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  • The U.S. Embassy says celebrity cook Nigella Lawson was denied permission to board a flight to the United States on the weekend.
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  • The pope said no but the leader of the world's Anglicans was happy to meet Russell Crowe, star of watery Biblical epic "Noah."
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  • Actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her role in the 1980s soap opera "Dynasty," has died at the age of 74.
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  • Gay couples in Britain waited decades for the right to get married. When the opportunity came, it took just a few minutes to make history.
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  • A journalist on trial in Britain's phone hacking scandal testified Thursday that Princess Diana provided him with information on the royals.
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  • The Guardian has won a court battle in its efforts to disclose letters by Prince Charles.
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  • Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams and Arctic Monkeys are set to perform at Britain's leading music awards, where David Bowie could crown a comeback year with a pair of prizes.
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  • Oxfam International said Thursday that American actress Scarlett Johansson's support of an Israeli company operating in a West Bank settlement was incompatible with her role as an Oxfam Global Ambassador.
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  • Britain's royal household needs to get a little more entrepreneurial, eye possible staff cuts and replace an ancient palace boiler, lawmakers say.
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  • The Trending Channel
  • It's a mishap that will cement itself in London transit lore.
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  • Prince Harry is ending his role as a helicopter pilot and taking up a new job with the army in London, royal officials said Friday.
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  • The space thriller "Gravity," the unflinching slavery saga "12 Years a Slave" and the crime caper "American Hustle" gained nominations.
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  • Nigella Lawson says having her private life raked over in a London courtroom was "mortifying" but she is putting the case behind her.
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  • Honor, She Got. Hollywood star Angela Lansbury has been made a Dame of the British Empire.
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  • Authorities inspected all 52 of London's famed West End theaters Friday, trying to reassure theatergoers that the city's elegant but aging venues are safe after chunks of plaster fell from the Apollo Theatre's ceiling, injuring 79 people.
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  • A man is wheeled out of a theatre used as a makeshift treatment center for the nearby Apollo Theatre after its ceiling collapsed, London, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. The ceiling of a London theatre partially collapsed Thursday night, showering a packed audience of about 700 with heaps of plaster, wood and dust, authorities and witnesses said. More than 80 people were injured, including at least seven seriously, and several trapped theater-goers had to be rescued. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
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  • Hunks of plaster and dust rained down on a packed audience when the ceiling of a London theater partially collapsed Thursday night. More than 75 people were injured.
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  • A British judge has jailed the former lead singer of rock band Lostprophets for 29 years for a string of sexual offenses, including trying to rape a baby.
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  • Three women have been freed after spending 30 years held captive in a south London home, police announced Thursday
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  • The Monty Python gang is coming back for a reunion show at London's 02 arena in July.
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  • Doris Lessing emerged from a black cab outside her home in London one day in 2007 and was told she had won the Nobel Prize.
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  • Prince Charles is readying the paperwork to claim his pension when he turns 65 on Thursday, but he still hasn't started the job he was born to do.
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  • The Trending Channel
  • They make fine cheese in the English village of Stilton. Just don't call it stilton.
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  • A forgetful British bridegroom made a hoax bomb threat rather than admit he'd neglected to book the venue for his wedding.
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  • Britons sometimes make fun of the French for feasting on frog. But now a new discovery suggests their prehistoric ancestors may have had a taste for toad.
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  • A British tour boat company has suspended its boat trips on the River Thames after a dangerous fire onboard one of its vessels forced the rescue of some 30 people.
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  • The tabloids call her "the white widow," a British-born Muslim convert who was married to one of the suicide bombers in the 2005 attack on London's transit system. And for days now, the British media have been rife with speculation she took part in the terrorist takeover at a Nairobi shopping mall.
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  • Prince William has finished his tour of duty as a Royal Air Force search-and-rescue helicopter pilot and has left operational service with the British military to focus on royal duties and charity work, royal officials said Thursday.
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  • You might forgive Britain's royal protection unit for being a little jittery.
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  • Skyscraper blamed for melting car
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  • One Direction has one less eligible bachelor.
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  • Princess Diana
  • British police say they are examining newly received information relating to the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed.
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  • The food of the future could do with a pinch of seasoning - and maybe some cheese.
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  • New father Prince William says his mind has been stuck in "baby mode," including dealing with diapers.
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  • Snow and frigid temperatures didn't stop thousands of screaming teenagers from crowding into the Washington Coliseum.
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  • KELLY CLARKSON
  • The British government has stepped in to stop singer Kelly Clarkson taking a ring once owned by Jane Austen out of the country.
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  • Colin Firth
  • It's Colin Firth, but not as we know him. He's 12 feet (3.7 meters) tall and made of fiberglass.
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  • Few people have been photographed more often than Kate Moss.
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  • Amy Winehouse seemed to live in public, but her fans never knew the private person.
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  • British police are investigating newspaper photos that show art collector Charles Saatchi with his hands around the throat of his wife.
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  • A glowing Kate Middleton on Thursday made what was billed as her final solo appearance before giving birth.
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  • A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly defacing a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on display at London's Westminster Abbey, police said.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II has paid her respects to slain British soldier Lee Rigby by meeting with personnel at the barracks where he served in southeast London.
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  • A British Airways jet made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow Airport after developing a technical fault after takeoff.
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  • Two men with butcher knives hacked another to death Wednesday near a London military barracks and one then went on video to explain the crime.
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  • A tent is erected near the scene of an attack in Woolwich southeast London Wednesday, May, 22, 2013. British officials said one person has died and at least two people have been wounded in an attack in southeast London. Scotland Yard said officers responded to reports of an assault Wednesday afternoon in the London neighbourhood of Woolwich. London Ambulance service said one man was found dead at the scene and two other men were taken to the hospital, with one in serious condition. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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  • A first edition copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" that contains author J.K. Rowling's notes and original illustrations is going on sale.
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  • George Michael's publicist says the singer is being treated for minor injuries after he was a passenger in a car crash.
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