Tag Archives: England and Wales

When Male Unemployment Rises, Domestic Violence Rates Fall

By Olga Khazan There was some relatively good news a few days ago that the European Union’s unemployment rate fell in June for the first time in more than two years — that is, until you consider that 10.9 percent … Continue reading

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Finally legal: Queen gives gay marriage the Royal Assent

Britain has legalized gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal stamp of approval. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow told lawmakers on Wednesday that gay marriage had become enshrined in law— the day after the bill to legalize same-sex … Continue reading

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More black people jailed in England and Wales proportionally than in US

I would like to hear from the family in the UK on this one. What I found interesting is that some in the United Kingdom admit that this is the “…result of decades of racial prejudice in the criminal justice system and an overly … Continue reading

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