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 ...

Meghan moves into more visible roles in UK royal family

Entertainment 01/10/19, 06:13

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 ...

Note says Britain’s queen ‘naturally’ wanted new royal yacht

Europe 12/29/18, 15:40

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 ...

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates Christmas before annual speech

Entertainment 12/25/18, 06:48

Queen Elizabeth II was cheered by onlookers when she and other senior royals arrived at a Christmas church service on the grounds of one of her country estates. The 92-year-old queen arrived by car Tuesday morning while younger royals walked from her grand country house in Sandringham to nearby St. Mary ...

Royals reveal the images on their Christmas cards

Entertainment 12/14/18, 10:08

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 ...

Heir’s big birthday: 70 candles lined up for Prince Charles

World 11/13/18, 05:54

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, ...

British, Dutch monarchs say bonds will endure after Brexit

Europe 10/24/18, 08:36

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.Britain's Queen Elizabeth II makes a toast with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands during ...

Queen Elizabeth II hosts Dutch king and queen at palace

Europe 10/23/18, 01:24

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 ...

UK viewership up for Princess Eugenie wedding coverage

Entertainment 10/13/18, 08:00

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. Princess Eugenie of York, right, and Jack Brooksbank ...

Update: Princess Eugenie marries at Windsor Castle

Entertainment 10/12/18, 06:29

The Latest on the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (all times local):11:20 a.m.Princess Eugenie has married tequila executive Jack Brooksbank in a solemn ceremony at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.The 28-year-old bride is ninth in line for the British throne. She wore a gown ...

Another royal wedding for Britain as Princess Eugenie weds

Europe 10/12/18, 02:42

Britain will have its second royal wedding of the year when Princess Eugenie weds a tequila brand ambassador in a gala ceremony on the grounds of Windsor Castle.Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are to marry Friday at St. George's Chapel, which is part of the castle complex.The nuptials will draw most ...

Police: Trump’s UK visit used 10,000 officers, cost $24M

Europe 10/11/18, 08:05

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 ...

Royal Wedding redux: This time it’s Princess Eugenie

Entertainment 10/11/18, 07:47

It's time for another royal wedding at Windsor Castle — but this time it's less of a global TV spectacle and more of a family affair.Despite large signs at the castle's ticket booth welcoming people to the wedding, many visitors seem unaware that Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, ...

Fanfare, red velvet cake for Princess Eugenie’s wedding

Europe 10/07/18, 07:01

There will be military fanfare and red velvet cake when Princess Eugenie weds this week — Britain's second royal wedding of the year.The 28-year-old granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II is due to marry liquor company executive Jack Brooksbank on Friday in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.Prince Harry, her cousin, ...

Meghan reveals ‘something blue’ she wore at royal wedding

Entertainment 09/23/18, 12:28

It's an old tradition that a bride should have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on her wedding day, and the Duchess of Sussex followed at least part of that when she married Prince Harry.The former Meghan Markle has revealed in a television documentary that she had ...

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