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The Sex Pistols perform 'God Save the Queen' on the River Thames on the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's 25th year of reign in 1977.

Plan B fills Sid Vicious’ shoes, rapping for London’s underworld of drugs, prostitution, and murder. If only it were that simple. Read more»

Donald Trump may have been a bit embarrassed for questioning President Barack Obama's birth place after the Obama camp produced a copy of the president's birth certificate: Born in the U.S.A.

While President Obama may have ended speculation about his own birth right, arguments over the clause in Article Two of the U.S. Constitution which states “no person except a natural born citizen” can stand for office, are likely to rumble on. Read more»

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The Sex Pistols live in 2008.

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Karl Davies, left, as Private Richard Kendall and Tom McKay as Sergeant Jay Watkins from the play 'Canopy of Stars.'

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A trio of beers at the Great British Beer Festival.

It’s not easy to hear conversations over the clinking of glasses and raucous banter that fills the hangar-like Great British Beer Festival, but this year among the thousands gathered to toast their beloved warm beers, there is talk of heresy. Bold American craft beers are giving traditional British drafts a run for their money. Read more»

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A sign in Scarborough, England.

Britain has a blithely accepted culture of accelerated alcohol consumption, sometimes to the point of oblivion, that is unmatched by few other counties in Europe. As the country prepares for the obligatory drinking marathon that accompanies the World Cup, new measures are being urged amid warnings that alcohol consumption is reaching crisis levels. Read more»

U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown forgot he was miked up after talking with retired widow Gillian Duffy.

Of all the obstacles to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's efforts to get his Labour Party re-elected next month, the biggest emerged with emphatic certainty this week: Brown himself. Read more»

For a political event heavily hyped as the big game-changer in Britain’s closely fought general election, the country’s first-ever televised leadership debate will perhaps be best remembered for its dullness. Read more»