Sherlock Holmes

Are Archaeologists Legitimate Treasure Hunters?

Emma Rosen | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Rosen

It rains a lot in the Carpathian Mountains. You can see the storm clouds roll over the top of the hills, threatening any fair-weather archaeologists in the valley where Sarmisegetuza is nestled, far below.

At Home With Sherlock Holmes In Portsmouth/Southsea

Solange Berchemin | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Solange Berchemin

2017 has been dubbed "The Year of the Literary Heroes" thanks -i n part - to the 125th anniversary of the first Sherlock Holmes publication by author ...

The Science Of Deduction

Sheheryar Ahmed Khan | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Sheheryar Ahmed Khan

Let's agree to the fact that we are familiar with Sherlock Holmes and are aware of his methods of deductive reasoning. Despite being a fictional character, created by Arthur Conan Doyle in the 19th century, Sherlock Homes revolutionized the art of reasoning/detection, and converted it from art into proper science.

Sherlock Reunited With His Deerstalker In New Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

BBC One spoiled us on Wednesday night. In between two of its biggest-rating, most-discussed shows this year, the final of 'The Great British Bake Off'...

How to Spend a Night at a Museum (For Real)

Jamie Tolentino | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Tolentino

A couple of museums put on adult only nights regularly so you may want to get on the mailing list or check their website on a semi-regular basis. However, sleepovers are rare to come by and most of the sleepover events I see are for kids.

Sherlock-Topia at Museum of London

Victoria Sadler | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The new Sherlock Holmes exhibition at the Museum of London is an incredibly dynamic, evocative display that brings to life the man and his city. A stunning and diverse range of rarities have been brought together for this show on the world's most popular fictional detective.

'We Need Sherlock Holmes' To Find MH370, Relative Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

The Malaysian Authorities need a "Sherlock Holmes" to cut through the confusing mass of information and false leads to discover the truth, the partner...

Planet Appetite: Ski Adventures in Davos and Klosters, Switzerland

Rupert Parker | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

If you been awed by news reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos, then you might not immediately think of it as a holiday destination. The twin villages of Davos and Klosters are magnets for both royals and world leaders but they're also attractive ski destinations with a literary past

'Sherlock Is An Absolute B*****d'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he’s had enough of playing the smart guy and would love to take on character who is more intell...

Sherlock Museum Curator Mocks 'Selfish' Job Applicant

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

The curator of the Sherlock Holmes Museum has sparked outrage on social media by suggesting job applicant Rachel Fox was "lazy" and "selfish" for requ...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 17 January 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

As the old saying goes, "Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice whatever the hell they do in France"

We Shouldn't View Sherlock as an Autistic Savant

Mat Greenfield | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mat Greenfield

The fictional consulting detective can never be conclusively diagnosed but an increasing number of people seem to take it as read that he's autistic, even those who should know better.

Matthew Tucker

'Alex Rider' Returns | Matthew Tucker | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Anthony Horowitz (right) is a man on the go - not just because the author has a new series of his ITV drama Foyle's War on the horizon, or is in the m...

Why Is British Comedy So Popular in the US?

Catherine Lyn Scott | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Catherine Lyn Scott

British comedy seems to be at an all time high in popularity across the pond, with shows like The Office, Shameless. However, Brits are known for their rather sarcastic sense of humour and anyone who has visited the US will know that it can be taken the wrong way. So why is it that British comedy is so popular in the US?

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 17 May 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

This week has been dominated by various exits, whether desired, dreaded or downright dozy. Once more, the seemingly ugly head that is the monster issue of Britain's EU membership has been raised. With Cameron away in the US, the little, trouble-making kids came out to play.

Wedding Bells For 'Sherlock'

PA | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Sherlock' bosses have hinted that a wedding could be on the cards in the third series. Producer of the hit show Sue Vertue tweeted a photo of a we...

The Fallibilty of Holmes

Maria Konnikova | Posted 20.03.2013 | Home
Maria Konnikova

In his willingness to admit his errors when he does make them lies perhaps the greatest secret to Holmes's continued success.

Premium Travel in...Switzerland

Raj Gill | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

On a recent trip to Switzerland I had the opportunity to join a group of Sherlockians (Sherlock Holmes fans). The Sherlock Holmes Society of London were visiting the Bernese Oberland. It was this beautiful landscape that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock Holmes.

Stephen Fry Celebrates 125th Anniversary Of Sherlock Holmes

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2013 | Home

The 125th anniversary of the first appearance of the literary detective Sherlock Holmes has been heralded by Stephen Fry as a first edition copy of A ...

The Work Of Moriarty?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

Police have launched an investigation after an intruder managed to break in and steal keys from the grounds of the Tower of London. Officials from ...

Bond With the Best: 007 Does Not Need a Licence to Kill in Bed

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

Popular cinema will not let Bond die. Given his prowess for survival 007 may live even beyond the end of times!

Chris Kerr: Making Clothes for the Modern Man in Soho

Jason Holmes | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

Chris Kerr possesses an air of watchfulness, borne perhaps from looking out into Berwick Street from the cutting board which sits at the front of his Soho shop. The spectacles he wears are of heavy acetate, the navy suit fitted with little give, the whole look rounded off by black brogues and a metal watch.

WATCH: 'Sherlock' Creator Gives Fascinating Masterclass

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock creator Steven Moffat revealed the three key themes of Series Three for the hit BBC One drama last Friday in Edinburgh during a masterclass o...

Call for the Dead

Endeavour Press | Posted 14.10.2012 | Home
Endeavour Press

In the final chapter of Castle Gay, John Buchan's second adventure with Glasgow grocer Dixon McCunn and the Gorbals Diehards, the author says his goodbyes. The villains, men with villainous names and at least one beard, Mastrovin, Dedekind, Rosenbaum, Calaman and Ricci are dispatched to their Ruritanian homeland in Evallonia.

Cumberbatch Wants To Quit UK Over 'Posh-Bashing'

PA | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he is considering leaving Britain because he is fed up with being attacked over his privileged ba...