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  • 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...
  • In man mode
    Today's Man of Mode
    People magazine has popularized, and perhaps has owned the concept of publishing the World's Most Sexiest Man or Woman, Alive! There is a play entitled Man of Mode, based on one particular person, who like People magazine's man or woman,...
  • 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...
  • Clegg: Bath a ‘leading light’ on international tourism
    Clegg: Bath a ‘leading light’ on international tourism
    The historic city of Bath is a “leading light” in the international tourism sector, England’s deputy prime minister said this week.“We want to create a strong economy, to keep jobs in the area, invest in the area, and Bath...
  • Bath a popular destination among visitors, survey says
    Bath a popular destination among visitors, survey says
    Visitors to the English city of Bath are satisfied by their experience, a new survey suggests.The survey of 1,000 in person and 1,043 online surveys revealed visitors rated Bath a 4.43 out of 5, the Bath Chronicle reported.Most visitors to Bath ...
  • Wandsworth
    Con man uses smuggled cell phone to free himself from London prison
    There's a good reason that cell phones aren't allowed in prisons. It's amazing the trouble an inmate can get into with just a simple Internet connection, especially in the hands of a criminal as gifted as Neil Moore. Last March, the...
  • The Heart of Time
    The Heart of Time
    The Heart of Timeis Volume 1 of a fantasy comic that is about time travel, scooters, and pugs (Oh my!) this first volume collects chapters 1-4 of the series, and is 116 pages, in full color. The story follows the misadventures of a bad-tempered...
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