| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Kate Middleton speech: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, gives her first public speech. It's just one first among several while Prince William is away in the Falkland Islands....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:38 PM
A few weeks back I wrote about "Poldark," a BBC series from the mid-1970s that had recently been released in a complete-set package on DVD (by Acorn Media), as a cure for "Downton Abbey" withdrawal. A tale of romance and class war, of tradition and...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:41 PM
The Archbishop of Canterbury announced Friday that he would step down from his post at the end of the year. Rowan Williams, the leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion, is resigning as Anglicans squabble over the role of women and gays and lesbians...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:25 AM
REPORTING FROM LONDON -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams announced Friday that he would step down at year's end after a decade of leading the worldwide Anglican Communion at a time of continued controversy over the role of women and gays and...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:03 AM
London -- Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations reached a climax Tuesday as she and other members of the royal family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for a flypast.
Aircraft from the Battle of Britain -- including Spitfires and a...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:31 AM
HONIARA, Solomon Islands -- A French magazine has been fined for publishing topless photographs of Britain's likely future queen, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and ordered not to distribute the magazine in print or online, a French court ruled Tuesday....
| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:58 AM
LONDON -- A gossip magazine in Denmark on Saturday dismissed reports it had published new, even more revealing images of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, as entirely false.
The publication of topless photographs of Catherine, taken with a long lens...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:05 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - One of Britain's most celebrated authors has launched a withering attack on the Duchess of Cambridge, the pregnant wife of Prince William, branding her a "shop-window mannequin" with a plastic smile whose only role in life is to breed....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:23 AM
LONDON -- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, left hospital Thursday morning, three days after being admitted for acute morning sickness.
She emerged from the hospital accompanied by her husband Prince William and was driven away by a waiting car.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Britain's Prince William and Catherine Middleton are expecting their first child after 19 months of marriage, the palace announced Monday.
The royal revelation came as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was admitted to a central London hospital with...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:13 AM
LONDON -- The Australian radio station that made a prank call to a UK hospital that apparently resulted in the death of a nurse says it will donate at least 500,000 Australian dollars (US$524,000) to a fund for the nurse's family.
| Nov 11, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Ian McEwan's “Sweet Tooth” tells the story of a young woman, Serena Frome, who graduates from Cambridge in the early 1970s and enters the working world. Since Frome's employer happens to be MI5, the working world, in her case, is the world...