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  • Princess Diana death anniversary 2015: Top 10 heart-touching quotes from Lady …
    Princess Diana death anniversary 2015: Top 10 heart-touching quotes from Lady … Mon, Aug 31, 2015

    The late first wife of Charles, the Prince of Wales, fondly remembered as the 'People's Princess,' and her companion Dodi Al Fayed were killed in a car crash after being chased through Paris by photographers. Princess Diana is remembered to this date for her active involvement in raising her two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry and dedication to charities, especially HIV and AIDS research, even while her marriage was falling apart. IBTimes UK has compiled top ten quotes from Princess Diana to remember the great personality. More »

  • Elizabeth II: accidental queen turned beloved monarch
    Elizabeth II: accidental queen turned beloved monarch Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    She only became queen by a twist of fate but now, aged 89, Elizabeth II is about to become Britain's longest-serving monarch in a reign spanning the post-war era to the digital age. More »

  • Highlights of Queen Elizabeth II's record-breaking reign
    Highlights of Queen Elizabeth II's record-breaking reign Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    Queen Elizabeth II will become Britain's longest-reigning monarch on September 9. Here are some key dates from over 63 years on the throne: More »

  • Switzerland: Chinese tourists given special trains after locals complain about …
    Switzerland: Chinese tourists given special trains after locals complain about … Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    Chinese tourists to a Swiss mountain resort are being invited to use separate trains following a spate of complaints by locals who were incensed and disgusted by their behaviour. The row is the latest example of Chinese tourists being condemned for their behaviour and being accused of being an embarrassment to their country. Almost half of all visitors to the scenic Swiss resort of Mount Rigi now come from China following a huge marketing campaign involving a six-year partnership with an organisation from the Chinese region of Mount Emei. More »

  • Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas split: Royal secretly dating Doctor Who star …
    Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas split: Royal secretly dating Doctor Who star … Tue, Aug 25, 2015

    Prince Harry has been romantically linked to actress Jenna Coleman. The 30-year-old royal, who has been voted among the world's most eligible bachelors, is hoping to keep the relationship under wraps. "Jenna has already been topless on television," a source told Life & Style Weekly. More »

  • India: Muslim man stripped and beaten for talking to Hindu girl
    India: Muslim man stripped and beaten for talking to Hindu girl Tue, Aug 25, 2015

    A Muslim was stripped and beaten badly by a group of Hindu men for talking to a Hindu girl in the southern Indian town of Mangaluru, stoking communal tensions. The victim, Shakir, was beaten by a group of youths "who belong to the Hindu religion," Murugan, city police commissioner of Mangaluru (formerly Mangalore), told the IBTimes UK. Murugan, who goes by one name, said some of the assailants belonged to the Bajrang Dal, the right-wing organisation linked to several violent incidents in the communally polarised region in Karnataka state. More »

  • Crown Princesses Victoria of Sweden and Mette-Marit of Norway highlight dangers …
    Crown Princesses Victoria of Sweden and Mette-Marit of Norway highlight dangers … Mon, Aug 24, 2015

    Crown Princesses Victoria of Sweden and Mette-Marit of Norway joined forces to highlight the dangers of climate change in a series of stops along the Swedish-Norwegian border. The royal pair shared a busy day walking around the Norwegian town of Halden and attending a church service in Stromstad, Sweden. Victoria and Mette-Marit were pictured exchanging a bottle of water on a wooden bridge that connects their nations. More »

  • Princess Diana watching over Kate Middleton and Princess Charlotte christening …
    Princess Diana watching over Kate Middleton and Princess Charlotte christening … Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    A child's christening is a special moment for any grandmother and while the late Princess Diana wasn't there to witness Princess Charlotte's big day, one royal fan made sure that she was still a part of it. A doctored picture of Princess Diana looking over at her granddaughter at the church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham while Kate Middleton holds her in her arms has gone viral on Facebook. The original version of the Princess Diana image was captured in August 1997 and showed her bowing to Mother Teresa after the pair met briefly at the Missionaries of Charity's residence in the Bronx section of New York. More »

  • Jordan's Queen Rania and Princess Iman visit cultural tourism group in  …
    Jordan's Queen Rania and Princess Iman visit cultural tourism group in  … Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    Jordan's Queen Rania and Princess Iman toured the historic district of Amman over the weekend and met with members of Out and About, a group that helps promote cultural tourism. The stylish 44-year-old royal and her 18-year-old daughter visited the popular Rainbow Street during the teen's summer vacation from Georgetown University. Mother of four, Rania, wore a cream-coloured turtleneck, cropped cigarette pans and suede pumps, Us Magazine reported. More »

  • Ugliest wax museum in China? Fans furious at 'barely identical' figures …
    Ugliest wax museum in China? Fans furious at 'barely identical' figures … Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    Shocking wax figures of celebrities in a museum in Sichuan province of China have got fans furious. The Huaying Mountain Chinese and Foreign Celebrity Wax Museum has displayed wax figures of celebrities such as Jackie Chan, Roger Federer, Gong Li and many others which do not remotely resemble them, Shanghaiist reported. More »

  • Kate Middleton: Duchess of Cambridge to wear tiara at first state banquet
    Kate Middleton: Duchess of Cambridge to wear tiara at first state banquet Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    British princess and fashion icon Kate Middleton will be wearing a tiara for the third time since marrying Prince William, Hello! Magazine reported. The Duchess of Cambridge is expected to attend a Buckingham Palace banquet with her husband to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan to the UK. According to the online magazine, the duchess will be wearing a tiara for the black tie event in keeping with royal protocol. More »

  • ITV journalist ‘tries to save man’ after apparent suicide in Greek harbour
    ITV journalist ‘tries to save man’ after apparent suicide in Greek harbour Mon, Aug 17, 2015

    Tom Bradbury says a number of police looked on as the man died. More »

  • Royals criticise 'dangerous' attempts to photograph young Prince Ge …
    Royals criticise 'dangerous' attempts to photograph young Prince Ge … Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    The British royal family criticized paparazzi on Friday for what it called their increasingly dangerous attempts to photograph the Queen's two year-old great-grandson Prince George. Photographers have followed George and his nanny around London parks, have pursued cars leaving royal homes, and police found one hidden in a blacked-out car outside a children's play area visited by the prince, a statement said. "In recent months, there have been an increasing number of incidents of paparazzi harassment of Prince George and the tactics being used are increasingly dangerous," added the statement from the Kensington Palace residence of George's parents Prince William and Kate Middleton. More »

  • Downton Abbey series 6: Exhausted Maggie Smith surprised to make it to the end …
    Downton Abbey series 6: Exhausted Maggie Smith surprised to make it to the end … Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    After six incredible series, ITV's Sunday night staple Downton Abbey is coming to a close for good but one cast member in particular is thrilled to be finally having a break. Although she will miss the period drama immensely, Dame Maggie Smith admits that she is ready for some much-needed rest and relaxation. The 80-year-old will appear as Dowager Countess Violet Crawley for the final time in the upcoming series six, having played the acid-tongued matriarch since 2010. More »

  • Britain's Loneliest Dog Wants Forever Home After Being Overlooked By 15,000 …
    Britain's Loneliest Dog Wants Forever Home After Being Overlooked By 15,000 … Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    She’s now almost 5-years old and, while waiting to be adopted, a staggering 5,000 dogs have been rehomed by the charity during her stay More »

  • Royal family accuses media of 'disturbing' harassment of Prince Geo …
    Royal family accuses media of 'disturbing' harassment of Prince Geo … Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    The royal family has issued a warning to media outlets which may be in possession of unauthorised paparazzi photos of Prince George and Princess Charlotte after claims the prince had been harassed by photographers. Kensington Palace has released a scathing letter so people paying paparazzi photographers for their images of the royal children will be able to better understand the "distressing activity around a two-year-old boy that their money is fuelling". Photographers have been adopting tactics that had it difficult for royal staff to tell if someone was taking photos or intended to do more immediate harm, the letter claimed. More »

  • Australia ponders restriction on Vegemite sales amid 'moonshine' re …
    Australia ponders restriction on Vegemite sales amid 'moonshine' re … Sun, Aug 9, 2015

    Australia is considering limiting sales of the popular Vegemite spread in some areas following reports it is being used to brew homemade alcohol. The country's indigenous affairs minister Nigel Scullion made the revelation on 9 August, calling the yeast-based food paste "a precursor to misery" in certain rural communities. "The government is not seeking to place any restrictions on Vegemite or any other yeast product that may be used in home brew in remote communities," Scullion was quoted as saying by the paper. More »

  • Kate Middleton tries out Oculus Rift sailing simulator after cancellation of …
    Kate Middleton tries out Oculus Rift sailing simulator after cancellation of … Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge support of British sailor Sir Ben Ainslie and his crew in the America's Cup World Series was blown off course by bad weather on 26 July. Parts of William and Kate's itinerary had to be cancelled and new venues found for other events after heavy rain and blustery conditions swept into Portsmouth, forcing the cancellation of the America's Cup. Instead they visited the base of Ainslie's Land Rover BAR Racing team, where Kate tried out an Oculus Rift sailing simulator. More »

  • 11 preposterous fashion gaffes celebrities have been accused of
    11 preposterous fashion gaffes celebrities have been accused of Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    All of these are downright crimes against fashion. More »

  • Katie Piper to explore births for Channel 4
    Katie Piper to explore births for Channel 4 Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    Dr Christian Jessen, Dr Xand Van Tulleken and Dr Ellie Cannon will also star in new health-related shows. More »

  • TV's Katie Piper to front Posh Births in Channel 4 season of medical sh …
    TV's Katie Piper to front Posh Births in Channel 4 season of medical sh … Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    Katie Piper is to delve into differing approaches to pregnancy for a new Channel 4 show, including women who want to be around dolphins when they give birth. More »

  • 13 of the absolute best celebrity spots at Wimbledon 2015
  • Kristen Stewart beats Robert Pattinson's girlfriend FKA Twigs to be crowned …
    Kristen Stewart beats Robert Pattinson's girlfriend FKA Twigs to be crowned … Thu, Sep 3, 2015

    Kristen Stewart and FKA Twigs may be love rivals but when it comes to style the Twilight actress definitely comes out on top. The 25-year-old actress has beaten off stiff competition from her ex-Robert Pattinson's 'fiancée', to top Glamour Magazine's annual 50 Best-Dressed Women list. Despite losing out on the top spot, FKA Twigs, who is currently filming Brad Pitt's The Lost City of Z in north Antrim and a new entry on the list still managed to make an impressive runner-up spot. More »

  • Twilight star Kristen Stewart tops Glamour's 50 Best-Dressed Women list
    Twilight star Kristen Stewart tops Glamour's 50 Best-Dressed Women list Thu, Sep 3, 2015

    Robert Pattinson's ex-girlfriend, Kristen Stewart, has beaten his current flame to the top spot in Glamour's annual 50 Best-Dressed Women list. More »

  • Kristen Stewart is Glamour Best Dressed Woman 2015 and here are the photos to …
    Kristen Stewart is Glamour Best Dressed Woman 2015 and here are the photos to … Thu, Sep 3, 2015

    Has anyone ever looked as good as Kristen in a playsuit? Probably not. More »

  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie planning a move to London?
    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie planning a move to London? Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    Looks like Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are considering a move to London. A source told Us Weekly that Jolie "wants to slowly immerse herself in EU (European Union) politics" and hence the celebrity couple is looking to shift to London. According to the site, Pitt and Jolie toured a place worth $39m (about £25m), but they haven't produced the money to buy it. More »

  • 19th century Princess Charlotte memorabilia goes on sale
    19th century Princess Charlotte memorabilia goes on sale Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    A collection of royal memorabilia devoted to a 19th century Princess Charlotte is to go on sale. More »

  • ITV Journalist Tried To Save 'Suicidal' Man
    ITV Journalist Tried To Save 'Suicidal' Man Mon, Aug 17, 2015

    ITV News' political editor Tom Bradby has spoken of his "shock and anger" after an elderly man apparently committed suicide as police and customs officials stood by and watched. The 48-year-old father-of-three was on holiday with his family in Greece when he said he saw a man drive his car off a harbour wall. In a series of tweets, he said: "Just watched an elderly man commit suicide in Greece by driving his car off the harbour wall in Rafina. More »

  • Tom Bradby tells of battle to save elderly driver in Greece
    Tom Bradby tells of battle to save elderly driver in Greece Sun, Aug 16, 2015

    ITV journalist Tom Bradby has described how he tried in vain to save the life of an elderly man who drove his car off a harbour in Greece. More »