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  • Wimbledon: Did Serena Williams get the royal snub?

     
    So much for curtsy practice. Defending Wimbledon champion and No. 1-seeded Serena Williams has been scheduled to play her second-round match Wimbledon match Thursday against Anna Chakvetadze on Court 2. After much discussion over the last four days...
  • The diamond takes a back seat

    If you were one of the lucky folks who got engaged over the holidays, chances are you're staring down at a colored stone, and not a traditional diamond. Why the switch? That 18 carat sapphire Prince William planted on Kate Middleton might have something...
  • 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...
  • Amnesty International: 'New wave of repression' in Saudi Arabia

     
    A new report by Amnesty International says hundreds have been arrested in a "new wave of repression" on demonstrators in Saudi Arabia. Protests are banned in Saudi Arabia....
  • British ambassador describes mob attack in Tehran

     
    Britain's Ambassador describes attack on Tehran embassy as police largely stood by. Meanwhile, the Iranian embassy in London was closed....
  • British police make another phone hacking arrest

     
    London police arrest phone hacker suspect; British police announced the arrest Wednesday of a 41-year-old man in their investigation of phone hacking....
  • Duchess Kate preps for first royal Christmas with William, queen

     
    Duchess Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, is prepping for their first Christmas as a member of the royal family with Prince William. Kate and William will have a packed schedule of Christmas festivities at the queen's storied Sandringham House...
  • Saudi prince invests $300 million in Twitter

     
    Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has invested $300 million in Twitter....
  • Sarkozy overheard telling Obama that Netanyahu is a 'liar'

     
    French President Nicolas Sarkozy was overheard calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “liar” during private talks last week with President Obama. Israeli media and the general public greeted the news largely with a shrug and few...
  • Italy's Silvio Berlusconi agrees to resign

     
    Silvio Berlusconi agrees to step down as Italy’s prime minister after Parliament passes economic reforms demanded by European leaders to contain the region's debt crisis. The announcement comes after Silvio Berlusconi loses support among a...
  • Private eye tailed Prince William, others for tabloid, BBC says

     
    Prince William tailed: A British tabloid hired a private detective to spy on dozens of celebrities, including Prince William, according to a new report....