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BEIRUT -- The election of Hassan Rowhani as Iran’s new president has raised hopes of increased engagement with other nations and a new era of moderation in the Islamic Republic, according to commentaries across the region on Sunday. Rowhani, a...
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, made her last formal public appearance for awhile Saturday at the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony, in honor of Queen Elizabeth II's birthday. The duchess henceforth plans to withdraw to await the birth of her first...
Naomi Watts has played real women before: outed CIA agent Valerie Plame in "Fair Game," the mother Maria from the tsunami tragedy film "The Impossible." But none have been more visible than her role as Princess Diana in the upcoming movie "Diana" from...
A portrait of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that was commissioned to mark her 60 years on the throne has been defaced at Westminster Abbey in London. The painting, created by artist Ralph Heimans, has been taken down from public viewing. A statement...
Peter Morgan answered his cellphone Friday but said right away that it wasn't a good time to talk. The Oscar-nominated writer of the 2006 movie "The Queen" explained in a polite but hurried manner that he was in a car en route to London's Gielgud Theatre,...
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LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II's husband has been admitted to a London hospital for an exploratory operation, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. The palace said the operation on 91-year-old Prince Philip, which will take place Friday, was preplanned...
The museum dedicated to Princess Diana will close next year and her sons Prince William and Prince Harry will be taking possession of her belongings. Diana left personal items to her brother, Earl Spencer, to be "looked after" until her sons turned 30....
Entertainment One acquired the U.S. rights to distribute the film “Diana,” starring Naomi Watts. The film, which will premiere in the U.K. in September, will hit U.S. theaters this year. Oliver Hirschbiegel, who was nominated for an...
Helen Mirren was pretty persuasive playing Queen Elizabeth in “The Queen,” winning the best actress Oscar. But she may just have given an even more compelling performance as the English monarch for a terminally ill 10-year-old boy. Oliver...
Prince Harry has a future in American football if that whole royal heir/third in line to the throne thing doesn't work out. The young royal set out on his U.S. visit over last week and, over the weekend, he partook in a very American pastime: football....
LONDON – Ending four decades of perfect attendance, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the biennial meeting of Commonwealth leaders later this year as part of a rethink by palace officials of long-distance travel and public events for the 87-year-old...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.LONDON -- With an exchange of smiles and the flourish of a pen, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated the throne and her son Willem-Alexander took her place Tuesday to become the country’s first king in more than a century. In a simple...
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