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Actress Angela Lansbury (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

‘Murder, She Wrote’ star Angela Lansbury honored

LONDON (AP) — Honor, She Got. Hollywood star Angela Lansbury, best known as the clue-collecting super-sleuth in the television series “Murder, She Wrote,” has been made a Dame of the British Empire. The 88-year-old actress […]

12/31/2013

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 Prince George is held by his father Prince William as they arrive at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace in London, for the christening of the three month-old Prince Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013.  (AP Photo/John Stillwell/Pool)

Prince George is christened in London

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s 3-month-old future monarch, Prince George, was christened Wednesday with water from the River Jordan at a rare four-generation gathering of the royal family in London. George, the son of Prince William […]

10/23/2013

Premier Christian Radio CEO Peter Kerridge poses with a giant christening card, signed by 5,000 Christians, for Prince George and the royal family outside the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace in London ahead of the christening of Prince George, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. The royal christening ceremony of Prince George, son of Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge is to take place at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

Prince George to be christened; godparents named

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s 3-month-old future monarch, Prince George, was to be christened Wednesday with water from the River Jordan at a rare four-generation gathering of the royal family in London. George, the son of […]

10/23/2013

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

Britain's Prince William stands next to his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge as she leaves the King Edward VII hospital in central London, Dec. 6,2012.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Picking a royal name that can define an era

LONDON (AP) — The Victorians. The Edwardians. The Elizabethans. Royal names can define a generation. So imagine the pressure on the new parents to pick the right one! Now that Prince William and his wife […]

07/23/2013

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

Clocks supposed to show New York and London time which were placed by members of the media are seen across St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London, Wednesday, July 17, 2013.  (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Queen Elizabeth II hopes Kate has baby soon

  LONDON (AP) — It seems Queen Elizabeth II is getting a bit impatient as she waits in a rare British heat wave for the birth of her third great-grandchild. The queen said Wednesday she […]

07/17/2013

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