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  • Brailsford to lead Britain at Worlds
    By on September 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sir Dave Brailsford is to once again take charge of Great Britain cycling team, at the UCI Road World Championships.


  • Britain end Worlds on a high
    By on August 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain end the IPC Swimming World Championships with a total of 18 gold medals after Daniel Pepper added to the tally on the final day.


  • Muslim preacher of hate is let into Britain
    By on May 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Britain’s home secretary, Theresa May, is facing a stiff test of the Conservative party’s claims to oppose radical Islam after her officials chose to allow a misogynist Muslim preacher into Britain.


  • Britain beat Belarus in Fed Cup
    By on February 5, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain battle past Belarus in their final Fed Cup group game but it is not enough to qualify from Europe/Africa Group 1.


  • In Britain, Better Not Call It Bogus Science
    By on September 16, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Geoffrey.landis writes ‘In Britain, libel laws are censoring the ability of journalists to write stories about bogus science. Simon Singh, a Ph.D. physicist and author of several best-selling popular-science books, is currently being sued by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) for saying that there is no evidence for claims that visiting a chiropractor has health benefits. A year earlier, writer Ben Goldacre faced a libel suit for an article (more…)

  • Great Britain 59-72 Slovenia
    By on September 7, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain’s opening EuroBasket game ends in a loss to Slovenia.


  • Banned: Japanese Horror DVD Too Extreme for Britain
    By on August 20, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Britain’s film board banned the sale of a Japanese horror DVD, saying its violence is so extreme that it could cause psychological harm to audiences. The film “Grotesque” devoted most of its running time to the sexual assault and torture of its two main characters, the board said.