World Apr 5, 2019

Napoleon love letters to Josephine go for over €500,000

Three love letters from Napoleon Bonaparte to his wife, Josephine, written between 1796 and 1804, were sold for a total of €513,000 ($575,000) on Thursday, the Drouot auction house said. "No letter from you my adorable friend, you must have very sweet preoccupations since you ...

British ship heads for St. Helena island on final voyage

World Jan 25, 2018

British ship heads for St. Helena island on final voyage

A British ship that was once a lifeline to the outside world for St. Helena is making its last voyage to the remote South Atlantic island where Napoleon died in exile. The RMS St. Helena's route for the last three decades is being phased out ...