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  • 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...
  • 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 --...
  • Queen Elizabeth II visits the 'Game of Thrones' set

    Queen Elizabeth II visits the 'Game of Thrones' set
    Queen Elizabeth II's reign over England has been a walk in the park compared to past rulers or the fictional would-be rulers of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. So it makes sense that on her visit to the "Game of Thrones" set Tuesday, she declined to sit...
  • Rebekah Brooks cleared in tabloid phone-hacking case; deputy convicted

    Rebekah Brooks cleared in tabloid phone-hacking case; deputy convicted
    Former tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks, a close confidante of Rupert Murdoch and once one of Britain’s most influential women, was acquitted Tuesday on charges of phone hacking, bribery and obstruction of justice in a case that shook this country to...
  • Colgan retiring in the Senate

    According to the Prince William Times, and since picked up by other papers, state Sen. Charles Colgan won't seek re-election to the Virginia Senate. Colgan, D-Manassas, is the Senate's oldest member and it's longest serving. Until Republicans re-...
  • In Brazil, Prince Harry gets emotional over Diana's death

    In Brazil, Prince Harry gets emotional over Diana's death
    During a visit with young orphans in Brazil on Wednesday, Prince Harry shed a few tears while recalling his mother's death. The fourth in line to the British throne, who began his South American tour on Monday, happened upon a 41-year-old woman who...
  • New on DVD: 'The Other Woman'

    New DVDs range from awful to awesome. "Herzog: The Collection," Grade A: Werner Herzog's ability to blend the lines between reality and fiction has made him one of the most influential directors of the past five decades. His work is spotlighted in a...
  • Prince George celebrates 1st birthday at home, queen makes cameo

    Prince George celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday with a tea party for the freshest face of the British monarchy. The firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, was feted with a gathering at his parents'...
  • North West has taken her first steps, Kim Kardashian reveals

    North West has taken her first steps, Kim Kardashian reveals
    North West has reached a developmental milestone, according to mom Kim Kardashian.  The 13-month-old daughter of the reality star and rapper Kanye West has taken her first steps, and they came just after the starlet-to-be completed a totally different...
  • Queen Elizabeth II visits 'Game of Thrones' sets, actors in Belfast

    Queen Elizabeth II visits 'Game of Thrones' sets, actors in Belfast
    Queen Elizabeth II visited the "Game of Thrones" sets in Belfast on Tuesday, taking a good look around but stopping short of trying out the HBO series' notorious Iron Throne for herself. "She kept commenting on how uncomfortable the throne looked,"...