| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:13 PM
LONDON--For Britain, Andy Murray’s victory at Wimbleon on Sunday was a collective dream come true, a triumph they’ve longed for for decades.
Murray, a Scotsman whose sometimes dour, always expressive demeanor on the court did not always...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The impending birth of Prince William's and Kate Middleton's first child has set off a boom of another sort as businesses throughout England cash in with baby-related merchandise and activities.
The Athenaeum Hotel in London is extending its own very...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:12 PM
While the former Kate Middleton prepares for her new baby, another young royal is stepping into the spotlight: Princess Beatrice.
Yes, she of deer-antler royal wedding hat fame.
The 24-year-old royal is the daughter of Queen Elizabeth's second son,...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Helen Mirren, who has reigned on screen and stage as the queen, can add another jewel to her crown.
National Theatre Live announced Monday that its June 13 live broadcast of "The Audience," which stars Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, attracted a record...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:05 AM
New to the modern classroom we call the app store is Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. An app designed for iPads gives users the chance to go deeper into the work best known for its “Ode to Joy” movement.
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Sandra Bullock could soon sign on for the hard-knock life: The Oscar-winner is reportedly in talks to play the boozed-up Miss Hannigan in Sony Pictures' planned reboot of "Annie."
Bullock would star alongside "Beasts of the Southern Wild's" Quvenzhane...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:27 AM
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.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:15 PM
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,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Even when it was just an architectural glimmer in the eye of Walter and Leonore Annenberg, the desert estate where President Barack Obama will greet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday was never in danger of being confused with a mere vacation house....