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  • British college towns won't leave you bored

    British college towns won't leave you bored
    Ever since the first homework was assigned at the University of Oxford in 1167, the stellar graduates of British universities have influenced Western civilization. But that doesn't mean that Britain's three oldest college towns are stodgy. Though you...
  • Dress the part this Halloween

    Dress the part this Halloween
    Millions of us will gather in just a few days to observe a ritual that some have been anticipating all year. We'll spend our savings, experience a sugar rush and garb ourselves in garments inspired by our favorite characters. We'll dress up like Angry...
  • Royal 'I dos' and more at Westminster Abbey

    Royal 'I dos' and more at Westminster Abbey
    The bride was beautiful. The groom was a handsome prince. Two billion people around the world watched the wedding ceremony performed in April in Westminster Abbey. I was one of them. Even though my London flat is around the corner from the abbey, my...
  • A right royal cake

    A right royal cake
    At this point, the bridal gown is top-secret, the menus and the wine lists are still hush-hush, yet everyone knows Prince William's wedding to Kate Middleton on April 29 will feature two cakes and exactly what they'll be made of. Got to hand it to them...
  • Best Bets for April 20-26, 2011: AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup, Railroad Earth, Barber Shop Comedy Tour, Jimmy Buffett

    Best Bets for April 20-26, 2011: AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup, Railroad Earth, Barber Shop Comedy Tour, Jimmy Buffett
    Paula Chermont THURSDAY 21-SUNDAY 24: SEVENTH ANNUAL AMG MIAMI BEACH POLO WORLD CUP This weekend, you’ll be seeing much more than polo shirts on Miami Beach. This four-day event will kick off Thursday with eight women’s teams competing in the...
  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Hallmark's 'William & Catherine' dramatizes the royal romance

    Four months after a royal wedding isn't too late for a movie about the courtship, especially if the couple in question is Prince William and the former Kate Middleton. That's how Hallmark Channel sees it, at least, and evidence supports the newlyweds'...
  • Top women with global influence

    Top women with global influence
    The world's queen of influence doesn't wear a crown. But she carries a big stick. In the latest Washington Whispers poll by U.S. News & World Report, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is by far and away viewed as the most influential woman on the...
  • Info on visiting London

    TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 44 (the country code for England) and 20 (the city code for London). WHERE TO STAY The Goring, 15 Beeston Place, 7396-9000, http://www.thegoring.com. This...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Weiner asked porn actress to lie

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • I'm sure that's not all he...
  • Prince Edward to visit Baltimore. And don't ask about the wedding.

    Prince Edward to visit Baltimore. And don't ask about the wedding.
    Prince Edward -- 7th in line to the British throne, youngest child of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, 48-year-old kid brother to Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Princess Anne -- comes to Baltimore Tuesday NOT to discuss his biggest claim to fame,...