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  • A luxurious putter around Britain aboard the Patricia

    A luxurious putter around Britain aboard the Patricia
    SWANSEA, Wales — The Patricia is a small, hardworking ship that putters around the coast of England and Wales, tending buoys and lighthouses. At 283 feet long, it's about a quarter the length of Cunard's vaunted Queen Mary 2 ocean liner. And yet...
  • Travel books: Tracking the origins of English

    Travel books: Tracking the origins of English
    "Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain" Oxford University Press, $24.95 The English language is a strange and maddening thing, full of inconsistencies and so many spelling exceptions that they appear to be the rule...
  • "Grammar Never Takes a Holiday," the complete text

    GRAMMARNOIR 6: GRAMMAR NEVER TAKES A HOLIDAY ¬† Part 1: ¬†Trouble wears cheaters On one of those gray afternoons when the coffee’s worn off and you begin to wonder why you ever got into the paragraph game, he tapped gently at the office door....
  • George Clooney dating Amal Alamuddin? Vacation pics make a case

    George Clooney dating Amal Alamuddin? Vacation pics make a case
    Things appear to be heating up between George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin. "The Monuments Men" actor-director and the British lawyer were spotted together on a four-day safari in Tanzania and photos of the pair have been obtained by People and Us...
  • Britain's Royal Mint opts for a pound of prevention with new coin

    Britain's Royal Mint opts for a pound of prevention with new coin
    LONDON — Trying not to be penny-wise but pound-foolish, Britain announced Wednesday that it will ditch its venerable round 1-pound coin in favor of a new 12-sided model specially designed to foil counterfeiters. The new piece, to enter circulation...
  • Beatles' road to rock history started before 'Ed Sullivan Show'

    It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come. Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
  • Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

    Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
    You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...
  • Beatles' legacy at BBC spotlighted in new book, CDs

    Beatles' legacy at BBC spotlighted in new book, CDs
    When Paul McCartney put out a solo album titled “Memory Almost Full” in 2007, veteran British Broadcasting Corp. producer Kevin Howlett might well have smiled. Memory can indeed play tricks on anyone -- even Beatles -- as the years roll by....
  • 'Mayhem' is on the case of the Thames Torso Murderer

    'Mayhem' is on the case of the Thames Torso Murderer
    The 1888-91 Whitechapel murders in London are arguably the world's most infamous unsolved serial crimes. The brutal murders of as few as five to almost a dozen young women attributed to "Jack the Ripper" have spawned thousands of nonfiction accounts and...
  • Steven Berkoff recalls 'Birthday Party' clashes with William Friedkin

    Steven Berkoff, the British stage and screen actor who was to have appeared in a revival of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party" at the Geffen Playhouse, said that he left the play after clashing with director William Friedkin. "The Birthday Party"...
  • Clash upends 'Birthday Party' at the Geffen Playhouse

    Clash upends 'Birthday Party' at the Geffen Playhouse
    Hold your RSVPs to the Geffen Playhouse's revival of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party." The highly anticipated production, staged by Oscar-winning director William Friedkin, has been abruptly called off only two weeks before its official opening....