Man who burned White House in 1814 feted

Oct 25, 2013

Man who burned White House in 1814 feted

by Steve Vogel

Francis de Courcy Hamilton looked askance at the informational sign near the base of the Robert Ross monument, a 30-meter granite obelisk on a hill overlooking the majestic waters of Carlingford Lough. ” ‘Gen. Ross is reputed to have burned down the White House,’ ...

Jan 8, 2013

North Ireland violence follows talks

Violence flared for the fourth night running in Northern Ireland on Sunday, hours after politicians and church leaders held talks in a bid to quell a row over the flying of the British flag. After three nights of rioting and attacks on police, Northern ...