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Elizabeth II

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  • New pearl looks a mix of chic and street

    Today's pearls have moved far beyond the classic strands worn by fashion icons Coco Chanel, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in "Breakfast At Tiffany's" — or First Lady Michelle Obama, for that matter. The latest...
  • Audiobook roundup: Three new releases to listen to

    Audiobook roundup: Three new releases to listen to
    Here are three new audiobook releases to check out. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to learn about...
  • Prince George's christening portraits by Jason Bell unveiled

    Prince George's christening portraits have arrived! OK, now we can officially gush about how cute Prince George is ... Prince William and his wife, Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, baptized their 3-month-old baby Wednesday and have unveiled...
  • Prince George christened; William and Kate name seven godparents

    Prince George christened; William and Kate name seven godparents
    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...
  • Fu dogs have been guarding the door for centuries

    Q: We bought this pair of fu dogs at an estate sale. What can you tell us about them? A: Our reader adds that her carved stone sculptures are each 21 in. high x 7 in. wide. Their weight is over 100 pounds, though no word on if that is for the pair or for...
  • All hail the queen: Helen Mirren sets 'Audience' record

    Helen Mirren, who has reigned on screen and stage as the queen, can add another jewel to her crown. National Theatre Live announced Monday that its June 13 live broadcast of "The Audience," which stars Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, attracted a record...
  • Helen Mirren plays Queen Elizabeth for dying boy when real monarch can't

    Helen Mirren plays Queen Elizabeth for dying boy when real monarch can't
    Helen Mirren was pretty persuasive playing Queen Elizabeth in “The Queen,” winning the best actress Oscar. But she may just have given an even more compelling performance as the English monarch for a terminally ill 10-year-old boy. Oliver...
  • India school poisoning; 'principal arrested'

    India school poisoning; 'principal arrested'
    The principal at an Indian primary school where 23 children died last week after eating free lunches contaminated with pesticide was arrested Wednesday on murder and criminal conspiracy charges after eight days on the run. Principal Meena Devi, 35,...
  • In my opinion: Queen Elizabeth's jubilee offers lesson for our times

    Imagine devoting six decades to something. Anything. In a world where speed rules, where job-hopping has become a necessity, where marriages are short-lived and our collective attention spans the breadth of a gnat's wings, sticking with something for...
  • Prince George's christening set; Will, Kate get joint coat of arms

    Prince George's christening set; Will, Kate get joint coat of arms
    Prince George's christening date has been set for Oct. 23, Kensington Palace announced Friday. That will make the son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge -- born July 22 -- about 3 months old for the intimate ceremony in which his...
  • Pierre Franey taught us to be 60-minute gourmets

    Pierre Franey taught us to be 60-minute gourmets
    Pierre Franey was one of the best and best-known chefs of the 20th century, with a reach extending from the haute kitchens of New York's Le Pavillon, arguably the greatest restaurant of its time, to the fare turned out across the U.S. at the local...