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  • 'Goldeneye' illuminates James Bond, Ian Fleming

    "Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica" by Matthew Parker; Pegasus (264 pages, $27.95) James Bond needs someone to put him in his place. And time. Given the way he pops up in theaters as a fresh face every few years, it's hard for some...
  • Prince Harry leaving army in June to focus on royal duties

    Prince Harry will wrap up his military service in June after 10 years of active duty.  The fourth in line to the British throne has undertaken two operational tours in Afghanistan, became a qualified Apache aircraft commander and spearheaded last fall'...
  • New Queen's Head Theatre opens Tracy Letts' 'Bug'

     New Queen's Head Theatre opens Tracy Letts' 'Bug'
    From a painting, Queen Elizabeth I gazes over the lobby. On a nearby table, a Queen Elizabeth II figurine gyrates. "The Queen will be accepting an audience" reads a plaque on the wall. This is the new Queen's Head Theatre on the outskirts of Winter...
  • Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work

    Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work
    MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
  • Queen marks end of UK's 13 years in Afghanistan

    Queen Elizabeth II joined veterans in a solemn service Friday as Britain commemorated the end of its combat operations in Afghanistan. Prince William, his pregnant wife Kate, and Prince Harry — who served two tours during the conflict —...
  • Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies at 66

    Fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, creator of the exuberant, satirical "Discworld" series and author of more than 70 books, has died. He was 66. Pratchett, who suffered from a rare form of early onset Alzheimer's disease, had earned wide respect in...
  • Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England

    Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England
    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...
  • Queen christens new mega cruise ship

    Queen Elizabeth II has christened P&O Cruises' 141,000-ton liner Britannia — a 473 million pound ($714 million) mega ship that's longer than four superjumbo jets. With a gloved hand, the monarch pressed a button that swung a bottle of Sussex...
  • Legendary Israeli fashion line Maskit brings historic designs to Boca

    Legendary Israeli fashion line Maskit brings historic designs to Boca
    Sharon Tal is one of the most humble and talented women in fashion. From Israel, she recently talked about her upcoming trip to Boca Raton. Tal is the head designer of Israeli Fashion House Maskit. The iconic line was favored by everyone from Queen...
  • La reina Isabel II bautiza el "Britannia" | FOTOS

    La reina Isabel II bautiza el "Britannia" | FOTOS
    LONDRES - La reina Isabel II bautizó hoy en el puerto de Southampton (sur de Inglaterra) el buque "Britannia", el barco más grande para el mercado de cruceros del Reino Unido, con capacidad para más de 3.600 pasajeros. El "Britannia", buque de recreo...
  • Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her

    Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her
    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...