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Mark Shand, Brother-in-Law to Prince Charles, Dies in New York

Mark Shand, Brother-in-Law to Prince Charles, Dies in New York

The brother-in-law of Prince Charles, Mark Shand, has died after an accident that occurred on Tuesday outside of a New York nightclub.  Reports are that he slipped and fell while lighting a cigarette, hitting his head.  Shand, 62, is the brother of the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, who is the wife of Prince […]

Burn Alive or Get Eaten by Lions: How Much Worse Can a Family Day Out Get?

Burn Alive or Get Eaten by Lions: How Much Worse Can a Family Day Out Get?

Most families look forward to their treasured days out together, the days that will form the happy memories, the photos and the videos that will be reflected on for years to come, amidst the odd shudder at the bad hair and the funny-looking clothes. For one family this Easter weekend, they have just been through […]

British Shopping Center Creates ‘Fast Lane’ for Shoppers, Who Is Next?

British Shopping Center Creates ‘Fast Lane’ for Shoppers, Who Is Next?

A British shopping center has created two lanes, a fast and slow lane, for shoppers, and the question is who is next? It all started because a 10-year-old girl wrote to the center to complain about being stuck behind slow people. Sometimes there is nothing worse than being stuck behind a slow-coach. Most know just […]

England and Wales Now Open to Gay Marriage

England and Wales Now Open to Gay Marriage

A long-awaited momentous turning point has finally occurred in the United Kingdom – although not every country in Great Britain will celebrate. The passage of a law whereby gay and lesbian couples can now get married took effect in England and Wales on Saturday morning, at 12:00a.m. However, the joyous experience is not yet open […]

Black Death Secrets Revealed

Black Death Secrets Revealed

Black Death secrets were revealed by archaeologists and forensic scientists who have examined more than 20 skeletons unearthed in the Clerkenwell area of London, England last year. In their forensic studies, the scientists believe they have uncovered the truth about the true nature of the Black Death that ravaged Britain and Europe in the mid-14th […]

Frank Sutcliffe: Photographer in 19th Century Whitby, England

Frank Sutcliffe: Photographer in 19th Century Whitby, England

Francis (Frank) Meadows Sutcliffe, the 19th century British photographer, encapsulated the life of the North Yorkshire seaside village of Whitby and surrounding countryside of England. He attained international standing, and is considered one of the great masters of late 19th and early 20th century photography. In 1869, Sutcliffe held his first camera, which was a […]

Gay Couples Officially Declared Husband and Husband In England

Gay Couples Officially Declared Husband and Husband In England

Gay couples across England held colorful weddings on Saturday after a bill authorizing same-sex marriage was officially signed into law at midnight. The historic weddings marked the final phase of a long fight for equality. Andrew Wale, a professional actor and his partner Neil Allard, a guesthouse owner were among the first couples to tie […]

Giant Inflatable Whale too ‘Religious’ for London Park

Giant Inflatable Whale too ‘Religious’ for London Park

An idea to beach a whale beside the Thames to tell the story of Jonah has itself been beached as some say it would be too “religious.” The British Bible Society had hoped to put the inflatable whale in a park across from Tower Bridge during the upcoming summer holidays. The creature, which is life-size […]

Deaf Woman Given Cochlear Implant to Hear for First Time [Video]

Deaf Woman Given Cochlear Implant to Hear for First Time [Video]

A deaf woman in the United Kingdom, Joanne Milne, was given cochlear implant technology that enabled her to hear for the first time in her life. Milne, 39, was born with a rare condition known as Usher Syndrome, which has left her deaf since birth and also claimed her sight in her mid-twenties. Milne’s mother captured the life-changing […]

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