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Topic - Elizabeth
This is one of those puzzling books that operates on several levels. Undoubtedly, an eyewitness account of India's rush to independence, as seen by the teenage daughter of the last British viceroy, and an up-close and personal view of her cousin Queen Elizabeth as a bridesmaid and an attendant at her coronation, it is also the story of what it's like to be closely connected to royalty, but not actually royal.
Rielle Hunter, the formerly non apologetic mistress of John Edwards — a rising Democratic star who was touted as the next White House sensation until his sordid affair became public — now says her actions were "selfish," and she wants readers to buy her just-released, updated memoir so she can tell them how many ways she was wrong.
Smartphones are on a trajectory to becoming a need instead of just a want as more Americans are integrating the devices into every aspect of their lives — including having to decide if they are appropriate for their children to use.
If there can be such a thing as a commonwealth statesman in the 21st century, then Sir Donald McKinnon is its quintessence. Indeed, you might say that he embodies the institution's heritage, with its roots in the British Empire, as well as its multicultural, polyglot contemporary incarnation he guided as secretary-general of the Commonwealth of Nations between 2000 and 2008.
It's a boy! And a boon to the British economy."There will be a lot of interest in the royal family now, and it will boost the economy in lots of ways. It will help a lot of businesses," said Patrick Nicholls, 56, a London contract supervisor.
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.
Locked in a tower lingering above a fantastical floating city, past electrical barricades and steel doors, is a curious young brunette woman in a long blue dress that's just a few shades darker than her big, expressive eyes. Her name is Elizabeth, and with an enterprising blend of art and technology, the creators of "BioShock Infinite" have aspirations that she'll be the most human-like character to ever appear in a video game.
The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix says she will abdicate her throne in April to make way for her eldest son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander. Here are some questions and answers about the Netherlands' House of Orange and how it's a little different than, for instance, the British monarchy.
Michelle Obama has proven her fashion savvy time and again since she was introduced as first lady in a lemongrass-yellow sheath and coat by Isabel Toledo on Inauguration Day 2009 _ so much so that we don't discuss it nearly as much as we used to.
In the not-so-distant future, couch potatoes will be waving, pointing, swiping and tapping to make their TVs react, kind of like what Tom Cruise did in the 2002 movie "Minority Report." That's the vision of TV manufacturers as they show off "smart TVs."
Author Dennis Lehane is offering an unusual reward for the person who finds his family's beloved missing beagle.
This offbeat tale of presidential romance is a high-toned dud — a surprise, given its talented cast, scandalous subject matter and trim 94-minute running time.
The CEO of Dallas' professional soccer team is taking an indefinite leave after being accused of beating and choking his wife at a hotel in New York City, the team said Wednesday.
Under a canopy of soldiers' drawn swords as church bells tolled, Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy emerged smiling Saturday from the tiny duchy's Notre Dame Cathedral after wrapping up a two-day wedding gala with a religious ceremony.
Luxembourg Prince Guillaume and Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy have put the finishing touches on their two-day wedding extravaganza with a religious ceremony at the tiny duchy's Notre Dame Cathedral.
She wrote, too, in the Huffington Post: "Owning your past mistakes is no day at the beach but I do believe it is an important endeavor to undertake."