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  • As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

    As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine
    Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan’s militarist past. But Prime...
  • British royals walk through moat of poppies commemorating WWI

    Wondering why Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry seem to be walking in an ocean of red poppies? That's because they are -- except it's actually a moat around the Tower of London and they're actually walking through an art installation by...
  • Prince William gets new job, training to be ambulance helicopter pilot

    Call him William, Prince William. The duke of Cambridge has a new job, and it's kind of awesome. The second in line to the British throne will become a helicopter pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance, the monarchy announced Thursday. And the...
  • London honors fallen WWI soldiers with sea of ceramic red poppies

    A hundred years ago, the men who joined the British army during World War I came by the millions -- from England, of course, but also from Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa and other then-Commonwealth lands. Now those who died --...
  • Helen Mirren returning to Broadway as Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren returning to Broadway as Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren will once again assume the conservative dresses, crisp diction and distinctive hairdo of Queen Elizabeth II when she reprises her role as the British monarch in a Broadway run of "The Audience," which is scheduled to open March 8 at the...
  • Helen Mirren Returning to Broadway for 'The Audience' with Stephen Daldry

    Helen Mirren will reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth II for a Broadway staging of "The Audience," to be directed by Stephen Daldry. The limited engagement will play at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, with previews beginning on February 17 and opening...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • New York Fashion Week: Proenza Schouler gets real

    New York Fashion Week: Proenza Schouler gets real
    Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez showed their spring collection Wednesday night on Wall Street, in the heart of Manhattan's financial district. The symbolism was apt, because this lineup, more than almost any other the...
  • Friday TV Highlights: '48 Hours: Oscar Pistorius Verdict' on CBS

    Friday TV Highlights: '48 Hours: Oscar Pistorius Verdict' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download (updated Sept. 9, 12:45 p.m.) TV listings for the week of Sept. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Kitchen...
  • What the Brits won't miss about the Scots

    What the Brits won't miss about the Scots
    The referendum on Scottish independence is fast approaching, and England is getting nervous. The polls predict a close vote, and the possibility of Scotland leaving the United Kingdom has the British pound dropping and the financial markets jittery. But...