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PHOTOS: TripAdvisor’s Top 10 U.K. Destinations

TripAdvisor has released its list of top ten 2014 Travelers’ Choice U.K. Destinations list, which is based on travelers’ ratings via the website.

WATCH: Trailer for ‘LEGO’ The Hobbit’ Video Game

Warner Bros. has released a trailer for its video game LEGO The Hobbit. 

Even if you aren’t a gamer, the trailer is pretty impressive with LEGO figures taking on the distinctive characteristics of the roles featured in The Hobbit films including but not limited to Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, the Dwarves of ...

First Look: Featurette for Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ Based in Victorian London

Showtime’s Penny Dreadful is a show where characters from literature—Dorian Gray, Victor Frankenstein, Vanessa Ives—are mixed in with Victorian London.

World Health Day: Who’s Healthier, Brits or Americans?

World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 each year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948. WHO is the authority for health within the United Nations system, according to its website.

Brit Binge Watching: If You Like the British Actors in ‘Game of Thrones’ …

The fourth season of HBO’s Brit-filled Game of Thrones makes its return on Sunday, April 6 at 9pm EST.

WATCH: Prince Harry and Mayor Boris Johnson Play Around at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Prince Harry and Mayor Boris Johnson swung by the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which is set to officially reopen tomorrow, April 5, reports BBC News.

10 British Things About Hartford, CT

Hartford, Connecticut is the birthplace of the Boys & Girls Club of America. In addition to public service, the state capital was the first city to broadcast FM radio.

Cat Takes Five-Day Holiday at U.K. Thrift Store

Pauline and Bill Lowe, both 66, realized their cat, Crockett, had gone missing but they had no clue as to where he could be, reports BBC News.

U.K. Girl Goes to Great Lengths to Save Her Phone

An English teenager, Ella Birchenough, 16, climbed into a storm drain to retrieve her phone but couldn’t get out, reports BBC News.

Snapshot: 17 Photos of British Royals as Babies

Eight-month-old Prince George recently took a moment out of his busy schedule to sit down for a portrait with his parents, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Catherine, and their family dog Lupo.