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  • Amal Alamuddin earns high-fashion accolades as Clooney's bride

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Sept 30 (Reuters) - With the help of Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli and Dolce & Gabbana, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin vaulted into the top echelons of Hollywood fashion with her stylish...
  • Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney's bride

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - With the help of Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli and Dolce & Gabbana, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin vaulted into the top echelons of Hollywood fashion with her stylish Italian wedding to actor George...
  • Punch and Judy moves with the times to pull in crowds

    BRIGHTON England (Reuters) - Punch and Judy shows have been a fixture of British seaside resorts for centuries but they are having to adapt to changing social values to attract new audiences in an age of political correctness and digital entertainment....
  • Cameron to apologize to queen over 'purring' remark

    LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron is to apologize personally to Queen Elizabeth II after he was caught on camera describing her as "purring" with pleasure after she heard that Scotland had rejected independence in last week's referendum. At a...
  • Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Kingman retired to stud

    LONDON (Reuters) - Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Kingman has been retired to stud after a throat infection called time on the colt's career, owners announced on Monday. The three-year-old, a four time Group One winner, enjoyed an impressive 2014 flat racing...
  • Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art

    Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art
    In 1215, Saher de Quincy, the Earl of Manchester, and 24 other barons forced King John of England to sign the Magna Carta, which limited the king's powers and protected their interests. Since the 1900s, statues of Quincy and other barons have stood in the...
  • Minds focused by IS, Saudis and Iranians think about making up

    DUBAI (Reuters) - For decades the opposing poles of Middle East power politics, Saudi Arabia and Iran may be driven to set aside at least some of their differences by the rise of a mutual enemy: Islamic State. The Sunni militant group is as hateful to...
  • Obama's Islamic State strategy relies on allies with own reputations for brutality

    WASHINGTON Whatever strategy President Barack Obama lays out Wednesday to combat the Islamic State is sure to rely heavily on buy-in from rival Muslim powerhouses Saudi Arabia and Iran one a Sunni Muslim kingdom with its own grim penchant for beheadings...
  • Dutiful husband Prince William takes over pregnant Kate's Malta trip

    Dutiful husband Prince William takes over pregnant Kate's Malta trip
    Prince William has saved the day, taking over some official duties for his pregnant wife, who was supposed to visit Malta this weekend in what would have been her first solo trip abroad. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who is in the first 12 weeks of...
  • Prince Charles to be part of marathon Dylan Thomas reading

    Well, his is the Prince of Wales. Prince Charles will participate in a marathon reading of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' work in October to celebrate the centenary of his birth, the BBC reports. During his life and some time after his death in 1953,...
  • Asian Olympic boss unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Asia's top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games and says he thought the Islamic kingdom had "broken the ice" when they picked female competitors for the London...