Five British Easter Traditions That Will Surprise Americans

Tradition is the simple matter of doing something once because it’s the right thing to do, and then doing it again (and again) for no good reason at all. And traditions that have withstood the warping effects of hundreds of ...

After Postage Price Hike, British Businessman Hires Carrier Pigeons

Royal Mail recently increased the first-class stamp by two pence (three cents), and the second-class stamp by three pence (five cents). For small businesses, this can add up.

Happy 24th Birthday, Emma Watson: Five of Her Most Startling Roles

Emma Watson has spent the years since Harry Potter fired his final magic spell putting as much clear water between herself and her goody-goody image as Hermione Granger as is humanly possible (while also studying for her degree, just ...

Speedy’s Cafe to Post ‘Sherlock’ Fan Art Online

Creating an amazing piece of fan art is like being all dressed up and having nowhere to go; you want people to see it, most of all the people who inspired the work.

Easter Is Coming: Let’s Make a Simnel Cake

We know that Anglophilia is a competitive sport—to be honest it is in the U.K. too—so why not have a bash at making a cake that is traditional to the British Isles, but not so ubiquitous that everyone has heard of it?

'Doctor Who's Day Roundup: Happy Birthday, Doctors

It’s been quite the weekend for Whovian birthdays; Fifth Doctor Peter Davison was 63 on Sunday—although he doesn’t look anywhere near that old—and then yesterday Peter Capaldi turned 56.

Is It or Isn’t It? Banksy-like Artwork Has Popped Up in Gloucestershire, England

An outdoor mural has turned up in Cheltenham, a borough in Gloucestershire, England, and people are wondering, “Is it or isn’t it?” A Banksy, that is.

Anglophenia Readers: The Blog Has Regenerated

Hello Anglophenians! If you’re stopping through for your regular Brit kick and have found things a little different than when you were last here, you’re not hallucinating.

Crafty British eBay Seller Gets £62 for Unique Twigs

A young child may be more keen on playing with the box a gift comes in rather than the actual present. London-based eBay seller Whackychop may have had this in mind when attempting to sell six twigs as playthings to open-minded parents ...

WATCH: Jennifer Saunders Teams with Designer Jean Paul Gaultier for ‘French & Saunders’ (Get It?)

Jennifer Saunders, whose Edina Monsoon character was famous for being the ultimate fashion victim in the Absolutely Fabulous TV series, may be adding fashion designer to her list of talents.