Articles Tagged 'David Cameron'

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Snapshot: 10 Stellar Selfies by British Celebs

We are living in a selfie-soaked culture: Britain’s Oxford University Press announced “selfie” as the 2013 word of the year. TIME recently featured an auction where the winner would win a selfie with Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen. Benedict Cumberbatch took advantage of the newfangled form of communication, auditioning for August: Osage County with a video […]

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Why Politics and Twitter Don’t Always Mix

Social media is fun, isn’t it? You get to say stuff, other people get to reply, there’s jokes, repetition, snark and righteous fury in equal measure, and no matter how much you feel you are in control of a message, somehow it always gets biffed into a new shape. And this is not something you […]


Brits with Birthdays: Dan Stevens’ Baby Blues Turn 31

Dan Stevens, the blue-eyed British heartthrob whose departure from Downton Abbey at the end of last season left many fans feeling bereft, turns 31 this Thursday, Oct. 10. The actor, who played likable Matthew Crawley on the popular period drama, quit the show after the third season when his contract ended. He has since moved to the […]


Royal Roundup: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Receive Baby Gifts

Following the birth of Prince George, heir to the British throne, parents Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William have received a number of congratulatory gifts. Nick Clegg, deputy Prime Minister, sent the royal couple a cot set and a bag of his favorite coffee, reports BBC. The cot cover and sheet were hand embroidered […]


10 Signs That You’ll Never Move Back to Britain

Have you always assumed you’d return to the homeland when the timing was right? Take note: many expats love their new American life so much they decide to stay put. Read on to find out if you’re one of them. 1. Americans are your new best friends You rarely call the few Brits whose faded […]

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10 British Issues That Concern Me From Afar

Expats don’t stop worrying about the homeland the moment we board a U.S.-bound plane. We’re anxious for everyone we’ve left behind. And, frankly, much of the stuff that goes on in the U.K. still affects us. The financial crisis At the moment, the U.K.’s economic forecast is pretty doom-steeped. As some experts predicted, the U.K. […]

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Photos: 70 Years of Prime Ministers and Their Spouses

The Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the official title of the wife or husband of the PM of the UK. It’s similar to the “First Lady” here in the U.S. With President Barack Obama being re-elected for a second term just last week  — and his embrace with wife Michele being […]

Watch: David Cameron, Jonny Lee Miller on ‘Letterman’

David Letterman reminded us last night that while J.K. Rowling may be Britain’s most high profile import to this country, she is by no means the only one. In fact, last night’s show was a veritable Brit-fest – Dave’s guests were Prime Minister David Cameron and actor Jonny Lee Miller, along with British musical group […]

UK Prime Minister’s Daughter’s 15 Minutes of Fame

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s 8-year-old daughter Nancy now has something to hold over her father’s head having been mistakenly left behind for 15 minutes after a Sunday brunch in Cadsen, west of London. Just imagine if she wants to go play with her mates and her parents say, “No.” All she has to do […]

Royal Roundup: Historic Changes to Royal Succession Laws Approved

Leaders of the Commonwealth nations have unanimously approved sweeping changes in the succession of the British monarchy. The reforms, which will end the long-ingrained favoritism given to male heirs to the throne, will mean that if Will and Kate’s first-born child is a girl, she would be first in line to become the monarch after […]

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