British comedian Mel Smith dies at 60 of heart attack

LONDON, July 20 (UPI) -- Mel Smith, a comedian, writer and director, has died at his home in London of a heart attack, his agent announced. Smith was 60.

Police expert: Younger teens joining gangs

LONDON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- One of Britain's top police officers warns that gang members are younger and more violent and says the country must provide alternatives to crime.

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LONDON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Britain's Countess of Wessex has given birth to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's eighth grandchild -- an as yet unnamed baby boy.

Killer's image caught by security camera

LIVERPOOL, England, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A security camera captured an image of the killer of an 11-year-old boy who was gunned down in Liverpool, British police said Saturday.

BBC's 'Restoration' won't see new season

LONDON, April 15 (UPI) -- BBC2's British reality show "Restoration" has been canceled after three seasons of raising money to save buildings set for destruction.

Britain's Mary Rhys-Jones dead at 71

LONDON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The mother-in-law of Britain's Prince Edward, Mary Rhys-Jones, has died at age 71, Buckingham Palace announced Monday.

Britain's royal baby girl doing 'fine'

LONDON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Britain's Countess of Wessex Sophie, wife of Prince Edward, and their new baby daughter are doing "fine" after an emergency delivery, the BBC said Sunday.

GoTo Shop: Unfazed wedding dress dreams

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Rhys Jones
British royalty Sophie Rhys Jones The Countess of Wessex attends the Dream auction full stop-VIP party at Royal Albert Hall in London on May 9,2006. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)

Rhys Maengwyn Jones (26 February 1941 – 19 September 2001) was a Welsh-Australian archeologist.

Jones was born in Wales. He received his PhD at Cambridge University specialising in the economic and technological interactions of Stone Age people.

He arrived in Australia in 1963 to take up a teaching position at the University of Sydney, and moved on to the Australian National University in 1969 where he spent the rest of his career. He was an Honorary Professor of the University of Wales, Newport, and a Fellow of the University of Wales, Lampeter. For one year, he was Australian Visiting Professor at Harvard University.

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