Meghan: TV actress gives up starring royal role

World Jan 19, 2020

Meghan: TV actress gives up starring royal role

by James Pheby

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, was hailed as a breath of fresh air for the royal family when she married Prince Harry, but the fairy tale quickly turned sour. Saturday's announcement from Queen Elizabeth and Buckingham Palace set the seal on her withdrawal from royal ...

British royals: A century of abdication, divorce and death

World Jan 19, 2020

British royals: A century of abdication, divorce and death

The announcement Saturday that Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are to give up their titles and stop receiving public funds is only the latest installment in a royal soap opera that has gripped Britain and the world. Love over country The 1936 abdication of Edward ...

Last kaiser's heirs fight for riches once lost behind Iron Curtain

World Aug 30, 2019

Last kaiser's heirs fight for riches once lost behind Iron Curtain

A century after Germany's monarchy was abolished, some of its blue-blooded descendants are riding back into battle to reclaim what they see as their royal birthright. At stake are fabulous palaces and thousands of priceless artifacts and artworks. The fight has thrown a new spotlight on ...

Trump will join list of leaders Queen Elizabeth II has met amid protests

World Jul 5, 2018

Trump will join list of leaders Queen Elizabeth II has met amid protests

Protesters are planning demonstrations when U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain next week for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II . Some of the queen's previous meetings with world leaders that provoked controversy or protests: Chinese President Xi ...

Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth despite chorus of discontent

World Jul 5, 2018

Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth despite chorus of discontent

When Donald Trump meets Queen Elizabeth II next week, he will become the 12th U.S. president whom the monarch has met during her 66 years on the throne, the longest in British history. Apart from Lyndon Johnson, Elizabeth has met every U.S. leader since Harry ...

William, Kate's new son is named Louis Arthur  Charles

World Apr 28, 2018

William, Kate's new son is named Louis Arthur Charles

Reuters — Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have named their newborn son Louis Arthur Charles, a nod to both his grandfather and heir to the throne and one of his most beloved mentors. The prince, who is fifth in line to the British ...