2017年2月28日 星期二

UK Independence Party 內戰

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The UK Independence Party (UKIP /ˈjuːkɪp/) is a Eurosceptic and right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom. It is headquartered in Newton Abbot, Devon and currently led by Paul Nuttall.

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UKIP內訌加劇,該黨唯一國會議員Carswell近日被揭發,曾阻撓前UKIP黨魁法拉奇封爵;法拉奇今天在報章撰文,要求UKIP把Carswell踢出黨,指控他不斷分裂黨;UKIP金主Arron Banks表示,會在下次大選在Carswell的議席角逐,務求要踢他出國會。
UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell will meet the party chairman to discuss Nigel Farage's calls for him to be booted out.

2017年2月23日 星期四

Why is London's historic Strand so overlooked by buyers?

The street where house prices are 40% lower than prime central London.

Its busy arterial road means the area does not have the sort of village…

Where did England’s counties get their names?

"There’s no Shrop in Shropshire. So, why’s it called that?" (Via CityMetric)

Last week, I went to Birmingham, on a train that continued on to Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury, of course, is the county town of Shropshire, which was for a long time was the only county in England without direct trains to London.

Income rules for foreign spouses upheld - BBC News

Income rules which stop thousands of British citizens bringing their foreign spouseto the UK are lawful "in principle" the Supreme Court has ruled. ... As of 2012, Britons must earn more than £18,600 ($23,140) before a husband or wife from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) can settle in the UK.22 hours ago

2017年2月21日 星期二

A Brexit strategy from Brussels: divorce and pay the bills first, then let's talk trade later.

A Brexit strategy from Brussels: divorce and pay the bills first, then let's talk trade later.
A divorce-first approach is a setback for Britain’s hopes of a fast-track deal

2017年2月20日 星期一

Why the British Tell Better Children’s Stories. Steve Hewlett: BBC Radio 4 presenter dies aged 58

It turns out that fantasy—the established domain of British children’s literature—is critical to childhood development.

Their history informs fantastical myths and legends, while American tales tend to focus on moral realism.

We wanted to share this with all of you have followed Steve's journey.

We're very sad to report that our colleague and friend Steve Hewlett has lost his battle against cancer.
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"A trusted voice that embodied everything positive in public service journalism" - BBC director general Tony Hall.

2017年2月19日 星期日

First scheduled steam train service used by 5,500 people

Tornado, the newest steam locomotive in Britain, pulled 12 Northern services over three days 🚂

2017年2月16日 星期四

Modern mudlarks

Finding treasure in the River Thames

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mudlark is someone who scavenges in river mud for items of value, a term used especially to describe those who scavenged this way in London during the late 18th and 19th centuries.

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2017年2月14日 星期二

BBC:英國國家網絡安全中心(NCSC National Cyber Security Center)


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