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. ...

Queen's honors for Emma Thompson, Tom Hardy, Keira Knightley

LONDON (AP) — British film stars Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Tom Hardy and Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro are among those receiving honors in the name of Britain's monarch. ...

Queen's honors for Emma Thompson, Tom Hardy, Keira Knightley

LONDON (AP) — British film stars Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Tom Hardy and Nobel Prize-winning author Kazio Ishiguro are among those receiving honors in the name of Britain's monarch. ...

AP Explains: What to look for in Irish abortion referendum

DUBLIN (AP) — Voters in Ireland will decide Friday whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion laws. The referendum has divided voters in a traditionally Roman Catholic country where sign of ...

The big day is here: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to wed

WINDSOR, England (AP) — It all started with a blind date that went really, really well. It was in July 2016, not even two years ago. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were set up by a mutual fri...

Royal romances: A tolerant view of divorce marks new era

LONDON (AP) — Divorce has bedeviled Britain's royal family for centuries. It has created problems not only when Prince Charles and Princess Diana ended their marriage in the most bit...

Royal retreat of Windsor prepares to party for Harry, Meghan

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Few towns are as stereotypically English as Windsor, the bucolic riverside locale where Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will get married on May 19. ...

Finding his way: Transformed Prince Harry ready to marry

LONDON (AP) — It was a statement that confirmed Prince Harry's burgeoning maturity and his iron determination to struggle for what he cherishes and believes in. Ready to fight for hi...

Music Review: Willie Nelson produces another quiet gem

Does a lifetime of smoking weed produce chronic bad breath by the time you're a few days short of 85? Most of us will never know, but Willie Nelson suggests it does in one of the war...