A psychedelic mushroom was found on Buckingham Palace grounds this week, but it wasn’t Queen Elizabeth II, or even Prince Harry, who planted them.
Amanita muscaria, the mushroom in question, has hallucinogenic properties. 180 more words
The remains of King Richard III continue to yield new information about one of England’s most controversial kings and his family. DNA analysis reveals that Richard’s bones share mitochondrial DNA, which is passed through the female line with the Canadian Ibsen family, but there is no genetic match with his male line relatives. 566 more words
From the time I could remember myself I have always loved visiting Farley Hill Great House, a sprawling mansion sitting in the middle of one of our well-known national parks in Barbados. 320 more words
The Queen could lose millions of pounds after reports of Scottish National Party plans to slash funding for the Royal Family.
Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP government is reportedly planning to withhold up to £2 million per year under the terms of a new deal designed to grant Scotland more independence. 424 more words
Icy roads affected drivers near Innisfail where three separate collisions kept police officers busy on Sunday.
A 10-vehicle collision occurred at the Penhold overpass on the Queen Elizabeth Highway 2 around 11:30 a.m. 147 more words