The third season of “The Crown” welcomes a new cast as it tells the story of the modern British monarchy.
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LONDON (AP) — Brexit may have Britain's political system in turmoil, but the State Opening of Parliament Monday provided a return to reassuring rituals dating back centuries.
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Buckingham Palace released a statement from Queen Elizabeth II after the final.
LONDON (AP) — Senior royals are congratulating Prince Philip as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II celebrates his 98th birthday in private.
In a tweet Monday, the royal family wished Philip...
LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip won't face charges in connection with a car collision that left two women injured, British prosecutors said Thursday.
The decision came just days after Buckingham Palace said the 97-year-old royal would stop driving. The husband of Queen Elizabeth II was driving a Land Rover near the royal family's Sandringham estate in eastern England when he smashed into another car on Jan. 17.
LONDON (AP) — A woman who was injured in a car accident involving Prince Philip says the roads will be safer now that the 97-year-old royal has given up his driver's license.
Buckingham Palace says Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has voluntarily surrendered his license "after careful consideration."
Emma Fairweather, who suffered a broken wrist in the Jan. 17 accident, told the Sunday Mirror newspaper that "it's the right thing to do. Undoubtedly the roads will be safer now."
LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has decided to stop driving at the age of 97, less than a month after he was involved in a collision that left two women injured, Buckingham Palace said Saturday.
Prosecutors said they would consider the decision as they decide whether to charge the husband of Queen Elizabeth II over the Jan. 17 crash.
"After careful consideration the Duke of Edinburgh has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving license," the palace said in a statement.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Philip has apologized to a woman who was injured when the car she was riding in collided with a Land Rover that he was driving.
The 97-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II told the woman he was "deeply sorry" that she was injured in the Jan. 17 collision.
In the letter, published in the Sunday Mirror, Philip said he was dazzled by the sun when he entered a main road near the royal retreat in Sandringham in eastern England.
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LONDON (AP) — British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash.
British media on Saturday published a photograph showing the 97-year-old royal driving a new Land Rover near the royal residence at Sandringham in eastern England.
Norfolk Police said "suitable words of advice have been given to the driver."
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip was recovering at the royal Sandringham estate after the Land Rover he was driving rolled over on its side in a collision with another vehicle.
An alarming photo showing Philip's toppled black Land Rover dominated the front pages Friday of Britain's tabloids. The Daily Mirror's headline read: "Philip, 97, cheats death in crash."
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LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, was involved in a car crash Thursday while driving in rural England but was not injured.
Buckingham Palace said Philip, 97, was checked by a doctor after the accident and determined to be fine.
The palace said the two-car accident happened Thursday afternoon near Sandringham Estate, the queen's country retreat in eastern England.
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.
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.
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.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Britain's Prince Edward has visited a New Jersey university to play a centuries-old form of tennis and accept an honorary degree.
The Earl of Wessex, the youngest of Queen Elizabeth II's children, arrived at Georgian Court University in Lakewood on Thursday to play court tennis, a predecessor of modern tennis.
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) — Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall have named their new daughter Lena Elizabeth.
A spokeswoman says the baby's first name is pronounced Lay-na, and her middle name is in honor of her great-grandmother, the queen.
The baby, who was born June 18, is the second child of Zara and Mike Tindall, a former English rugby player. She has an older sister, 4-year-old Mia.
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Tindall has given birth to a baby girl.
Buckingham Palace said Tuesday the baby is the second child of Zara and Mike Tindall, a former English rugby player.
The baby was born Monday and has not yet been named. The palace said the baby weighs nine pounds three ounces (4.2 kilograms).
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the preparation for the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (all times local):
Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland has had a series of whirlwind visits with senior royals since her arrival from California.
She met Prince Harry's brother, Prince William, and his wife Kate and their two oldest children, Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 3, at Windsor Castle on Thursday afternoon.
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has made his first public appearance since leaving the hospital after hip replacement surgery on April 13.
Philip was seen in a sports utility vehicle at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Friday. He was talking to the queen through the vehicle's open window.
Palace officials have said he plans to attend next week's wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle if he is well enough to do so.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has met the head of Greece's Orthodox Christian Church, Archbishop Hieronymos, during an official visit to Athens.
Charles has long been interested in Orthodox Christianity, privately visiting monasteries in Romania and Greece — where his paternal great-grandfather reigned and his father, Prince Philip, was born.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Claire Foy says the controversy over her pay for the Netflix series "The Crown" has changed her approach to Hollywood.
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's 96-year-old husband, Prince Philip, has been admitted to a London hospital for a previously scheduled hip surgery, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday.
The palace said the prince entered the King Edward VII Hospital in the afternoon and would have the surgery Wednesday. It said the hospital admission and surgery were planned.
Officials declined to provide additional details about the surgery and said "further updates will be issued when appropriate."
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William and his wife, Kate, and other senior British royals celebrated an Easter church service Sunday at the chapel where Prince Harry and American fiancee Meghan Markle will get married in May.
Harry and Markle did not attend the service at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England. Palace officials said their weekend plans were private.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's Philadelphia's other bell, the bigger, uncracked twin of the Liberty Bell. Britain bestowed the Bicentennial Bell to the city as a gift for America's 200th birthday, but it's been out of sight and out of mind since 2013. Now, a nonprofit group is hoping to bust the bell out of storage and put it on proper display, just a few blocks away from its better-known relative.
LONDON (AP) — Producers of the Netflix drama "The Crown" apologized Tuesday to actors Claire Foy and Matt Smith over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star.
A producer disclosed last week that Foy, who starred as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than Smith, who played Prince Philip, because Smith was better known.
The gender pay gap has become a big issue in Hollywood after revelations that many female stars were paid less than their male counterparts.
LONDON (AP) — A producer of hit royal drama "The Crown" says Claire Foy, who played the central role of Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than her on-screen husband.
The Netflix series traces Elizabeth's journey from princess to queen, beginning in the 1950s.
Trade publication Variety quoted producer Suzanne Mackie as confirming Foy was paid less than Matt Smith, who played Prince Philip in two seasons of the series. She made the reported comment at an industry event in Jerusalem.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's throne-less royals have welcomed a new member into the Karadjordjevic family that once ruled Yugoslavia but was exiled for decades during communism.
Prince Philip and Princess Danica Karadjordjevic presented their newborn son Stefan as they brought him home from a Belgrade hospital on Friday.
The Serbian royals say Stefan Karadjordjevic is the first male child born in Serbia to the family in 90 years.
SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and senior members of the British royal family — along with newcomer Meghan Markle, an American actress engaged to Prince Harry — attended a Christmas church service on Monday as a crowd of local residents gathered.
Markle smiled and gave a brief wave in her first public appearance with the queen. She and Harry stopped to talk with several locals on their way back to the queen's residence.
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II plans to use her Christmas message to praise London and Manchester for pulling together after extremist attacks this year.
Remarks pre-recorded by the monarch will be televised on Christmas Day in the United Kingdom and 51 other Commonwealth countries.
Excerpts released by Buckingham Palace indicate Elizabeth hails the "powerful identities" of Manchester and London.
ELKADER, Iowa (AP) — When Elkader couple Gerald and Dorothy Beck married 70 years ago, they knew they shared their wedding date with British royalty.
That Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip also married Nov. 20, 1947, was a topic that periodically arose in conversation over the years during the Becks' anniversary celebrations, according to their son, Loren Beck.
NEW YORK (AP) — Claire Foy is wistful when asked how she would describe her "The Crown" co-star Matt Smith to other actors who may work with him in the future.
"I don't know, you're never going to work with anybody ever again," joked Foy of Smith. "You promised you wouldn't!"
Smith responded with this advice: "I'd say she loves chocolate and for god's sake, whatever you do, do not get on the wrong side of her."
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LONDON (AP) — Britain marked the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip on Monday with a peal of bells, a set of portraits and some commemorative stamps.
The then-Princess Elizabeth married naval officer Lt. Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on Nov. 20, 1947, in a Britain physically and economically ravaged by World War II. Wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill described the ceremony as "a flash of color on the hard road we travel."
LONDON (AP) — When Britain's 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth married 26-year-old Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in 1947, the wedding sparked joy and celebration in a country just recovering from World War II.
Seven decades on, the couple who would become Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip — now 91 and 96, respectively — are still going strong, their marriage a bedrock in British public life amid a world of change.