Tag Archives: Britain

10 Best Pubs In London For Locals And Tourists

Whether you’re a native Londoner or visiting for the first time, you’ll love going to these amazing pubs and enjoying a pint and some fish and chips.

The pub is a favorite pastime for Londoners. Many of the city’s pubs have been standing for centuries, and are still serving up traditional British fare, including the famous Sunday roast—and an array of drinks to a bar full of loyal patrons. Every pub offers something a little different, catering to a slightly different demographic, but there’s something for every kind of patron in London.

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BREAKING: Boris Johnson becomes Britain’s Prime Minister After Defeating Jeremy Hunt in Race to Win UK Election

Boris Johnson has won the race to be the leader of the Conservative party and will be Britain’s next prime minister. Get live updates here.

Boris Johnson won the contest in resounding fashion, earning 92,153 votes to Jeremy Hunt’s 46,656.

That’s a predictably comfortable victory for the long-time favorite. He’s on stage now to make his first speech as leader of the Conservative party.

Boris Johnson has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the race to be the Conservative party leader and will be Britain’s next prime minister.

The frontrunner will now make his first speech as Conservative leader, before taking over as PM on Wednesday.

Source: Boris Johnson wins race to be UK’s next leader

10 Most Charming Seaside Towns In The UK You Should Visit With Your Family

Everyone knows Brighton and Newquay, but these other charming beach towns are the perfect destination for a family trip.

The United Kingdom has many seaside towns just a stone’s throw away from any major city, making them a very popular tourist destination in the warmer months. In fact, the British coastline is dotted with thousands upon thousands of beaches and family-friendly towns that it is hard to pick which one will suit your family. Truth is, all of them are safe and provide an array of activities that will keep the whole family occupied, so check out this list of the 10 most charming family friendly seaside towns and pick which one you think is best for your family, it might just be the one closest to you!

At least 23 sailors are reportedly being held by Iran after 2 British tankers seized in Strait of Hormuz

“Their crews comprise a range of nationalities, but we understand there are no British citizens on board either ship,” a top UK official said.

At least 23 sailors are reportedly being held by Iran after the seizure two British tankers in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday.

Iranian state media said the British tanker was seized by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

The Stena Impero’s owner, the Sweden-based Stena, and its UK-based operator, Northern Marine Management, in a statement said they have not been able to contact the crew members.

Source: At least 23 sailors are reportedly being held by Iran after 2 British tankers seized in Strait of Hormuz

BREAKING NEWS ALERT: Iran captures second UK-linked tanker in Persian Gulf, 2 vessels in 1 day

Iran has seized a second British-linked tanker in the Persian Gulf.

The Liberian-flagged, UK-owned MV Mesdar was seen on a tracking service to have slowed before turning sharply toward Iran.

Jeremy Hunt, the foreign secretary, confirmed the seizure. In a statement, he said he was “extremely concerned” and would convene a Cobra meeting.

He added: “Their crews comprise a range of nationalities, but we understand there are no British citizens on board either ship.

Source: Iran captures second UK-linked tanker in Persian Gulf

BREAKING: Iran seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards claim to have seized a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, which suddenly veered off course and headed into Iranian waters.

The ship’s owners issued a statement saying it had been “approached by unidentified small crafts and a helicopter during transit of the Strait of Hormuz while the vessel was in international waters.”

“We are presently unable to contact the vessel which is now heading north towards Iran,” the owners, Stena Bulk, and the ship’s managers, Northern Marine, said in the statement.

Source: Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz