Britain

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Culture of apathy allowed U.K. child abuse ring to flourish

By Lynde Langdon
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Child Sexual Abuse | Fear, apathy, and selfishness led civil authorities in an English borough to look the other way as hundreds of children were sexually abused, according a…

Scotland’s future hangs in the balance

By Cal Thomas
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U.K. | “The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry.” —Scottish poet Robert Burns, “To a Mouse” (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland—For Americans whose…

ISIS ‘a national security threat’

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of…

People, not politicians improve world economies

By Cal Thomas
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Britain | “Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.” — Hamlet , Act I, Scene III…

Dutch official pleads with Britain to keep euthanasia illegal

By Andrew Branch
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Euthanasia | Less than six weeks after Quebec legalized euthanasia, Britain’s House of Lords is considering its own euthanasia endorsement. Brought by Lord Falconer, the…

Church of England votes to approve female bishops

By Leigh Jones
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Religion | The Church of England’s General Synod voted today to allow female bishops, a move supported by it leader, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. After the…

The Rich List and the West’s culture of envy

By Cal Thomas
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Money | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—In the 1970s, while working as a low-paid cub reporter in Houston, Texas, I always looked forward to the annual Christmas catalogs…

The VA, the NHS, and choice

By Cal Thomas
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Healthcare | PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland—President Obama Wednesday replayed a familiar scenario when dealing with scandal, in this case delays for treatment, deaths,

UK hospitals burn aborted babies for ‘green’ fuel

By Daniel James Devine
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Abortion | Government-run hospitals in the United Kingdom have been burning the bodies of hundreds of aborted and miscarried babies in incinerators designed to heat…

Change in the weather

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Britain | An opinion on Britain’s ‘almost unparalleled’ soaking leads to a political sacking

How weird spirituality can lead to environmental chaos

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religion | It is raining as I write this column in Pennsylvania, but the worst I will get is dampness in the basement. Southwest England is getting red alerts, flood…

Church of England clings to traditional marriage despite ‘new reality’ of gay unions

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Marriage | The Church of England released new guidelines last week that forbid priests from blessing same-sex weddings, or marrying same-sex couples. Same-sex marriage…

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