The British pound got slammed in recent years by the twin storms of Brexit fears and a particularly bad Covid-19 crisis. But with a trade deal in pocket and a world-leading vaccine program, investors say the upside forces for the currency are now just as strong. The U.K. currency rose […]

This is a story about the nadir, the end of days. Monday, March 24, 2008, marked five years to the month after the British army arrived in Iraq, preaching to the Americans their apparent expertise in counterinsurgency operations and understanding of the manifold ways of, in the historical British upper-class […]

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Share this article: The coronavirus is pictured in this electron microscope image. Courtesy NIH Los Angeles County has reported 6,918 new cases of COVID-19 and 316 additional deaths, while health officials also confirmed the second local case of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 first discovered in the United Kingdom, and four […]

“Farewell with respect and admiration to Sir David Barclay,” Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, who had twice worked for The Telegraph, as a Brussels correspondent and as a political columnist, said on Twitter. The newspaper was founded as The Daily Telegraph and Courier in 1855. Mr. Johnson lauded Mr. Barclay […]

A university student from London, who took his remote studies to the Alps, has been a lone ranger on the Swiss slopes Empty slopes, bluebird skies and a professional on tap to make sure you’re skiing your absolute best – it’s the stuff ski holiday dreams are made of and […]

On your marks, get set…hand over your phones? 1. The show’s name is different in the US because “Bake Off” is copyrighted by Pillsbury. Pillsbury / Via giphy.com The food company, famous for its delicious crescent rolls and adorable Doughboy mascot, has been hosting the Pillsbury Bake Off since 1949. […]

Laura Adlington and an unidentified goth. Photo: Courtesy of Channel 4 In retrospect, it’s kind of incredible that The Great British Baking Show was able to pull together a season amid the disgusting, ongoing dumpster soufflé known as 2020. Moving the filming location (and, of course, the tent) to a […]

The Crown fever has well and truly hit us. So here are four royally standout hotels (including one that a certain Duchess of Sussex once stayed in) Heckfield Place, near Hook, Hampshire Best for… serious foodies A rambling Georgian manor house set in rolling Hampshire woodland, where even the tiniest […]

Two of Britain’s biggest airlines are denying refunds on expiring vouchers which could leave hundreds of thousands of customers out of pocket during lockdown. Leading carriers easyJet and British Airways have said they will not follow European guidance on cash refunds. Both said that once issued, their vouchers cannot be exchanged […]

The new book Braving Britannia: Tales of Melancholy, Malice, and Peril in Ultima Online is a “sequel” to 2018’s Braving Britannia: Tales of Life, Love, and Adventure in Ultima Online, collects 30 additional interviews with players and developers of the grandfather of massively multiplayer online PC games Ultima Online, and explores […]

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