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  • With gay marriage in Britain, rainbows multiply on social media

    Social media became a more colorful place in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gave gay marriage the official OK. The rainbow emblem of the gay movement is seen in images including the queen in seven striking suits as supporters celebrated their controversial...
  • David Suchet bids farewell to Agatha Christie's Poirot

    David Suchet bids farewell to Agatha Christie's Poirot
    GALMPTON, England — The final push to the top of his personal Everest consisted of about 50 dainty steps, in the precise and idiosyncratic gait he has perfected over 25 years. David Suchet paced up to the door of the house, glanced around, gave...
  • Tim Roth taps his inner Atticus Finch for 'Broken'

    Tim Roth taps his inner Atticus Finch for 'Broken'
    After memorably bringing to life a rogue's gallery of knaves, villains, scamps and ne'er-do-wells in films such as 1982's "Made in Britain," Quentin Tarantino's 1994 "Pulp Fiction," 1995's "Rob Roy," for which he earned an Oscar nomination, and 2008's...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

     Summer Movie Sneaks complete list
    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
  • The (somewhat) breathless wait for Britain's royal baby

    The (somewhat) breathless wait for Britain's royal baby
    As of this writing, there are few duller spots on the Internet than the live cam that Britain's Telegraph newspaper is aiming at the Lindo wing of St. Mary's Hospital in west London, where the duchess of Cambridge is expected to deliver the heir to the...
  • Royal baby born: It's a boy

    Royal baby born: It's a boy
    LONDON – A royal baby boy was born Monday to Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, after weeks of anticipation and excitement among fans of the royal family over the arrival of a new heir to the British throne. The child was born...
  • New baby prince has a long wait before he becomes Britain's king

    New baby prince has a long wait before he becomes Britain's king
    The royal baby has arrived and the House of Windsor now has an heir, a spare and a son of a spare. The Britain’s monarchal lineup is pretty much locked in place for the next 100 years. Yes, tragedy or the unexpected may intrude. No one foresaw the...
  • Royal baby, a blond, goes home; 'he's got her looks,' prince says

    Royal baby, a blond, goes home; 'he's got her looks,' prince says
    The future ruler of Great Britain -- all 8 pounds, 6 ounces of him -- emerged from St. Mary's Hospital in London on Tuesday, swaddled in blankets and in the arms of his parents, William and Kate. A full head of blond hair poked out as the new Prince...
  • Bentley confirms plans to build world's most powerful SUV

    Bentley confirms plans to build world's most powerful SUV
    Bentley, builder of some of the world’s largest and most expensive luxury cars, is getting into the SUV business. The British automaker, which is owned by Volkswagen Group, confirmed Tuesday that it would build the yet-unnamed vehicle at its...
  • Jane Austen lands on Britain's 10-pound note

    Jane Austen lands on Britain's 10-pound note
    It is a truth universally acknowledged that the next face to grace the 10-pound note will be Jane Austen's, the Bank of England announced Wednesday. The author of the classic novels "Pride and Prejudice," "Emma" and "Sense and Sensibility" is expected...
  • Royal baby's name: His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge

    Royal baby's name: His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge
    LONDON -- By George, the royal baby has a name. Prince William and his wife, Catherine, announced Wednesday that their new baby, the third in line to the British throne, will be named George Alexander Louis. The announcement lays to rest the final...