State Department Spokesman Tries Very Hard to Take Boris Johnson Seriously

Ashley Feinberg · 07/13/16 08:12PM

Boris Johnson, a man who once compared our likely future President to “a sadistic nurse in a mental hospital” and noted that Obama’s “ancestral dislike of the British empire” stems from his Kenyan heritage, is the U.K.’s new foreign secretary. And if you want some insight into how the State Department is taking the news, look no further than its own spokesman’s terrified, shit-eating grin.

Meet the Wankers Who Want to be Britain’s Prime Minister

Libby Watson · 05/06/15 10:40AM

Tomorrow, the citizenry of the United Kingdom will cast their votes in a general election. If you’re an American, you may have been too busy tenderly rubbing your genitals on a gun to have read much about this. Who’s fighting to lead this grey and unpleasant land onward into its inevitable irrelevancy? And how do we even do elections without an electoral college? Allow me, a Proper Brit, to get you up to speed.

Brits Jump on ISIS Bombing Bandwagon

Aleksander Chan · 09/26/14 12:00PM

British Parliament voted today in favor in joining the American-led air campaign against ISIS targets in Iraq. Military action was approved by a 524 to 43 vote after seven hours of debate. Prime Minister David Cameron said he recalled Parliament Friday in the hopes of the matter going to a vote. "This is not the stuff of fantasy—it is happening in front of us and we need to face up to it," Cameron said.

Britain, With a War to Sell, Arrests Nine in Anti-Terror Sweep

Allie Jones · 09/25/14 06:56AM

British police arrested nine men this morning in an anti-terror sweep across London and the English Midlands. Hours before the arrest, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that the U.K. should join in airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq. "These people want to kill us," he told Brian Williams last night.

Sarah Hedgecock · 03/10/14 03:53PM

[Claudia Breidbach, right, demonstrates a bionic hand that is steerable by a mobile phone to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron during the opening day of the computer fair CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, on Monday. Image via Frank Augstein/AP.]

Top Aide Behind U.K.'s Porn Filters Arrested for Child Porn

Jay Hathaway · 03/04/14 11:12AM

A top aide to U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, who helped Cameron draft the legislation behind the county's national Internet porn filters, has been charged with "a potential offense relating to child abuse imagery."