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Hershey’s Has Banned The Import Of British Chocolate

Update on the whole Cadbury Egg situation: No British chocolate will be imported into the United States anymore, after Hershey’s made a deal with the group Let’s Buy British Imports…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Rihanna’s New Reality Show Has Very Little Rihanna In It

When we first heard Rihanna was going to have her own reality TV show, we were praying it would be kind of like the Britney Spears/K-Fed disaster “Chaotic.” But it…

Julie Gerstein |

All The Crazy Hats At Britain’s Royal Ascot

The British — they have a reputation for being so refined and proper. But look, these people totally wild out. Take the Royal Ascot — a five-day celebration of British…

Julie Gerstein |

British Elegance At The Royal Ascot Ladies’ Day!

British ladies have a reputation for being so much more refined and classy than their American counterparts. Well, let me just dispel that rumor right now. Brits are no more classy and…

Julie Gerstein |

American Apparel Gets A Warning From British Censors

American Apparel has made a pretty penny on the backs of its risque marketing campaigns, which feature barely clad “real” models in all sorts of sexy poses and situations. But…

Julie Gerstein |

Meet Some Very Dedicated Followers Of Platform Shoe Fashion

In this vintage video from the 1970s, a bunch of average Brits were asked for their take on the burgeoning platform shoe trend that was sweeping the streets of London.

Julie Gerstein |

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Jonathan Saunders, The New British Fashion Council/Vogue Fashion Fund Winner

Jonathan Saunders was chosen as this year’s BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund winner, and will receive £200,000 cash prize. He’ll also be able to take advantage of top tier mentoring opportunities…

Julie Gerstein |

E-Commerce Site Very.com Is Very, Very British

Love Brit High Street stores — like South Savoir and Love Label — but hate paying for stupid overseas shipping? Us, too. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that Very.com…

Julie Gerstein |

9 Tips For Befriending A Brit

Between the BP oil spill and the U.S. and U.K. facing off during the World Cup, the “special relationship” across the pond has gotten seriously strained in the past few…

Judy Batalion |

The Top 10 British Villains Of All Time

Dame Helen Mirren is speaking out on behalf of disgruntled British actors. In a recent interview, she urged Hollywood to stop typecasting Brits as villains. I’d never thought about it…

Ami Angelowicz |

Brits Blame Promiscuity On Women’s Rights

A recent study found Britain to have more casual sex than any other Western nation. The study was conducted by asking more than 14,000 people in 48 countries to fill…

Wendy Atterberry |

British Favor Watching TV Over Interacting With People

The Brits might love their TV even more than we do, or maybe fewer of them have DV-R. A new poll revealed that a fifth of those surveyed regularly shun…

Catherine Strawn |

Wednesday Quickies!

Tori Spelling’s dog Mimi La Rue died at the age of 11. This makes me want to go home and hug Lucca. [Perez Hilton]
Even proper Brits accidentally say sexual…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Sex On TV: Secret Diary Of A Call Girl Wets Our Appetite

I have a new favorite show, well, for now. Secret Diary Of A Call Girl debuted last night and I love it. A British import based on the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Lip Taken Out Of Service

The 670,000 women in the British service industry won’t let you call them sweetheart — or baby, or darling, or sweet cheeks, or even honey. Just like the women in…

Simcha |

Romance On TV: The Bachelor Is Back And He’s British!

This is how devoted I am to The Frisky — I am actually going to watch the bajillionth season of The Bachelor and recap each week’s totally painful…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Fly Girl Too Sexy

The U.K.’s daily newspaper, The Sun, proudly runs a bare-breasted model every day called the Page 3 Girl. A brainchild of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, it’s been a topless tradition…

Simcha |