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Estimated 2 billion to watch royal wedding

Reuters is reporting that a more than a quarter of the world’s population is expected to watch the upcoming wedding between England’s Prince William and Kate Middleton. The figure was provided by Britain’s Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The wedding between William’s parents, Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer was viewed…

Abbey Road studios granted historical status

LONDON — London’s Abbey Road recording studios, made famous by artists like the Beatles, is to be listed, granting it protection from major changes, officials said Tuesday. The announcement from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport came two days after its owners, struggling music group EMI, said they would…