Artist and sculptor Delphine Boel is on the cusp of officially becoming a Belgian princess after a Brussels court ruled in her favor Thursday in a decades-old royal paternity scandal pitting her...
BEIRUT (AP) — One of Lebanon’s landmark hotels that survived the country’s bloody 15-year civil war and various other bouts of fighting is shutting down amid the country's economic crisis and...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Observing social distancing, Danes on Thursday sang birthday songs from homes, balconies, parks and public gardens to honor popular Queen Margrethe II, who turned 80...
Prince Philip has left hospital after being treated for what Buckingham Palace said was a ‘pre-existing condition’
LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has left hospital after being treated for what Buckingham Palace said was a 'pre-existing condition'.
Palace: 98-year-old Prince Philip admitted to a London hospital for treatment of pre-existing condition as a precaution
Palace: 98-year-old Prince Philip admitted to a London hospital for treatment of pre-existing condition as a precaution.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at Buckingham Palace for meeting with Queen Elizabeth II to form new government
LONDON (AP) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at Buckingham Palace for meeting with Queen Elizabeth II to form new government.
LONDON (AP) — Prince Andrew suffered fresh scrutiny Monday night when the woman who says she was a trafficking victim made to have sex with him when she was 17 asked the British public to support...
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon on Saturday, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing.
LONDON (AP) — London police have arrested a man who climbed the front gates of Buckingham Palace while Queen Elizabeth II was in residence.
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) — Royalty, politicians and military chiefs gathered at London's Westminster Abbey on Friday to mark half a century of Britain's seaborne nuclear arms program — though organizers...
NEW YORK (AP) — Your sister, best friend or beloved cousin just had her first baby and you'd like to treat your favored newborn to some luxury. But where to begin?
BANGKOK (AP) — Princess Ubolratana Mahidol, the first child of Thailand's beloved late king, has always been a bit of a rebel, and on Friday she shook Thai society by becoming the first member of the royal family to say she would enter party politics.
But hours later, her younger brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, commanded her to halt her bid to become prime minister, saying in an order read on television that no member of the royal family should be involved in politics.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world's best artists during Art Basel.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Royalty, Real Housewives, and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous Art Basel parties toasting the world's best artists.
Cardi B, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, Pharrell and Meek Mill performed.
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.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Royalty, political leaders and fans attended the funeral in Barcelona on Monday of Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe.
The 85-year-old Caballe died Saturday at a hospital in the Catalan capital where she had been since September.
"The Lost Queen: a Novel" (Touchstone), by Signe Pike
Building on the fascination of Camelot and other Arthurian tales of nobility and magic, Signe Pike debuts the first novel in her new trilogy. "The Lost Queen" is a story of bravery and sacrifice told from the perspective of a strong, powerful woman who helped shape the man who inspired Merlin.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kurt Busch found another sport that suits him: The former NASCAR champion traveled to England to watch his wife play polo with a prince.
The 2004 NASCAR Cup champ hit the sights in London and cheered on wife Ashley during a charity polo match with Prince Harry. Ashley Busch is an accomplished polo player and was recruited to compete in the Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club with the Sentebale St. Regis team.
WINDSOR, England (AP) — The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy.
WINDSOR, England (AP) — Meghan Markle will have an heir to the British throne walk her down the aisle — and have her mother and friends on hand for support — when she marries Prince Harry at Windsor Castle.
Friday's announcement that Markle has asked her future father-in-law Prince Charles to offer a supporting elbow, stepping in for Markle's father after he became ill, meant arrangements were almost complete for Saturday's royal wedding.
Richard Schiff: ‘I’m still upset royalty exists’
NEW YORK (AP) — Bey and Jay. Michelle and Barack. Kim and Kanye. Throw in some political dynasties — Kennedys and Bushes, for instance — and there's plenty of royalty, American style, to go around.
After the end of Camelot, when Jacqueline Kennedy became Jackie O, after Liz and Richard (Taylor and Burton) married and remarried, and after the messy undoing of Brangelina, fan worship minus thrones and crowns keeps the idea of faux royalty alive where the real deal doesn't exist.
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- 'The Last Jedi' aims to capture that old Star Wars feeling
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- Hamill: ‘I loved Fisher so much’
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- Gwendoline Christie's fighting bridges Star Wars, Westeros
- 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premieres in LA
- 'Star Wars' mania grips London
- Hamill loves teasing 'Star Wars' fans
- Kelly Marie Tran steps into Star Wars stardom in 'Last Jedi'
- John Boyega talks 'Last Jedi,' personal parallels with Finn
- Stormtroopers and princes on London's 'Last Jedi' red carpet
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — European royalty joined tens of thousands of Romanians who wept and applauded as they said farewell to Romania's last monarch, King Michael, who was buried next to his wife Saturday after a state funeral.
Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, was remembered for his dignity and morality. He died at age 96 in Switzerland on Dec. 5.
CHARLESTON, Maine (AP) — The East Ridge Stable is hosting equine royalty this weekend.
Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions are performing at a fundraiser that's being hosted this weekend at the stables in Charleston.
Athletic and sleek, the Lipizzan breed is a rarity that originated in the 16th Century for use of Austria's royal Hapsburg family.
MADRID (AP) — In a July 3 story about an appeal of King Felipe's brother-in-law's sentence in a corruption case, The Associated Press erroneously reported the length of the new prison term sought by the prosecutor. The appeal seeks to increase the original sentence to up to 10 years, not 14 years and six months.
A corrected version of the story is below:
4 more years in prison sought for Spanish princess' husband
ENGLEFIELD, England (AP) — Two likely future British kings were there, along with one of the world's most photographed women, the often-adorable Prince Harry, a multilingual tennis legend and a brash TV reality star.
But all eyes were on Pippa Middleton on Saturday as she walked down the aisle of a 12th-century church wearing a custom hand-embroidered gown with a tiara and long veil to marry hedge fund manager James Matthews.
ENGLEFIELD, England (AP) — There were hats and morning jackets and British royalty galore, all coming together to celebrate Pippa Middleton's wedding.
The 33-year-old bride, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, had two likely future British kings and other members of the royal family looking on Saturday as she married hedge fund manager James Matthews, 41, at a rural English church.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Queen Mary is so corroded that it's at urgent risk of flooding or collapse, and the price tag for fixing up the 1930s ocean liner could near $300 million, according to a survey done by experts.
It would likely take five years to rehab the ship, a tourist destination docked permanently in Long Beach Harbor south of Los Angeles, according to documents obtained by the Long Beach Press-Telegram (http://bit.ly/2npGoX8 ).
NEW YORK (AP) — The Queen Mary 2 ship is offering a fashion-themed trans-Atlantic crossing with a celebrity guest who's practically fashion royalty herself: 95-year-old Iris Apfel.
The inimitable Apfel is known for her irreverent style mixing haute couture with oversized costume jewelry and her trademark large round glasses. She's been the subject of museum exhibits and a documentary film, "Iris," that will be screened during the trip.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities cracking down on online insults to the royal family following the recent death of their king pressed Google and Facebook for help as they shut down 1,300-plus websites last month — more than they had in the previous five years combined, according to records released exclusively to The Associated Press.