Stuff YOU Should Know

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Russia and Britain Dispute Black Sea Encounter A few weeks ago, a tense moment occurred in the Black Sea when a high-tech British destroyer ship named the HMS Defender passed through the area. But here’s where the story differs–depending on who is telling it. According to Russia, who claims control over the region, the HMS […]

Britain’s Art Bailout

Britain’s Art Bailout

Posted by on Jul 15, 2020 in People and Culture, World | No Comments

It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a devastating toll on the global economy. The U.S. Congress used the CARES Act to provide financial assistance to businesses and cities, to help them get back on their feet during the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic shutdown. But Great Britain is taking this idea […]

The Prime Minister vs. Parliament

The Prime Minister vs. Parliament

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on Election Central explains the newest conflict in England related to the looming Brexit deadline. Remember when Theresa May stepped down as Britain’s prime minister because she couldn’t secure a Brexit deal? Well, the new prime minister, Boris Johnson, is taking a very different approach: suspending Parliament for several weeks during […]

Johnson Replaces May as Britain’s Prime Minister

Johnson Replaces May as Britain’s Prime Minister

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you on a change in government across the Atlantic. Here in the U.S., all eyes are currently focused on the upcoming 2020 presidential election. But across the ocean, Great Britain saw a change in political power last week that will undoubtedly have an effect on […]

Brexit Update: Should Britain Stay or Should It Go?

Brexit Update: Should Britain Stay or Should It Go?

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides you with an update on the looming problem of the Brexit deadline at the end of this month. Almost three years ago, in a move that shocked the world, the British people voted to break from the rest of the European Union (EU). Nicknamed “Brexit,” […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Paradise Lost Once again, Northern California is finding itself ravaged by wildfires–and this year is the deadliest and most destructive one yet. The confirmed death toll currently stands at 85, but with at least 249 still missing, it’s expected to continue to rise. Furthermore, after two weeks, the Camp Fire has destroyed more buildings than […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Sep 27, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

New Developments in Brexit For the past two years, Europe has tried to figure out the terms of Britain’s plan to leave the European Union (EU), a process known as “Brexit.” This has been complicated because Britain wants to stay connected to the EU in some ways, such as free trade, but separate itself on […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Soccer Team Rescued from Thailand Caves Last week, btw brought you the story of the boys soccer team that was trapped in a vast cave system in Thailand. Now, after a staggering seventeen days underground, all twelve of the boys and their coach have been rescued and brought to safety. The boys initially became trapped […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Five Types of Diabetes? Do you or someone you know suffer from diabetes? If so, you’re not alone: it’s the fastest-growing disease worldwide. Until recently, the disease has been classified into two types. Type 1, or early-onset diabetes, is the kind that people are born with. Type 2, or late-onset, develops over time. But scientists […]