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  • Royals head back to U.K. after 19-day Australia, New Zealand tour

    And they're off! Prince William, his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son, Prince George, concluded their 19-day tour of Australia and New Zealand on Friday and have set off for their journey back to the United Kingdom. The second in...
  • Prince William, Catherine, George begin royal visit to Australia

    Prince William, Catherine, George begin royal visit to Australia
    Prince William, Duchess Catherine and their son Prince George have touched down in Australia.  William, 31, the second in line to the British throne, stepped off a Royal Australian Air Force jet carrying him and his family just after 2:35 p.m. Sydney...
  • See Kate's favorite Prince George photo from royal trip Down Under

    See Kate's favorite Prince George photo from royal trip Down Under
    Prince George was the subject of many aww-inducing photos during his family's trip Down Under, but his mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, reportedly has one favorite in particular.  A snapshot taken by professional photographer Simon Woolf, also a...
  • East London: Early winner in the Olympics

    One look at London's skyline and it's clear that the city is shifting east. Once a run-down wasteland, East London now glistens with gardens, greenery, and state-of-the-art construction. Skyscrapers punctuate the skyline while a tangle of new Tube lines...
  • In 2012, big events will bring big crowds to Britain and Ireland

    From the summer Olympics to the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, several major events will make the British Isles a popular destination in 2012. From July 27 to August 12, London will host the Olympic Games. Leading up to the games, visitors...
  • What's new in Great Britain in 2014

    What's new in Great Britain in 2014
    For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014. London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
  • What's new in Great Britain in 2013

    Great Britain will likely be taking a deep breath (and perhaps a sigh of relief) this year as it recovers from a busy summer, when it hosted both the Olympics and Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. Despite the flurry of investment that swept Britain in...
  • Britain's royal birthplaces

    Although their kings and queens don't come cheap and are today only figureheads, most Brits seem to thoroughly enjoy having a royal family. Right now the country is eagerly awaiting the birth of William and Catherine's baby, who is in line to become the...
  • Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism

    Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism
    For extraordinary acts of courage during the D-day invasion of World War II, Walter Ehlers received the nation's highest military award — the Medal of Honor. And it changed his life. "I didn't have a life before the medal," Ehlers said in a 2004...
  • David Frost dies at 74; British journalist interviewed Nixon

    David Frost badgered statesmen and made small talk with stars, but one exchange towered over all the others in his 50-year career. "You've explained how you have got caught up in this thing," he told Richard Nixon in his famous 1977 TV interviews with...
  • Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire

     Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire
    BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...