Heir's big birthday: 70 candles lined up for Prince Charles

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles turns 70 Wednesday and is still heir to the throne — a role he has served since he was a young child. He's not lacking in things to do and shows few sign...

Review: Streisand's 'Walls' strikes strident anti-Trump tone

Barbra Streisand, "Walls" (Columbia Records) It's no surprise that fervent Hillary Clinton supporter and longtime Democratic Party fundraiser Barbra Streisand doesn't think much of D...

'Rage' against elite: Centrist leaders losing Europe's favor

LONDON (AP) — Angela Merkel's decision to step down as party leader even as she tries to keep her position as German chancellor highlights a trend bedeviling Europe's leaders: Centrist parties are fad...

Meghan's wedding gown goes on display at Windsor Castle

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has described how she worked with designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy to create a "timeless" wedding gown for her wedding to Prince Harry earlier this...

Meghan's wedding gown to be displayed at Windsor Castle

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has described how she worked with designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy to create a "timeless" wedding gown for her wedding to Prince Harry earlier this...

A prince or princess?: Facts about Harry and Meghan's baby

LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace said Monday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child to be born in the spring of 2019. Here are answers to some questio...

Royal Wedding redux: This time it's Princess Eugenie

WINDSOR, England (AP) — It's time for another royal wedding at Windsor Castle — but this time it's less of a global TV spectacle and more of a family affair. Despite large signs at t...

Little-known UK site Bellingcat hunts online for scoops

LONDON (AP) — A little-known website that fingered two Russians with military intelligence backgrounds in the poisoning of an ex-spy derived its name from an old fable about mice discussing how best t...

Royal Botanic Garden seeks respect for world's fungus

LONDON (AP) — The scientists at the renowned Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are trying to correct an injustice: They don't believe fungus gets the respect it deserves. That's one reaso...

Royal Botanic Garden seeks respect for world's fungus

LONDON (AP) — The scientists at the renowned Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are trying to correct an injustice: They don't believe fungus gets the respect it deserves. That's one reaso...

Royal etiquette for the Trumps' visit: Don't kiss the queen

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump is coming to Britain fresh from a confrontational NATO summit that featured stinging criticism of America's closest allies, but he's likely to tone down that stanc...

Trump will get red carpet treatment in UK _ and big protests

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump will get the red carpet treatment on his brief visit to Britain beginning Thursday: Military bands at a gala dinner, lunch with the prime minister at her country r...

Out as UK foreign secretary: One more twist in Boris saga

LONDON (AP) — The bombastic Boris Johnson is out as foreign secretary, but few if any suggest Monday's resignation means the last has been heard from one of the best known figures in British politics....

Music Review: 'Lost' 1963 John Coltrane album a treasure

John Coltrane, "Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album" (Impulse! Records/Verve Label Group) It's a rare pleasure to hear this "lost" John Coltrane album for the first time. The com...

'Fun, Fun, Fun:' Beach Boys team up with Royal Philharmonic

LONDON (AP) — Summer is coming and the season in Britain is being marked by a return to the airwaves of the Beach Boys' "Fun, Fun, Fun" with a new version featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. ...