Rebekah Brooks is officially off the hook. For those who might not know, or might have lost track of this story in the whirl of the spin cycle, Brooks is the former editor of Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid in the United Kingdom.
Temporary host John Oliver may be British, but that doesn't mean he was about to go soft on the monarchy--and CNN's coverage of it--after the newest member of the royal family was born earlier in the week.
One might be forgiven for believing that the monarchy has been dying a slow yet dignified death But the announcement of the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy promises to renew adoration for the family in the hearts and minds of Brits But Kate's pregnancy promises to renew adoration for the family in the hearts and minds of Brits.
The pregnancy was announced Monday after the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to a London-area hospital for treatment of acute morning sickness.
Well, this is embarrassing: According to The Nielsen Co., the U.S. news media have outdone their U.K. counterparts in terms of covering the upcoming nuptials of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton -- and not by a small margin, either.
Judging by England's biggest engagement, relationships have come a long way in the royal family.