- Kindertransport organizer Nicholas Winton dies at 106 Updated: Jul-01-15 11:16 am
LONDON - Nicholas Winton, a humanitarian who almost single-handedly saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, earning himself the label "Britain's Schindler," has died. He was 106.
- Queen meets survivors, liberators of former Nazi camp Updated: Jun-26-15 8:01 am
BERLIN - Queen Elizabeth II concluded her three-day state visit to Germany on Friday with a somber visit to Bergen-Belsen, the first former Nazi concentration camp she has visited.
- Buckingham Palace needs repairs; queen may have to leave Updated: Jun-24-15 10:19 am
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II may have to move out of Buckingham Palace during much-needed renovations to the residence, which has not been substantially redecorated since she took the throne in 1952, royal officials said Wednesday.
- Queen Elizabeth II begins state visit to Germany Updated: Jun-23-15 2:17 pm
BERLIN - Queen Elizabeth II began a state visit to Germany on Tuesday that will include her first trip to a former Nazi concentration camp.
- Undrafted gives NFL player Wes Welker a Royal Ascot winner Updated: Jun-20-15 1:24 pm
ASCOT, England - Undrafted, owned by NFL player Wes Welker, won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot on the final day Saturday.
- Hats, heels, haute couture feature at Royal Ascot Updated: Jun-18-15 12:22 pm
LONDON - Feathers. Flowers. Frippery.
- John Hurt 'more than optimistic' after cancer diagnosis Updated: Jun-16-15 2:42 pm
LONDON - John Hurt says he has been diagnosed with cancer but has no plans to stop working and is "more than optimistic" about his future.
- UK marks 800 years of Magna Carta amid new human rights feud Updated: Jun-15-15 10:07 am
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II led commemorations Monday to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta - but the human rights the document helped enshrine are at the center of a modern political feud.
- Benedict Cumberbatch and wife Sophie Hunter have baby boy Updated: Jun-14-15 4:01 am
LONDON - Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and wife Sophie Hunter have become parents of a baby boy.
- Prince George on balcony as queen marks ceremonial birthday Updated: Jun-13-15 11:51 am
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II marked her ceremonial birthday Saturday with the traditional "Trooping the Color" parade in the heart of London - and 23-month-old Prince George made his debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony.
- Lampard among British athletes honored by Queen Elizabeth II Updated: Jun-12-15 5:42 pm
LONDON - Frank Lampard is heading to the United States with another title - this time from the queen.
- Van Morrison gets knighthood in queen's birthday honors Updated: Jun-12-15 5:34 pm
LONDON - Acclaimed singer and songwriter Van Morrison is joining a select group of music giants with a knighthood to their name.
- Vanuatu villagers wait for eternal life - from Prince Philip Updated: Jun-09-15 1:38 am
YAKEL, Vanuatu - Standing under his sacred banyan tree, Albi Nagia sings as he cracks open a coconut with a few deft strikes from his bush machete. He chews the meat inside and spits it out in a shower, to the delight of the gathering chickens.
- Queen Elizabeth II to visit ex-concentration camp in Germany Updated: Jun-08-15 2:27 pm
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II will visit a former concentration camp for the first time during her state visit to Germany later this month, Buckingham Palace said Monday.
- Helen Mirren wins best actress in a play Tony Award Updated: Jun-07-15 8:17 pm
NEW YORK - Helen Mirren, who starred this season in a familiar and regal role, has won her first Tony Award.
- Cooper, Mirren, Sting share their favorite Tonys moment Updated: Jun-04-15 5:09 pm
NEW YORK - When it comes to favorite Tony Award moments, some of this year's nominees are divided into two main camps: The moments with Neil Patrick Harris and the ones with Hugh Jackman.