| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:57 PM
In the course of a year, English actor Alfie Allen, 25, has gone from being best known as pop singerLily Allen's little brother to one of the main actors on the HBO hit show,"Game of Thrones."
Playing the hero-turned-villain Theon Greyjoy, Allen has...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Suddenly, in Britain, of attenuated interest, the Queen's English Society. The organization of crotchet collectors was forty.
After the failure of the society's much-ridiculed project for an Academy of English, will waned quickly. The Independent...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 9:39 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Two Catonsville residents were killed, along with another man, Monday night in a car accident in England, police said.
Stephen J. Hughes, 57, a partner in the Towson firm of Treanor, Pope and Hughes; Gregory Brooks, 39, a graphic designer who lived in...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 3:45 PM
The Cardinal Gibbons High School class of 1972 thought about canceling its 40th reunion after learning of the sudden loss of the man who organized the event. Instead, they picked up where Stephen J. Hughes left off and turned the gathering Sunday into a...
| Jun 17, 2012
The quickly constructed, earthen star-shaped Fort Whetstone, built in 1776, was the first fortification to occupy the site where Fort McHenry now stands.
The city's vulnerability to a waterborne attack was exposed in the spring of 1776 when the British...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:01 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:50 AM
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&...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 5:44 AM
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...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:34 AM
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.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:07 PM
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...