Tag: british

British government OKs plan to build traffic tunnel near Stonehenge

November 13, 2020
The British government on Thursday approved a controversial plan to build a traffic tunnel near the ancient Stonehenge monument, enraging critics who blasted the plan as “shameful.” The plan was OK’d by England’s Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps after proponents argued the proposed two-mile tunnel would reduce traffic on the A303 highway near the landmark, the

British man stabs friend in brawl over heated chess match

November 12, 2020
Now he’s in check. A British man was tossed in jail for stabbing his friend three times in a brawl over a heated game of chess, according to reports Thursday. Ian Lewis, 56, was playing his friend, Louise Bailey, when he became so agitated he flipped the board over — and then plunged a knife

Trump Pressured The British Government To Drum Up Business For His Scotland Golf Resort

July 22, 2020
A stunning report published Tuesday by The New York Times revealed that Donald Trump used the power of the presidency to pressure a foreign government into ginning up business for his golf resort in Scotland. According to the report, “The American ambassador to Britain, Robert Wood Johnson IV, told multiple colleagues in February 2018 that

Meghan Markle Says British Tabloids Have Made Her Marriage to Prince Harry ‘Challenging’

October 30, 2019
(LONDON) — The Duchess of Sussex says her first year of marriage to Britain’s Prince Harry has been difficult because of the pressure from Britain’s tabloid press. In an interview broadcast Sunday, Meghan Markle told British TV channel ITV that her British friends warned her not to marry the prince because of the intense media…