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Conan O’Brien Pays Tribute to Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) swung by Conan O’Brien’s late-night show Conan, and how was he welcomed: with a montage of some of his best on-screen death scenes.

A British Man Puzzles the Royal Mail Postal Service

James Addison, a graphic designer, was so impressed by the postman in his hometown of Buckinghamshire, England, based on the mail carrier’s ability to deliver to ten homes in less than two minutes, that Addison took it upon ...

First Look: ‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) takes on the tragic, yet inspiring role of British mathematician Alan Turing in the biopic film The Imitation Game, and Weinstein Company has provided a first look with a ...

WATCH: Miranda Hart Announces New Book in Home Video

Actress, comedienne and author Miranda Hart (Call the Midwife, Miranda) is at it again, working on her second book out in October, reports the U.K. Telegraph.

The Queen’s Guard Performs 'Game of Thrones'

The Queen’s Guard follows a strict protocol: no speaking, no smiling—okay, maybe giggling as seen here—but pretty much no engaging with the public. With that said, we’re guessing the regal band received approval to perform the ...

Snapshot: Prince George’s First Year in Photos

Celebrating your child’s first birthday is a big deal for any couple. And when your lil’ one is third in line to the British throne, well, the world is just as excited.

10 British Things About Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, established in 1871, and named after the English city by the same name. A recent article talks about Birmingham, AL being the envy of Birmingham, England (sort of).

Cadbury Vending Machine Uses Facebook Details to Select Chocolates

Cadbury seems to be onto something, mashing up two obsessions, Facebook and chocolate.

The beloved British chocolate maker, founded in Birmingham in 1824, has taken its show on the road to Australia to test out a newfangled vending machine that determines users’ tastes by their Facebook likes and interests, reports MSN ...

‘Cloud Atlas’ Novelist Tweets Entire Short Story

People are so used to instant access these days, but English novelist David Mitchell is making readers wait for his latest short story, reports BBC News.

Brit Binge Watching: 10 British Titles to Watch on HBO GO

HBO GO is streaming TV at its finest with close to 50 British TV shows and films available for viewing online and on your phone via the HBO GO app. If you’re an HBO subscriber you can provide your details and sign up easily ...