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 ...

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 ...

Egypt unveils giant restored statue of Ramses II

World / Science & Health Apr 20, 2017

Egypt unveils giant restored statue of Ramses II

Egypt has unveiled a massive granite statue of Ramses II, the most powerful and celebrated of the ancient pharaohs, after completing its restoration. Standing 11 meters tall and weighing 75 tons, the statue was presented in a floodlit ceremony at the Luxor Temple on the ...