Ancient History

10 Ancient Ruins That Can't be Missed

Adam Bown | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

Imagine bustling streets, silks and spices, man-eating lions and mad emperors. Ruins aren't dead - they're your keys to the intriguing past of your holiday spot, so don't pass them up. Here are 10 sites you can't fly home without seeing.

Laser Beams Help Solve Stonehenge Mystery

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

The latest 3D laser technology has revealed new evidence of the importance of the midwinter sunset to the ancient creators of Stonehenge. The detai...

When God Was a Woman

Laura Sevier | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK
Laura Sevier

Like any good Church of England girl, I was brought up to believe that God was a man who had a Son.

Modern Politics: What Would King Arthur Do?

Greg Jenner | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Greg Jenner

They call him the "Once and Future King". Legend has it, Arthur resides in eternal sleep on the Isle of Avalon, awaiting the day when England needs his help to fight off some cruel calamity. Well, I don't know about you, but I wish he'd bloody wake up already. How many invitations does the man, need? Was he there for the struggle against Hitler, defending the skies of London from the Luftwaffe's incendiary bombs? Was he b****cks! So much for specialising in repelling German invaders... and what about the credit crisis - arguably the worst financial disaster in modern history - did we see any wise fiscal solutions from the legendary Dark Age king then? No, we bloody didn't - just hour after hour of Robert Peston frowning at plummeting graphs.