Articles Tagged 'President Obama'

Royal Roundup: The Obamas Conclude UK Trip with Palace Gala

On Wednesday night (May 25), President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle commemorated their two-day state visit of the UK with a black-tie dinner at the stately Winfield House in London. The presidential couple wanted to return the favor to the Queen, who generously hosted a state banquet in their honor the previous evening. BBC […]


Royal Roundup: Kate Rules with Her Reiss Dress… Again

Cheers to trendsetter Kate Middleton. She sure knows how to set off a fashion frenzy. You know that tan “Shola” number The Duchess of Cambridge wore during her visit with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle on Tuesday (May 24)? Well, it sent aspiring fashionistas in a mad dash to the Reiss website in […]

President Obama Forgets What Year It Is

There’s a theory about fame, that it freezes you in the moment that it first hits, so that you become forever stuck as the person you were when the flashbulbs started popping. Paul McCartney’s still a cocky 21-year-old at heart, Britney Spears a petulant teen, Eminem has scores to settle with a cruel world, Michael […]

Royal Roundup: The Royals Welcome the Obamas to Britain

Kicking off his first state visit of the UK, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle met with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday (May 24). BBC News reports that the presidential couple also chatted briefly with the sun-kissed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as well as Prince Charles and […]

WATCH: Jedward Performing For President Obama

Being a visiting dignitary in a foreign country must be a baffling experience, especially when you are subjected treated to a showcase performance of the best talent that country can muster. You probably have to develop the best poker face of all time just to get through some of the weirder moments. But surely nothing […]

Royal Roundup: The Obamas Set for Buckingham Palace Return

Queen Elizabeth II is set to host the U.S. President and First Lady at Buckingham Palace when they are arrive on Tuesday (May 24) for a two-day stint in the UK. To avoid another incident like “Hug-gate” — when Michelle Obama “broke protocol” by embracing the Queen in 2009 — Time magazine suggests a few […]

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (March 17) St. Patrick’s Day

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Today’s Twitter Trends is an all-Irish edition. #StPatricksDay One prominent Irishman wasn’t celebrating the holiday in his country today: Ireland’s new Prime Minister Enda Kenny was in Washington, DC, meeting with President Obama, who recognized St. Patrick’s day with the announcement that he’ll visit Ireland in May. The President […]

President Obama Unlikely To Attend Royal Wedding

When Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot on April 29th, don’t expect our 44th President to be in attendance. According to a report from CBS News contributor Neil Sean, President Barack Obama may not be on the guest list: “The story I’m getting already from insiders [in Buckingham Palace] is that we don’t […]