Tech Talk with London

Hosted by Greater Seattle Partners, the Mayor of London’s International Business Tech Mission is composed of technology companies offering services and products to large organizations. The main purpose of the visit to greater Seattle is to support British companies in their expansion to the US market, to offer them a better understanding of the greater […]
Sep 6, 2019

How a UK law has unintended consequences for women workers in Sri Lanka

The UK's Modern Slavery Act, aimed at sex trafficking, has increased the environment of surveillance against women factory workers in Sri Lanka.
Jul 17, 2019

Britain votes to leave EU

The Leave campaign was driven by concerns over immigration, loss of sovereignty and remote rule from Brussels.
Jun 23, 2016

British lawmaker fatally shot; EU referendum campaigns suspended

Jo Cox was a rising star in the Labour Party and an advocate for Britain remaining in the European Union. The motive for the attack was not yet known.
Jun 16, 2016

Trump’s proposed Muslim travel ban would exempt London’s new mayor

But Sadiq Khan who was sworn in as mayor of the British capital on Saturday, dismissed Trump's response, saying Trump had an "ignorant view of Islam."
May 10, 2016
Geocaching is a world-wide treasure hunt using a GPS device or smart phone app. There are over 2.5 million geocaches around the world and with those devices, geocachers can locate a hidden container that can be slightly bigger than a thumbtack or the size of a car. (Photo by Joanna M. Kresge)

Geocaching fans find happy hunting in foreign lands

Geocaching, the GPS-driven treasure hunt with roots right here in Seattle, is the center-point for more and more trips between the Northwest and Europe.
Aug 18, 2015