Growing up in Marion County, S.C., in the 1960s, I could not at the time appreciate the incredible wonders of my mother.
Britain's government is moving to the right, ideologically speaking. Prime Minister David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth II have joined forces to tighten up immigration policy, overhaul the pension system and reduce bureaucratic hurdles so businesses can grow.
A troupe of street drummers got a shock Saturday when Helen Mirren, dressed as Queen Elizabeth II, emerged from a London theater to berate them for disrupting her show.
Helen Mirren was crowned queen of the London stage at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, while the compelling, canine-titled teen drama "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" emerged as best in show with seven trophies.
Slighting an old friend when there's a death in his family, sending a bouquet of wilted petunias by the chauffeur, is trashy behavior no matter who orders it.
British lawmakers returned early from an Easter recess Wednesday to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, as preparations got underway for a funeral filled with military ceremony — and security headaches.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter to Queen Elizabeth II asking that she put a stop to her country's practice of racing pigeons.
Royal officials say Queen Elizabeth II's cousin, the Duke of Kent, has suffered a mild stroke.
Thoughtful workers on London's subway system Wednesday gave the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge a "Baby on Board" badge _ in case she ever needs to ask commuters to give up their seats for her.