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  • Kate Middleton's London

    Kate Middleton's London
    London is swinging again thanks to bride and princess-to-be Kate Middleton. Millions are hanging on her every move — where she shops, where she primps, what she eats and drinks. Although the couple live (part of the time) in a rented farmhouse in...
  • Victoria, Canada celebrates Prince William's royal wedding

    Victoria, Canada celebrates Prince William's royal wedding
    Her Majesty the Queen apparently is a fan of the charming Fairmont Empress hotel in Victoria, Canada. Named after Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother and empress of India, Queen Elizabeth II has visited the regal British Columbia landmark six...
  • What's new in London since the last big royal wedding

    What's new in London since the last big royal wedding
    So you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why. Here's one reason: They defy time. Start with just the...
  • Lego royal wedding: 'Prince William' and 'Kate Middleton' exchange vows at Legoland Windsor

    Lego royal wedding: 'Prince William' and 'Kate Middleton' exchange vows at Legoland Windsor
    A Lego tribute to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, which¬† scales down Britain's biggest social event of the year to a miniature diorama, has been erected at Legoland Windsor. Photos: Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Lego...
  • Not-so-regal royal wedding souvenirs

    Not-so-regal royal wedding souvenirs
    Even if you can't make it to London for the royal wedding, you can still revel in the wide range of souvenirs commemorating the April 29 event. It's a given that there are enough commemorative plates, coins, tea pots, tea towels, coasters, champagne...
  • Shuttered Tokyo hotel reopens for evacuees

    Shuttered Tokyo hotel reopens for evacuees
    Room 1648 at the upscale Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka isn't fancy, but it sure beats Mina Ariga's old digs: an evacuation shelter in the Tokyo convention center. And for the three months she'll stay, she won't have to pay a cent. She and her husband,...
  • Royal wedding inspires local boutique

    Royal wedding inspires local boutique
    COSTA MESA — On the eve of the wedding between Kate Middleton and Prince William, Carrie von Hemert-Eyre will pull off her own event of royal proportions. Von Hemert Interiors, a 25,000-square-foot Costa Mesa interior design store will host a...
  • 10 things you might not know about royal weddings

    10 things you might not know about royal weddings
    Time to buy your souvenir refrigerator magnets and toilet seats — Britain is having a royal wedding. Prince William marries Kate Middleton on April 29. Here are 10 wedding gifts: 1 While actress Grace Kelly's wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco...
  • Libya's only a part of Mideast equation

    The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe. But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
  • 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...
  • TLC takes a fashionable look at Britain's royal wedding

    In a world wracked by rebel uprisings, political downfalls, spiraling prices and sinking confidence, the pomp and pageantry of a British royal wedding may seem not only anachronistic but downright frivolous. Don't tell that to American network and...