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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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For the United Kingdom of Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales) and Northern Ireland; News, Politics, Economics, Society, Business, Culture and anything else UK related.

Tourists - please use /r/AskUK for questions.

Do not editorialise titles.

Please report posts that contain disruptive or misleading titles; keep your titles verbatim if linking to a news site. Let commentators make their own decisions on an article.

Try to keep a positive attitude.

This is the UK subreddit; posts that seem to come from people coming here only to attack the country in some sort of downvote brigade from another subreddit will be banned. Anyone cross-posting to other subreddits to gain support and upvotes for a certain point of view will be banned. reddit is not your personal army.


Images are encouraged to be posted to /r/britpics.

No image macros/memes, pictures of text, screencaps of websites, photos of newspapers or any image of terrible quality (taken with phones, tablets, potatoes, etc.).

The image rules do not apply on Sundays (within reason).


Set your own location flair.

Flair should only be used for location information. Other flair will be deleted without warning, repeat offenders will be banned.

URL Shorteners

Comments/Submissions using URL Shorteners are automatically removed, this is site wide setting.


We will only accept petitions raised via the official government petition site, all others will be removed. Surveys/Polls etc should be done via /r/SampleSize. Permission for posting genuine academic research studies should be requested from the moderators.

Bots and novelty accounts

No bots or novelty accounts allowed.

UK immigration information

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If you think your post has been removed or filtered, please contact a mod.

Join us on IRC at #uk

The moderators of r/unitedkingdom reserve the right to moderate posts and comments at their discretion, with regard to their perception of the suitability of said posts and comments for this subreddit. Thank you for your understanding.

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