Travelling deemed more important than marriage or buying a home

A new survey reveals how travel factors into happiness in the UK and worldwide. 88 percent of Britons surveyed in the 2013 G...

St George the Turkish Arab

Today is St George's Day, but many other countries and cities also have this early Christian as a patron saint. He was born in Turkey;...

Rare Ephesus coin to be sold in New York

A rare ancient Ephesus coin will be put up for auction on Jan. 7 in New York with an estimated price between $200,000-$300,000.  The 14-gram...

Holidaymakers on 13 flights left stranded as Manchester Airport runs out of fuel for...

Thousands of holidaymakers endured widespread delays this morning after Manchester Airport ran out of fuel for the first time in its...

Smoking may be permanently damaging your DNA, says study

Tobacco smoke leaves its mark on DNA by changing a chemical code on the DNA molecule that can sometimes change gene activity, according to...

June was 14th straight record hot month, with global average of 16.4 degrees Celsius

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that globally, June was the 14th straight record hot month. NOAA Tuesday also warned about excessive heat for...

Britons will be able to ask Facebook, Google to erase their personal data, minister...

Britons will be able to make social media platforms like Facebook delete information, including content published in their childhood, under government proposals that will...

Today is – International Women’s Day 8 March

History of the Day Introduction International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their...

Cost of British passport to increase

The price of a British passport is to rise by £12.50 from 27 March for those applying by post. Currently, an adult's passport costs £72.50...

Earth at its warmest since 120,000 years, report says

A new study paints a picture of an Earth that is warmer than it has been in about 120,000 years, and is locked into...

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