| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:02 AM
LONDON -- Prince George, heir to the British throne, was christened Wednesday in a private ceremony attended by four generations of the royal family and a small group of family and friends.
The short private service for the 3-month-old prince was...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Prince George, the firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was christened in London on Wednesday.
The increasingly handsome 3-month-old baby boy, who will eventually be named the head of the Church of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:31 PM
These are not going to be the kind of baby pictures that his mother will embarrass him with by showing them to his girlfriend 20 years from now.
That’s partly because they’re not embarrassing, they’re historic.
And it’s also...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:28 PM
While Diana, Princess of Wales, was living life as the World's Most Famous Woman, happiness was an elusive pursuit: a nagging struggle between a thirst for privacy and a need for affirming public recognition. That the new film "Diana," based on Kate...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Last week: Congratulations to Broward County commissioners for challenging the wisdom of Sunday “blue laws” at our airport establishments. This antiquated rule makes no sense in a major tourism destination and is objectionable on several...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:41 PM
LONDON – A royal baby boy was born Monday to Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, after weeks of anticipation and excitement among fans of the royal family over the arrival of a new heir to the British throne.
The child was born...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:00 PM
When the first pictures emerged Tuesday of William and Kate carrying the newest member of the British royal family home from a hospital, some parents (including a number of staffers here at the Los Angeles Times) noticed something amiss: His Royal...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Just like his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, and grandmother, the late Princess Diana, the new royal baby seems to be a style setter. When Catherine and Prince Willliam brought little George Alexander Louis, the Prince of Cambridge, home from the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Britney Spears arrived in Las Vegas in early December to celebrate her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood, which begins on Friday. Now a Britney boutique is open in the strip's Miracle Mile Shops. [Racked Vegas]
Lucky is starting 2014 with two...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Though the film's theatrical distribution was limited, Naomi Watts does a credible job of playing Princess Diana - helped by that famous hairstyle - in the two years before the tragic, fatal accident in this drama.
The script focuses largely on the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:09 PM
John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69.
Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...