Latest Stories Tagged: United Kingdom

Arts, Culture & Media

Eers one helluva Merlot!

Not sure if long legs are a good thing in a glass of wine? Well, a supermarket chain in Britain wants to make it easier for customers unfamiliar with wine speak. Spar is experimenting with wine labels written in local slang.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: The Soldiers

Lance Corporal Ryan Idzi, Sergeant Major Gary Chilton, and Sergeant Richie Maddocks are all serving soldiers. They've made an album. They call themselves, unsurprisingly, The Soldiers, and the album is Coming Home. Laura Lynch has today's Global Hit.

Global Politics

Valedictory dispatches

Here's a satisfying day-dream: you have quit your job, but you're encouraged to write down your opinion about the whole thing � and then publish it to your colleagues. Well, that was long standard practice for British diplomats. Alex Gallafent reports

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is London's Trafalgar Square, where a contemporary art experiment called the Fourth Plinth Project came to an end this week. Anchor Marco Werman has the story.

Global Politics

Twitter campaign

In an historic case of internet people power, Twitter users were able to bypass lawyers' attempts in Britain to stop the Guardian newspaper's coverage of a major scandal. We talk with writer and fundraiser Richard Wilson who started the Twitter thread.