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George Osborne and Danny Alexander put new London rail link at centre of multi-billion pound infrastructure plan
The neighbouring road is finally about to close
Artwork by Christoph Niemann knits a combined scarf and glove for the southern hemisphere
This weekend marks the celebrations for this year's summer solstice – but forget visiting Stonehenge. Hugh Thomson prefers the wonders of its nearby rival, the largest stone circle in England
See Naples and die, goes the saying, such was the Italian city's erstwhile fame for beauty and magnificence. Taking inspiration from such sentiments, tourism bosses in England have produced a "bucket list" of 101 things to do and see before you expire – or worse, holiday abroad.
The ancient monument presents a unique challenge, as Charlie Cooper discovers
Britain's second toll motorway is to be given the go-ahead by George Osborne later this year as part of a multi-billion pound road-building programme to stimulate the economy, The Independent has learnt.
The Stonehenge site, dubbed a "national disgrace", is finally set for an overhaul 30 years after English Heritage first proposed tackling the "clutter" surrounding the iconic stones.
One of the world's greatest ever athletes carried the Olympic Torch around Stonehenge at sunrise today.
Thousands of people have marked the summer solstice despite the celebration being one of the wettest in years.
Discovery reignites debate over transportation of smaller standing stones
Any visitor to New York will know that it doesn't usually take much for the traffic in Manhattan to grind to a halt. But on Wednesday night at around 8.25pm local time, it was an extraordinary solar phenomenon that caused the city centre to turn to gridlock.
The world has many mysterious stone circles. Who made them? And why? We never really know. Their mystery is part of their charm. They are symbols – but of what exactly? Now we have two more. These two have cropped up – or bedded down – in a pair of 19th-century rooms in Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, and they sit on polished parquet floors beneath coffered ceilings. These stone circles, unlike the others, are not old at all. They are by Richard Long, our most celebrated land artist. Land artists make their art in reverential partnership with nature in the raw. They use wood, stones, slate, mud. They often make it in the land itself so that it gets slightly lost, as if to tell us that it is really part of its environment. This land art in Mayfair has made the journey from outdoors to indoors.
Last week it was race-goers at Ascot. Now it's been kicking off among the latter-day druids at Stonehenge
Poor weather could not dampen the spirits of 18,000 people who welcomed the sun at Stonehenge at dawn this morning for the Summer Solstice.