LONDON— British researchers have proposed a new theory for the origins of Stonehenge: It may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3,000 B.C. Researchers say that analysis of cremated bones of 63 people excavated from the site suggested that family groups were buried at a circular enclosure — a [...]
By Sr. Mary John Mananzan
THE LAST half of my sabbatical brought me to several capitals of Europe. After my spiritual renewal sessions and retreat in Ireland and Scotland, I came to London just in time for the opening of the Olympic Games. We watched the event in a town square with a giant screen. It was spectacular!
Country CookingBy Micky Fenix
My college classmate, Angela, introduced me to Marmite, and I thought it was the most awful thing I ever tasted. She laughed at my reaction and relished her toast topped with this brown mash that didn’t even smell good.
A bizarre spate of young blackbird deaths at a school in England was likely caused by the feathered teens getting drunk on fermented berries, crashing mid-air and falling from the sky, vets said Saturday.
By Emmarose Policarpio
After the historic and spectacular London Olympics 2012, spaholics know that a side trip to the City of Bath is a rewarding experience, even just to marvel at the best-preserved spa from the ancient world—the Roman Bath in the City of Bath in Somerset, southwest of England.
By Tony Meloto
A walk through the village of the English bard in Stratford inspired this piece. Shakespeare is as relevant today as he was in his time, in our search for love in a world where people have grown cold and the climate is becoming abnormally and dangerously warm.
By Jill Lawless
London — The family of Roald Dahl is trying to raise the funds to preserve a hut in which the late writer wrote tales of big friendly giants, fantastic foxes and magical chocolate factories The family hopes to raise 500,000 pounds ($790,000) to stop the 50-year-old brick and polystyrene shed — preserved as it was [...]