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The National Gallery today announced the acquisition of Portrait of a Girl (about 1650) by Isaack Luttichuys (pronounced ‘Lootickhouse’) (1616–1673), the first work by

 

The Queen has approved that His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge and Earl of Strathearn KG KT be appointed as Her Majesty’s Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the

Fans of J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts" will already be familiar with nifflers, occamy and demiguise while unicorns, dragons and mermaids have been the stuff of legends for centuries.

Many people struggled with the coronavirus lockdown but for designers Victoria Beckham and Emilio de la Morena, showing at London Fashion Week on Monday, it was a source of inspiration.

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry, aged 51, announced on Tuesday that he will come out of retirement to play the next two seasons on the World Snooker Tour.

Snooker legend Ronnie O'Sullivan compares the expectation placed on him at an early age to that of Prince William being groomed to be king one day.

Employees of Hollywood star Johnny Depp during his rocky marriage to ex-wife Amber Heard defended the actor in a UK court Tuesday on day six of his libel lawsuit trial.

 

Britain's National Gallery reopens on Wednesday, with masks recommended and social distancing and advance booking mandatory, as the country continues to emerge from three months of

 

A libel trial was due to begin on Tuesday between Hollywood actor Johnny Depp and a British tabloid newspaper over claims that he was violent to his former wife, Amber Heard.

Legendary British singer Vera Lynn, the so-called "forces sweetheart" who helped keep up morale during World War II, died Thursday aged 103, her family said.