Jian Ghomeshi, the CBC, parallels to the BBC, and public opinion

Yesterday evening Facebook suddenly exploded with fervent pleas of "bring back Jian!!!!" and links to petitions, including one from change.org, to save his job. Jian Ghomeshi, popular media personality and co-creator and host of the most popular program in CBC history had been fired by the CBC, shortly after he had… » 10/27/14 8:20am 10/27/14 8:20am

First openly gay head of government elected!

Last night Kathleen Wynne, head of the Liberal Party of Ontario was elected premier. This is the first time that an openly gay person has been elected to the position of head of government in Ontario, in Canada, in North America, in the British Commonwealth, and in the ENTIRE English-speaking world. » 6/13/14 9:34am 6/13/14 9:34am

"I thought I was invited because I'm good at my job"

Sarah Millican is one of the top comedians in the UK. Her shows sell out, she performs at huge, famous venues, she often is the only woman comedian on the notorious sausage party that is the British panel comedy show (QI, Mock the Week, 8 out of 10 Cats, etc), she has her own hit comedy show, and is generally beloved… » 5/19/14 2:19pm 5/19/14 2:19pm

NHS to advise home births for low risk pregnancies

The new guidelines for birth in the UK have been released and based on recent large studies women with low-risk pregnancies with be advised to opt for a home birth or a midwife-led unit, like a birthing centre. » 5/13/14 4:34pm 5/13/14 4:34pm

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