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  • Royal baby photos: Modern monarchs

    History is boring and old and royal babies are new and exciting. Lets combine the two — royal babies through history. In the following list, you'll find photos and paintings of some memorable modern monarchs – predecessors of today's expected royal baby. 

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  • Royal baby photos: Modern monarchs

    History is boring and old and royal babies are new and exciting. Lets combine the two — royal babies through history. In the following list, you'll find photos and paintings of some memorable modern monarchs – predecessors of today's expected royal baby. 

  • Nurse left suicide note, Aussie radio sets up $525,000 fund (+video)

    Nurse left suicide note: Jacintha Saldanha, a hospital nurse, left a suicide note, report British media. Will the note clear the Australian DJs of responsibility for her death or reinforce public opinion?

  • Shooting Victoria

    Writer Paul Thomas Murphy's crisp prose provides a vivid look at the various assassination attempts against Queen Victoria.

  • Kate Middleton: New succession rules could make her mother of Britain’s next queen

    Kate Middleton could be the first British royal in centuries to see an eldest daughter become Queen instead of a younger brother. Under the century-old tradition of male primogeniture, if the eldest child was a girl she would only become queen if none of her younger siblings were boys. Now, with the assent of 16 countries in the Commonwealth, girls will be just as eligible as their brothers, meaning the eldest child will always ascend to the throne. The change in law, which is expected to soon be formalized in the British parliament, also lifts a ban on Catholic heirs – a move British Prime Minister David Cameron and Catholic leaders have praised. Here are five would-be queens who were leap-frogged by their brothers for the throne:
    10/28/2011 02:25 pm

  • The curious incident of Conan Doyle's 150th

    Swiss village where Sherlock Holmes's archenemy meets his end readies for flood of fans May 22.
    05/19/2009 01:00 am

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