The sun rises as thousands of revelers gathered at the ancient stone circle Stonehenge, near Salisbury, England, to celebrate the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, Saturday, June 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

New agers, neo-pagans gather to greet solstice

LONDON (AP) — Self-styled Druids, new-agers and thousands of revelers have watched the sun rise above the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge to mark the summer solstice — the longest day of the year in […]


A general view of the new visitor centre at Stonehenge, England, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Ancient Stonehenge gets modern-day revamp

STONEHENGE, England (AP) — After thousands of years, Stonehenge has had a makeover. But visitors may initially feel something is missing: the prehistoric monument itself. Tourists now arrive at a gleaming new timber-and-glass visitor center […]


In this photo provided by The University of Buckingham and taken Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, artifacts gathered from an archaeological site known as Blick Mead are cleaned and sorted in Amesbury, about 85 miles west of London, England. (AP Photo/Justine Kibler)

Evidence suggests early Britons ate roasted toads

LONDON (AP) — Britons sometimes make fun of the French for feasting on frog. But now a new discovery suggests their prehistoric ancestors may have had a taste for toad. The University of Buckingham said […]



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