James Pheby
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Fil-Am Olivia Rodrigo stars at landmark Brit Awards 2021; pregnant Little Mix members attend
by James Pheby - May 12, 2021 - 2:57pm
Rising stars Arlo Parks and Olivia Rodrigo are among the artists performing to 4,000 guests at Tuesday's Brit Awards, where soul singer Celeste and hit machine Dua Lipa are both tipped to win big.
Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip: the strength behind the crown
by James Pheby - April 10, 2021 - 9:27am
He often grabbed headlines for his gaffes, but Prince Philip was portrayed by royalists as the silent stalwart, who shelved his personal ambitions to support Queen Elizabeth II over seven decades.
Queen vows to address Harry and Meghan racism claims
by James Pheby - March 10, 2021 - 7:32am
"The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan," she said in a statement.
British PM Boris Johnson says evidence UK virus strain more deadly
by James Pheby - January 23, 2021 - 10:25am
The coronavirus strain that has swept Britain and beyond in recent months could be more deadly as well as more transmissible, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday.
Johnny Depp: Lovable loner tarnished by lurid claims
by James Pheby - July 28, 2020 - 11:37am
Johnny Depp made his name and fortune playing off-beat characters from Willy Wonka to Captain Jack Sparrow, all the while beating an increasingly destructive off-screen path like his hero Marlon Brando.
Vaccine studies offer new hope as WHO warns on Africa
by James Pheby - July 21, 2020 - 7:47am
As European leaders in Brussels struggled to salvage a 750-billion-euro coronavirus aid package for the EU, two studies published in The Lancet medical journal appear to show progress towards a vaccine. 
Trump urges US to re-open, British death toll hits 32,000
by James Pheby - May 6, 2020 - 8:37am
The growing US death toll is already more than 70,000 — by far the highest globally - while Britain's rose to 32,000, putting it above Italy in the grim ranking of national fatalities.
British virus death toll now world's third-worst
by James Pheby - April 30, 2020 - 8:47am
Britain's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 26,097 on Wednesday — the second-highest in Europe behind Italy and third-highest in the world -—as the government took into account fatalities...
WWII hero, 99, raises £13M for hero frontliners fighting COVID-19
by James Pheby - April 17, 2020 - 5:16pm
A 99-year-old British World War II veteran on Thursday completed 100 laps of his garden in a fundraising challenge for healthcare staff that has "captured the heart of the nation", raising more than £13 million...
Oscar winner Malek unveiled as Bond villain in Craig 007 swansong
by James Pheby - April 26, 2019 - 4:44pm
"I promise you all I will be making sure Mr Bond does not have an easy ride in this," Malek said.
Meghan's baby to test royal appetite for reform
by James Pheby - April 9, 2019 - 3:23pm
Hailed as a breath of fresh air in a stuffy institution, Prince Harry's wife Meghan is set to test the limits of the British monarchy's desire to modernize when their first baby arrives this month.
Britain's 'zombie PM' buys some time on Brexit
by James Pheby - January 30, 2019 - 9:14am
British Prime Minister Theresa May bought herself some time by securing the support of MPs to renegotiate her Brexit deal, but her position remains perilous -- and she is running out of road.
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