The Lanes in Brighton are awash with vintage gear, antiques and jewellery, all brought together around a historic network of narrow city streets. Whether you’re shopping or just exploring, the area is full of character and plenty of independent cafes to unwind in.
Equal Marriage Comes to Britain!
Britain has had civil partnerships since 2005, but a clear majority felt that we needed full marriage equality. As of last Saturday, that’s what we have. Our view is clear: Marriage is one of our society’s most important institutions. By opening it to all, we strengthen that institution. We also strengthen society more generally, because, as James Madison once wrote, “Equal laws protecting equal rights” are “the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country.”
(Photo:The rainbow flag flew over the Cabinet Office in London this past weekend)
Source: The Huffington Post
Promoting UK foods in the US
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Owen Paterson visited the Javits Center in New York to meet with UK vendors at the Summer Fancy Food Show. The vendors discuss why British food is GREAT and how UK Trade & Investment helps bring their products to international markets.