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  • Study by Renowned Conklin & de Decker Shows the Air Partner JetCard has the … 9 minutes ago

    NEW YORK, April, 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent aviation experts Conklin & de Decker recently revealed that Air Partner beats out all major US competitors for pricing and flexibility on jet membership programs. Commissioned by Air Partner, the study concludes: "Air Partner is the best priced on all categories of the US jet membership programs." (pg. "Air Partner appears to be the most flexible of the US jet membership programs." (pg. More »

  • Young royals turn DJs in Queen's Australian namesake
    Young royals turn DJs in Queen's Australian namesake 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    Prince William on Wednesday visited the South Australian town named after his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, where he and wife Kate met disadvantaged youngsters and tried their hands at DJ-ing. More »

  • The King's Speech - Clip - Chair
    The King's Speech - Clip - Chair 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    The story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. More »

  • The King's Speech - Trailer
    The King's Speech - Trailer 2 hours 2 minutes ago

    The story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. More »

  • The King's Speech - Clip - Exercise
    The King's Speech - Clip - Exercise 2 hours 16 minutes ago

    The story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. More »

  • The King's Speech - Clip - Enemy
    The King's Speech - Clip - Enemy 3 hours ago

    The story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. More »

  • Royal Tour: Prince Will.i.am? The Duke And Duchess of Cambridge Show Off Their …
    Royal Tour: Prince Will.i.am? The Duke And Duchess of Cambridge Show Off Their … 4 hours ago

    The Royals Spent Time Trying Out Some Of The Locals Favourite Pastimes More »

  • Royal visit: Adelaide prepares to welcome Prince William and Catherine, Duchess …
    Royal visit: Adelaide prepares to welcome Prince William and Catherine, Duchess … 12 hours ago

    A crowd of around 50,000 people is expected to turn out to greet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Adelaide today.It is a whirlwind visit, with the couple expected to spend just under three hours in the suburb of Elizabeth, named after the Queen.Prince William and Catherine, who spent the night in the Northern Territory, will arrive at the RAAF Edinburgh base about 11:00am (ACST).From there, they will head to Northern Sound System, an alternative learning centre which uses music to engage with young people.The Royal couple, who are expected to be greeted by about 100 students, will watch hip-hop dancing, a performance of original rap songs and a skateboarding display.From there the Duke and Duchess will attend a civic reception at the Playford Civic Centre, hosted by South Australian Governor Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce.Officials predict a crowd of up to 50,000 will gather along the streets hoping to catch a glimpse of the Royal couple.It is hoped there will also be an opportunity for the public to meet William and Catherine when they walk from their car into the civic centre.Playford City Council Mayor Glenn Docherty says the council has been receiving calls from fans hoping to camp in the area overnight."We've had a number of calls to the council's telephone line asking us what time to get here. All I can say is get here bright and early," he said.Several roads will be closed along with the local court house to ensure the visit goes off without a hitch."There is a large number of security preparations with local police, federal police and obviously those involved with the Royal tour," Mr Docherty said.Once the day's official events have concluded, the Duke and Duchess will fly to Canberra to be reunited with baby Prince George.Elizabeth: A Royal suburb The suburb of Elizabeth, named after Queen Elizabeth II when it was created in 1955, has enjoyed a Royal visit once before.The monarch visited the suburb eight years later, turning on the tap for the newly constructed water fountain in the heart of the city.The suburb was developed at a time when many migrants were moving from the United Kingdom to live in Adelaide.It is a Labor stronghold where the local Holden plant has been the main source of employment.But the car manufacturer's announcement that it would cease production in Australia by 2017 came as a major blow to the community. More »

  • Prince George has gained an 'extra fat roll' on Royal tour
    Prince George has gained an 'extra fat roll' on Royal tour 14 hours ago

    The Duchess reveals her little Prince has changed a lot while on vacation! More »

  • Girl's job hard from draw 14 hours ago

    Ron Sayers' bid for Australasian Oaks (2000m) glory received a setback yesterday when his filly Girl In Flight drew poorly in 13. More »

  • Cunard Line Celebrates 10 Years of Providing Premier Spa & Wellness Experiences …
    Cunard Line Celebrates 10 Years of Providing Premier Spa & Wellness Experiences … 16 hours ago

    Cunard Line is pleased to announce that in honour of the 10th anniversary of its flagship Queen Mary 2, the on board Canyon Ranch SpaClub® will introduce a selection of new spa and beauty services during the ship’s 2014 Transatlantic season. More »

  • Yanni, 'Inspirato': Exclusive Album Premiere 19 hours ago

    The Greek-born composer returns with an album of his best known works, sung with newly-created lyrics by such renowned opera stars such as Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, Rolando Villazón and Katherine Jenkins More »

  • Would Victoria, B.C., bylaw effectively ban smoking in the city?
    Would Victoria, B.C., bylaw effectively ban smoking in the city? 19 hours ago

    Smokers in Victoria, B.C., could soon be pushed from the fringes of society and relegated to private properly, if they are lucky enough to own any, should a plan to expand the city's smoking bylaws come to pass. Already among … Continue reading → More »

  • Royal visit: Elizabeth gets ready to roll out red carpet 22 hours ago

    Playford Mayor Glenn Docherty says his council has received several calls from people eager to camp out to secure the best spots to see the Royal couple.Crowds of thousands have greeted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in the eastern states and a strong turn-out is again expected as they head to Adelaide's north on Wednesday.Prince William and wife Catherine will meet young rappers at the Northern Sound System at Elizabeth.Mr Docherty says there will be several vantage points for the public to get a good view."From all indications, there'll be quite a bit of an opportunity on Playford Boulevard, once they've left the Northern Sound System, for eager royalists to potentially not just see the Duke and Duchess, but may even be able to say 'g'day'," he said."So if you're wanting to do the potential handshake and the wave, Playford Boulevard will be the best spot. If you're just looking to catch a glimpse of royalty, the Northern Sound System is the way to go."I would suggest to people to get there bright and early."While anticipation around Elizabeth is building, Mr Docherty says some seem prepared to go the extra step."We've already had people contact the council looking to camp out from the night before," he said."Obviously we're suggesting if you get there on the morning of Wednesday would probably be the best. More »

  • Royal fever sweeps town
    Royal fever sweeps town Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    It may be the briefest of stops, but there's no denying the deeper connection the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have to Elizabeth in Adelaide's north. More »

  • Ten times Kate Middleton has dressed like Queen Elizabeth II
    Ten times Kate Middleton has dressed like Queen Elizabeth II Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    While the Duchess of Cambridge may be renowned as the most fashionable royal these days – it seems like she’s drawn a lot of inspiration from Queen Elizabeth, who was named one of British Vogue's most glamorous women in 2007.

    During her 52-year reign, the Queen has worn numerous breathtaking pieces, from embellished evening gowns to brightly-coloured coat dresses.

    In honour of the Queen’s 88th birthday, we take a look at 10 times the future Queen of England dressed like the current Queen of England. It just goes to show that dressing like a royal never goes out of style. -- by Hilary Hagerman

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  • Ten times Kate Middleton has dressed like Queen Elizabeth II
    Ten times Kate Middleton has dressed like Queen Elizabeth II Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    While the Duchess of Cambridge may be regarded as the most fashionable royal these days – it seems like she’s drawn a lot of inspiration from Queen Elizabeth, who was named one of British Vogue's most glamorous women in 2007.

    During her 52-year reign, the Queen has worn numerous breathtaking pieces, from embellished evening gowns to brightly-coloured coat dresses.

    In honour of the Queen Elizabeth's 88th birthday, we take a look at 10 times the future Queen of England has taken a sartorial cue from the current monarch. It just goes to show that dressing like a royal never goes out of style. -- by Hilary Hagerman

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  • As Queen Elizabeth turns 88, what does Canada think?
    As Queen Elizabeth turns 88, what does Canada think? Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Those Canadians who are emerging from their Easter reverence or have finally recovered from their chocolate egg overindulgence may be surprised to learn that Monday is a notable day for another reason. It is Queen Elizabeth II's 88th birthday. But … Continue reading → More »

  • Watch: Day in Pictures: 4/21/14 Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Images from across the globe: White House Easter Egg Roll, Airstrikes Batter Syria, Running the Boston Marathon, Queen Elizabeth Turns 88 More »

  • Euromonitor International Awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise 2014 Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Market Research Company Euromonitor International is delighted to have been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise, the UK's most prestigious business award. Euromonitor received The Queen's Award for ... More »

  • PM criticised for saying Britain is Christian country
    PM criticised for saying Britain is Christian country Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Prime Minister David Cameron was accused Monday of sowing sectarianism and division after his repeated assertions that Britain is still a "Christian country", proving how problematic it remains to mix faith and British politics. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth turns 88: A royal diplomat in her 'best decade' yet
    Queen Elizabeth turns 88: A royal diplomat in her 'best decade' yet Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Queen Elizabeth turns 88 today, and while the long-serving monarch is slowing down, she remains a significant diplomatic force. More »

  • New 'wide smiling' portrait released for Queen Elizabeth II's 88th … Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Washington, April 21 (ANI): British photographer David Bailey has released a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to mark her upcoming 88th birthday. More »

  • Royal visit: William and Catherine visit Taronga Zoo, sign historic Fleet Bible … Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge brought their son Prince George with them on a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney on Sunday, where a bilby enclosure has been named after the baby prince.Earlier, Prince William and wife Catherine attended an Easter Sunday church service at St Andrew's Cathedral where they signed a precious book known as the Fleet Bible.A large crowd of 800 people attended the service at St Andrew's and fans gathered to catch a glimpse of the couple in the square outside the cathedral. ... More »

  • Prince William & Duchess Kate Stun At Easter Service
    Prince William & Duchess Kate Stun At Easter Service Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Prince William and Duchess Catherine stepped out to celebrate Easter in Sydney, Australia on Sunday, and the royal couple looked as dashing as ever. The Duchess, 32, stunned in a dove gray Alexander McQueen coat and gray fascinator by Jane Taylor, while William wore a navy suit and a pink tie as the pair arrived at St. Andrew's Cathedral. William and Kate carried on the tradition of signing the First Fleet King James Bible, which was also signed by Princess Diana in 1983. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip have also signed the Bible. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth Goes 'Instagram Style' for 88th Birthday Portrait
    Queen Elizabeth Goes 'Instagram Style' for 88th Birthday Portrait Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Photographer David Bailey has taken a new picture of Queen Elizabeth II to celebrate her 88th birthday on Monday 21 April. The sitting for the portrait took place at Buckingham Palace and was commissioned for the government's Great campaign. More »

  • New portrait unveiled for British queen's birthday
    New portrait unveiled for British queen's birthday Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by renowned British photographer David Bailey has been unveiled to mark the monarch's 88th birthday. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth portrait released to mark 88th birthday
    Queen Elizabeth portrait released to mark 88th birthday Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth, taken by David Bailey, has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday, with the renowned photographer delighting in the "mischievous glint" in her eyes. More »

  • Britain's baby Prince George visits Australian zoo
    Britain's baby Prince George visits Australian zoo Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Britain's baby Prince George visits Australian zoo More »

  • Royal visit: William and Catherine visit Taronga Park Zoo, sign historic Fleet … Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have brought their son Prince George with them on a visit to Taronga Park Zoo in Sydney, where a bilby enclosure has been named after the baby prince.Earlier, Prince William and wife Catherine attended an Easter Sunday church service at St Andrew's Cathedral where they signed a precious book known as the Fleet Bible.A large crowd of 800 people attended the service at St Andrew's and fans had gathered to catch a glimpse of the couple in the square outside the cathedral.After the service the Royals returned to Admiralty House before embarking in a motorcade to Taronga Zoo with eight-month-old Prince George.People had been queuing outside the gates of the zoo since early in the morning to catch a glimpse of the family.The Royals visited the bilby enclosure where the youngest Royal got up close with the wildlife.A plaque was unveiled and Prince George was presented with toy bilby and road sign, which he chewed on.Senior animal keeper Paul Davies says Prince George showed great interest in the native animals."Baby Prince George, he was amazing, just amazing, he was so good, he loved all the animals," he said."We had a feathertail running on the glass and he tried to grab its tail and he was so into interested."They were like any family coming into the zoo for a family day out."Afterwards some members of the public were allowed into the zoo to see a native bird show attended by the Royals.It was their last day in Sydney as part of the tour of Australia.After a busy day in the New Sales Wales capital, the Duke and Duchess and their young son flew to Canberra where they will stay the night at Government House. More »

  • Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo
    Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. More »

  • Royal visit: William and Catherine visit zoo, sign historic Fleet Bible in  … Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Taronga Park Zoo in Sydney where a bilby enclosure will be named after baby Prince George.Earlier, Prince William and wife Catherine attended an Easter Sunday church service at St Andrew's Cathedral where they signed a precious book known as the Fleet Bible.A large crowd of 800 people attended the service at St Andrew's and fans had gathered to catch a glimpse of the couple in the square outside the cathedral.After the service the Royals returned to Admiralty House before embarking in a motorcade to Taronga Zoo with eight-month-old George.People have been queuing outside the gates of the zoo since early in the morning to catch a glimpse of the family.The Royals will visit the bilby enclosure as well as a native bird show and the rhino enclosure.It is their last day in Sydney as part of the tour of Australia. More »

  • Royal visit: William and Catherine to sign historic Fleet Bible in Sydney Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    After a whirlwind visit to Brisbane yesterday the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are spending Easter Sunday in Sydney, attending a church service and signing a precious book known as the Fleet Bible.Prince William and Catherine this morning took part in the Easter service at St Andrew's Cathedral and signed the historical Bible.A large crowd of 800 people attended the service at St Andrew's and fans had gathered to catch a glimpse of the couple in the square outside the cathedral. ... More »

  • British Pathe footage on YouTube
    British Pathe footage on YouTube Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Newsreel archive British Pathe has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000 historic films to YouTube, making rare 20th century videos available to the public. More »

  • Rafael Nadal – Has the Kohinoor lost it’s shine?
    Rafael Nadal – Has the Kohinoor lost it’s shine? Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Rafeal Nadal lost to David Ferrer at Monte-Carlo yesterday In the year 1850, the British East India Company confiscated the Kohinoor diamond from the Sikhs, as it allured them with it’s inexplicable glossy sheen. Now, the Kohinoor rests happily on the crown of Queen Elizabeth and is on display at the Tower of London. An […] More »