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  • Why do people visit Stonehenge when in England?
    Why do people visit Stonehenge when in England?
    For many, a visit to Stonehenge is an absolute must on a trip to England.Like Big Ben in London, Stonehenge is one of the country’s most recognizable symbols. It’s a mysterious, yet alluring site that defies our collective explanation...
  • Bayeux Tapestry: King Harold
    The House of Wessex part two
    The House of Wessex ruled England from 871-1066. However, the family lost control when Sweyn Forkbeard forced Aethelred the Unready to flee. Forkbeard and his heirs ruled for roughly thirty years before the Wessex restoration. Then, Edward the...
  • Is Toni Duggan the hottest woman soccer player at 2015 World Cup?
    Is Toni Duggan the hottest woman soccer player at 2015 World Cup?
    The 2015 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament for women is taking place from June 6 to Jul 5, 2015 in Canada. Looking over the roster of the women's soccer team from England, the team has a hot woman player named Toni Duggan.Is Toni Duggan the...
  • Steph Houghton is the hottest 2015 World Cup woman soccer player from England
    Steph Houghton is the hottest 2015 World Cup woman soccer player from England
    The 2015 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament for women is taking place from June 5 to Jul 6, 2015 in Canada. The women's soccer team from England is one of the underdogs to win the 2015 World CupLooking over the roster of the women's soccer...
  • 'Napoleon' set to fight at Waterloo again -- with 168,000 spectators looking on
    'Napoleon' set to fight at Waterloo again -- with 139,000 spectators looking on
    The folks who hang their hats around the little Belgian village of Waterloo are shortly going to have a lot of company. That’s because an expected 139,000 spectators will be heading their way for the upcoming bicentennial reenactment of a...
  • Royal Coat of Arms for Edward the Confessor
    The House of Wessex part one
    The House of Wessex emerged in the 6th century to control significant parts of England. Over time, the dynasty survived the Viking raids to control England. Alfred the Great's genius and military prowess against the Vikings enabled the King of...
  • British attractions post record-setting attendance in 2014
    British attractions post record-setting attendance in 2014
    Several of Great Britain’s most popular attractions had record-setting attendance figures in 2014, new numbers reveal.Member institutions of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) saw an average increase of 6.5 percent over...
  • Award of Excellence bestowed on Roman Baths
    Award of Excellence bestowed on Roman Baths
    An Irish bus tour operatorhas awarded theRoman Bathsin Bath, England, with anAward of Excellence.The, given byCIE Tours International, isbased onvisitors’ ratings and is bestowed to hotels and visitor attractions in the United Kingdom that...
  • London sets international visitor record in 2014
    London sets international visitor record in 2014
    A record number of international tourists visited London in 2014, according to new statistics.The 17.4 million international visitors to the city last year was a 3.5 percent increase from the previous record of 16.8 million visits, which was set...
  • The price of love in 'The Other Boleyn Girl'
    The price of love in 'The Other Boleyn Girl'
    Driven by love and their family’s ambition to win favor with the King of England, “The Other Boleyn Girl” follows the journey of two sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, as they embark on a dangerous journey to win the heart of King...
  • Why Mohawk Airlines fired the 'Mad Men' -- for real
    Why Mohawk Airlines fired the 'Mad Men' -- for real
    Fans of the just-ended TV series Mad Men may recall a recent scene in which agency superstar “Don Draper” cancels a meeting with his client, Mohawk Airlines. He didn’t know it, but – had the writers come up with a script...
  • Sign posted at Buckingham Palace
    The ‘Great Kate Wait' is over. Who will the new Princess be named after?
    "It's a girl, it's a girl!" announced a royal crier outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London where Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, safely delivered the Princess on Saturday as reported by NBC Connecticut.Like...
  • What you should know about St. George's Day
    What you should know about St. George's Day
    On April 23 of each year St. George's Day is celebrated in England. St. George’s Day is England’s national day and if you have not heard of St. George or this day, here are a few things you should know about England's Patron...
  • Belle Boyd
    Cleopatra of the Confederacy
    As with any other war, theCivil Warcontained a large number of spieswhose job it was to seek out specific information for either the North or the South. Within theShenandoah Valleylived one of the most famous spies who served the Confederate cause...
  • Donor gives £1.5 million toward Bath Abbey restoration
    Donor gives £1.5 million toward Bath Abbey restoration
    An anonymous donorhas given £1.5 million to help with a restorationproject to stabilizethe floors of the historicBath Abbey.The money — roughly $2.2 million — will go toward the £19.3 millionAbbey Footprintproject. In...
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