WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was walking across the sun-splashed airport tarmac in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2017 when the Israeli leader playfully warned his...
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and other royal family members have gathered at St George's chapel in Windsor for the wedding of the daughter of the monarch's first cousin.
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...
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the royal baby (all times local):
Prince Harry and Meghan have named their son Archie.
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) — The Latest on the newest royal baby in Britain (all times local):
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated Prince Harry and Meghan on having...
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...
LONDON (AP) — A drawing of a bearded, pensive-looking man owned by Queen Elizabeth II is a portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, a royal art adviser said Thursday on the 500th anniversary of the artist...
Harry and Meghan: Newest royal baby could be an American
LONDON (AP) — What would the founding fathers think? Almost 250 years after the United States launched a revolution to rid itself of the British royal family, the next royal baby could be an...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Britain's Prince William on Thursday met with some of the police officers and medics who were the first to respond to last month's mosque attacks in Christchurch,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump finally has a date on the calendar for a state dinner at Buckingham Palace — a visit more than two years in the making. The mere announcement of his June...
LONDON (AP) — The time is drawing near for the impending birth of the first child for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. The couple is keeping many details about Meghan's...
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday.
The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals...
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Today is Sunday, April 21, the 111th day of 2019. There are 254 days left in the year.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that swept through Paris' Notre Dame cathedral (all times local):
Among those watching with horror as fire engulfed the iconic Notre Dame...
LONDON (AP) — An unlikely fashion icon during the World Cup, England manager Gareth Southgate was looking sharp again in his trademark vest on Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Britain's Prince William will visit New Zealand to honor the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
The palace said Wednesday that William will make...
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image.
The media-savvy queen posted from the Science Museum Thursday to help promote the museum's summer...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's senior royals have gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the investiture of Prince Charles as the Prince of Wales.
Prince Philip won’t be charged in UK car crash
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.
Queen Elizabeth II okays ‘upskirting’ ban in England, Wales
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has given royal approval to a law that will make it illegal in England and Wales to take "upskirting" photos.
The law will make it a criminal offense to take pictures under a person's clothes without permission.
It is the result of a campaign started by Gina Martin after a man placed a phone between her legs and took a picture of her at a London music festival in 2017.
Crash victim says Prince Philip is right to give up driving
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."
Prince Philip, 97, gives up driver’s license after crash
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.
Prince Philip tells car crash victim he is ‘deeply sorry’
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.
Queen urges common ground in remarks seen as Brexit nod
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has urged people to seek "common ground," in remarks widely interpreted as a veiled criticism of the toxic debate surrounding Britain's departure from the European Union.
UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt
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."
Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, recovers after Land Rover crash
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."
Witness describes helping Prince Philip after crash
Prince Philip, queen’s husband, uninjured after car accident
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.
Meghan moves into more visible roles in UK royal family
LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is taking an increasingly visible role in the British royal family as she becomes the patron of four organizations including the prestigious National Theatre.
Kensington Palace said Thursday that Meghan will take over two roles as patron that have for decades been held by Queen Elizabeth II and is taking two other roles as well.
Note says Britain’s queen ‘naturally’ wanted new royal yacht
LONDON (AP) — A newly discovered note in the U.K.'s National Archives shows Queen Elizabeth II let government officials know she would welcome a replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia once it was decommissioned.
The 1995 note is unusual because the queen is required to remain politically neutral and avoids lobbying the government on specific requests.
The message from her deputy private secretary to the Cabinet office said Elizabeth would "naturally very much welcome" a new royal yacht.
Queen Elizabeth II riffs on wisdom, family’s busy year
SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II wove personal reflections into the latest edition of her annual Christmas message, saying she hoped her long life brought a measure of wisdom and noting her grandchildren's contributions to Britain's royal family.
The 92-year-old queen, the world's longest-reigning living monarch, also included the customary tribute to military personnel and wishes for world peace in the message, which was pre-recorded at Buckingham Palace and televised Tuesday.
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.
UK: Royal protection officer accused of messaging teenager
LONDON (AP) — A police officer assigned to protect Britain's royal family is not contesting allegations that he acted improperly by sending suggestive text messages to a teenage girl visiting a Buckingham Palace event.
Royal protection officer Andrew Daly is accused of asking a 16-year-old girl outside a garden party hosted by Queen Elizabeth II in May 2016 for her phone number and then sending her inappropriate texts.
Daly did not attend a police misconduct hearing Tuesday.
With child coming, it’s off to the suburbs for Harry, Meghan
LONDON (AP) — Like many a couple before them, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are moving to the suburbs ahead of the anticipated birth of their first child.
Officials said Saturday that Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will move from Kensington Palace in central London to Frogmore Cottage, a house on the grounds of Windsor Estate, early next year.
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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.
AP PHOTOS: Royal couple dazzle fans on South Pacific tour
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prince Harry and wife Meghan broke news they're expecting their first child during their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific.
British, Dutch monarchs say bonds will endure after Brexit
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands have both urged their countries to look beyond Brexit to a shared future as the Dutch monarch and his wife pay a state visit to the U.K.
In a rare mention of Britain's impending EU exit, the queen said at a Buckingham Palace banquet that Britain was looking toward "a new partnership with Europe," and said that as "innovators, traders and internationalists we look with confidence to the future."
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.
And baby makes three: Prince Harry and Meghan’s child on way
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — They both wanted children. They knew it was time. Meghan had ended her acting career and moved to Britain to be a full-time royal. Prince Harry had stepped down from the military and wanted to settle down.
Their marriage was a five-star glamour blowout: the spectacular Windsor Castle setting, the horse-drawn carriage on a warm spring day, the vintage Jaguar with the top down, the Hollywood A-listers mixing with real-life royalty.
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.
UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie’s wedding
LONDON (AP) — The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms of British TV viewership.
ITV said Saturday that it added roughly 2.1 million viewers during its extended morning program that showed live coverage of Friday's wedding at Windsor Castle.
ITV was the only U.K. broadcaster that showed the entire service live from St. George's Chapel.
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.
The Latest: British designers made Eugenie’s wedding dress
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (all times local):
Princess Eugenie is wearing a gown designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank.
The dress features a neckline that folds around the shoulders to a low back that drapes into a full-length train.
The bride is also wearing the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, which was loaned to her by her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.
Police: Trump’s UK visit used 10,000 officers, cost $24M
LONDON (AP) — British police chiefs say security for U.S. President Donald Trump's visit in July involved almost 10,000 officers and cost nearly 18 million pounds ($24 million), making it the biggest police operation since riots swept England in 2011.
National Police Chiefs' Council chairwoman Sara Thornton said Thursday that nearly every police force in the country was involved in covering the four-day visit, which required 26,000 police shifts by almost 10,000 officers.