Britain's Princess Eugenie and husband pick a name for their baby son

LONDON: Britain’s Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their baby boy August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace said Saturday.The baby — a ninth great-grandchild for Queen Elizabeth II — was born Feb. 9 at London’s Portland Hospital.Eugenie, 3


Harry and Meghan will not return as working members of British royal family

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not return as working members of the British royal family, Buckingham Palace said on Friday. Harry and Meghan - who announced on Sunday they were expecting their second child - last year shocked the world by declaring that they would step back from their royal


Marcus Rashford named in 'Time' magazine's Next 100 list

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford has been named in Time magazine's Next 100 Most Influential People in the World list for his campaign against child poverty. The list compiled by the magazine recognises 100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future of entertainment, health, politic


Conservative US radio host Rush Limbaugh dies aged 70

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh died from cancer at the age of 70. Limbaugh hosted The Rush Limbaugh Show, a nationally syndicated political talk show that broadcast on AM and FM airwaves. “Rush will forever be the greatest of all time. Rush was an extraordinary man, a gent


Britain’s Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan expecting second child

 Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their second child, a spokesperson for the couple said on Sunday.Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, stepped back from royal duties in January 2020 and moved with their first son Archie to Southern Califor


Instagram bans Robert F. Kennedy Jr. over COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Photosharing platform Instagram, owned by Facebook Inc, has removed the account of vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for posting misleading information about COVID-19, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.Kennedy, the nephew of late President John F. Kennedy, and his representatives co


Britain’s Prince Charles gets COVID-19 jab

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest son and heir Prince Charles, who contracted COVID-19 last year, has received a first vaccine dose, his office said on Wednesday.The 72-year-old Prince of Wales and his wife Camilla, 73, both received the shot as health authorities urged those over the age


Princess Eugenie gives birth to boy

The UK's Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, gave birth to a boy on Tuesday at the Portland Hospital in London. Her husband Jack Brooksbank was present at the birth, and the royal family said the princess and her 8lbs 1oz (3.6kg) ba


Reagan’s longtime secretary of state George Shultz dies

Former Secretary of State George Shultz, a titan of American academia, business and diplomacy who spent most of the 1980s trying to improve Cold War relations with the Soviet Union and forging a course for peace in the Middle East, has died. He was 100. Schultz died on Saturday at his home on the


Capt. Tom Moore, UK veteran who walked for NHS, dies at 100

LONDON: Capt. Tom Moore, the World War II veteran who walked into the hearts of a nation in lockdown as he shuffled up and down his garden to raise money for health care workers, has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 100.His family announced Moore’s death Tuesday in a tweet wi


Angelina Jolie sells Morocco painting Churchill gave to FDR

A painting by Winston Churchill that is a piece of both political and Hollywood history is coming up for auction.Christie’s auction house said Monday that the Moroccan landscape “Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque” — a gift from Churchill to US President Franklin D. Roosevelt &m


Britain’s Captain Tom in Hospital with COVID-19

Tom Moore, the 100-year-old World War II veteran who captivated the British public in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic with his fundraising efforts for the health service, has been hospitalized with COVID-19. His daughter, Hannah Ingram-Moore, revealed in a statement posted on Twitter t


Oscar and Emmy-winning comedy legend Cloris Leachman dies at 94

Cloris Leachman, a character actor whose depth of talent brought her an Oscar for the "The Last Picture Show” and Emmys for her comedic work in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and other TV series, has died. Cloris Leachman, an Oscar-winner for her portrayal of a lonely housewife in "The L


Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to produce series on Kurdish female fighters

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s new production company, HiddenLight Productions, has acquired the adaptation rights of the Kurdish drama “The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice.”   The upcoming series is originally a book, which


Bernie Sanders happy his mittened meme may raise millions for charity

US Senator Bernie Sanders, the famed curmudgeon photographed at President Joe Biden's inauguration wearing mittens and a scowl behind his facemask in an image that instantly became a meme, said on Sunday he was happy it may help raise millions for charity, according to AFP.   Lifting spirit


Tiffany Trump announces engagement to Lebanese businessman

Former US President Donald Trump’s daughter, Tiffany, has announced her engagement to her Lebanese partner Michael Boulos this week.   The engagement pictures were taken on Tuesday at the White House, a few hours before her father left the office.    Tiffany took to social


Mohamed Salah donates oxygen tanks to hometown hospital battling COVID-19

Liverpool striker Mohammed Salah has been praised after last week donating oxygen cylinders to help coronavirus patients in his hometown Nagrig.  Hassan Bakr, head of the Nagrig Charity Association, told Egyptian press that Salah pledged to install a full oxygen tank at Basyoun Hos


Duke and Duchess of Sussex abandon social media over online ‘hate’

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly abandoned social media after becoming disillusioned with the “hate” they encountered online. Harry and Meghan, who stepped down as British royals early last year, have not used their Instagram account for months, despite having amassed an




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