Blackpool Dance Festival, West Point graduation, National Spelling Bee, a baby giraffe, a motorized suitcase and more in today’s Daily Brief.
The day in photos around the world.
Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, a group of Indians attempt to break a world record of the largest gathering of laughing senior citizens, teams of four in England race by rolling wooden “cheese,” and more in today’s daily brief.
Party goers enjoyed the atmosphere of Ladies Day at the Grand National Festival meeting in Liverpool, England. Though the day is supposed to be about steeplechase horse racing, equally important is the high fashion and having a good time.
Feb. 5 Daily Brief: Sapporo Snow Festival, high seas in Europe, olympians gear up for Sochi, Kiev protests continue
Sapporo Snow Festival, high seas in Europe, olympians gear up for Sochi, Kiev protests continue and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 8 Daily Brief: Sushi mosaic, several swans a-swimming, silly walk day, Rodman on the PRK court, mannequin factory, big wave surfing
Sushi mosaic, several swans a-swimming, silly walk day, Rodman on the PRK court, mannequin factory, big wave surfing and more in today’s daily brief.
A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes several sporting events, the Orthodox Christians’ celebration of Christmas, the possible start of a hunger strike in India and the release of international trade numbers.
Despite the rain and wind, a large crowd gathered at the famous historic stone circle Stonehenge to celebrate the sunrise closest to the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year – an event claimed to be more important in the pagan calendar than the summer solstice, because it marks the ‘re-birth’ of the Sun for the New Year. Photographs by Matt Cardy of Getty Images.
King Arthur Pendragon, a senior Druid, led a protest march past the new Stonehenge visitor centre in protest at English Heritage display of ancient human remains excavated from the environs of Stonehenge on December 18, 2013 in Wiltshire, England.