Top British Women to Know

With all of the mania surrounding the birth of Kate Middleton's baby, it is the "British invasion" all over again. From thrones to fashion, posh to cockney, we compiled a list of must-know ladies hailing from Mother England.


July 19, 2013 5:00 PM

Diane Abbott

Abbott became the first black woman to be elected to the House of Commons in 1987. She is also the Shadow Public Health Minister and was a media personality, appearing on BBC's political show, This Week.