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2014-03-20 23:02:36

What could be 2014’s Best Residential Property; a London mews development has sold to an international buyer for nearly £7 million, designed by renowned developers Landmass London.

2011-05-04 11:38:00

LONDON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group (EPG) is inviting feedback on its recommendations to help reform and renew the Commonwealth. The 11-member EPG has published a report outlining the general direction of its recommendations to sharpen the impact, strengthen the networks and raise the profile of the Commonwealth, for comment from members of the public. The report is available at:...

2009-06-13 23:01:00

Queen Elizabeth has put in a vegetable patch on the Buckingham Palace grounds, much as U.S.

2009-04-09 18:22:13

An exhibition that uses digital technology to virtually restore a tapestry that once belonged to King Henry VIII is to open in London. The BBC said beams of light are being employed to help bring out the original colors of the 16th century monarch's faded fabric artwork from the Story of Abraham Series.

2008-12-07 13:12:35

Guards at Britain's Buckingham Palace have shagged golf balls for Prince Andrew and tiptoe past his father's open window, according to the Mail on Sunday. The new batch of insider revelations comes from court documents and sources that also report the queen herself has a rubber duckie for the royal

2008-11-21 19:01:15

The National Heritage Memorial Fund says it will donate $15 million to keep Titian's Diana and Actaeon at the national galleries of England and Scotland. The NHMF said it would give the money to The National Galleries of Scotland and the National Gallery in London, which are attempting to raise $75


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.