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  • Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William

    Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William
    Prince William has granted knighthood to Queen Elizabeth II's and Duchess Catherine's doctor, who led the St. Mary's Hospital team that delivered Prince George last summer, according to reports out of Britain on Tuesday. Marcus Setchell was dubbed Sir...
  • 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...
  • English singer Petula Clark is back 'Downtown'

    English singer Petula Clark is back 'Downtown'
    After nearly seven decades in the business, several Grammys and countless hit records in the 1960s such as "Downtown" and "I Know a Place," Petula Clark believes she's "beginning to get the hang" of singing. "I tell you what, I get more enjoyment out of...
  • 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...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • Adele calls MBE honor from Prince Charles 'very posh indeed'

    Adele calls MBE honor from Prince Charles 'very posh indeed'
    Adele isn't just music royalty, the singer has just become a Member of the Order of the British Empire, a division of chivalry in the United Kingdom. And, to us Yanks, that literally gets her pretty darn close to real royalty, OK? The "Rolling in...
  • Kate Middleton dons heirloom tiara for diplomatic banquet

    Kate Middleton dons heirloom tiara for diplomatic banquet
    When the former Kate Middleton needs to go glam, well, she dons a tiara. Game over for the rest of us wannabe princesses. The woman now known as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was given the royal treatment Tuesday when she wore the Lotus Flower...
  • Britain to start issuing plastic currency, replacing paper notes

    Britain to start issuing plastic currency, replacing paper notes
    A new plastic currency that can withstand a spin in the washer will begin circulating in Britain in 2016, replacing paper bills with ones made of polymer, the Bank of England said Wednesday.  Britain’s central bank announced the switch the plastic...
  • Taylor Swift's 'Sweeter Than Fiction' shows fairy tales do come true

    Taylor Swift's 'Sweeter Than Fiction' shows fairy tales do come true
    Taylor Swift energetically paced the room of her West Hollywood hotel on a recent visit to Los Angeles. "I'm trying to outrun the jet lag," she said with a smile, looking far from ragged in her matching purple sweater and skirt. Before landing in L.A.,...
  • Kate Middleton, Prince William honor war vets on Poppy Day

    Kate Middleton and Prince William commemorated London Poppy Day by making a surprise appearance Thursday at a London Tube Station.  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a chartered 1960s Routemaster bus -- one of London's famed double-deckers --...
  • New bacon-scented deodorant promises pork-perfumed pits

    New bacon-scented deodorant promises pork-perfumed pits
    Seattle-based J&D's Foods -- the folks behind such porktastic products as bacon-flavored lip balm and bacon-scented shaving cream -- take another scented-step deeper into the personal grooming category with today's launch of Power Bacon deodorant. The...