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  • Alert Mr. Carson! Duchess of Cambridge to visit 'Downton Abbey' set

    Alert Mr. Carson! Duchess of Cambridge to visit 'Downton Abbey' set
    In news that is sure to delight Anglophiles the world over, on Thursday Kensington Palace announced via Twitter that Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, or as us commoners like to call her, Kate, will visit the set of "Downton Abbey" next week.  The...
  • Elton John's 'Yellow Brick Road' to rock royalty

    Elton John's 'Yellow Brick Road' to rock royalty
    Roll out the red carpet, Orlando. Sir Elton John — pop's most flamboyant piano man and a knight to boot — takes the stage in the City Beautiful this weekend for the first time since 2012. Elton's "All the Hits Tour" should have the crowd...
  • Australian radio station may face penalties for royal hoax

    Australia's highest court on Wednesday cleared the way for a radio station to face penalties over a 2012 prank call to a London hospital that was caring for the Duchess of Cambridge. A nurse who transferred the call committed suicide after the broadcast....
  • Prince William meets elephant on final day of China tour

    Prince William meets elephant on final day of China tour
    Prince William fed carrots to an elephant in southwestern China and raised the plight of its African counterparts being killed for their tusks in a speech Wednesday that called on China to do more to deter poaching. He urged China, which has come in for...
  • Prince William to meet elephants on final day of China tour

    Britain's Prince William highlighted his interest in wildlife conservation Wednesday by making the final stop on his China tour an area in the country's southwest that is home to wild Asian elephants. The prince planned to spend Wednesday in...
  • Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip

    Britain's Prince William focused his China trip on football and film Tuesday with an agenda including a movie premiere and an appointment to watch Premier League-trained coaches kicking balls around with students. The second-in-line to the throne is on a...
  • Prince William visits China after tour of Japan

    Ni hao, Prince William! The Duke of Cambridge has arrived in China on official royal business.  The prince was greeted by British ambassador Barbara Woodward on Sunday upon touching down in Beijing. On Monday, the second in line to the British throne...
  • New Saudi king meets Turkey leader amid thaw in relations

    In a meeting that marks a thaw in diplomatic ties, King Salman and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday discussed regional issues such as the ongoing war in Syria, Iran nuclear talks and turmoil in Yemen. Relations between the two countries...
  • New coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II unveiled in UK

    Britain's Royal Mint has unveiled a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that will soon appear on coins. The portrait — a side profile of the 88-year-old monarch wearing a crown and drop earrings — is only the fifth to have been created...
  • Prince William gets close look at tsunami disaster in Japan

    Britain's Prince William stood atop a hill in northeastern Japan on Sunday, and stretched below him was barren land known as the "Bay of Destruction," which was swept by a tsunami four years ago. On the last leg of his four-day visit to Japan, William...
  • Emma Watson not dating Prince Harry, but could be a princess without him

    Emma Watson's rumored coupling with Prince Harry had fans of the "Harry Potter" star and British royal going grade-A bonkers last week, but Watson has pertly shut down reports that the two are "getting to know each other quite well." "WORLD Remember...