Barker, co-manager of <b>GCP Student Living</b> (DIGS), tells personal finance writer Emma Agyemang what's driving opportunities in …

Personal Finance

UK Students Boycott Rudyard Kipling Over Anti-India Views

English writer Rudyard Kipling's famous poem If', which was written in the late 19th century, had been painted on a wall of the university's …

India News

UK likely to go for 'soft' Brexit to stay close to EU: David Cameron

Cameron opined that Brexit in effect is "poisoning British politics" and regretted the result of the historic referendum

European Union

British Empire manager to launch Japan trust

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Personal Finance (UK)

A spot of tea with the Daughters of the British Empire to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday | NOLA.com

A Sunday afternoon tea on June 9 was a delightful way for members of the Daughter of the British Empire and their guests to celebrate the birthday of …

Queen Elizabeth II

33 Celebs You Didn't Know Have Royal Accolades

Victoria Beckham, Angelina Jolie, Steven Spielberg, and more have all received honors from Her Majesty herself.<p>Each year, the Queen honors hundreds of people based on their services to charity, music, arts, drama, and more. There are five classes of honor given: Knight and Dame Grand Cross (GBE), …

Queen Elizabeth II

33 Celebs You Didn't Know Have Royal Titles

Victoria Beckham, Angelina Jolie, Steven Spielberg, and more have all received honors from Her Majesty herself.<p>Each year, the Queen honors hundreds of people based on their services to charity, music, arts, drama, and more. There are five classes of honor given: Knight and Dame Grand Cross (GBE), …

Celebrity Gossip

4th July Special - 20 Top USA Crossfitters

In 1776, The US adopted the declaration of Independence and the Continental Congress declared that the 13 initial States would become a new nation, …

Declaration Of Independence

OMNIVORE: British empire debate

The empire haunts Britain

Winston Churchill

British empire debate

Richard T. Ashcroft and Mark Bevir (UC-Berkeley): Multiculturalism in Contemporary Britain: Policy, Law and Theory. Tariq Modood reviews <i>British</i> …

Winston Churchill

Declaration of Independence found in Chichester archives

One of the most important documents in American history has been rediscovered.<p>The United States of America declared independence from the British Empire on July 4 1776. Only two parchment manuscripts of The Declaration of Independence remain.<p>One is housed in the National Archives in Washington DC …

Washington D.C.

July 4th 2018: How a tax on playing cards and a thwarted tea shipment led to American Independence Day

July 4 1776 was a prominent day in American history, as the 13 colonies successfully claimed their independence from the British Empire.<p>In what is now known as Independence Day, the US' most beloved national holiday is celebrated annually on the Fourth of July (that's today!) with millions of …

American Revolution

Listen to the Fall of the British Empire While Experiencing the Fall of the American Empire

by Charles MudedeThis is the grave of Cecil Rhodes. He was a leading figure of the British Empire. He died and was buried here, at Zimbabwe's Matopos …

World History