Great Britain

January 14, 2018

This Is What We Learned When the Queen Opened the Vault

Advertisement LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch on the planet, is not afraid to spill tea. The queen opens up the vault, if you […]
November 27, 2017

Next on Meghan Markle’s To Do List: Choose Her Royal Style

Royal watchers, fairy tale lovers and proponents of the “special relationship” between Britain and the United States, let out your collective breath: Prince Harry, fifth in […]
November 13, 2017

Why Fashion Can’t Stop Looking North

Advertisement LONDON — What are the first things that spring to mind when you think of the north of England? The Beatles, cobbled streets and Manchester […]
July 26, 2017

First Person: How an American in London Learned to Fear the ASBO

LONDON — Dogs cannot safely bark in this city. This troubling piece of information first came to my attention after I read an article in The […]
March 23, 2017

Watch Archives Prove Their Worth

When three guests spent more than $4 million on new Jaeger-LeCoultre watches during a recent visit to the company’s heritage gallery in Switzerland, their host, Philippe […]
October 4, 2016

Rites of Passage: No. 1 in America

Rites of Passage By LEE CHILD Objectively I was one of the luckiest humans ever born. In 1954, Britain was a stable postwar liberal democracy, at […]
April 23, 2016

Queen Elizabeth’s Party Planner Is Proud to Wear $35 Shoes

By COURTNEY RUBIN April 23, 2016 LONDON — Lady Elizabeth Anson, Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin and her party planner for more than 50 years, was raised in a […]