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Brandon Flowers Blooms on U.K. Albums Chart With 'The Desired Effect'

Brandon Flowers made it two No. 1s from two solo albums in the U.K. last night (May 24), as The Desired Effect (EMI) entered at the top, 5,000 combined chart sales ahead of Paul Weller’s… 384 more words

Charts

The Bitter and Sweet of Memorial Day

Dating back to the Civil War when survivors decorated soldiers’ graves, Memorial Day is when we honor those who lost their lives while serving in our armed forces.   654 more words

U.K.

Britain bans ransom payments by insurance companies to terrorist groups

Earlier this year, Parliament passed a measure that prohibits insurance companies from paying ransoms to terrorists and provides for penalties if they do. The bill was debated in January, but it was not clear to Money Jihad at the time that the bill actually passed. 412 more words

Terrorist Financing

Why So Serious, Eurovision?

I am just going to say it.

Eurovision 2015 was a let down.

And my feelings have nothing to do with the U.K.’s getting just 5 points, although that doesn’t help. 455 more words

U.K.

Bank of England Top-Secret E-mails Forwarded to Journalist on Financial Fallout while MP’s are Kept in the Dark*

Bank of England Top-Secret E-mails Forwarded to Journalist on Financial Fallout while MP’s are Kept in the Dark*

The first rule of “Project Bookend” is that you don’t talk about “Project Bookend.” 582 more words

Society