Today in History
Today in History
Today is Monday, July 29, the 210th day of 2019. There are 155 days left in the year.
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace has released three new photographs of Prince George for the young royal's 6th birthday.
The heir to the British throne turned 6 on Monday. It's become a...
Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London
LONDON (AP) — Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it's a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to...
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II marked her official birthday Saturday with the annual Trooping the Color parade, a traditional display of British pageantry at its very best.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...
LONDON (AP) — Mixing pageantry and pugilism, President Donald Trump plunged into his long-delayed state visit to Britain on Monday, welcomed with smiles and a cannon salute by the royals but...
LONDON (AP) — It's a unique odd couple: A 93-year-old sovereign who has made a point of keeping her opinions to herself during her long reign is hosting a 72-year-old reality TV...
LONDON (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth...
BERLIN (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla embarked on a visit to Germany on Tuesday, a four-day charm offensive during which he will stress the two European countries' close...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's royal family has its newest member, a baby boy born to Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, nearly one year after their wedding in a chapel on...
The birth of a royal baby boy to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has changed the line of succession. The baby's name has not been released yet but here are the first 10...
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his wife, Kate, have released three new photographs of Princess Charlotte to mark her fourth birthday.
Kensington Palace said the photos were taken by Kate,...
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his wife, Kate, have released three new photographs of Princess Charlotte ahead of her fourth birthday Thursday.
New photos mark 1st birthday of Britain’s Prince Louis
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have released new photos of their youngest child Prince Louis to celebrate his first birthday.
LONDON (AP) — The youngest child of Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, is about to celebrate his first birthday.
Newcomer Emma Corrin nabs Diana role in ‘The Crown’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Diana Spencer, aka Princess Diana, is joining Netflix's "The Crown."
British newcomer Emma Corrin will play the ill-fated future wife of Prince Charles in the drama...
- The Daily HeraldDocumentary explores life of Camilla, the Duchess of CornwallAugust 3, 2019
- The Washington TimesDonald Trump says there is 'always a chance' of military action against IranJune 5, 2019
- Norfolk Daily NewsSir Barry GibbJune 28, 2018
- The Daily Journal5 interesting facts about royal weddingsMay 16, 2018
LONDON (AP) — A new eight-part Netflix series chronicling life on Earth and the threat posed by climate change has received a royal sendoff at London's Natural History Museum.
Royal couple visit UK-linked sites on second day in Cuba
HAVANA (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla briefly drove a classic British car, visited a statue of John Lennon and cut the ribbon on a British renewable energy project Tuesday, the royal...
Prince Charles, Camilla tour Old Havana on royal visit
HAVANA (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began their first full day in Cuba Monday with a visit to Old Havana, touring churches, shops and cafes in the narrow cobblestoned streets of the...
HAVANA (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family on Sunday, in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's senior royals have gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the investiture of Prince Charles as the Prince of Wales.
Royals reveal the images on their Christmas cards
LONDON (AP) — British officials have released the photos chosen by members of the royal family for their Christmas cards.
Prince William and his wife Kate are shown outside in casual clothes, their three young children in tow. Prince Harry and Meghan chose a black and white motif that shows the newlyweds admiring a fireworks display at their evening wedding reception in May.
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Prince Charles turns 70 with party, new family photos
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles is turning 70 with a family birthday party, and a firm commitment to his environmentalist views.
Charles is due to have tea on Wednesday with a group of people who are also turning 70 this year, before a Buckingham Palace party thrown by his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
Heir’s big birthday: 70 candles lined up for Prince Charles
LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles turns 70 Wednesday and is still heir to the throne — a role he has served since he was a young child.
He's not lacking in things to do and shows few signs of slowing down — he is wealthy, extremely active in matters of great importance to him, and preparing to welcome his fourth grandchild into the world when Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, gives birth next spring.
Prince Charles says he’ll keep views to himself when king
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles has pledged not to interfere in the affairs of state when he becomes king, seeking to dispel concerns about his past activism on issues ranging from global warming to architectural preservation.
In an interview for a documentary marking his 70th birthday, the heir to the throne told the BBC that he understands he will have to act differently when he becomes king. Britain's monarch is barred from interfering in politics.
Prince Charles condemns slavery, climate change in Africa
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles is condemning the slave trade during a stop in Ghana, saying that the atrocity has left an indelible stain on the world's history.
On the third day of his visit to the West African country where many slaves were sent to the Americas, Prince Charles gave a public lecture. He told Ghanaians that all nations around the world must now work to eradicate all forms of modern slavery.
Ghana: Prince Charles says visit to city evokes fond times
KUMASI, Ghana (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have attended a dubar - a traditional celebration of leaders - as part of their visit to Ghana.
The heir to the British throne and his wife, Camilla, arrived in the West African country's capital, Accra, on Friday night and flew into Kumasi International Airport on Sunday.
Prince Charles, Camilla land in Ghana on second Africa stop
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Ghana for the second stop of their West African tour.
The royals landed Friday afternoon in Accra where they walked down a red carpet at the start of their five-day stay. High school students lined the roads from the airport waving flags to greet them.
Ahead of the visit, Prince Charles said he was delighted to be returning to Ghana which he first visited more than 40 years ago.
Prince Charles praises Gambians for regime change
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles is applauding Gambians for overturning two decades of autocratic rule during his first stop on a West African tour.
On Thursday, Prince Charles called the regime change that ousted longtime dictator Yahya Jammeh an "important milestone."
In February, Gambia was accepted back into the Commonwealth of Nations, which is made up mostly of countries that were once British colonies.
Prince Charles in Gambia for first leg of Africa trip
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrived in Gambia on Wednesday to begin a three-day visit.
President Adama Barrow and first lady Fatoumata Barrow greeted the royal couple along with Gambians who came out in throngs for their arrival.
Queen Elizabeth II hosts Dutch king and queen at palace
LONDON (AP) — The Dutch king and queen on Tuesday began a state visit to Britain that will include full ceremonial honors and a gala banquet.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands were welcomed Tuesday morning by Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Pavilion at Horse Guards in central London on a brisk fall day.
The king kissed Elizabeth on both cheeks and clasped her hands when they met. Maxima did the same when she greeted Elizabeth.
A prince or princess?: Facts about Harry and Meghan’s baby
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace said Monday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child to be born in the spring of 2019. Here are answers to some questions about the baby-to-be.
Harry and Meghan’s baby would be 7th in line for UK throne
LONDON (AP) — A baby born to Prince Harry and Meghan, the duchess of Sussex, would be seventh in line for the British throne when it is born next spring. Here is the current line of succession to the British throne upon of the death of 92-year-old Queen Elizabeth II:
1. Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
2. Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, eldest child of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana.
Princess Eugenie weds her beau at Windsor Castle
WINDSOR, England (AP) — Britain's Princess Eugenie married tequila brand ambassador Jack Brooksbank in a star-studded royal wedding Friday at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.
It was the second wedding extravaganza of the year for the royal family, which seems to be riding a wave of popularity as the younger generation comes to the fore and the widely-respected Queen Elizabeth II cuts back slightly on her public appearances.
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:
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LONDON (AP) — Who doesn't like birthdays?
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate have released a new photo of their son Prince George to mark his fifth birthday.
The photo shows George grinning in the garden of Clarence House after the christening of his younger brother Prince Louis on July 9.
LONDON (AP) — The third child of Prince William and wife Kate was christened Monday at a royal chapel.
The service for Prince Louis was attended by guests including Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, and newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan.
Louis's siblings Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 3, also watched the ceremony at The Chapel Royal in St. James's Palace.
LONDON (AP) — Bee Gee Barry Gibb has received a knighthood at Buckingham Palace, and says he hopes his late brothers Robin and Maurice are proud of him.
Gibb is the last surviving member of the fraternal trio whose falsetto harmonies and disco beats powered huge 1970s hits including "How Deep is Your Love," ''Stayin' Alive" and "Tragedy." Maurice died in 2003 and his twin Robin in 2012.
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LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Prince William will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the end of June — the first British royal to make an official visit there.
The prince will begin his June 24-28 trip in Amman, Jordan, then travel to Jerash in Jordan; Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in Israel; and Ramallah in the West Bank.
LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Tuesday attended their first royal event as newlyweds — a Buckingham Palace garden party honoring Harry's father, Prince Charles, for his many years of charitable work.
The long spell of sunny weather that gave their Saturday wedding a special glow continued Tuesday at the outdoor occasion.
More than 6,000 people involved with charities supported by Charles also attended the party in the vast palace gardens.
Royal Newlyweds Step Out for First Time
LONDON (AP) — The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle thought the invitation was a prank.
Rev. Michael Curry told ITV that he thought "somebody was doing an April Fools' joke on me."
Curry's sermon, entitled "The Power of Love," was one of the most discussed moments during Saturday's wedding.