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Dry spell sparks wildfires in Scotland and Ireland

Wildfires have broken out in remote areas of Scotland, Ireland, and northwestern England amid a particularly severe dry spell. Full story

The Princess next door

   NBC's Kate Snow takes a stroll down memory lane to Bucklebury, England—the country town where the young lady who’s about to become a Queen-in-waiting is really just one of the locals.

Bites: The jellymongers are on a mission: To bring jelly's sexy back

Are you ready for this jelly?Sam Bombas and Harry Parr are known throughout London for the creative ways they break the mold with their gelatinous creations and their quest to restore the glory jelly once had in England.“What England really needs is jelly,” Sam Bom … Full story

Real IRA condemns queen's planned visit to Ireland

An Irish Republican Army splinter group vowed Monday to oppose next month's visit to Ireland by Queen Elizabeth II and to keep killing Northern Ireland police officers — particularly those recruited from its own Catholic heartlands. Full story

Modern-day cavewoman has spelunk

Sometimes what starts off as a hobby can become an all-consuming passion – one that changes a person's life forever. Such is the case for Liz Price, an English-born former pharmacy researcher-turned-cavewoman. Full story

UK woman dropped into sea in botched rescue dies

A 73-year-old British woman who was accidentally dropped into the Norwegian Sea as rescue workers took her off a cruise ship late last month has died at a hospital in England. Full story

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Travel Postcard: 48 hours in London for the royal wedding

British tourist who caught baby: I'm no hero

Irish tycoon ousted from empire over bank losses

UK conservationists make a bee-line for the fields

Riding the open range with America's fox hunters

Senior officer killed in UK nuclear sub shooting

British soldier wounded in Afghanistan dies

Disney Princes and Princesses Still Slaves to Some Stereotypes

Britain expels five Libyan diplomats

2,500-Year-Old Human Preserved Brain Discovered


  Archbishop of Canterbury:  'A marriage is good news'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has asked England to pray for the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton and wished the couple courage to live out their committment in the 'full glare' of the public eye.  

  British tourists gunned down in Florida

Police in Sarasota are searching for clues in the deaths of two young men from England who were shot to death in a gang-ridden neighborhood, far away from their ritzy vacation resort. NBC’s Lilia Luciano reports.

  Kate Middleton’s childhood home for sale

The quaint two-family, four-bedroom, semidetached Victorian house where soon-to-be Princess Catherine spent her time as a young girl growing up will be auctioned off in June. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports from Reading, England.

  The Boy From Baby House 10, Part 4

Alan Philps’ news article about Vanya and ‘Baby House 10’ sparks strong support in England. Just as hope nearly runs out, Vanya is suddenly allowed to return to ‘Baby House 10’ after the children’s wing at Filimonki mental asylum is shut down. Now the focus shifts back to getting Vanya adopted.

  Kate Middleton, bullied in school?

The future queen of England has asked that wedding guests support the organization Beatbullying instead of buying gifts. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports.

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