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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II  (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

Phone hacker: Queen annoyed by nut-eating police

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II was so annoyed by police officers eating nuts laid out at Buckingham Palace that she marked a line on the bowl to monitor the level, jurors heard Thursday at […]

12/12/2013

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II meets Malala Yousafzai during a reception for youth, education and the Commonwealth at Buckingham Palace, London, Friday Oct. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Yui Mok, Pool)

Malala skips school to meet Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON (AP) — Malala Yousafzai skipped school for the day but she had a pretty good excuse: she was meeting Queen Elizabeth II. The 16-year-old advocate for girls’ education and survivor of a Taliban assassination […]

10/18/2013

In this July 27, 2012 photo, British stuntman Mark Sutton, parachuting into the Olympic Stadium, dressed as James Bond, during the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony. (AP Photo/PA,  Lewis Whyld, File)

British stuntman dies in wingsuit mishap in Alps

GENEVA (AP) — He wasn’t a competitor, but Mark Sutton still got one of the biggest cheers of the 2012 Olympics. Sutton, who was killed during a wingsuit jump in the Alps this week, was […]

08/15/2013

The Royal Baby, George Alexander Louis (AP Photo/John Stillwell, Pool)

Palace: Royal baby named George Alexander Louis

LONDON (AP) — Royal officials say Britain’s new prince has been named George Alexander Louis. Palace officials said Wednesday that the 2-day-old baby and third-in-line to the throne will be known as His Royal Highness […]

07/24/2013

A selection of British daily newspapers on Tuesday July 23, 2013 headlining the news of the birth of a son to Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It was announced on Monday that Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. The baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William. (AP Photo/Tony Hicks)

William and Kate thank hospital for baby care as birth brings salutes, celebrations

LONDON (AP) — The public could get its first look at Britain’s newest prince as early as this evening, London time. Kensington Palace says Prince William, Kate and their newborn son were “doing well” this […]

07/23/2013

Kate Middleton

10 royal baby traditions to know

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Kate are seen as the new face of a centuries-old institution, keeping the best of traditions while moving forward with the times. Here are 10 things to know about […]

07/22/2013

Britain's Prince Charles smiles as he visits the National Railway Museum in York, Britain, Monday, July 22, 2013. (AP Photo/PA, Lynne Cameron)

Palace: Prince William’s wife, Kate, in labor

LONDON (AP) — Prince William’s wife, Kate, is in labor in a private wing of a central London hospital, palace officials said Monday. It is a historic moment for the British monarchy — the couple’s […]

07/22/2013

In this April 26, 2013 photo Kate the Duchess of Cambridge leaves after attending the inauguration of "Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden" near Watford, approximately 18 miles north west of central London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Where’s that royal baby? Is Kate overdue?

LONDON (AP) — By the time you’re reading this, the Duchess of Cambridge could be in labor. Or it could be a matter of hours. Or days. Or weeks. As Britain’s Prince William and his […]

07/18/2013

A souvenir plate to mark the forthcoming birth of Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge's baby is seen on display in a souvenir shop in central London, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

Royal Baby anticipation (Interactive)

Click here to see an interactive on the British royal family including information showing the British line of succession and a quiz that asks you to match the baby picture with the British royal they […]

07/17/2013

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, during a naming ceremony for the 'Royal Princess' cruise ship, Southampton, England on June 13, 2013. (AP Photo)

Prince William plays polo as baby watch heats up

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s royal baby watch may be reaching a fever pitch, but Prince William isn’t one to sit tight and wait for news. Many in the British press have predicted that the first […]

07/14/2013

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