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The Louise Log Season 3: Seen in a Different Light

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.14.2014 | Comedy
Marcel Hidalgo

Louise has a new hairstyle and a new hair color. She is now a blonde. And her once straight hair is now curly, pulled away from her face. She we...

Doing Business in the United Kingdom: Cross-Cultural Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When traveling abroad, it's important to learn about the people and culture you are doing business with, so as not to be misunderstood or appear rude. Here are some tips for businesspeople and other visitors traveling in the UK.

The Queen Snubs Children & Bans Kate's Dog From Christmas

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.30.2013 | Style

It may be holiday season, but Queen Elizabeth II doesn't seem to be in the spirit of things. Her Majesty disappointed crowds of children yesterday,...

PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth & Princess Margaret Were The Olsen Sisters Of Their Time

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

As any two sisters know, matching outfits might just be the most embarrassing punishment parents can inflict on their daughters. By the time the Olsen...

Queen Of England Gets Raise As UK Considers Cutting The Minimum Wage

Posted 04.03.2013 | Business

In case you had any doubt, it's good to be the Queen. British taxpayers just gave the Queen of England a boost of 5 million pounds, or $7.56 milli...

Alan Bennett's The Uncommon Reader

Dana Sachs | Posted 12.26.2012 | Books
Dana Sachs

Any reader will relate to this sudden love affair with books -- the hunger for reading, its satisfactions and frustrations, that unavoidable sense that there are so many good books to read and none of us can ever manage, as the queen says, to catch up.

Revisiting the Royal Opera House

Michael Kaiser | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

It was, by far, the most challenging assignment of my life and I am proud of the remarkable work of the Board, staff and artists during that difficult period. They all worked hard under great pressure, convinced that the Royal Opera House was, and would continue to be, a great institution.

The Barack Hussein Obama Election Year Decathlon

Will Durst | Posted 10.10.2012 | Comedy
Will Durst

Even our notoriously equanimitous to the point of semi-somnambulant President occasionally is forced to engage in various sporty contortions.

The Queen Mother's Prim And Proper Style

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Whether she was touring the copper mines in southern Africa or waving from the balcony at Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, was nev...

Weirdest Bucket List Ever?

John Blumenthal | Posted 01.17.2012 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

After much prodding from my mortician, I've finally decided to put together my bucket list. I probably should have written it years ago since I'm beyond middle age now and a little decrepit, but better late than never.

PHOTOS: The Queen Wears Funny Headgear, Gets Mooned

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.24.2011 | Style

Remember when Anna Wintour had a special outfit just for flying, that she put on after takeoff and changed out of before landing? Well it looks like t...

You'll Never Guess Who Got A Major Honor From Queen Of England

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON -- The Fonz has earned some respect. Henry Winkler, the actor best known for his work on the sitcom "Happy Days," has been made an honorary me...

Royal Wedding: A Cinderella Story (PHOTOS)

Robert Sullivan | Posted 06.04.2011 | Books
Robert Sullivan

In the photographs that follow, you will see and get to know a vibrant, bright young couple who have made their own way, sometimes in defiance of royal tradition.

"Theodora (Teddy) Lynch Getty Gaston Talks about the Gettys, Oil, Plastic Surgery and Elephants."

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

In a sensual voice that sounds as if Teddy Lynch Getty Gaston just stepped off the stage of the night club, The New Yorker, where she was singing when she met J.Paul Getty, Sr., she reminisces. "Honey, he was drug addict."

An Exhibit Fit For a King at The AGO

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marissa Bronfman

Every object in Maharaja: The Spendor of India's Royal Courts is a jewel in its own right but the AGO hopes the exhibit will get beneath the jewelry to tell a captivating story about a fascinating time in history.

Weekly Mulch: Politics, Power, and the Environment Beyond BP

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Washington has a blind spot when it comes to the environment. BP and the oil spill brought the government's ...

New Yorkers Prepare For British Queen's Visit

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The biggest clue that New Yorkers were going a little royalty-crazy was when someone stopped Tony Packwood on a city bus after hearin...

Cost Of The Queen: Less Than $1 Per Person A Year

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — Like millions of her subjects, Queen Elizabeth II is going to have to make do and mend – cutting spending and putting off palace ...

Queen Gives 'Maundy Thursday' Money

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II distributed "Maundy money" to deserving subjects Thursday in a long-standing Holy Week tradition. Accompanied by he...

Tom Binns, British Radio DJ, Fired After Interrupting Queen's Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British radio DJ Tom Binns has been fired after interrupting the Queen's traditional Christmas speech by saying "two words: Bor-ing." Binns, who ha...

Queen Elizabeth Calls For Swan Count

Reuters | Luke Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Quiet please -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth is preparing to have her swans counted. Buckingham Palace has announced that the annual ...

Q: What Do I Have in Common with the Queen of England? A: Michelle Obama Hugged Us Both

Lesley Jane Seymour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley Jane Seymour

England is atwitter about Michelle's hugging faux pas. During a photo op, our First Lady breached protocol when she reached around the royal back and gave a classic all-American US Weekly pose.

Obama To Meet Queen Of England Next Month

The Telegraph | Andrew Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The red carpet will be rolled out at Buckingham Palace for the United States President for the first meeting between the two heads of state, The Daily...

British Law Proposal Would Allow First-Born Daughter To Become Queen

All Headline News | Ann Lu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British law may change to allow a first-born daughter to become queen. Under plans to be proposed by a back-bench MP, members of the royal family woul...

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II Launches Special "Royal Channel" On YouTube

AP | THOMAS WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Britain's 81-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, considered an icon of traditionalism, launched her own special Royal Channel on YouTube Sunday. The queen w...