| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:20 AM
By Ranga Sirilal
COLOMBO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Britain's Prime Minister David
Cameron on Saturday threatened to push for an independent
international inquiry into allegations of war crimes at the
climax of Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war if the island nation...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:39 AM
By Guy Faulconbridge, Michael Holden and Kate Holton
LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - In a reversal of fortune fit for
one of their own front pages, two British former tabloid editors
have witnessed the dissection of their private and professional
lives in the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Charles, Prince of Wales, is 65 today.
Since 1952 he has been the heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II, and is the longest serving heir apparent in British history. He was born at Buckingham Palace and earned a degree from Trinity College, Cambridge....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:42 AM
LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks, a former editor
of Britain's News of the World, on trial for phone-hacking, was
herself repeatedly targeted for voicemail interception by the
private investigator working for her tabloid, a London court
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:09 PM
John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69.
Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:03 PM
By Belinda Goldsmith
LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Prince Charles, the heir to the
British throne, has made a fresh appeal for more organic
farming, insisting his approach was based on science rather that
"a quirk" and dismissing those who would prefer he...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:29 PM
LONDON — A plan to regulate the British press as a result of the country's phone-hacking scandal was signed by Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday despite the objections of publishers who sought a court order to block such a measure.
The royal charter...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Lululemon's founder says women's bodies are to blame for this year's "too sheer" debacle that caused the fitness apparel retailer to pull its top-selling style of yoga pants because they were see-through. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Chip Wilson...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Crooner Bruno Mars and monarch Queen Elizabeth II will be among the high-profile hat wearers inducted into the Headwear Hall of Fame in 2014.
Other celebrity headgear aficionados to be inducted alongside them at an April 2014 gala in New York City are...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:30 AM
As long as back-stabbing colleagues, flattering minions and starter wives exist, pop culture is likely to maintain its infatuation with Henry VIII.
Anglophone audiences seemingly can't get enough of the English monarch's political and romantic...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Los Angeles Master Chorale did what organizations are expected to do when they are about to turn 50. It looked back and patted itself on the back.
In a marathon gala at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Sunday night that lasted more than three hours,...