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  • Live like a royal foodie

    Live like a royal foodie
    Sink your teeth into a rich chocolate truffle at a tiny shop in Piccadilly and you begin to understand why the royal coat of arms appears on each box. These chocolates are of such high quality that Queen Elizabeth II herself indulges in them, perhaps...
  • Gareth Evans has created an action masterpiece with 'The Raid 2'

    AUSTIN, Texas When the Indonesian action film "The Raid 2" was scheduled to screen on a Sunday night during the South by Southwest festival, the air was electric with anticipation. The testosterone-heavy crowd at the Paramount Theatre guys outnumbered...
  • Poquoson Girl Scouts leader thanked twice for exemplary service

    Poquoson Girl Scouts leader thanked twice for exemplary service
    POQUOSON — Scouting has been part of Fiona Crawshaw's life since childhood — in England, Canada, and the United States, from Brownies to Sparks to Daisies. Crawshaw, 49, has volunteered with Girl Scouts for 17 years, sometimes leading...
  • Cob advocates willing to get dirty to build home of dreams

    Making homes out of clay, sand and straw a material called "cob" might raise eyebrows in earthquake country, but California devotees are hoping to gain acceptance for what they say is an inexpensive, environmentally friendly and safe way to build....
  • British house prices boom, Bank of England holds fire

    LONDON (Reuters) - House prices and sales took off again in Britain last month, reflecting the economy's surprisingly fast recovery, but the Bank of England stuck to its course and left interest rates unchanged at record lows. A closely watched survey...
  • Watch this British motorcyclist tumble down a 40-foot hill

     
    Filed under: Safety, Videos, Motorcycle, UK The image above is a frame from English motorcyclist Jack Sanderson's helmet cam. After a bit of impatience while riding a seven-mile stretch of the A537 called Cat and Fiddle, 21-year-old Sanderson learned...
  • Twenty players to watch this week in the Masters

    Twenty players to watch this week in the Masters (Career wins include sanctioned events on the PGA Tour or the European Tour): Adam Scott Age/Nation: 33/Australia Official World Golf Ranking: 2 Career wins: 17 Marquee wins: Deutsche Bank...
  • Wells of English defiled

    Write about language, as about climate change or evolution, and what do you get? A strident chorus of denial. I wonder why. Last week Tom Chivers wrote about English grammar at The Telegraph, patiently explaining why a good deal of what has been...
  • Peter Brook at 89 keeps slipping into new suits

    Peter Brook at 89 keeps slipping into new suits
    Through nearly 70 years of acclaim as a theater, film and television director — most particularly as a theater director — Peter Brook has been called a magician many times. In 1962, the British critic Kenneth Tynan extolled him not for...
  • English rivals provide United's inspiration for second leg

    LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United can take heart from rivals Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea when they travel to Bayern Munich next week looking for the result that will knock the holders out of the Champions League. Their quarter-final tie...
  • Paul Greenberg: Very well, alone!

    It's enough to make a tear appear even on the usually stony face of Clio, muse of history, who you'd think would be used to having her works -- and their lessons -- ignored by now. This time it's the lesson that David Low, the British cartoonist,...