A 500-year-old cold case is nearing its conclusion. British scientists have determined with "99.999 percent" accuracy that the remains of King Richard III of England really were lying under a municipal parking lot in the central English city of Leicester.
By Xander Landen
Twelve British police officers raided a pub in the rural England this week, in pursuit of a missing wooden cup that some believe to be The Holy Grail.
By Justin Scuiletti
The French street theater company Royal de Luxe are marking 100 years since the start of World War I in a larger than life way.
By Gregory Clark
There’s nothing to rule out the possibility that the economically successful of the modern world are actually genetically different from the people who are not successful, economic historian Gregory Clark tells Paul Solman in part four of their never-before published…
By Gregory Clark
England's economic success, beginning with the takeoff of the Industrial Revolution, can be explained by the "survival of the richest," argues economic historian Gregory Clark in the third installment of his never-before published interview with Paul Solman about his 2007…
Why did the Industrial Revolution happen in England, setting them economically apart from the rest of the world? Contrary to popular economic theory, economic historian Gregory Clark says the existence of market and political institutions had nothing to do with…
By Colleen Shalby
How do you turn ordinary places into extraordinary works of art? For some, a flash mob is one way. For artist Luke Jerram, the answer was a giant water slide.
By Lorna Baldwin
Winston Churchill’s old estate has a new resident: an orange and white colored rescue cat named Jock VI. The cat is an unusual legacy of Churchill. The late British leader requested that there always be an orange cat with white…
Scholars Hope Richard III's Remains Spur Reexamination of His Reputation…
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