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GREAT BRITAIN: The King and the Sea

This month that saltiest monarch, beloved King George, who swears unprintable quarter-deck oaths exclusively, has been working up through the Royal Air Force...

Foreign News: Diamond Jubilee

". . . Now, therefore, I earnestly request all the citizens to decorate profusely and illuminate if possible their residences and places of business. . . and to...

GREAT BRITAIN: King of England

That January is the month most fatal to British Royalty was the firm belief of Queen Victoria who knew her descendants were "weak in the chest." She died on...

Must-Reads from Around the World

Tibetan Self-Immolations – In an attempt to prevent self-immolation protests by ethnic Tibetans, Chinese authorities are now offering cash rewards to anyone who...

Hotels That Hit the Road.

First there were pop-up boutiques, with their short-term leases injecting new life into vacant storefronts. Then came pop-up restaurants, as itinerant chefs...

Obama’s Love Fest with David Cameron

Washington rolled out the red carpet for David Cameron this week.  President Obama feted the British Prime Minister with a 19-gun salute, a White House banquet,...