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.
The administration is downplaying the revelation that the State Department blew $70,000 in taxpayer cash buying copies of President Obama's books. As first reported in The Washington Times, the purchase was meant to "engage key audiences in discussions of foreign policy." It's another uncomfortable reminder of the degree to which those who surround Mr. Obama feel it necessary to bathe him in adulation.
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.
A small town that honored British soldiers killed in Afghanistan as their bodies were returned home received a royal title Sunday for its compassion — the first such honor granted to a town in more than 100 years.
A hint of autumnal Beatlemania was in the air Sunday as Paul McCartney, for the second time in his improbable life, climbed the steps of venerable Old Marylebone Town Hall to take himself a bride.
A hint of autumnal Beatlemania was in the air Sunday as Paul McCartney _ for the second time in his improbable life _ climbed the steps of Old Marylebone Town Hall to get married.
Broadway? Check. TV? Check. Films? Check. Music? Books? Check those, too.
One of the longest-running protests in this season of Arab unrest is marked by peaceful demonstrations for constitutional reform - not the overthrow of a powerful leader.
Newlywed royal Zara Phillips says her wedding to rugby player Mike Tindall was amazing, but she is disappointed the couple are too busy to take a honeymoon.