Michael Holden

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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

World Apr 9, 2021

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Prince Philip, who was Queen Elizabeth's husband for more than seven decades and helped to modernize the British monarchy and steer the royal family through repeated crises, died on Friday. He was 99. The Duke of Edinburgh, as he was officially known, had been by ...

Has the British media turned on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle?

World Apr 9, 2019

Has the British media turned on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle?

Last May, millions across the world tuned in to watch Queen Elizabeth II's grandson Prince Harry tie the knot with his American fiancee, Meghan Markle, with the media feting the couple as the epitome of glamour and royal modernity. But less than a year later, ...

Lifestyle Jan 30, 2016

New cat in town: Unpublished Beatrix Potter story found

A story by children's author Beatrix Potter, written more than a century ago, is to be published for the first time after its recent rediscovery. The tale featuressome of Potter's best-known characters such as Peter Rabbit. "The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots," penned by Potter ...