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  • Nicholas Winton, savior of Jewish children, dies at 106

    He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed around Europe, Nicholas Winton was hit by a key realization....
  • The Latest: Queen Elizabeth II shocked about Tunisia attack

    The latest developments on the attack that killed at least 38 people at a Tunisian beach resort: ___ 5:15 p.m. Queen Elizabeth II says the attack on a beach resort in Tunisia has left her and her husband, Prince Philip, shocked. The monarch says she...
  • Queen Elizabeth II heads to Frankfurt on Germany state visit

    Thousands of cheering Germans welcomed Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday in Frankfurt, which she visited on a day trip that included a stop at the city's St. Paul's Church — considered the birthplace of German parliamentary democracy. Church bells...
  • Queen meets survivors, liberators of former Nazi camp

    Queen Elizabeth II concluded her three-day state visit to Germany on Friday with a somber visit to Bergen-Belsen, the first former Nazi concentration camp she has visited. The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, met with survivors and former British...
  • Problems in Greece show European 'Union' is falling apart

    ATHENS, Greece Anxiety is a constant presence for those living in Athens these days as they continue to ride the seven-year see-saw of economic survival and revival. European institutions have bailed out and chewed out Greece for its profligacy and...
  • Royals looking at $240 million rehab of aging landmark home

    Royals looking at $240 million rehab of aging landmark home
    Queen Elizabeth's aging Buckingham Palace apparently needs a $240 million rehab and modernization. The royals may be able to offset some of that cost with the addition of giant video boards and advertising. There's little evidence that medical marijuana...
  • Queen Elizabeth II begins state visit to Germany

    Queen Elizabeth II began a state visit to Germany on Tuesday that will include her first trip to a former Nazi concentration camp. The 89-year-old monarch and her husband Prince Philip, 94, received a red-carpet welcome as they left their jet at Tegel...
  • Buckingham Palace needs repairs; queen may have to leave

    Queen Elizabeth II may have to move out of Buckingham Palace during much-needed renovations to the residence, which has not been substantially redecorated since she took the throne in 1952, royal officials said Wednesday. Officials say the palace needs...
  • Queen Elizabeth II meets Merkel, gets grand Berlin boat tour

    Waving to cheering crowds as she began a three-day state visit to Germany, Queen Elizabeth II met with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday and rode in an open-topped boat along the Spree River in Berlin. The 89-year-old monarch and her husband, 94-...
  • Netflix finds Elizabeth II: a former Anne Boleyn

    Netflix finds Elizabeth II: a former Anne Boleyn
    Helen Mirren has won the Oscar and the Tony for playing Queen Elizabeth II, but she relinquishes the role to Claire Foy in "The Crown." Netflix will present the 10-episode series next year. Foy has experience playing royals. She was Anne Boleyn in the...
  • Hats, heels, haute couture feature at Royal Ascot

    Feathers. Flowers. Frippery. Hats with all sorts of trimmings were on display Thursday at Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, a five-day festival of horse racing and headwear that is the centerpiece of England's summer social season. Hats are a must at Ascot &#...