I f Ashdown House 's pretty Georgian facade reminds you of Washington's Capitol and the White House that's because the architect, Benjamin Latrobe , had a hand in those, too. It is an excellent look for the entrance to a temple of education: it speaks of classical wisdom and the rule of reason. We boys weren't allowed to go in that way, of course. Today, 40 years since I last saw the school, we step in through Latrobe's columned porch as though entitled.
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Thirty years of increasingly liberal attitudes towards gay sex may be coming to an end after the number of people who said they considered it wrong rose for the first time since the Aids crisis. Every year since, tolerance had increased, but now the British Social Attitudes Survey has found the number of people believing there is nothing wrong with gay sex has fallen, leaving a third of the population in some way opposed. The finding, based on a survey of 2, people, coincided with the first dip in more than a decade in people saying they think sex before marriage is not at all wrong, with people from non-Christian religious groups the most likely to disapprove. The authors of the study cautioned it would require future polling to confirm whether the small rise in people who consider gay sex to be in some way wrong was statistically significant. But they predicted that the minority of opponents to same-sex relations, including religious groups, would become increasingly determined to make their socially conservative views heard in public discussions on gender and relationships. Religious and politically conservative groups have been increasingly vocal in their resistance to social liberalism. This week, parents at Parkfield community school in Saltley, Birmingham, restarted protests over the teaching of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in schools, arguing the lessons are inconsistent with their understanding of Islam.
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A British woman has spoken about the six years she spent as a teenage sex slave in Greece and Italy. Now 25, Megan Stevens — not her real name — says she was forced into sex work by her boyfriend aged only On one occasion, she said she was forced to have sex with customers in just 22 hours and became so sick afterwards that her pimp closed the brothel.
British last names have evolved from the first names that were eventually adopted as family names, taken from places, immigrants, conquests and more. Most surnames in the English region have been derived from patronymic, habitational or topographical names. But each of these English surnames has a unique history attached to it and has references across Scotland, Ireland, Wales and other regions of the United Kingdom. Did you know there are more than 45, British family names, each having a distinct meaning, history, and story to it? In this post, MomJunction has compiled a list of such British surnames along with their meanings and origins.