| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:24 AM
LONDON -- An independent Scotland would be richer, fairer and nuclear-free but would keep the British pound, the queen and membership in the European Union, the Scottish government pledged Tuesday, laying out its most comprehensive blueprint for secession...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014.
London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
| Oct 6, 2013
A video essay blends features of nonfiction, memoir and fiction, offering a meditation on something or someone important to the author — a sort of minutes-long slice of life captured on video and accompanied by some form of narration. During a...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:23 AM
LONDON – Escalating the fight against secession, the British government warned Thursday that Scotland would lose the right to continue using the pound as its currency if voters there say yes to a historic referendum on independence this fall....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Starz showed a first look trailer Saturday of its upcoming dama "Outlander" at fan event in Los Angeles that streamed online.
The 16-episode series, based on the best-selling "Outlander" book series by Diana Gabaldon and adapted by Ronald D. Moore of...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
PORTSMOUTH, England — Back when Britannia ruled the waves, few places contributed more to the domination and expansion of the British Empire than this seaside city.
Its dockyard, reputedly the world's largest industrial site at the dawn of the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:37 PM
LONDON — An independent Scotland would be richer, fairer and nuclear-free but would keep the British pound, the queen and membership in the European Union and NATO, the Scottish government pledged Tuesday, laying out its most comprehensive blueprint...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:42 AM
LONDON — Britain, once the world’s mightiest seafaring power, announced Wednesday that it will shut down the last naval shipyard in England, eliminating nearly 1,000 jobs and closing a chapter of history stretching back hundreds of years....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Credit the Internet and baby boomers. For Americans of European lineage, the urge to learn the stories of our ancestors on the other side of the pond continues to fuel a strong interest in ancestral travel.
Genealogy ranks among the top search...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore?
Quite a bit, as it turns out.
| Sep 1, 2013
WIGTOWN, Scotland — "You're on the road to nowhere." The roads were getting narrower and narrower on the drive through southwestern Scotland. We had left behind the divided highway outside Glasgow, and then, somewhere near the towns with signs...