Hadrian's Wall marks the Roman Empire's northernmost boundary, and at one point is less than a mile from today's border between England and Scotland. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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The Wall That Defined Scotland's Frontier 2,000 Years Ago To Today

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"People call Irn Bru Scotland's other national drink, after whisky," says Sara Grady, who works for a market research firm. Courtesy of Irn Bru hide caption

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It's Not Whisky, But Everyone In Scotland Drinks It By The Bottle

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Report Details 'Horrific Abuse' Of Children In U.K. Town

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Alexis Jay, author of a report released Tuesday that documents the abuse of 1,400 children in Rotherham, England, says local authorities were aware of the problem for years and did nothing. Dave Higgens/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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Report Details 16 Years Of 'Horrific Abuse' Of Children In U.K. Town

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Legendary Actor Lord Richard Attenborough Dies At 90

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A Trident submarine makes its way out from Faslane naval base in 2009. Scotland votes on whether it wants independence next month, raising questions about the future of Britain's naval base, including its nuclear subs. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Scotland's Independence Vote And The Fate Of Britain's Nuclear Subs

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This image posted on a militant website shows ISIS fighters marching in Raqqa, Syria, where the extremist group trains recruits, including Westerners. AP hide caption

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European Fighters Take On More Prominent Roles In The Islamic State

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WikiLeak's Assange May Leave Refuge Of Ecuador's Embassy

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This installation at the Tower of London will ultimately feature 888,246 ceramic poppies, honoring the soldiers from Britain and the British colonies who died in World War I. Rich Preston/NPR hide caption

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A Sea Of Ceramic Poppies Honors Britain's WWI Dead

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Revelers dance in their pajamas at Morning Gloryville in London in January. The nightclub, which holds a rave once a month beginning at 6:30 a.m., has inspired morning raves in a number of other cities around the world. Andrew Winning/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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It's Sunrise In London And Time For A Rave

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Out Of The Strings Of A Fiddle, The Melodies Of Cold, Craggy Isles

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In Gaza, A Glimmer Of Hope For Cease-Fire Is Snuffed Out Early

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For Two Sarajevo Women, A Chance Friendship Forged In The Ashes Of War

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Matilda is currently being performed on both Broadway in New York, pictured here, and the West End in London. In New York, according to the Broadway League, the average ticket price for all shows just crossed $100 for the first time. Joan Marcus/AP/Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Why Are Theater Tickets Cheaper On The West End Than On Broadway?

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Meet HitchBOT, The Robotic Hitchhiking Wonder

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