| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Stephenie McMillan, the prolific British set designer whose meticulous eye brought the whimsical world of Harry Potter to life and earned her an Academy Award for "The English Patient," has died. She was 71.
McMillan, who almost always collaborated with...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S.
Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:13 AM
BEIJING -- The survivors of a British businessman poisoned to death in the most sensational murder case in China in years have been trying to collect more than $1.6 million in civil damages, according to lawyers familiar with his case.
Neil Heywood, 41,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Spain and Britain are launched into a new battle over Gibraltar following the Spanish foreign minister’s threat to impose a hefty border-crossing fee on all vehicles entering or leaving the iconic British promontory at Spain's southern tip.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. offer their predictions as to who will win this week's British Open. Feel free to join the conversation by leaving a comment of your own.
Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times
Brandt Snedeker will win the British Open for...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:41 AM
LONDON-- In an escalating spat with Spain over Gibraltar, the tiny British-ruled promontory at the tip of the Iberian peninsula, Britain is considering legal action to confirm its sovereignty over the territory known as The Rock.
A spokesman for Prime...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Parents whose little one is born the same day as the royal baby will have a souvenir to remind them of their coincidental good fortune: Britain's Royal Mint is giving away 2,013 commemorative coins to newborns entering the world on the same day.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Kate Middleton, Prince William and St. James's Palace are revealing quite a bit about their royal baby preparations.
It's a welcome change from the secrecy normally cloaking the royals. The palace has been much more forthcoming with some details ever...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Mick Farren, the British rocker, science-fiction writer, social critic and provocateur who embodied the rebellious spirit of the counterculture throughout a career that ranged from Britain's underground music clubs to Los Angeles' alternative journalism...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:52 PM
PERSPECTIVE And as the world (or one obsessed subset thereof) watched, the name of the person to play the Twelfth […]...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:52 PM
It's official: Peter Capaldi has been announced as the new Doctor. The 55-year-old Scottish actor is by no means a […]...