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Carnac stones, Carnac, Morbihan, Brittany, France, Europe

The Carnac stones are an exceptionally dense collection of megalithic sites around the French village of Carnac, in Brittany, consisting of alignments, dolmens, tumuli and single menhirs. More…

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Historic olympic events under fire

Historic Olympic events such as the triple jump and swimming races are in the line of fire after new rules were agreed by the IOC to allow more sports into future Games. The IOC will give greater flexibility to the Olympic programme to allow host …

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Car owned by notorious killer's wife blasted with shotgun amid fears feud …

THE car belonging to the wife of a shotgun killer has been blasted sparking fears of a fresh feud between two families in Edinburgh. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Dionne Hendry. A CAR belonging to the wife of a notorious killer has been blasted with …

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Rita Ora shows Ricky Hilfiger what he's missing as she takes to the Jingle …

And Rita Ora decided to put her recent split to one side as she took to the stage for 103.5 KISS FM's Jingle Ball in Chicago on Thursday night. The 24-year-old singer looked flawless in a pair of black leather ankle boots and an eye-catching chiffon …

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Glasgow welcomes polar explorer to help mark 130 years of global adventure …

CITY group to mark 130 years of inspiring exploration and adventure with 4999th talk for the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Børge Ousland, Norwegian polar explorer, will speak at the 4999th talk of the RSGS. THE …

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Primary schools savour festival of sport in Heathfield

HEATHFIELD Community College hosted a festival, in which 200 Year 3 children from eight of the college's feeder primary schools – Dallington, Five Ashes, Cross-in-Hand, Mayfield, Punnetts Town, Burwash, Parkside and Maynards Green – took part.

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Craft Coffee Subscription – Willoughby’s Coffee and Tea

Craft Coffee is a coffee subscription company that delivers fresh coffee beans and new grounds to your door step every month. They send 3 different packages …

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US firm pays compensation for false claim chair is made of Harris Tweed

Lorna Macaulay, chief executive of the Harris Tweed Authority, said: "As we are based in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland it can sometimes seem a long way away from the commercial markets in which Harris Tweed is sold. "But we never let this distance …

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Interiors: a Victorian villa of treasures

Hills has been making jewellery – mainly in silver – for more than 20 years, and takes her inspiration from nature, such as seed pods, bees or leaves. She has even enjoyed some Hollywood fame, having been commissioned to make jewellery for several of …

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World's End murder trial: Father of slain teenager Helen Scott tells of the …

Sinclair further denies trying to pervert justice by stealing clothes, footwear, jewellery and other items from the girls. Sinclair has lodged three special defences – of alibi, incrimination and consent to any sexual activity. He claims he was fishing …

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Ancient Jewellery – Icelandic and Viking Designs …

Natural Icelandic lava jewellery is highly appreciated in all parts of the world. This jewellery is expertly handmade by using Icelandic lava rocks and solid silver. The pendant is shaped like a tear drop which looks amazing.

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20 gorgeous winter walks to burn off the Christmas dinner

IF you're over-indulging over Christmas (who isn't?) these walking options are a way to burn off the calories while enjoying the best scenery Scotland has to offer. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Wikipedia. West Highland Way: This route begins in …

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Gold imports may fall to 50-60 tonnes in October

Gold imports of the country are expected to nearly halve to 50-60 tonnes this month from their September level as jewellers have adequately stocked up for the festive and wedding seasons, according to All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation.

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PM connects with people over radio with his 'mann ki baat'

In a new initiative to reach out to the maximum populace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today connected with people over radio with his 'mann ki baat', giving a pep talk on shedding despondency and use of skills for the country's betterment and prosperity.

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How eBay India is helping small businesses sell their products worldwide.

Grover started her gems and silver jewellery company, House of Gems India, in 1983 when she didn't even have a telephone connection at her shop. Today, she earns Rs 2 lakh a month by selling to international clients through eBay. That's two-thirds of …

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Scottish Fashion Awards 2011 – The Daydreamer

To honour the Scots, Colin created a few unique Swarovski pieces especially for the evening – a Saltire encrusted Kiosque bag, which was presented to various celebrities and a Saltire Nirvana Ring, which was worn by host …

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Judge frees granddaughter-hug oap

A 72-year-old woman jailed for hugging her granddaughter in breach of a court order banning contact has been freed by a judge. Kathleen Danby appeared in custody today to make a case against her three-month jail sentence, handed down earlier this year …

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Why travel insurance could be vital

Countries where Britons are most likely to run into problems are also high up the list of destinations for which they fail to take out travel insurance, according to a survey. As many as 18% of Britons have experienced difficulties in India over the …

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World's End murder trial: DNA linked to accused killer Angus Sinclair was …

… ripping the strap from her bag, repeatedly punching and kicking her and stamping on her head. He further denies trying to pervert justice by stealing clothes, footwear, jewellery and other items from the girls.The trial at the High Court in …

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Gold prices remain steady in thin trade as jewellers cut buying on hopes of …

Gold prices remained steady at Rs 26,350 per ten gram at the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) in the national capital on Tuesday as jewellers deferred their buying activity on hopes of a fall in the prices of the yellow metal in coming days amid a weak …

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Nifty breaches 8K-mark intraday, down 38 pts at close

The CNX Nifty index today fell to a low of 7,961.35 intra-day but recovered later on buying in some key counters, but survived to close above 8K-level, still showing a fall of 38 points to end at 8,029.80 on global nervousness amid constant capital …

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Kate Middleton favours Cotswold's jewellers

Half-Scottish and half-Colombian Catherine said: "Two years ago she came across my work and requested some pieces to look at. "It was just before the Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour and amazingly she ended up wearing some of these pieces. "She wore …

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Close-ups with Clooney, red carpet with Redmayne, bagging Brangelina…

Her next move was to become a TV producer and she ended up producing the BAFTAs for Scottish Television. Finally, BAFTA approached her to see if she was interested in becoming their director of development and events. … sound like a bad deal to me …

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Cuba Freed A Popular Hip-Hop Artist And 35 Other Activists …

Daniel Wallis Jan 10, 2015, 6:29 AM Bookmark. facebook · twitter · reddit …. This Jewellery Ad Might Seem Normal To Americans, But It's Causing A Huge Stir In India … Final Fantasy Explorers Is Crystal Chronicles Meets Monster Hunter.

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Governor calls off US state's remaining executions

The governor of Maryland commuted the sentences for the US state's four remaining death row inmates Wednesday, a year and a half after capital punishment was abolished there. Governor Martin O'Malley said he had reduced the sentences to life in prison …

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Wall Street ponders next year after big gains in 2014

Wall Street Wednesday toasted another banner year, with US equity markets finishing near all-time highs following a steady stream of improving economic data and investor-friendly monetary policy. In 2014, the broad-based S&P 500 gained 210.54 points …

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High Wycombe speed camera fire treated as arson

A speed camera fire in a residential street in Buckinghamshire is being treated as arson, police said. The yellow mounted device on West Wycombe Road in High Wycombe was set on fire at about 19:15 BST on Saturday. Fire crews and the police were called …

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Everything you need to know about Christmas spending in 8 charts

What type of Christmas presents would you most like to receive? Proportion of people (%). Created with Raphaël 2.1.2. Smartphone. 48. Books. 38. Money. 34. Clothes/shoes. 34. Cosmetics/perfumes. 33. Gift vouchers. 31. Chocolates. 26. Jewellery/watch. 24.

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Gold regains its glitter, trades Rs 50 higher at Rs 26800 per 10 gram

After two days of losses, gold regained its glitter to trade Rs 50 higher at Rs 26,800 per ten gram at the bullion market in the national capital on Saturday. This was due to emergence of buying by jewellers and retailers, supported by ongoing wedding …

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IT seizes over Rs 135 cr cash, jewellery from Sahara group

Sources said the department made one of its highest seizures which also includes jewellery worth Rs one crore. The entire cash, they said, has been remitted in a public sector bank branch in Delhi. When contacted by PTI, Sahara group said, "Please note …

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India overtakes China as world's biggest gold consumer

Gold demand in the country jumped by more than a third in the September-quarter, in sharp contrast to the rest of the world, boosted by jewellery demand for the wedding season, the World Gold Council said on Thursday. Domestic demand climbed up by 39 …

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Celtic Jewelry Cuff Links – Cuff Fever

Scottish & Celtic pendants, earrings, bracelets & brooches. Exclusive designer jewellery & wedding rings for men & ladies handmade in silver, gold & platinum. Nautical jewelry, marine sealife jewelry, Celtic jewelry, Claddagh …

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How Do Parisian Mice Squeak? (And A Musical Gift)

It is also a fascinating read which delves into the social history of mid-nineteenth century Paris and is teeming with fascinating descriptions of innovative retail techniques and fashion. I love it and have until now hesitated ….. Shirley 7 April 2013 at 21:56. Absolutely adorable. I like them even more than your hares. My nickname […]

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I prefer reading: Shirley – Charlotte Brontё

Shirley is a historical novel, set at the time of the Napoleonic Wars in early 19th century England. Shirley Keeldar is an orphaned heiress who has returned to her family estate, Fieldhead, after years of living with her guardian …

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Scientists Have Found The Rare Burial Site Of An Ice Age …

Scientists Have Found The Rare Burial Site Of An Ice Age Infant In Alaska. Daniel Wallis Nov 12, 2014, 1:11 PM Bookmark … The archaeologists believe the stone projectile points were once attached to the antler rods to make tools or weapons, and could reflect the importance of hunting implements in the burial ceremony. But […]

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