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  • Hot Chocolate Singer Errol Brown Dead at 71
    Hot Chocolate Singer Errol Brown Dead at 71 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Errol Brown, who fronted the pop and disco group Hot Chocolate from the late Sixties through the early Eighties, has died. More »

  • First Princess Charlotte souvenirs on sale in Britain
    First Princess Charlotte souvenirs on sale in Britain 3 hours ago

    The first souvenirs commemorating the birth of Princess Charlotte were rolling off the production lines on Wednesday, in a race to fill London tourist shops and meet online orders. More »

  • Halifax Infirmary operating at 100% capacity after sterilization woes 6 hours ago

    Surgeries are back up to full speed at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre as the Halifax Infirmary gets a handle on its sterilization problem. Janet Knox, the CEO of the new province-wide Nova Scotia Health Authority, says catching up will depend on how many resources they can use. "I can tell you that about 30 per cent of those surgeries are cataract surgeries that we don't need inpatient beds. The hospital has ordered new sterilization machines. More »

  • "You Sexy Thing" singer Errol Brown dies aged 71
    "You Sexy Thing" singer Errol Brown dies aged 71 6 hours ago

    LONDON (Reuters) - Hot Chocolate lead singer Errol Brown has died at the age of 71 after suffering from liver cancer, his manager said on Wednesday. Hot Chocolate was known for hits suc... More »

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton Leave the Palace With Princess Charlotte
    Prince William and Kate Middleton Leave the Palace With Princess Charlotte 7 hours ago

    Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is already moving! After spending her first few days at Kensington Palace, the newest royal left for her new home on Wednesday with parents Prince William and Kate Middleton and her big brother Prince George. A photo of the Duchess of Cambridge in the front passenger seat of a Range Rover was snapped as the family left the palace and were en route to their country home, Anmer Hall, in Norfolk. Getty Images And while it is a good two-and-a-half hour trip, the royal family will be greeted with a real country scene. WATCH: This Old Interview of Princess Diana Talking About Prince William Will Make Your Heart Burst "Today, some cattle was put on the fields around the Hall, and I think that was so the children could see them when they arrive," a source told People. "It is a very country thing for country folk and completely different to their life in London. The children will be among the wildlife from day one, so it will be ideal."  This country scene will provide a comfortable setting for the royal family as Will continues his paternity leave until June 1. Getty Images PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth Meets Princess Charlotte "They are very settled, his job is set, they have their house, and the status quo hasn't changed in the royal family at large," a family friend told People. "So they are looking forward to a period of calm."  It's been a busy week for the royals with the arrival of Princess Charlotte on May 2. Check out the video below to see how Kate got so glammed up after giving birth. More »

  • Hot Chocolate singer Errol Brown dies at 71 in the Bahamas
    Hot Chocolate singer Errol Brown dies at 71 in the Bahamas 7 hours ago

    LONDON (AP) — Errol Brown, the lead singer of the band Hot Chocolate, has died in the Bahamas, his manager said Wednesday. He was 71. More »

  • Vladimir Putin 15 years: Putin represents the final dying breath of Russian …
    Vladimir Putin 15 years: Putin represents the final dying breath of Russian … 8 hours ago

    Based on the broadest political forces he will ensure the continuation of the reforms in Russia. He will be able to rally those who in the new twenty-first century will have to update the great Russia. Everything started with this declaration by the first President of the Russian Federation, Boris Yeltsin, made on the NTV channel in August 1999. Many did not know who Putin was at that time, even though he appeared on TV from time to time. More »

  • Governor General to Invest 50 Recipients into the Order of Canada 10 hours ago

    The Order of Canada was created in 1967, during Canada's centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. A schedule for the investiture ceremony, the list of recipients with citations, and a backgrounder on the Order of Canada are attached. More »

  • The royals hit their vacay home for some chill time
    The royals hit their vacay home for some chill time 10 hours ago

    The royals hit their vacay home for some chill time More »

  • Bawdy Bard: Shakespeare Play's Lost Lines Reveal Sexual Mocking
    Bawdy Bard: Shakespeare Play's Lost Lines Reveal Sexual Mocking 10 hours ago

    A lost section of "Love's Labour's Lost," a comedy written by William Shakespeare, has been rediscovered, revealing a song mocking the sexual inadequacy of one of the play's male characters. The song refers to a penis that is "too soft and too small," and would have been sung by Moth to mock Armado's sexual inadequacy. More »

  • VE Day 70th anniversary: A look at Germany's surrender in 1945 and the end …
    VE Day 70th anniversary: A look at Germany's surrender in 1945 and the end … 10 hours ago

    On 7 May 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Reims, France, to take effect the following day, ending the second world war in Europe. In this gallery, we look back at VE Day and the events leading up to Germany's surrender. On 30 April 1945, with Soviet troops laying siege to Berlin, Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun retired to their bunker beneath the Chancellery. By the time he had been defeated, Hitler left behind the terrible legacy of concentration camps and his plans to exterminate the Jewish race. More »

  • Prince William, wife Kate off to country home with children
    Prince William, wife Kate off to country home with children 11 hours ago

    LONDON (AP) — Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have packed up their newborn princess and their 21-month-old son Prince George for a stay at their country home. More »

  • Kamada to Present Key Results from European Phase 2/3 Clinical Study of Inhaled … 11 hours ago

    Kamada Ltd. , a plasma-derived protein therapeutics company focused on orphan indications, announces that the Company will host a panel discussion titled, “New Treatment Prospects for AATD Patients: Results from a Phase 2/3 Inhaled AAT Trial,” which will be led by Key Opinion Leaders who specialize in treating patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency during the upcoming American Thoracic Society ... More »

  • Off topic: Art of politeness, twins study, musical taste, Prince William’s  … 12 hours ago

    Art of “women trying to politely end conversations with men.” NASA is studying twins — one in space and the other on Earth — to examine the effects of weightlessness. More »

  • A-List Insider: Royal family welcome Princess Charlotte, Rihanna steals the …
    A-List Insider: Royal family welcome Princess Charlotte, Rihanna steals the … 13 hours ago

    The world meets Princess Charlotte, Rihanna steals the show at the Met Gala and Chris Brown might be in trouble with the law again. The royal family has just got a new member after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their second child. Apparently the princess, who will be known officially as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, was named in honour of her grandfather Prince Charles, her great grandmother Queen Elizabeth and her late paternal grandmother Princess Diana. More »

  • Princess Charlotte's birth registered shortly after meeting the Queen
    Princess Charlotte's birth registered shortly after meeting the Queen 16 hours ago

    Princess Charlotte's birth registered shortly after meeting the Queen More »

  • William and Kate move family to their country home
    William and Kate move family to their country home 18 hours ago

    Duke and Duchess of Cambridge departed Kensington Palace for Anmer Hall following the birth of daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana More »

  • Today in History 20 hours ago

    Today is Wednesday, May 6, the 126th day of 2015. There are 239 days left in the year. More »

  • Voters prepare for election cliffhanger
    Voters prepare for election cliffhanger 21 hours ago

    Voters head to the polls on Thursday for their most unpredictable election in living memory, with fears of weeks of brinksmanship as the two major parties struggle to cobble together workable coalitions. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth Meets Princess Charlotte
    Queen Elizabeth Meets Princess Charlotte Wed, May 6, 2015

    It was the royal meeting we were waiting for! Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana met her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth on her third day of life. The Queen was photographed as she left Kensington Palace after visiting her newborn great-granddaugther. Getty Images On May 2, the day of Charlotte's arrival, Queen Elizabeth wore an all-pink ensemble as she attended the amalgamation parade of the Queen's Royal Lancers and 9th/12th Royal Lancers. The color choice was seen as a way to celebrate the birth of her granddaughter. Getty Images PHOTOS: Princess Charlottes' First Pics! It was a big day for Charlotte as the fourth-in-line to the British throne was also registered on Tuesday. Will signed the document as "His Royal Highness Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Duke of Cambridge." Kate Middleton's full name, Catherine Elizabeth, was used for the document as was her enviable occupation: "Princess of the United Kingdom." Getty Images Charlotte weighed in at 8lbs, 3 oz., and Kate was out of the hospital in less than 12 hours after delivery. NEWS: Kate Middleton's Quick Delivery: Everything You Need to Know About Princess Charlotte's Birth There's still one family member who has yet to meet the latest addition to the royal family though! Her uncle Prince Harry is currently in a month-long secondment with the Australian Defence Force, but he said, "I can't wait to meet her," in a statement. Meet the newest royal in the video below. More »

  • This Old Interview of Princess Diana Talking About Prince William Will Make …
    This Old Interview of Princess Diana Talking About Prince William Will Make … Tue, May 5, 2015

    Prince William and Kate Middleton have added another royal baby to their growing family: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, a touching tribute to William's late mother, Princess Diana. Equally touching, in light of that news: This GIF set of an old interview with Princess Diana in which she discusses her hopes for her eldest son. Princess Charlotte may not have the chance to meet her grandma -- Diana died when William was only 15 -- but she will always know that Di would be proud. http://georgeslays.tumblr.com/post/118117079124/she-would-have-loved-kate-just-announced NO, YOU’RE CRYING. NEWS: Check out pics from Queen Elizabeth’s first visit with Charlotte The quote is from Diana's BBC1 interview with Martin Bashir in 1995, and unfortunately, came out of a discussion about her husband Prince Charles being unfaithful. But the sentiment remains. Plus, there’s this adorable bit from the same interview, about the time a young William saw Diana looking sad after she learned a friend had slandered her in a book: “William produced a box of chocolates and said, `Mummy, I think you've been hurt. These are to make you smile again.’” Now, here’s everything you need to know about the birth of Princess Charlotte: More »

  • God Save the Queen - She Is Unique
    God Save the Queen - She Is Unique Tue, May 5, 2015

    She is the best-known woman in the world, and she has been since 1952 when Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, at age 25, became Queen Elizabeth II. Although she has a huge list of titles, she is to most people simply The Queen. And she has been the only British monarch in most people's lives: She has always seemingly been there.Once Queen... More »

  • Taking a break from Expo among Milan's cultural draws
    Taking a break from Expo among Milan's cultural draws Tue, May 5, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — Milan is used to being the center of attention, albeit in brief spurts. The fashion crowd blows through here four times a year for seasonal shows. The city is the site of one of the world's premier design fairs each April. The rest of the year it is the center of Italian finance and business, more backroom deal than global showcase. More »

  • Queen meets new royal baby, 'UK prince' registers birth
    Queen meets new royal baby, 'UK prince' registers birth Tue, May 5, 2015

    Queen Elizabeth II met her new great-granddaughter for the first time on Tuesday, visiting the three-day-old and her parents Prince William and Kate at Kensington Palace. More »

  • Royal baby: Legoland adds new Princess Charlotte to royal scene
    Royal baby: Legoland adds new Princess Charlotte to royal scene Tue, May 5, 2015

    Legoland Windsor has updated its royal scene to include a miniature version of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's new baby, Princess Charlotte. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth II meets latest addition to family
    Queen Elizabeth II meets latest addition to family Tue, May 5, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Kensington Palace to meet three-day-old Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth meets latest addition to royal family
    Queen Elizabeth meets latest addition to royal family Tue, May 5, 2015

    Queen Elizabeth meets latest addition to royal family More »

  • Princess Charlotte meets great-granny, the queen
    Princess Charlotte meets great-granny, the queen Tue, May 5, 2015

    Charlotte Elizabeth Diana's birth was also officially registered by her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on Tuesday More »

  • Princess Charlotte: Gun salutes in London celebrate birth of royal baby
    Princess Charlotte: Gun salutes in London celebrate birth of royal baby Tue, May 5, 2015

    Londoners paused on Monday (4 May), as the sound of cannon-fire rang out across the city in celebration of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's daughter. Soldiers from the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fired 41 shots in Hyde Park. At the same time, the Honourable Artillery Company fired a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London. The new princess, named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, was born on Saturday (2 May) at 7.34am at London's St Mary's Hospital. More »

  • Film Review: ‘A Royal Night Out’
    Film Review: ‘A Royal Night Out’ Tue, May 5, 2015

    "Why have a ballroom with no balls?" trilled Princess Anna in Disney's 2013 smash "Frozen," voicing the social (and perhaps sexual) yearnings of any number of repressed, restless princesses in the fairy tale universe — as well as, if the delightful "A Royal Night Out" is to be believed, the young Queen Elizabeth II herself. More »

  • A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
    A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Tue, May 5, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. More »

  • Britain welcomes naming of baby Princess Charlotte
    Britain welcomes naming of baby Princess Charlotte Tue, May 5, 2015

    Britain's newspapers lauded the choice of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana as the name of the new baby of Prince William and his wife Kate as a tribute to family on Tuesday. More »

  • Send best wishes to royal couple from Regina's Government House Mon, May 4, 2015

    Royal watchers in Saskatchewan can send their own best wishes to Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge. More »

  • Royal princess: What significance do her names hold? Mon, May 4, 2015

    A Kensington Palace spokesperson confirmed Monday that Britain's Prince William his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. "You have to remember they are naming the future king or queen,” ABC's royals contributor Victoria Arbiter told E! prior to Prince George’s birth in 2013. Princess Charlotte’s name is clearly a nod to both family and tradition. Likewise, Elizabeth is a fitting middle name, as her 89-year-old great grandmother Queen Elizabeth II will overtake Queen Victoria as the longest-reining monarch in British history this year. More »

  • Britain's baby princesses outnumbered by princes
    Britain's baby princesses outnumbered by princes Mon, May 4, 2015

    Prince William and his wife Kate's daughter Charlotte is only the fourth baby born with the title of British princess since the start of World War II. More »