Thousands march for U.K. union as Scotland vote nears

Sep 13, 2014

Thousands march for U.K. union as Scotland vote nears

Thousands of members of the Protestant Orange order marched through Edinburgh on Saturday in a show of strength against Scottish independence as the final weekend of campaigning for the referendum got under way with everything to play for. Up to 15,000 supporters of retaining ...

Northern Ireland's Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies

Sep 13, 2014

Northern Ireland's Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies

For most of his half-century in Northern Ireland politics, Ian Paisley was synonymous with two words: “no” and “never.” The Protestant minister, who became the province’s most divisive politician, used the slogan “Ulster says no!” to oppose Anglo-Irish negotiations over the future of Northern ...

Sep 11, 2014

High-tech survey exposes hidden Stonehenge

Researchers have produced digital maps of what lies beneath Stonehenge, using ground-penetrating radar, high-resolution magnetometers and other techniques to peer deep into the soil beneath the famous stone circle. The project produced detailed maps of 17 previously unknown ritual monuments and a huge timber ...

Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby

Sep 8, 2014

Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby

Britain’s Prince William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, and his wife Kate are expecting their second baby and the mother-to-be is once again suffering from very acute morning sickness, his office said Monday. The baby will be fourth-in-line to the British throne, following elder brother ...