British comic author Sue Townsend, who created angst-ridden teenage diarist Adrian Mole and sent Queen Elizabeth II into exile on a public housing estate, has died after suffering a stroke. She was 68.
William and Catherine may be modern parents but their child is set to be a future king or queen and certain traditions are expected following the birth of a new royal heir.
Queen Elizabeth II, it seems, is just as impatient as her subjects for the royal baby to arrive this week — because she is going on holiday.
Queen Elizabeth II needed no convincing to appear in a James Bond-themed skit during the opening ceremony of the London Olympics — in fact, she volunteered, according to the show’s director.
By Sylvia Hui
A nurse found dead days after she took a crank call about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was originally from India, British police said Saturday, as details began to trickle out about the woman whose death has sparked anger at the Australian radio DJs behind the hoax.