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  • Jane Ridley's 'The Heir Apparent' -- a revisionist take on Edward VII and the terrifying Queen Victoria

    "MANY OF the women with whom he began relationships ... refused to go quietly. Blackmail, pregnancy, even a court case were to return to haunt him. There was no such thing as a relationship without consequences." So writes Jane Ridley in her amazing...
  • No new baby plan yet for Prince William, Catherine; George crawling

    Kate Middleton and Prince William have their hands full enough with their son Prince George, delaying any plans the royals might have for another royal baby, they revealed Monday during St. Patrick's Day festivities in England. The duke and duchess of...
  • 'Divergent's' Shailene Woodley talks George Clooney in Marie Claire

    'Divergent's' Shailene Woodley talks George Clooney in Marie Claire
    Shailene Woodley, soon to be seen in "Divergent," is on the cover of the April issue of Marie Claire. Inside, she talks about leaving her teens, social media, her first kiss, fan attention and former costar George Clooney. “He’s still one of...
  • Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William

    Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William
    Prince William has granted knighthood to Queen Elizabeth II's and Duchess Catherine's doctor, who led the St. Mary's Hospital team that delivered Prince George last summer, according to reports out of Britain on Tuesday. Marcus Setchell was dubbed Sir...
  • For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be

    For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be
    In September, inhabitants of Scotland will vote on independence from the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II warmly welcomed to Windsor Castle the president of the Republic of Ireland, which declared its full independence from British rule in...
  • Live like a royal foodie

    Live like a royal foodie
    Sink your teeth into a rich chocolate truffle at a tiny shop in Piccadilly and you begin to understand why the royal coat of arms appears on each box. These chocolates are of such high quality that Queen Elizabeth II herself indulges in them, perhaps...
  • Duchess Kate beats Prince William in New Zealand yacht race

    It's Team Kate for the win! The former Kate Middleton sailed past husband Prince William in a yacht race during their New Zealand tour on Friday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set sail with Team New Zealand around Auckland's Waitemata Harbor in...
  • London Theater Review: 'King Charles III'

    Following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, her successor, the current Prince Charles, about to be crowned king, holds the government and the entire country to ransom. It's not just a tremendous idea for a play: Mike Bartlett's "King Charles...
  • Tilda Swinton on Why She Doesn't Consider Herself an Actor

    Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
  • Victoria's Secret show moves to London; Angels invite Prince Harry

    Angels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel helped break the news at a press conference on Tuesday that the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is moving to London. And Lima is hoping Prince Harry and Elton John will be in the audience. [The Cut] Adidas...
  • La Cañada History: Prince Andrew of England visits La Cañada Flintridge

    La Cañada History: Prince Andrew of England visits La Cañada Flintridge
    Ten Years Ago The 40th annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design, featuring a Georgian-style estate in Flintridge, opened its doors to the public. The 10,000-square-foot home had been built in the early days of Flintridge by architect Myron Hunt. About...