The only son of Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia has married his fiancee in a lavish ceremony in Stockholm.
Christopher Lee, the prolific, aristocratic British actor who brought dramatic gravitas to the low-budget thrills of Hammer Studios' 1950s and 1960s horror films and to the more recent "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and two of George Lucas' "Star Wars" prequels, has died at age 93, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London confirmed a death certificate was issued for Lee on June 8.
The Appleby Horse Fair has existed under the protection of a charter granted by James II since 1685 and is one of the key gathering points for the Romany, gypsy and traveling community.
Flooding in Ghana's capital swept stored fuel into a nearby fire, setting off a huge explosion at a gas station that killed 73 people and set alight neighboring buildings, authorities said Thursday.
A volcano erupted in spectacular fashion on a small island in southern Japan on Friday, spewing out rocks and sending black clouds of ash 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) into the sky.
Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,180 people, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest.