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  • Woman's body found in woods on queen's holiday estate

    A murder mystery with elements of an Agatha Christie whodunit is unfolding at the vast country estate where Queen Elizabeth II and her family gathered in rural splendor to celebrate Christmas and New Year's.


  • Britain's Prince Philip smiles and waves as he leaves Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, after treatment for a blocked coronary artery. (AP Photo/Press Association, Chris Radburn)

    Britain's Prince Philip leaves hospital

    Britain's Prince Philip returned to the royal family's country estate Tuesday after a spell in the hospital undergoing treatment for a blocked coronary artery.


  • UK's Prince Philip remains in hospital

    Britain's Prince Philip will spend a fourth night in hospital Monday, as he recovers from treatment for a blocked coronary artery.


  • Prince Philip in hospital as royals mark Christmas

    Britain's royal family celebrated Christmas on Sunday with one notable absence _ Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip, who remains hospitalized following a heart procedure.


  • Queen Elizabeth II stresses importance of family

    Queen Elizabeth II has stressed the importance of family and friendship in her annual, pre-recorded Christmas message to the nation.


  • ** FILE ** Britain's Prince Philip arrives at Government House in Canberra, Australia, in this Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, file photo. Queen Elizabeth II's husband has been taken to the hospital after experiencing chest pains, British royal officials said Friday Dec 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Torsten Blackwood, Pool, file)

    Queen Elizabeth visits husband in hospital

    Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday arrived at a hospital in Cambridge to visit her husband who is recovering from a heart operation.


  • ENERGY SAVER: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reportedly turns off lights in unoccupied areas of the vast Buckingham Palace. Posted notices urge staff to do the same. There are no plans to rent out the palace, however.

    Queen Elizabeth II doing her part to save on energy

    Forget Marie Antoinette, who, when told that peasants had no bread, apocryphally said: "Let them eat cake."


  • Ancient rules give prince veto on planned UK laws

    Prince Charles will keep his little-known veto over some planned laws, a power that dates back to the Middle Ages, after the British government said Monday it was not going to rewrite ancient constitutional rules.


  • Briefly

    Thousands of people cheered and waved from the banks of the Australian capital's central lake as Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, took a motorboat to a flower show Thursday in their first public appearance of a 10-day tour of Australia.


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