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  • Pope, Queen Elizabeth trade gifts at brief Vatican meeting

    VATICAN CITY Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Francis had an informal meeting at the Vatican on Thursday during the British monarch's one-day visit to Rome, which also included talks with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano. The queen was accompanied by...
  • For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be

    For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be
    In September, inhabitants of Scotland will vote on independence from the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II warmly welcomed to Windsor Castle the president of the Republic of Ireland, which declared its full independence from British rule in...
  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion. After...
  • Jane Ridley's 'The Heir Apparent' -- a revisionist take on Edward VII and the terrifying Queen Victoria

    "MANY OF the women with whom he began relationships ... refused to go quietly. Blackmail, pregnancy, even a court case were to return to haunt him. There was no such thing as a relationship without consequences." So writes Jane Ridley in her amazing...
  • Britain's Royal Mint opts for a pound of prevention with new coin

    Britain's Royal Mint opts for a pound of prevention with new coin
    LONDON — Trying not to be penny-wise but pound-foolish, Britain announced Wednesday that it will ditch its venerable round 1-pound coin in favor of a new 12-sided model specially designed to foil counterfeiters. The new piece, to enter circulation...
  • Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William

    Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William
    Prince William has granted knighthood to Queen Elizabeth II's and Duchess Catherine's doctor, who led the St. Mary's Hospital team that delivered Prince George last summer, according to reports out of Britain on Tuesday. Marcus Setchell was dubbed Sir...
  • John Zakarian, Longtime Editorial Page Editor For Courant, Dies At 76

     John Zakarian, Longtime Editorial Page Editor For Courant, Dies At 76
    John J. Zakarian, a respected opinion writer who served as head of The Courant's editorial page for 27 years, died Friday night at the age of 76. Zakarian had been diagnosed with ALS, often called Lou Gehrig's disease, 18 months ago, his son Paul...
  • The Drake Hotel offering amnesty for stolen 'souvenirs'

    The Drake Hotel offering amnesty for stolen 'souvenirs'
    Perhaps you still feel guilty about swiping that towel from the Drake Hotel a decade ago. Or maybe the shame of pinching a custom silver vase still gnaws at you 40 years later. Either way, the Drake wants to absolve you of your sins. After nearly a...
  • Fox reality show to trick single women with 'Prince Harry' ruse

    Fox reality show to trick single women with 'Prince Harry' ruse
    Fox's newest dating show is out to deceive contestants royally. In "I Wanna Marry 'Harry,' " 12 single American women travel to Britain to meet a young man they are led to believe is -- yes, you guessed it -- Prince Harry, the rakish 29-year-old...
  • Pa. delegation 'optimistic' after abbreviated meeting with Pope Francis

    Pa. delegation 'optimistic' after abbreviated meeting with Pope Francis
    Hours after learning that Pope Francis would not be receiving them in private audience, Gov. Corbett and Mayor Nutter and about 15 others in a delegation of Pennsylvanians greeted the pontiff individually Wednesday morning at his public audience in St....
  • Gfinity brings eSports to London Olympics venue

    GamerHub.tv In the wake of Riot Games hosting the 2013 League of Legends World Championship at the Staples Center, Europe is bringing pro gaming to actual sports venues. ESL One is offering $150,000 in prize money to Dota 2 players at an event that...
  • Dolson Finishes Gampel Career In Royal Fashion

    Dolson Finishes Gampel Career In Royal Fashion
    STORRS — With two minutes, 40 seconds remaining in another UConn women's rout Tuesday night, Stefanie Dolson left the Gampel Pavilion floor for the final time. Geno Auriemma briefly threw one arm around her as Dolson went down the line to slap hands...