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Couple Create Magical 'Harry Potter' Wedding

A young couple were both so in love with J.K. Rowling’s wizarding stories, they figured what better way to express their love for each other on their wedding day than to invite Harry Potter, reports the U.

8 Idris Elba Talents You May Not Know

Twenty years prior to Idris Elba becoming a household name, he swung by his father’s factory and took a go-kart out for one last joyride. The next day he left for the U.S.

Brit Binge Watching: If You Like ‘Masters of Sex’ … Five Sexy Films Streaming Online

Showtime’s Masters of Sex, starring Michael Sheen (Twilight), makes its return with the second season premiering on Sunday, July 13 at 10pm Eastern. Sheen plays Dr.

10 British Things About Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa, is home to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at The University of Iowa. In 2009 Iowa City was deemed a City of Literature by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Snapshot: 9 Australian Actors Who Play Brits So Well

We’ve done posts featuring Americans playing Brits, Brits pulling off American roles and five standout performances by Canadians posing as Brits. Now, we’re heading Down Under.

A British Man Lives Life Like It’s 1946

Surely you’ve been asked, “If you could live in any time period, when would it be?”

Everyone has a different answer for their own personal reasons, like jumping back to the 1960s to wear poodle skirts and witness Beatlemania firsthand. Or, say, the 1990s and being immersed in Cool Britannia.

Emma Watson Named U.N. Ambassador

Emma Watson doesn’t waste any time: she has already updated her Twitter profile to: “British actress, Goodwill Ambassador for U.N. Women.”

The First Royal Online Chat

First the British Monarchy gets a Twitter handle and now the Princes are hosting live chats from Buckingham Palace.

John Cleese to Star in 'Baywatch' Parody

Word on the internet is that John Cleese (Fawlty Towers, Monty Python) has signed on to star as a British villain in a parody movie revolving around the American cult favorite Baywatch, reports The Guardian.

WATCH: Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s ‘Cats’ is Back!

This brings back memories.

Remember when Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Cats was the longest-running musical in London’s West End and on Broadway? Well, it’s back, reports BBC News.