What Kind of Week Has It Been? 7 June 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The relaxing hammock bear of news Nobody likes to admit they're wrong, but whether it's a team of footballers' passport numbers being printed on a s...

How the Humble Rabbit Became the Easter Bunny

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

This Easter weekend, most of us will be excitedly looking forward to receiving some chocolate, usually in the shape of an egg or perhaps even a bunny. But how did the rabbit become so inextricably linked with Easter traditions?

You Don't Have To Be Pagan To Enjoy Superstition

Lydia Willgress | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lydia Willgress

Whilst regular trips to the beach and lemonades down the pub were on my parents check list, so were some more unusual activities. You see, I come from Devon where pagan traditions are kept alive, and various festivals celebrating fertility, reproduction and nature are dotted across the calendar.

'Truly Horrifying' Ritualistic Sex Abuse Of Child Victims

PA | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

Two men accused of being part of a paedophile ring involving murdered "witch" Peter Solheim have been given lengthy jail sentences for their part in "...

Summer Solstice 2012: Druids Get A Soaking At Rainy Stonehenge (PICTURES)

PA/Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

Thousands of people have marked the summer solstice despite the celebration being one of the wettest in years. Poor weather could not dampen the sp...

PICTURES: Druids Gather At Stonehenge To Celebrate Winter Solstice

Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

Druids gathered at Stonehenge to mark the winter solstice, which officially occurred at 5.30am on 22 December 2011. The shortest day of the year, days...

If You Like the Tree, Why do You Cut it Down?

Dr Lynette Nusbacher | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK
Dr Lynette Nusbacher

Many British Jews celebrate Christmas. Christmas is so overwhelming here that it's hard not to: so much of the culture, entertainment, economy and rhythm of work is Christmas-based that it's hard to avoid.