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10 Ancient Ruins That Can't be Missed

Adam Bown | Posted 23.08.2014 | 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.

Parallels Between Washington and Ancient Rome are Increasingly Apparent

John Wight | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

The parallels between Washington and ancient Rome are increasingly apparent As with its predecessor, Washington presides over a global empire that is economic, political, and cultural in scope, secured by a military capability that far exceeds its rivals or any potential alliance of its rivals.

A Swearing Lesson For John Terry

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

John Terry may have been found not guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand, but one thing that's been made abundantly clear throughout the course o...

In Praise of Historical Novelists

Harry Freedman | Posted 28.02.2012 | Home
Harry Freedman

The first time I wrote historical fiction I had no idea what I was taking on. Even now, with one historical novel under my belt, and with a second on the way, I am filled with admiration for anyone who can craft a good period narrative. Of all the literary genres, historical fiction must be the toughest.