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  • Charles and Camilla mark 10th wedding anniversary

    Charles and Camilla mark 10th wedding anniversary
    The heir to the British throne and his consort, Camilla, are celebrating 10 years of marriage — a decade in which Camilla's public image has gone from aristocratic home-wrecker to admired addition to the royal family. Prince Charles, 66, and 67-...
  • The Westminster Dog Show's bark doesn't deserve PETA's bite at Meet the Breed day

    The Westminster Dog Show's bark doesn't deserve PETA's bite at Meet the Breed day
    There are three things for sure in this world: death, taxes and that the sometimes-radical animal rights organization PETA will protest the Westminster Kennel Club (or just about any) Dog Show. For the last several years, People for the Ethical Treatment...
  • Red Devils Marching Band receives British invitation

    Red Devils Marching Band receives British invitation
    Hinsdale Central High School's marching band officially accepted an invitation to participate in the London's New Year's Day Parade next year. The great-grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, Duncan Sandys, delivered the invitation Feb. 24. The marching...
  • Prince William kicks off his first visit to Japan with ceremonial tea

    Konichiwa, Prince William! The Duke of Cambridge has landed in Japan.  The second in line to the British throne kicked off his trip to the island-nation when he arrived in Tokyo on Thursday and is expected to spend about three days there before...
  • 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...
  • Britain's slim Duchess Catherine sometimes forgets she's pregnant

    Britain's slim Duchess Catherine sometimes forgets she's pregnant
    Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, sometimes forgets she's pregnant. No, really. And maybe that's why she hasn't been favoring maternity clothes either. The wife of Prince William, the second heir to the British throne, visited Margate's Turner...
  • Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer

    Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer
    MIAMI — A federal judge rejected a bid by two women to join a high-profile sexual abuse lawsuit and ordered scandalous sex allegations against Britain's Prince Andrew and a prominent U.S. lawyer removed from the court record. U.S. District Judge...
  • Residents evacuated, potentially explosive device found at York mobile home park, officials say

    Residents evacuated, potentially explosive device found at York mobile home park, officials say
    A potentially explosive device was recovered from a residence in a York County mobile home park overnight, officials said. The device was found following a search and evacuation at the Bethel Mobile Home Park Monday night and Tuesday morning,...
  • Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her

    Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her
    Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seen in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with...
  • Top clarinet player visits with Crown Point band students

    Top clarinet player visits with Crown Point band students
    One of the world's best-known clarinet players visited the fourth-period band class at Crown Point High School recently to share the story of his musical journey as a clarinetist and clarinet designer. British-born, 26-year-old Julian Bliss, a child...
  • Joan Collins receives damehood from Prince Charles

    Joan Collins receives damehood from Prince Charles
    Just call her Dame Joan Collins now, darling. The "Dynasty" alum received the title of Dame Commander of the British Empire from Britain's Prince Charles on Thursday for her charity work with Shooting Star Chase children's hospice, breast cancer...