| Feb 21, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Harvey Weinstein's Oscar campaign playbook has been much imitated over the years — and with "The Imitation Game," he is pulling it out once again. The story of brilliant British mathematician Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), who played a key role...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 9:59 AM
A Turkish television station says it has obtained video showing three missing British teenagers at an Istanbul bus terminal before they boarded a bus to a city near Turkey's border with Syria.
A Haber news, which has close ties to the government,...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:01 PM
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.
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:00 AM
John Boorman has made a lot of tough-nosed, violent and demanding films, including the 1967 film noir "Point Blank" with Lee Marvin, the Oscar-nominated 1972 thriller "Deliverance," starring Burt Reynolds and Jon Voight, and "Excalibur," the visceral 1981...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 6:00 AM
If "New Worlds" seems instantly familiar, we can blame it on George R.R. Martin.
The New Mexico-based fantasy author plundered some of the best bits from English history as inspiration for the novels that are the basis of the massive HBO hit "Game of...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:25 PM
The latest tenant (the word is used advisedly) at South Coast Repertory is the British import "Tristan & Yseult," where generous amounts of farcical satire, embellished with a rock opera musical score, turn this legendary love story into a medieval three-...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 12:04 PM
The deserted graveyard called Vunivesi sits silently by a small brook obscured by a mangrove canopy on the South Sea Island of Fiji. The mass gravesite, abandoned decades ago, is unknown even to most Fijians. No one knows how many are buried there, but...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Angelina Jolie has opened an academic center billed as Britain's first to focus on women, peace and security.
The Hollywood actress hopes the center at the London School of Economics will help boost the global campaign for women's rights. She said...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday officially named the Britannia, the newest luxury ship in the British-based P&O Cruises fleet. Prince Philip also attended the ceremony on the docks in Southampton, England.
The Britannia bears a union jack design on its...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 11:57 AM
You can call her Dame Hilary Mantel.
The British writer was awarded her damehood by Prince Charles in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday for her services to literature.
Mantel is best known for her novels "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies,"...