| Jun 3, 2015
| 7:04 AM
Buckingham Palace has taken the unusual step of confirming that Queen Elizabeth II went to a hospital for her annual medical checkup after social media comments touched off speculation on her health.
The palace said in a statement Wednesday that the 89-...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 12:34 PM
SOUTHAMPTON, England — It was a send-off fit for royalty as the Band of the Welsh Guards, dressed in majestic red tunics and bearskin hats, paraded onto the dock.
The customary marches were played before the soldiers struck up a surprising refrain...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 7:20 AM
A Las Vegas regular returns to Las Vegas on Tuesday, June 23, when British singer and songwriter Matt Goss ups his weekly residency at Caesars Palace to four nights a week.
The charming crooner, who gained fame in the former British boy band Bros, has...
| May 27, 2015
| 3:30 PM
When Harriett Lake was 7 years old, she fell in love with a little red coat.
"And when I told my mother that I needed it, she said, 'I'm sorry, but we can't afford it,'" said Lake, the well-known Central Florida philanthropist, recalling the Great...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:15 AM
British money will look a bit different in the coming months: Coins will bear an updated, age-appropriate portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It's the fifth coin portrait of the queen and the first new one since 1998.
"The queen shows her age as portrait is...
| May 20, 2015
| 8:39 AM
Zimbabwe: National Parks and Wildlife Authority announced that tourists visiting Mana Pools National Park no longer will be allowed to walk freely in the park. Visitors will be required to hire an armed ranger to accompany them for $25, and anyone...
| May 19, 2015
| 12:15 PM
When Queen Elizabeth II stopped in San Francisco on a U.S. tour in 1983, a tall, affable Jesuit priest stood in the receiving line to greet her at a formal event.
Father John Lo Schiavo, then president of the University of San Francisco, told the...
| May 19, 2015
| 4:36 AM
The Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party says its two senior figures will meet Prince Charles during his visit this week to Ireland in another groundbreaking event for peacemaking.
Charles and his wife, Camilla, are scheduled to arrive Tuesday in the...
| May 16, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Singer-songwriter Bret Michaels has listed his place in a gated Calabasas community for $3.649 million.
Although the 6,797 square feet of light and bright interiors come across as a family home rather than a hangout for a rock star, the accents...
| May 8, 2015
| 11:25 PM
Friends and foes have snubbed Saturday's Red Square military parade, a dent in Russians’ pride over their World War II sacrifice and President Vladimir Putin’s reputation for throwing blowout parties.
Here’s why, little more than a...
| May 8, 2015
| 7:17 PM
As Britain's progressive parties scramble to recover from an electoral trouncing, the victorious Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron finds himself facing a very different challenge.
Cameron rode to reelection Thursday on fears surrounding the...