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  • For Beckham, a fine international career appears to be over

    For Beckham, a fine international career appears to be over
    David Beckham, 37, has played in more matches than almost any other English soccer player, but he won’t get a chance to add to his 115 caps this summer in London. The LA Galaxy midfielder announced Wednesday that he has been left off Great Britain&...
  • Thank the Normans

    On this date in 1066, Duke William of Normandy defeated King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings. Once King Harold ceased to be a factor in British politics, having been shot through the eye with an arrow, Anglo-Saxon was demoted mainly to the tongue of...
  • For Annapolis consignment shop owner, secondhand is first love

    For Annapolis consignment shop owner, secondhand is first love
    Perky sunflowers, fragrant lavender and vibrant greenery surround a creaky wooden porch full of oddities on an Annapolis side street. A well-used plow, a porcelain wash basin and a cast-iron stove hardly seem germane to a consignment shop filled with high...
  • Lutherville-Timonium youngsters embrace cricket in summer league

    Lutherville-Timonium youngsters embrace cricket in summer league
    On fields where baseball has been played for decades, young athletes last Saturday were unpacking bats and balls for a friendly game on the diamond. But it wasn't America's pastime. Youngsters in the Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council were...
  • Christopher Gaul, editor and reporter

    Christopher Gaul, editor and reporter
    Christopher Gaul, former managing editor of the Catholic Review and reporter for The Sun and The Evening Sun and area television stations, died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Essex. He was 72. He joined the Catholic Review as a writer in 1995 and...
  • Get that London look in Baltimore

    Get that London look in Baltimore
    As nations battle it out for sports supremacy at the Olympics in London this summer, we can all acknowledge that when it comes to fashion, the Brits have us beat. Vivienne Westwood, Victoria Beckham, Burberry, Kate Moss, Kate Middleton, Twiggy, the...
  • The London bureau: A queen and a correspondent

    The London bureau: A queen and a correspondent
    It was Queen Elizabeth who made me a foreign correspondent. Before she turned up, my newspaper career had consisted of listening to Baltimore policemen reminisce about great hangings and covering bush-league statesmen deploring the state of the world. I...
  • Close encounters with socialized medicine

    Close encounters with socialized medicine
    In the mid-1980s when I was a graduate student in England, my parents came to visit and my mother ended up getting a first-hand look at socialized medicine. It was dad and mom's one-and-only trip to Europe -- a very big deal -- and I wanted to show...
  • Old South River Club has met for more than 320 years

    Old South River Club has met for more than 320 years
    It's a sun-splashed morning in rolling southern Anne Arundel County, and a cluster of old oaks and maples make a fine canopy for the 25 gentlemen gathered at the cottage they see as a shrine. Some wear seersucker blazers and boating shoes. Many sport...
  • The mistake of taking the hard line

    Commenting from Albion, the estimable Picky recently wrote: "As I look back on a very privileged life I note that although the language I spoke mostly as a child was that of the London streets, my parents (typically of the upper working class in those...
  • Brendan Rodgers will lead once-great Liverpool franchise in friendly at M&T Bank Stadium

    Brendan Rodgers will lead once-great Liverpool franchise in friendly at M&T Bank Stadium
    For decades, Liverpool soccer fans at the team's 120-year-old stadium, Anfield, have been singing their adopted anthem, "You'll Never Walk Alone." Brendan Rodgers, who was named the team's new manager June 1, is hoping that the partisans of the former...
  • History Maters: Spring was the time for social calls in 1912

    100 Years Ago Sunday best From the county social column: Miss Carrie Hewitt of Sykesville is visiting her brother, Mr. David Hewitt of Portland Oregon. Mr. Herbert Hausenfluck of Virginia is visiting his uncle, Mr. Simon Hausenfluck of Savage. Mr....