UK’s Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan delight crowds in Belfast

BELFAST (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry took his American fiancee Meghan Markle to Northern Ireland on Friday where they were met by screams of delight as the couple ended their tour of the United…

Say it in words: love letters a specialty for Italian ghostwriter

ROME (Reuters) – Domitilla Stefanini first wrote a letter to her husband declaring her love 18 years ago. Now she is writing another love letter to him, but this time she has enlisted the help of…

Pampered pooches take to the sky in travel niche

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Ding Dong and Fun Fun, a pair of 12-year-old Yorkshire terriers, know how to enjoy the high life – literally.

Turkish chefs savor sweet success with world record baklava

ANKARA (Reuters) – A group of chefs in Turkey claimed a world record for the largest baklava on Thursday with a giant tray of the pastry dessert weighing over half a ton.

UK’s Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan invite 600 guests to wedding

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle have invited 600 guests to their wedding in May although who is on the list is not being revealed yet, his office said…

Head designer at French fashion house Lanvin leaves

PARIS (Reuters) – Lanvin designer Olivier Lapidus is leaving the French fashion house with immediate effect as part of a management shake-up, the firm said on Thursday.

Oasis of calm in shattered region, Dubai steps out as art hub

DUBAI (Reuters) – As traditional centers of modern Arab art in Damascus and Baghdad have imploded amid disastrous wars, the sheeny city-state of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has stepped into the…

Markle’s wedding ring expected to follow royal tradition of Welsh gold

(This version of the March 21 story makes clear confirmation that Welsh gold used will only come after the wedding)