December 2004

10 things everyone should know about the UK

A Life in the UK handbook, which will form the basis of the new 'Britishness test' for immigrants who want to become UK citizens, has been published by a government advisory board.


Lovely, crunchy, cinnamon cookies.

Gingerbread Men

A lovely Christmas time treat.

It's hard work being an immigrant, says Germaine Greer

"Holders of foreign passports who have been granted leave to stay in the UK indefinitely have been following the row that threatens to unseat the Home Secretary with particular attention.

Christmas Casserole Cookies

A dead easy christmas cookie to make that is a blending of coconut and pecans.

Language tops 'Britishness poll'

Speaking English is the most important British characteristic, a survey finds. From the bbc site...

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