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 on Saturday arrived at a hospital in Cambridge to visit her husband who is recovering from a heart operation.
It will be a traditional Christmas weekend for Queen Elizabeth II's extended family, which now includes the former Kate Middleton, with the quiet holiday break to be followed by a year's worth of festivities to mark the queen's 60th year on the throne.
Forget Marie Antoinette, who, when told that peasants had no bread, apocryphally said: "Let them eat cake."
Queen Elizabeth II has met Yoko Ono on a visit to the birthplace of The Beatles.
Hard-line Iranian students stormed British diplomatic sites in Tehran on Tuesday, bringing down the Union Jack flag, burning an embassy vehicle and throwing documents from windows in scenes reminiscent of the seizing of the U.S. compound in 1979.
Germany's interior minister said the country is witnessing "a new form of far-right terrorism" following the discovery of a group suspected of killing 10 people.
It has masterpieces, media frenzy, a contested gem _ everything but the "Mona Lisa." London's latest blockbuster art show confirms Leonardo da Vinci as a Renaissance rock star.
Prince William and his wife will get a swanky new London home.