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A Queen’s Favorite Subjects

Elizabeth II and Her Horses Remembering Britain’s longest-reigning monarch in her most beloved pastime

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Small Talk

“Anyone Seen the Beefeater Gin Guy?” Queen Elizabeth headed one of the world’s biggest brands. It’s only right that advertising heads of state come to mourn her

Air Mail Diary

Controversy over The Crown (the Show, Not Charles) And other strange news about these curious days …


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A Queen’s Favorite Subjects

Elizabeth II and Her Horses Remembering Britain’s longest-reigning monarch in her most beloved pastime

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Air Mail Diary

Spend It Like Beckham? The Soccer Star’s Money Scandal And other strange news about these curious days …

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Air Mail Diary

Mel Gibson Wants Your Forgiveness And other strange news about these curious days …

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Behind the Palace Curtain A new season of The Crown, a scathing nonfiction account, the tell-all memoir from Prince Harry himself—there is no shortage of ways to take in the royal family, but none are flattering

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Air Mail Diary

Trump Admits He Is Depressing And other strange news about these curious days …

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Style

The Spy Who Dressed Me During World War II, one of London’s most prominent fashion designers led a secret life as head of an espionage unit operating behind German lines

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Little Britain

Who Will Follow BoJo the Clown? The fight to become the U.K.’s next P.M.—and the Queen’s 15th—is down to two very different candidates

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Great Lives

Dirck Halstead From Saigon’s fall to Reagan’s shooting to Monicagate, the photographer was at the center of history as it happened

Sports

Perfecting Their Backhand As the U.S. Open approaches, WOTs—the wives of tennis stars—are giving soccer’s WAGs a run for their money

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The View from Here Fifty years on, Nick Ut’s Pulitzer Prize–winning photograph, “Napalm Girl,” still has the power to shock. But can a picture change the world?

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Air Mail Diary

Emmanuel Macron Gets Some Very Expensive Advice And other strange news about these curious days …

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Open Book

Meet You at Mortimer’s A new book revisits the mid-70s heyday of Mortimer’s restaurant, which played host to everyone from Jackie O and Nancy Reagan to Liz Smith and Mick Jagger

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Behind the Palace Curtain A new season of The Crown, a scathing nonfiction account, the tell-all memoir from Prince Harry himself—there is no shortage of ways to take in the royal family, but none are flattering

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Air Mail Diary

Has the Queen Buried Meghan? And other strange news about these curious days …

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The Royals

Sins of the Father What does Prince Andrew’s scandal mean for Britain’s hardest-working princesses, Beatrice and Eugenie?

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The Jewel Is The Crown Even though Season Five of Netflix’s hit series is a laughable portrait of Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the show’s critics will keep watching

Air Mail Diary

Two More Prince Andrew Dramas And other strange news about these curious days …


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Behind the Palace Curtain A new season of The Crown, a scathing nonfiction account, the tell-all memoir from Prince Harry himself—there is no shortage of ways to take in the royal family, but none are flattering

The Prince of Wails Even though Andrew’s legacy has been marred by endless scandals, the coddled prince was shocked to the point of tears when he finally understood his title was gone forever

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