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  • Local "Skirt" Tale Left Out Of "Titanic"

    They called him ``Skirts'' behind his back and he had to build a high fence around his Kensington home to ward off curiosity seekers.     The local legend of William T. Sloper has prompted unabashed giggles and piqued the curiosity of area residents ever...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • 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...
  • A cheap day out in London

    It was the final day of a two-month trip to Europe. I was in London, and with all of my work behind me, I had the freedom to do whatever I wanted. So I decided to test my five free London audio tours in a citywide blitz spanning two neighborhoods, one...
  • 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...
  • The Royal Pregnancy: 5 Fab Things To Look Forward To

    The Royal Pregnancy: 5 Fab Things To Look Forward To
    As devoted royal watchers, the Ministry was thrilled with Monday's news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child.  The only thing that would make Will and Kate more lovable would be teeny Will-and-Kate's.  Though the...
  • Middleton Wants Mum Carole to be Royal Nanny

    Middleton Wants Mum Carole to be Royal Nanny
    Kate Middleton might break with tradition yet again: She's reportedly planning to ask her mother to be the royal nanny. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, may want to move her mother, Carole, 57, into Kensington Palace rather than have a professional take...
  • World waits for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's royal baby

    World waits for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's royal baby
    Ok, it's the middle of July and people in Britain are starting to get a little edgy, waiting for the any-day-now birth of the next potential heir to the throne. Although the royal family hasn't disclosed the baby's precise due date -- if, by the way,...
  • London men's fashion week: Burberry Prorsum spring-summer 2014

    London men's fashion week: Burberry Prorsum spring-summer 2014
    The Burberry Prorsum menswear runway show, which has been on Milan's fashion week calendar for as long as we can remember, took place in London on Tuesday, with chief creative officer Christopher Bailey showing the spring and summer 2014 collection at...
  • Baby royal style watch: What the Duchess of Cambridge is buying

    With Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, expected to give birth any moment now, the world is on royal baby watch. And the British papers are in overdrive reporting every minute detail of what Kate is — or possibly could be — buying for...
  • Princess Diana museum to close, contents go to sons William, Harry

    Princess Diana museum to close, contents go to sons William, Harry
    The museum dedicated to Princess Diana will close next year and her sons Prince William and Prince Harry will be taking possession of her belongings. Diana left personal items to her brother, Charles Earl Spencer, to be "looked after" until her sons...