Queen Elizabeth leak: Her Majesty told a BBC journalist that the British government should have arrested radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri. This rare leak by the BBC of Queen Elizabeth's views was considered violation of journalistic ethics.
Topless Kate Middleton photos in a French gossip magazine – less than a month after Prince Harry's nude Las Vegas photos went viral on the web – rip the relative decorum that had surrounded the royal couple.
Her cousins, Princes William and Harry joined an estimated 50,000 fans in Greenwich Park to root for Phillips as she negotiated her horse over 28 obstacles and a slippery course that claimed a dozen fallen riders.
Opening ceremony London 2012: The Olympic torch is sailing down the Thames on its way to light up tonight's ceremony – as well as the mood in London, where grumbling has yielded to palpable excitement.