Americans favor 'Merry Christmas,' while Brits opt for 'Happy Christmas.' Here's how we got here.
Shrek's swamp house is in the Scottish Highlands—and you can stay there for free.
Netflix takes several, steamy liberties with the historical record, but there was a real Queen Charlotte—and she was just as complicated as the TV version.
What better way to celebrate a new season of 'The Great British Bake Off' than by sampling 12 classic British baked goods for cash?
Aldi’s official UK beer taster will get to sample drinks for the grocery chain that will be sent directly to their home.
There are more than 500 pubs in the United Kingdom called The Red Lion. It all traces back to King James VI and I.
Nearly a half-century after its release, Queen’s classic “mock opera”—a favorite of Wayne and Garth’s—is still regularly cited as one of the greatest songs ever recorded.
Nineteen-year-old Delaney Irving was unconscious when she crossed the finish line of Gloucester's 2023 cheese-rolling contest.
James VI and I was the first monarch to rule both Scotland and England. He also spearheaded the Scottish witch trials.
The daughter of King James VI and I was Electress Palatine of the Rhine and Queen of Bohemia, and through her grandson, the founder of a new British ruling dynasty.
Although “Careless Whisper” just might be George Michael's most enduring hit, the singer (who also wrote it) wasn’t a huge fan of the song.
Queen Victoria’s 1838 coronation featured a very small ring and a very big fall.
On May 12, 1937, Princess Elizabeth—then just 11 years old—looked on as her father, King George VI, was crowned at Westminster Abbey. Little did she know that just 16 years later, she would be at the center of the exact same ceremony.
The Stone of Scone—also called the Stone of Destiny—may look unassuming, but it’s had a long and colorful history, right up to the present day.
King Charles III spent 70 years as the heir apparent. But some other long-waiting Princes of Wales never even made it to the throne.
The date of King Charles III’s coronation is set for May 6. But the party doesn’t stop when the day is over.
The pint-sized escorts have been a part of the pregame ceremonies since the mid-1990s.
The house where Jane Austen grew up is now ritzy enough to suit her wealthier characters.
The UK’s Prime Minister was in poor health but still needed to fly. The solution? Stuff him in a big egg.
Despite the decades of public attention, there are some aspects of Camilla’s life that have been less well documented.
There's a scientific explanation for the "vomit" notes some Europeans taste in Hershey's chocolate.
We take a closer look at the life and demise of the wronged queen who lent her name to a rebellion when she took on the might of—what was at the time—the world’s largest empire.