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August 13, 1989 | By Jonathan Storm, Inquirer Staff Writer
Pink beaches and a gentle ocean; pastel cottages scattered along narrow, winding, hilly roads; a soft climate that fills the air with cedary smells, a quiet-spoken populace that treats neighbors and visitors with friendly good manners - Bermuda is almost perfect. It's one of the most isolated spots on Earth: The nearest land, Cape Hatteras, N.C., is 600 miles away. Because of that splendid isolation, a subtropical climate and a long, quiet history under enlightened British protection, the country has evolved into a very pleasant place.
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January 25, 1987 | By Joe Fite, Special to The Inquirer
When Mary Griffiths came to the United States with her family from Britain 16 years ago, she discovered that information readily available in Coventry was virtually nonexistent here. The London Times and other British newspapers are available in the United States, but she did not think they satisfied the need for knowledge about happenings back home, such as detailed news about the royal family or the results of the Highland Games. Having studied and worked on the fringes of the publishing industry, Griffiths decided to fill that need by with a magazine for the Britisher in the United States.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 29, 2014
EVERY so often we hear of some poor woman who has fallen prey to a con artist she met online. We sit back and smirk, thinking, "That would never happen to me. " But Mischele Lewis, a registered nurse who lives in Florence, N.J., is proof that it really could happen to anyone. Before hooking up with William Allen Jordan - the man she knew as Liam Allen - she'd lived a quiet suburban life, caring for her two children as a single mother. After meeting him, she became enmeshed in a tangled web of lies and intrigue stretching all the way to England.
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October 25, 1996 | By Karen Auerbach, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
You never know what some people will do to get the scoop on Fergie. Somebody with a British accent - A snoop for one of England's tabloids? An impatient fan of the royal family? - apparently can barely wait to read what the former Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, has written in her autobiography about all the lurid stuff that others already have said about her. Workers at Simon & Schuster's book warehouse in Delran, where hundreds of thousands of copies of her book, My Story, are stored, said yesterday that a woman with the British accent slipped past a security guard near a building entrance around noon Wednesday and approached a caged section where the volumes were being protected by another guard.
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January 6, 2012 | By Sally A. Downey, Inquirer Staff Writer
George Henry Hadley Jr., 54, of Trevose, an assistant principal at Bensalem High School, died of complications from colon cancer on Sunday, Jan. 1, at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. Mr. Hadley joined the Bensalem staff after graduating from Villanova University in 1979. He taught Spanish and French, and for 13 summers he chaperoned student trips to Europe. While teaching, he earned a master's degree in education from Villanova. For the last eight years, Mr. Hadley was an assistant principal.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 24, 2003 | By LAURA RANDALL For the Daily News
Jude Law is a busy lad, even by Hollywood standards. A day after finishing "Alfie," a remake of the 1966 Michael Caine film, he was scheduled to start rehearsals for "Closeup," a drama directed by Mike Nichols and co-starring Julia Roberts. Yet Law sounded upbeat during a recent phone conversation with the Daily News on his way to an appearance on the "Charlie Rose" show. Despite a nagging sore throat, the British actor and newly divorced father of three talked about his role as Inman, the farmer-turned-Confederate soldier who fights his way back to the woman he loves (Nicole Kidman)
NEWS
November 29, 1992 | By Sandy Bauers, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
A car is discovered, abandoned. Yet another young couple is missing, probably dead. For Kay Scarpetta, chief medical examiner in Richmond, Va., a few vague clues and some co-workers who are more evasive than cooperative are, to borrow the title of the novel, All That Remains. As usual, Scarpetta, as one of the new fictional breed of female detectives, makes her way doggedly through the case. And the murderer is revealed by book's - or in this case, audio's - end. What baffles me isn't the particulars of the case, but how best-selling author Patricia D. Cornwell got such a hot reputation.
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May 27, 2010 | By GARY THOMPSON, thompsg@phillynews.com 215-854-5992
In "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," palace treachery has warring princes trying to figure out who killed their father and king. Suspects include buff and boyish hero Jake Gyllenhaal, some British actors you've never heard of, and Ben Kingsley, sporting a goatee and black eyeliner. You really shouldn't need more than one guess. Even without the Maybelline, you know it's Sir Baldie, who since Gandhi has been playing one bastard after another, and with such brio it's almost impossible to imagine he once embodied the principle of nonviolence.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 13, 2012 | By David Hiltbrand and INQUIRER TV WRITER
You'll have to venture to a part of the channel lineup you may not visit often to enjoy an early summer TV treat tonight. Cable's Encore offers Thorne: Sleepyhead, a powerful and gripping British import starring David Morrissey as Detective Inspector Tom Thorne.   This is your chance to see Morrissey before he becomes a sensation here. He's been cast as the Governor in the third season of The Walking Dead, which begins in October on AMC. The pivotal character is the arch-villain in the graphic novels the show is based on. In Sleepyhead, the Liverpudlian actor gives a soulful performance as Thorne, a singularly unguarded detective with an easy laugh and an affection for deep roots American country music.
NEWS
November 8, 1986 | By David Bianculli, Inquirer TV Critic
CBS's four-hour Monte Carlo, which premieres tomorrow night at 9 on Channel 10 and stars Joan Collins, is so bad that I watched it twice out of sheer disbelief. This is no mini-series - it's a misery-series. It does have one priceless moment. Near the end of Monday's concluding installment, Collins, as sexy superspy Katrina Petrovna, is captured by Nazis, tied to a chair and slapped around a bit. The head Nazi, exasperated by the woman's reluctance to talk, finally screams out a question.
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April 29, 2014
EVERY so often we hear of some poor woman who has fallen prey to a con artist she met online. We sit back and smirk, thinking, "That would never happen to me. " But Mischele Lewis, a registered nurse who lives in Florence, N.J., is proof that it really could happen to anyone. Before hooking up with William Allen Jordan - the man she knew as Liam Allen - she'd lived a quiet suburban life, caring for her two children as a single mother. After meeting him, she became enmeshed in a tangled web of lies and intrigue stretching all the way to England.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 22, 2013
* THE FOLLOWING. 9 p.m. Monday, Fox 29.   EDGAR ALLAN POE has some 'splainin' to do. Women (and not a few men) will be dying on Fox starting Monday, and Poe will be there - in spirit, at least - to put a literary gloss on the horror. Not that you have to know much more than the refrain of Poe's "The Raven" to keep up with "The Following," the blood-spattered thriller that marks Kevin Bacon's entry into prime-time TV. Bacon stars as former FBI agent Ryan Hardy, who in Monday's premiere is called in to help the agency track a death row escapee whom Ryan brought to justice 10 years earlier.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 13, 2012 | By David Hiltbrand and INQUIRER TV WRITER
You'll have to venture to a part of the channel lineup you may not visit often to enjoy an early summer TV treat tonight. Cable's Encore offers Thorne: Sleepyhead, a powerful and gripping British import starring David Morrissey as Detective Inspector Tom Thorne.   This is your chance to see Morrissey before he becomes a sensation here. He's been cast as the Governor in the third season of The Walking Dead, which begins in October on AMC. The pivotal character is the arch-villain in the graphic novels the show is based on. In Sleepyhead, the Liverpudlian actor gives a soulful performance as Thorne, a singularly unguarded detective with an easy laugh and an affection for deep roots American country music.
NEWS
January 6, 2012 | By Sally A. Downey, Inquirer Staff Writer
George Henry Hadley Jr., 54, of Trevose, an assistant principal at Bensalem High School, died of complications from colon cancer on Sunday, Jan. 1, at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. Mr. Hadley joined the Bensalem staff after graduating from Villanova University in 1979. He taught Spanish and French, and for 13 summers he chaperoned student trips to Europe. While teaching, he earned a master's degree in education from Villanova. For the last eight years, Mr. Hadley was an assistant principal.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 28, 2010 | By GARY THOMPSON, thompsg@phillynews.com 215-854-5992
In "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," palace treachery has warring princes trying to figure out who killed their father and king. Suspects include buff and boyish hero Jake Gyllenhaal, some British actors you've never heard of, and Ben Kingsley, sporting a goatee and black eyeliner. You really shouldn't need more than one guess. Even without the Maybelline, you know it's Sir Baldie, who since Gandhi has been playing one bastard after another, and with such brio it's almost impossible to imagine he once embodied the principle of nonviolence.
NEWS
May 27, 2010 | By GARY THOMPSON, thompsg@phillynews.com 215-854-5992
In "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," palace treachery has warring princes trying to figure out who killed their father and king. Suspects include buff and boyish hero Jake Gyllenhaal, some British actors you've never heard of, and Ben Kingsley, sporting a goatee and black eyeliner. You really shouldn't need more than one guess. Even without the Maybelline, you know it's Sir Baldie, who since Gandhi has been playing one bastard after another, and with such brio it's almost impossible to imagine he once embodied the principle of nonviolence.
NEWS
January 26, 2004 | MICHELLE MALKIN
GWYNETH Paltrow, the fashionable blonde actress who once chopped off her hair to look exactly like ex-boyfriend Brad Pitt and who showed up at the Oscars a few years ago in a transparent Goth-meets-Heidi costume, has some nerve calling anybody "weird. " Yet, there she was in the pages of Britain's Glamour magazine the other day declaring that America is "too weird. " Now, if Gwynnie had been referring to Michael Jackson gyrating atop his SUV, Britney Spears stumbling down the aisle and Howard Dean going ape-wild in Iowa, she might have had a point.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 24, 2003 | By LAURA RANDALL For the Daily News
Jude Law is a busy lad, even by Hollywood standards. A day after finishing "Alfie," a remake of the 1966 Michael Caine film, he was scheduled to start rehearsals for "Closeup," a drama directed by Mike Nichols and co-starring Julia Roberts. Yet Law sounded upbeat during a recent phone conversation with the Daily News on his way to an appearance on the "Charlie Rose" show. Despite a nagging sore throat, the British actor and newly divorced father of three talked about his role as Inman, the farmer-turned-Confederate soldier who fights his way back to the woman he loves (Nicole Kidman)
NEWS
June 14, 2000 | by Cindy Pearlman, For the Daily News
If Renee Zellweger doesn't watch it, she'll get kicked out of Hollywood's young-ingenue club. She breaks all the rules: She doesn't frequent the Viper Room. She hasn't dated Matt Damon. She doesn't clam up when her personal life is brought up - all the more surprising in that her personal life now includes, besides a big dog named Dylan, some guy named Jim Carrey. Conducting an interview a few months ago at Los Angeles' Four Seasons hotel, Zellweger comes across as the proverbial girl next door, unable to muster star attitude even when complaining about her schedule, which in the last 24 hours has included East Coast filming on her latest movie, "Me, Myself & Irene," then a flight west to be interviewed.
NEWS
October 18, 1999 | By Valerie Reed, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Alison Roberts, a visiting teacher from London, is getting used to the giggles of the first graders at Thomas Fitzwater Elementary School in Willow Grove. "They'll laugh at me occasionally when I come out with things like, 'Tie up the shoelaces on your trainers," meaning sneakers, said Roberts, who is participating in the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program. Roberts traded jobs - and homes - with Bucks County resident Diane E. Hartnett for the school year. Roberts said she was pleased with the smaller class size at her new school.
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