| May 21, 2012
| 3:01 PM
The 2012 summer Olympics is still two months away, but Elkridge resident Frank Collins is getting an early dose of the Olympic spirit to share with residents of Gloucester in England.
Collins, 43, was selected as one of the 8,000 torchbearers who will...
| May 24, 2012
| 10:28 AM
John and Leila Juracek's British friends tell them their 1929 Tudor Revival house in Baltimore's Homeland neighborhood is more like an English cottage than the country cottages in England.
The L-shaped exterior is of 18-inch-thick stone dressed in ivy...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:14 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Envision escaping to a secluded island destination where even your iPhone doesn't roam. Paradise.
Images of idyllic, uninhabited beaches and authentic local fare instantly flood your brain. Then you start thinking about long flights, passports and pricey...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:45 PM
The commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland, are solemnly considering a measure to make English the official language of their county, following the examples of Frederick County and Queen Anne's County.
Perhaps the best that can be said of the measure...
| 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...