| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Over the last couple of weeks, a tiny monochromatic skyline has been growing in my kitchen.
Since opening Lego’s new “Architecture Studio,” my two daughters (who are 9 and 4) and I have been putting together, dismantling and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Taylor Swift and Prince William gave a demonstration in friendly Anglo-American relations on Tuesday.
The 23-year-old pop star attended the Winter White Gala at London's Kensington Palace wearing an ethereal Reem Acra gown, jewelry from Neil Lane, shoes...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The former Kate Middleton and Prince William, the Duchess and Duke of Cambridge, visited the Only Connect charity in London on Tuesday to meet with rehabilitated prisoners and at-risk youths.
Besides making headlines for Catherine's recycling of another...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As the party that is 2013 draws to a close, we observe that the TV news business has been filled with outstanding coverage of the year's challenging and important stories, including the Syrian civil war, the death of Nelson Mandela, the U.S. government...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Starz hosted a cocktail pour at the British consul's residence in Hancock Park on Thursday that was a salute to its new show, "The White Queen," that also gave the assembled party a chance to salute the U.K.'s newest royal.
Barbara Hay, outgoing consul...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:46 PM
In all the years that I have lived in this country, I have been puzzled by the extraordinary attention paid by the media to the comings and goings of an English family that lives more than 3,000 miles away. There was no better example of this than the...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Does Taylor Swift live a charmed life or what? On Sunday she was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. On Tuesday she was singing with Jon Bon Jovi and Prince William -- yes, that Prince William, husband of the former...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's News of the World newspaper allegedly hacked voicemail messages left by Prince William on the cell phone of Kate Middleton, a court in London was told Thursday.
The messages, which were left by William while he was at the...
| Jul 25, 2013
Hearing the news Tuesday that the new heir to the British throne was a boy, my first thought was of Lady Mary Crawley, heroine of the post-Edwardian-era soap "Downton Abbey." With no male heir left to inherit her family's estate, it falls on her to...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Prince William is going back to school and apparently looking to become one of Britain's highest educated royals.
The second in line to the throne will be enrolling in a 10-week course in agricultural management at Cambridge University, Kensington...