British students protest in central London against government plans to triple tuition fees, Thursday, Dec. 9. Police with riot shields held off angry student protesters marching to London's Parliament Square on Thursday as lawmakers debated a controversial plan to triple university tuition fees in England.
Antigovernment ''red shirt'' protesters launch floating paper lanterns into the sky during the rally at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand.
After UK tuition hike, the car carrying Prince Charles, and his wife Camilla, was attacked in London Thursday by protesters angry over university tuition hikes.
WikiLeaks' diplomatic cables revealed how Prince Andrew, in his role as a UK trade ambassador, criticized France and America and condemned 'idiotic' British anticorruption investigators.
Kate Middleton and Prince William's upcoming wedding sets the stage for an array of romantic memorabilia to flood the market.
Royal wedding date-watchers need speculate no more. When the long-awaited engagement of Prince William and longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton was announced last week, they and their wedding planners were bombarded with questions. Where did that gorgeous ring come from? Who will design the wedding dress?And – when will the wedding of the decade be? Some of those questions were answered immediately (the ring originally belonged to William's mother, the late Princess Diana), some have since been answered, and some remain up in the air (rumors run rampant about who will design Kate's wedding gown, but nothing has been confirmed). Here are some of the details that have been finalized.
It's enough to create a royal tizzy. With Prince William and Kate Middleton engaged to be married, they must now settle on a wedding date – while dodging obstacles posed by friends' weddings, a major political referendum, and, of course, Britain's cold and rainy months. Sources are speculating, guessing, estimating, and guesstimating on the possible day. It's of importance to more than royal watchers, friends, and family of William and Kate. Many brides-to-be are concerned that their special day will be overshadowed by what tabloids are calling the biggest wedding of the decade. Here are the four likely wedding dates being bandied about:
After years of speculation about when they would wed, Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their engagement on Tuesday. The announcement seems to have thrilled Britons, both the public and the press. The wedding and the buzz leading up to it are likely to provide a bit of cheer for a nation – though some people are sure to grouse about the cost of what is sure to be a lavish affair at a time of sobering austerity cuts. Below are some of the royal wedding and marriage traditions that we will surely hear more about in coming months.
Britain's Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton pose for a photograph in St. James's Palace in London, England, on November 16. The couple will wed on Friday, April 29, 2011 at London's Westminster Abbey, Prince William's office said on Nov. 23.
Prince William’s marriage next year to his college sweetheart, Kate Middleton, will also bring cheer to Britain amid economic woes – just as his parents’ wedding did in 1981.