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  • Prince William kicks off his first visit to Japan with ceremonial tea

    Konichiwa, Prince William! The Duke of Cambridge has landed in Japan.  The second in line to the British throne kicked off his trip to the island-nation when he arrived in Tokyo on Thursday and is expected to spend about three days there before...
  • Elton John trivia

    The essential Elton Name: Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire); legally changed from Reginald Kenneth Dwight to Elton John in 1967; knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in 1998 Age: 67 Born...
  • Cunard's 'three queens' to party together in cruise line's 175th year

    Cunard's 'three queens' to party together in cruise line's 175th year
    Happy birthday, Cunard! The British luxury cruise line turns 175 this year and plans to unite its three-ship fleet for special events in Liverpool and Southampton this summer. The company kicked off celebrations Saturday with fireworks and marching...
  • The Westminster Dog Show's bark doesn't deserve PETA's bite at Meet the Breed day

    The Westminster Dog Show's bark doesn't deserve PETA's bite at Meet the Breed day
    There are three things for sure in this world: death, taxes and that the sometimes-radical animal rights organization PETA will protest the Westminster Kennel Club (or just about any) Dog Show. For the last several years, People for the Ethical Treatment...
  • Prince William meets elephant on final day of China tour

    Prince William meets elephant on final day of China tour
    Prince William fed carrots to an elephant in southwestern China and raised the plight of its African counterparts being killed for their tusks in a speech Wednesday that called on China to do more to deter poaching. He urged China, which has come in for...
  • Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer

    Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer
    MIAMI — A federal judge rejected a bid by two women to join a high-profile sexual abuse lawsuit and ordered scandalous sex allegations against Britain's Prince Andrew and a prominent U.S. lawyer removed from the court record. U.S. District Judge...
  • ‘Doctor Who’: BBC Worldwide releases a special BitTorrent bundle

     
    Time flies when you're a Time Lord. To commemorate the 10 years since the BBC regenerated the “Doctor Who” series, […]...
  • 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...
  • Top clarinet player visits with Crown Point band students

    Top clarinet player visits with Crown Point band students
    One of the world's best-known clarinet players visited the fourth-period band class at Crown Point High School recently to share the story of his musical journey as a clarinetist and clarinet designer. British-born, 26-year-old Julian Bliss, a child...
  • Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry

    Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry
    He will always be known as the king whose bones were discovered beneath a parking lot. But on Thursday, Richard III was given a send-off befitting his regal title. In a ceremony oozing with British pomp and circumstance, and attended by royals,...
  • Joan Collins receives damehood from Prince Charles

    Joan Collins receives damehood from Prince Charles
    Just call her Dame Joan Collins now, darling. The "Dynasty" alum received the title of Dame Commander of the British Empire from Britain's Prince Charles on Thursday for her charity work with Shooting Star Chase children's hospice, breast cancer...