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Elizabeth II

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  • Markings tell the most important story when dating pottery

    What can you tell us about this platter? The family story is that it was found hidden in the wall of a Baltimore hotel that was under demolition, and that it was put there to save it during the Civil War. My grandfather got it between 1920-1935. A: I...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Queen and Country'

    John Boorman has gone back to the wellspring of personal experience that so richly informed his 1987 "Hope and Glory" for "Queen and Country," and the result is a modest but pleasing return to form for 81-year-old British director, here making his first...
  • Netflix in Talks for Epic British Royal Series 'The Crown' From Sony Pictures Television

    Netflix and Sony Pictures Television are in negotiations for what could be the streamer's next big original series: "The Crown," a drama following the life of Queen Elizabeth II, sources have confirmed. The 20-plus-hour series will have a projected...
  • England's King Richard III to be buried in Leicester, court rules

    Nearly 530 years after the death of Richard III in battle, Britain’s high court ruled Friday that the king immortalized by Shakespeare as a misshapen, murderous villain is to be buried in Leicester, the city where his skeleton was found beneath a...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
  • Film Festival Flix Acquires U.S. Rights to 'Mary Queen of Scots'

    LONDON -- Mousetrap Films' distribution platform Film Festival Flix has picked up U.S. rights to Thomas Imbach's costume drama "Mary Queen of Scots," which stars Camille Rutherford. The deal was inked by Picture Tree Intl. The movie, which world...
  • Seawich Sandwich Shop, Branford

    Seawich Sandwich Shop, Branford
    Veteran restaurateurs Arturo Franco-Camacho and his wife, Suzette, have been involved in culinary operations big and small, ranging from the Queen Elizabeth II to tacquerías and street carts and pretty much everything in between. Since the closing of...
  • '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits

    LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
  • Vanity Fair's rules for the red carpet (yeah, like we're all going to the Oscars!)

    "After 10 p.m. there were more stars than can be seen in the heavens, to quote the MGM lion!" It seems I wrote this sentence, with this emphasis, about the famous Vanity Fair magazine annual Oscar party at Morton's back in the year 1995. Or at least this...
  • Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism

    Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism
    For extraordinary acts of courage during the D-day invasion of World War II, Walter Ehlers received the nation's highest military award — the Medal of Honor. And it changed his life. "I didn't have a life before the medal," Ehlers said in a 2004...
  • Duchess of Cambridge gets queen's help to look more regal

    Duchess of Cambridge gets queen's help to look more regal
    The duchess of Cambridge is getting help for an upcoming trip to Australia from Queen Elizabeth II's personal dresser, Angela Kelly. Elizabeth has tasked Kelly with helping the former Kate Middleton select regal pieces of jewelry from the queen's...