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  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion. After...
  • For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be

    For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be
    In September, inhabitants of Scotland will vote on independence from the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II warmly welcomed to Windsor Castle the president of the Republic of Ireland, which declared its full independence from British rule in...
  • Live like a royal foodie

    Live like a royal foodie
    Sink your teeth into a rich chocolate truffle at a tiny shop in Piccadilly and you begin to understand why the royal coat of arms appears on each box. These chocolates are of such high quality that Queen Elizabeth II herself indulges in them, perhaps...
  • Duchess Kate beats Prince William in New Zealand yacht race

    It's Team Kate for the win! The former Kate Middleton sailed past husband Prince William in a yacht race during their New Zealand tour on Friday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set sail with Team New Zealand around Auckland's Waitemata HarborĀ in...
  • London Theater Review: 'King Charles III'

    Following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, her successor, the current Prince Charles, about to be crowned king, holds the government and the entire country to ransom. It's not just a tremendous idea for a play: Mike Bartlett's "King Charles...
  • Gfinity brings eSports to London Olympics venue

    GamerHub.tv In the wake of Riot Games hosting the 2013 League of Legends World Championship at the Staples Center, Europe is bringing pro gaming to actual sports venues. ESL One is offering $150,000 in prize money to Dota 2 players at an event that...
  • Fox reality show to trick single women with 'Prince Harry' ruse

    Fox reality show to trick single women with 'Prince Harry' ruse
    Fox's newest dating show is out to deceive contestants royally. In "I Wanna Marry 'Harry,' " 12 single American women travel to Britain to meet a young man they are led to believe is -- yes, you guessed it -- Prince Harry, the rakish 29-year-old...
  • The Drake Hotel offering amnesty for stolen 'souvenirs'

    The Drake Hotel offering amnesty for stolen 'souvenirs'
    Perhaps you still feel guilty about swiping that towel from the Drake Hotel a decade ago. Or maybe the shame of pinching a custom silver vase still gnaws at you 40 years later. Either way, the Drake wants to absolve you of your sins. After nearly a...
  • Jane Ridley's 'The Heir Apparent' -- a revisionist take on Edward VII and the terrifying Queen Victoria

    "MANY OF the women with whom he began relationships ... refused to go quietly. Blackmail, pregnancy, even a court case were to return to haunt him. There was no such thing as a relationship without consequences." So writes Jane Ridley in her amazing...
  • Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William

    Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William
    Prince William has granted knighthood to Queen Elizabeth II's and Duchess Catherine's doctor, who led the St. Mary's Hospital team that delivered Prince George last summer, according to reports out of Britain on Tuesday. Marcus Setchell was dubbed Sir...
  • Britain's Royal Mint opts for a pound of prevention with new coin

    Britain's Royal Mint opts for a pound of prevention with new coin
    LONDON — Trying not to be penny-wise but pound-foolish, Britain announced Wednesday that it will ditch its venerable round 1-pound coin in favor of a new 12-sided model specially designed to foil counterfeiters. The new piece, to enter circulation...