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How I Became the Muslim Punching Bag for the U.K.’s Racist Far Right

There’s a popular right-wing trope online about the U.K., which alleges that the police spend more time investigating tweets than they do knife crime. In…

Basic Bros in the U.S. Love Axe Body Spray. For U.K. Lads, There’s Lynx Africa

James Owens, 33, broke up with his girlfriend, Emily, 27, after dating for a little under a year. The IT guy from Kent met Emily…

The Cops Who Dated British Female Activists Just So They Could Spy on Them

In 1993, Joy Gardner, a 40-year-old Jamaican woman who lived in North London, died while police restrained her. Gardner had arrived in the U.K. with…

What Happens to the Royal Family When People See Prince Harry as Just an Average Bloke?

In 2013, Prince Harry was interviewed by a BBC reporter while on his final tour of Afghanistan with the British Royal Air Force. In it,…