Palace announces U.K.'s Prince William, Kate expecting third child

Sep 5, 2017

Palace announces U.K.'s Prince William, Kate expecting third child

Prince William and his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, will soon welcome a third child to the royal nursery. Kensington Palace officials announced Monday that the former Kate Middleton is pregnant, but was not feeling well enough to attend an engagement later in the day. As ...

Jul 17, 2017

Thai junta gives king full control of crown property

Thailand has amended a royal property law to formally give King Maha Vajiralongkorn full control of the agency which manages the multibillion-dollar holdings of the monarchy. The newly amended Crown Property Act replaces three laws dating back to as early as 1936, and is the ...

Papers cast new light on Britain's 'mad king' George III

Jan 28, 2017

Papers cast new light on Britain's 'mad king' George III

Thousands of papers from the reign of Britain's King George III went online Saturday, including an essay by the monarch on losing America and details of his spy network. Some 33,000 pages were published by the Royal Archives detailing the life and times of Britain's ...

/ Jan 4, 2017

Ghosts haunt our palace, says Swedish queen

Queen Silvia of Sweden says the royal palace where she resides is haunted, according to a documentary to be aired on public television on Thursday. "There are small friends ...ghosts. They're all very friendly but you sometimes feel that you're not completely alone," Queen Silvia ...

Thailand's parliament invites crown prince to assume throne

Nov 29, 2016

Thailand's parliament invites crown prince to assume throne

Thailand's parliament on Tuesday named Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month. The Cabinet, following a 1924 law on succession, submitted Vajiralongkorn's name to the National ...

Thais line up to view late king's coffin

Oct 29, 2016

Thais line up to view late king's coffin

Tens of thousands of Thais streamed into Bangkok's Grand Palace on Saturday as the public was granted its first chance to enter the throne hall where the body of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is lying in state. Bhumibol, who died at 88 two weeks ...