David Henty spent five years in prison for forging passports. When he got out, he moved onto faking paintings by famous artists and selling them on eBay. Now he has an exhibition in a major UK art gallery.
British chef and author Sabrina Ghayour was born in Iran and moved to the UK the year of the Iranian revolution. She grew up in a house where nobody cooked so she taught herself cooking at a young age, watching TV chefs on British television.
Jimi Hendrix continues to inspire fans more than forty years after his death. New recordings of the guitar great seem to surface all the time. But none can quite compare to the one The World's Clark Boyd got to hear recently.
We all make mistakes, but calling Birmingham, England, a "Muslim city" is a mistake one Fox News commentator won't soon forget. He's been lampooned on social media by hundreds of thousands of people using the hashtag #foxnewsfacts.
In the UK, it's the norm for school children to wear uniforms. In most schools, that means girls in skirts and boys in pants. If you don't fit into one of these traditional gender categories... too bad. But things may be starting to change.
Despite what grammar sticklers think, there was never a golden age of pure English: the language has always been an unruly mishmash of other languages. Just consult the Venerable Bede, a 7th century monk who documented the beginnings of English.