Trump turns from pomp to business in UK visit

Politics 06/03/19, 23:34

President Donald Trump will turn from pageantry to policy Tuesday as he joins British Prime Minister Theresa May for a day of talks likely to highlight fresh uncertainty in the allies' storied relationship. Trump and May are due to meet with corporate executives from the United States and United Kingdom, before ...

Update: Trumps, royals dine on lamb at Buckingham Palace

Politics 06/03/19, 15:32

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is being treated to a meal of lamb at a banquet in his honor at Buckingham Palace. Rounding out Monday's dinner are courses of halibut with watercress mousse, strawberry sable with lemon verbena cream, assorted fresh ...

President Trump, first lady meet with queen at Buckingham Palace

Politics 06/03/19, 07:02

President Donald Trump met with Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, June 3, during a three-day visit to Britain that's meant to strengthen ties between the two nations. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump flew to Buckingham Palace in Marine One, landing on a lawn where they were greeted by Prince Charles ...

Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles

Tennis 05/16/19, 14:34

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 II.Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.The knighthood ...

Update: Meghan, Harry name baby son Archie Harrison

Entertainment 05/08/19, 11:06

The Latest on the royal baby (all times local):4:45 p.m.Prince Harry and Meghan have named their son Archie.Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, during a photocall with their newborn son, in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle, Windsor, south England, Wednesday May 8, 2019. Baby Sussex was born ...

Newborn son of Meghan and Harry to meet monarch

Europe 05/08/19, 05:56

The newborn son of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry is set to attend his first photocall and meet his great grandmother — all in one day.Harry and Meghan are expected to introduce the infant, known only as Baby Sussex for the moment, to Queen Elizabeth II and ...

UK’s Prince Charles visits Germany on 4-day charm offensive

Entertainment 05/07/19, 07:44

Prince Charles of Britain is visiting Germany on a four-day charm offensive during which he will stress the two European countries' close ties.Charles' arrival Tuesday in Berlin comes a day after his younger son, Prince Harry, announced that he and his wife Meghan have had their first child, a healthy ...

The Latest: Baby announcement posted at Buckingham Palace

Europe 05/06/19, 15:17

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the newest royal baby in Britain (all times local): 5:00 p.m. A formal baby announcement has been posted at Buckingham Palace saying Queen Elizabeth II welcomed the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan’s son, her eighth great-grandchild. A pair of uniformed staff members placed the framed announcement ...

Leonardo drawing, portrait mark 500 years since his death

World 05/02/19, 04:25

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 and polymath's death.Martin Clayton, head of prints at the Royal Collection, said the sketch was made by one ...

President Trump to pay state visit to Britain in June

Politics 04/23/19, 07:34

U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a state visit to Britain in June as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. The palace said Trump and his wife, Melania, had accepted an invitation from the queen for a visit that will take place June 3-5. Though many other ...

Happy birthday: Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday

Entertainment 04/21/19, 07:03

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 at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, west of London. She was joined by Prince William and his wife Kate, the ...

Back in his vest, Southgate gets honor at Buckingham Palace

Soccer 04/04/19, 11:37

An unlikely fashion icon during the World Cup, England manager Gareth Southgate was looking sharp again in his trademark vest on Thursday.Not on the sideline of a soccer field but at Buckingham Palace.Southgate was there to collect his OBE — Officer of the Order of the British Empire — from ...

Insta-Monarch: Queen Elizabeth makes first Instagram post

Entertainment 03/07/19, 08:53

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 exhibition. Using an iPad, she shared an image on the official royal family Instagram account of a letter from 19th century inventor and mathematician Charles Babbage to Queen ...

Prince Philip, 97, gives up driver’s license after crash

Entertainment 02/09/19, 15:11

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 ...

Prince Philip tells car crash victim he is ‘deeply sorry’

Europe 01/27/19, 08:22

Britain's Prince Philip has apologized to 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, ...

Queen urges common ground in remarks seen as Brexit nod

Europe 01/25/19, 05:20

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.While the monarch didn't mention Brexit and is barred from commenting on political issues, the Times of London described the comments as ...

UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt

Entertainment 01/20/19, 03:32

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 car crash.Norfolk Police said late Saturday "suitable words of advice have been given to the driver".The photograph published ...

Witness says prince was helped out of car after crash

Europe 01/18/19, 04:57

A witness has described how he helped Queen Elizabeth II's husband out of his car after it rolled over in an accident on a busy road known for safety issues in eastern England.Motorist Roy Warne told the BBC on Friday that he helped Prince Philip out of his Land Rover ...

Britain’s Prince Philip, queen’s husband, in car accident

World 01/17/19, 13:55

Buckingham Palace says the 97-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, has been in a car accident but wasn't injured.The palace said the two-vehicle accident happened Thursday afternoon near Sandringham Estate, the queen's country retreat in eastern England.The Norfolk Constabulary says officers responded to a reported collision and ...

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