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Royal Roundup: The Queen Dons Blingy Eyeware for Christmas Message

Dark wrap-around shades are a cool look for the Queen. But they’re not a new palace fashion choice, they’re just the sporty 3D glasses the Queen wore when she recorded her Christmas message earlier this month.

Charles Dickens – Thank You Very Much!

A Christmas Carol, wrote Paul Davis, author of The Lives & Times of Ebenezer Scrooge, “has been adapted, revised, condensed, retold, reoriginated and modernized more than any other work of English literature.”

The ‘Special Relationship’ – A History of Meetings Between British Monarchs and U.S. Presidents

This post is brought to you by Focus Features’ new film Hyde Park on Hudson, directed by Roger Michell (Notting Hill) and starring Oscar nominees Bill Murray and Laura Linney. In theaters now.

Royal Roundup: Queen Attends Cabinet Meeting, Has Antarctic Region Named After Her

Queen Elizabeth made an historic visit to 10 Downing Street yesterday, where she attended a cabinet meeting. Ministers gave her a gift set of 60 place mats to mark her Diamond Jubilee of 60 years on the throne.

WATCH: Tech Glitch Slows Royal Watcher to a Crawl, Video Goes Viral

Our friend, The Duchess Diary’s Kelly Lynch was, understandably, everywhere last week – and one place that nobody expected.

‘Dark Knight’ Director Christopher Nolan Talks About Keeping Batman Real

Like the magicians in his movie The Prestige, Christopher Nolan uses clever tricks to put on amazing shows.

On UK Tour, Psy Discusses ‘Gangnam’ Oxford University Style

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is an undisputed international hit, and the UK has not been immune to its intoxicating success. It’s the first K-pop (Korean pop music) song to top Britain’s music charts, but its impact is by no means ...

Royal Roundup: Prince Charles and Camilla Wrap Up Their Down Under Jubilee Tour

Prince Charles and Camilla have wrapped up their two-week whirlwind Diamond Jubilee tour of Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand.

WATCH: Edward Heath Burns ‘Buckingham Palace’ to the Ground – and It’s All for Charity

Oh, don’t worry so much. You saw the quotes around “Buckingham Palace.” You also know that former Prime Minister Edward Heath didn’t rise up from the dead to engage in an epic act of arson.

We Want Our ‘Skyfall’ Already!

Skyfall is, according to many who’ve seen it, the best Bond ever. We’ve been hearing that for more than three weeks now from reviewers, but for nearly two weeks, we’ve been hearing it from actual moviegoers in Britain and ...