This is the Guardian’s guide to Scottish independence. For the non-Brits. It’s a long and complex story but let’s begin by answering the most fundamental question. Where is Scotland anyway? The country of Scotland is right here, at the top of the island of Great Britain, the crazy hat worn by the bearded troll who Read more about Scottish independence referendum 2014 explained | Guardian Animations[…]
Sons of Scotland… I am William Wallace. William Wallace is 7 feet tall. Yes. I’ve heard. He kills men by the hundreds, and if he were here, he’d consume the English with fireballs from his eyes and bolts of lightning from his arse. [Laughter] I am William Wallace… and I see a whole army of Read more about Braveheart: William Wallace Freedom Speech [Full HD][…]
(upbeat electronic music) – A larger one than that! (crowd cheers) (people chatting) – [Guide] That’s it, ladies and gentlemen. You had your head chopped off.
[MUSIC PLAYING] You probably associate the Tower of London with torture, mysterious deaths, and lifetime imprisonment on the whim of the king or queen. And, look, you’re not wrong. But a life as a prisoner in the tower could also have its moments. You might be tormented or even meet a grisly end. But if Read more about What Being a Prisoner In the Tower of London Was Like[…]
Over the last 400 years, what power has done the most to spread the ideals of limited government, an independent judiciary, certain inalienable rights, and free markets? That power would be the British Empire. It was Britain that gave these ideals to the United States. It was the British Empire, the largest empire the world Read more about If You Live in Freedom, Thank the British Empire[…]
[FDR]: So first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed us to convert retreat into advance. Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by Read more about American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)[…]
The Magna Carta was signed just over 800 years ago here in Runnymede, a document that would have both civil and religious importance for England and also for the whole world. The backdrop to the signing of the Magna Carta was the growing tension between the King of England and the Pope over who had Read more about Magna Carta: The Foundation of Freedom | Episode 10 | Lineage[…]
[Music] This is all for Roy. Here he is putting an RWS round into his rifle, preparing to stalk a deer, but not just any RWS round. This is one which which I am in Germany personally to watch being made. There is a lot more to it than brass, lead and powder. It’s a Read more about The RWS factory – where bullets come from[…]