Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha had nine children. Their lives were packed with enough scandal and drama to make 'The Crown' seem positively dull.
Plagued by oral issues, the British prime minister carried two sets of dentures with him at all times.
Burns Night isn't the only thing named after Robert Burns. Streets, towns, and monuments throughout the world were christened in his honor.
If you’ve heard enough about King Henry VIII’s many wives or the turbulent relationship between Princess Diana and King Charles III, consider these 10 lesser known royal love stories.
If you watched television in the 1990s, you probably saw an ad for a green blob that could teach you French.
Participating in Dry January means that no booze at all is to pass your lips for the entire calendar month of January. Here's how it started.
Boxing Day occurs on December 26, and continues to be a big day for shopping.
The powerful royal family was not immune to the many illnesses of the 16th century.
Women like Flora MacDonald, Anne Mackintosh, Isabella MacDuff, and more made their mark on Scottish history.
British pubs names like the Red Lion, the Crown, and the Royal Oak offer a window into the country’s history.
Lingonberry jam and cream sauce are included, naturally.
The bootleg chocolate bars are prompting health and safety concerns.
Americans favor 'Merry Christmas,' while Brits opt for 'Happy Christmas.' Here's how we got here.
Clearing the last of the Christmas dinner plates is a special moment. It means it’s time for the traditional dessert.
Dropping that ‘t’ sound is an example of what linguists call glottalization, or replacing a sound with a pause in the vocal cords.
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.