Meghan suit nets 1 pound on privacy, secret copyright sum
The Duchess of Sussex will receive a nominal 1-pound payment for invasion of privacy plus undisclosed damages for copyright infringement, under an agreement that ends her long-running dispute with Britain’s Mail on Sunday over the tabloid’s publication of a letter she wrote to her father.
Queen Elizabeth mourns Prince Philip, ignores Harry in Christmas address
Queen Elizabeth shared a sorrowful Christmas message Saturday, mourning the loss of her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh — who she referred to as her “beloved Philip.” “Although it’s a time of great happiness and good cheer for many, Christmas can be hard for those who have lost loved ones,” said the 95-year-old monarch, wearing red and seated next to a photo of her and her husband. “This year, ...news.yahoo.com
Prince Charles Questioned Skin Color of Meghan and Harry’s Unborn Babies, New Book Claims
Clemens Bilan/Getty ImagesA new book claims Prince Charles privately discussed with his wife the likely “complexion” of any children of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.The potentially devastating accusation appears in the latest book by the New York Times best-selling author Christopher Andersen. But the author stops short of directly alleging that Charles is the royal racist who expressed “concerns” to Prince Harry over the skin color of the couple’s children, as Meghan Markle told Oprah in a bonews.yahoo.com
Ex-Prince Charles aide quits charity in cash-for-honors case
A former top aide to Prince Charles has quit as chief executive of the heir to the throne's charitable foundation after allegations he offered to help a wealthy Saudi businessman who made a large donation secure a knighthood and British citizenship.
'I'm so lucky': Elton John receives prestigious UK award
Elton John has no doubt been a member of many exclusive clubs over the decades, but probably nothing quite as exclusive as the one he formally joined on Wednesday. In an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, Prince Charles anointed the rock star and charity patron as a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour. It is one of the highest awards that can be bestowed by Charles' mother, Queen Elizabeth II, to citizens in Britain and across the Commonwealth.news.yahoo.com
Alarm Over Queen Elizabeth’s Health Reveals a Harsh Royal Truth
Max Mumby/Indigo/GettyNow that it has been revealed—24 hours after the event—that the Queen has spent a night in hospital and was not, as the palace press corps were informed, “resting” at Windsor Castle, there are complaints that, once again, the messaging is bad and making the situation worse. For sure, trying to conceal the hospital visit just raises the question: what else is not being revealed? And, inevitably, it renews speculation about whether the Queen will have finally to give up her dnews.yahoo.com
Britney Spears fans celebrate after singer’s father removed as her guardian
Britney Spears fans celebrate outside a court in Los Angeles after a judge ordered the singer’s father be removed as her guardian. Spears’ father had controlled her life for the past 13 years, under a legal arrangement the 39-year-old singer has slammed as “abusive”.news.yahoo.com
Royals join cast of new Bond film for glitzy London premiere
Britain’s royals have joined Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux and the cast of No Time to Die” on the red carpet for the new Bond film’s world premiere, a glittering event that marked the movie’s release after multiple delays caused by the pandemic.
Prince Charles enjoys Zoom so much he will use it post-pandemic, says aide
Most people in their seventies would be glad to see the back of conversations over Zoom, with its many associated pitfalls such as the dreaded mute button and awkward camera angles. Not so the Prince of Wales, who is keen to further embrace video conferencing and incorporate it into his long-term working pattern. Prince Charles, 72, has so enjoyed the dual advantages of being able to convene heads of state from across the globe while at the same time reducing carbon emissions that he intends tonews.yahoo.com
Prince Charles was questioned by police over Princess Diana’s note: ‘My husband is planning an accident'
John Stevens, the former head of Scotland Yard, told the U.K.’s DailyMail he had to “follow the evidence” and question the Prince of Wales over a note Diana wrote claiming he was planning a car accident.news.yahoo.com
Biden says 'very gracious' queen 'reminded me of my mother'
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle on Sunday, and afterward the president told reporters traveling with him that the 95-year-old monarch was “very gracious” and reminded him of his mother.
Prince of Wales and Duke of Sussex in ‘regular contact’, sources reveal
The Prince of Wales and the Duke of Sussex are in “regular contact”, sources have revealed, amid signs that newborn Lilibet Diana might already have helped to heal the family rift. Prince Charles, 72, on Tuesday described his delight at becoming a grandfather for the fifth time, which he said was “such happy news.” It is understood that he has been speaking to his younger son frequently and that their relationship has turned a corner following the raft of shocking claims Prince Harry, 36, has manews.yahoo.com
William, Harry condemn BBC over 'deceitful' Diana interview
Prince William and his brother Prince Harry have issued strongly-worded statements criticizing the BBC and British media for unethical practices after an investigation found that one of the broadcaster’s journalists used “deceitful behavior” to secure Princess Diana’s most explosive TV interview in 1995.
Prince Charles follows in his father’s footsteps at Belfast shipyard
The Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to the Harland & Wolff shipyard in 1977 came at a time of great political turmoil, with tensions erupting on the streets and widespread violence. When the Prince of Wales followed in his father’s footsteps in Belfast on Tuesday, he faced potential risks of a rather different kind. In a sign of the times, health and safety measures meant that as he walked under the yard's towering cranes, unlike his father, Prince Charles was obliged to don a hard hat and hi-vis vest. The Prince, 72, met workers at the historic shipyard as he embarked on a two-day visit to Northern Ireland with the Duchess of Cornwall.news.yahoo.com
Prince Charles 'to open palaces to public'
Prince Charles plans to open up royal palaces to the public once he becomes King, sources have revealed. The Duke of Wales wants Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, Windsor Castle, Sandringham and Balmoral to be transformed from "private spaces to public places", according to The Sunday Times. The heir to the throne wants these royal residences to open more widely for longer periods during the year. Charles is reportedly speaking to the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other royals about the plans. Charles is considering opening Buckingham Palace and gardens throughout the year when he is king, including when he is in residence, sources claim. In April, high public demand for tickets to picnic on Buckingham Palace's lawns and explore its garden forced the Royal Collection Trust (RCT) to temporarily stop taking new bookings.news.yahoo.com
Prince Harry’s broadside leaves senior royals bemused over his ‘woeful lack of compassion'
The Duke of Sussex’s broadside about the Prince of Wales has left senior royals bemused over his “woeful lack of compassion” for his own family, The Telegraph understands. All three royal households were seemingly left reeling on Friday by the Duke’s suggestion that he had been failed not only by his own father but through association, by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh too. One senior aide said it seemed “unnecessarily cruel” to “throw others under the bus” whilst trying to make a point about mental health. Another royal source said: “For a couple that have been at pains to set out their compassionate principles, they seem woefully lacking when it comes to their own family. “It’s not just the Prince of Wales but the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh as well. “It has been met with utter bemusement.” There was particular bewilderment over Prince Harry’s implicit criticism of his grandparents, not least just a month after the Duke of Edinburgh’s death. Questions were also raised about the Duke and Duchess’s continued use of their royal titles. And aside from the highly personal content, royal sources suggested that the family was disappointed by the foul language used during the expletive-strewn 90-minute interview.news.yahoo.com
Battle royale over "The Crown"
And it shows how Camilla Parker-Bowles – Charles' already-married and long-time love interest – encouraged his search for a convenient mate. Except, she said, "The Crown" isn't the real thing at all: "That is what is so, so deceptive about it. Josh O'Connor as Prince Charles and Emma Corrin as Lady Diana Spencer in "The Crown." Des Willie/Netflix"Diana is painted as a victim, and Charles and Camilla are painted as villains," Junor said. To watch a trailer for Season 4 of "The Crown" click on the video player below:For more info:Story produced by Jane Whitfield.cbsnews.com
‘The Crown’ through British eyes: ‘Very entertaining’ or ‘a lie with a capital L’?
But this season proved the most gripping to date by introducing the future Princess Diana and portraying the early years of her tumultuous marriage to Prince Charles. For the former aide to both Charles and Diana, Netflix’s dramatic liberties with real-life events that many still remember are a right royal scandal. Advertisement“It’s disingenuous,” Arbiter declared, “and at the end of the day, it’s a lie with a capital L.”The pandemic has killed more people here than anywhere else in Europe. “A lot of them are young viewers who wouldn’t know [whether] what is portrayed is frankly untrue or a distorted truth. He added that the series should come with a warning label so that young viewers who did not live through the events do not mistake it for reality.latimes.com
Why we still care about Princess Diana’s 1995 interview with Martin Bashir
Earl Spencer, Diana’s brother, said Bashir showed him those fake documents, prompting him to introduce the journalist to the princess. And Princess Diana was perhaps the most famous woman on the planet, then still part of the privacy-obsessed royal family. Camilla, who had divorced Andrew Parker-Bowles about eight months before Diana’s interview, wed the prince in civil ceremony in 2005, well after the princess’ 1997 death. But the princess was very let down when Hewitt participated in Anna Pasternak’s tell-all book, “Princess in Love,” which came out in October 1994. And that’s like a secret disease,” Diana told Bashir.latimes.com
Prince Charles calls for a 'Marshall-like plan' for the planet
Prince Charles has called for a "Marshall-like plan for nature, people and planet," adding his voice to the intensifying debate surrounding climate change and its effects on the planet. At this late stage I can see no other way forward but to call for a Marshall-like plan for nature, people and planet." Climate Week NYC, which runs until Sept. 27, is organized by the Climate Group, an international non-profit. Helen Clarkson, the Climate Group's CEO, described Prince Charles' speech as "incredibly moving." "Invoking the Marshall Plan harks back to a very special moment in history, when the U.S. led by example on the biggest issue of the day," she added.cnbc.com
British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at his Downing Street residence but said he would still lead the governments response to the accelerating outbreak. That has come out positive, Johnson said on Friday in a video statement broadcast on Twitter. Im self-isolating, Johnson said. The prime minister was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of Englands Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, a Downing Street spokesman said. Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, tested positive for coronavirus earlier this week.feeds.reuters.com
Hundreds flood NYC hospital ICU and ERs as global coronavirus cases top 466,000
Hospitals in New York City now have more than 2,800 patients with the coronavirus, straining their existing capacity. Greg Iacurci11:49 am: New York City weighs closing parks, playgrounds and streets to enforce social distancingGov. "The plan is going to pilot closing streets in New York City because we have much less traffic in New York City. William Feuer9:37 am: Almost half NYC's coronavirus patients are under 45Almost half, 48%, of New York City's 15,597 coronavirus cases are under 45 years old. Issam Rimawi | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesBritain's heir to the throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement from his London household.cnbc.com
Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus
Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus, a palace spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. The prince's Clarence House office released a statement saying Charles is showing "mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual. " His wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall has tested negative for the virus, the spokesman said. "It is not possible to ascertain from whom the Prince caught the virus owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks," the statement said. "The Queen last saw the Prince of Wales briefly after the investiture on the morning of March 12, and is following all the appropriate advice with regards to her welfare."cbsnews.com
Queen, other senior royals want 'workable solution' for future of Harry and Meghan, report says
Queen Elizabeth II, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex watch a flypast to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on July 10, 2018 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince William have instructed their aides to reach a "workable solution" for the future roles of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, within the British royal family, according to a new report. The senior members of the royal family have asked their teams to work "at pace" with governments and the Sussexes, a Buckingham Palace source told Press Association, a British national news agency. The queen and other key members of the royal family were "hurt" by Harry and Meghan's decision to issue their statement Wednesday, according to Press Association. "Discussions with The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage," the palace said.cnbc.com
Britain's Prince Andrew keeps low profile and skips Christmas Day walk
Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Britain's Prince Charles leave the St Mary Magdalene's church after the Royal Family's Christmas Day service on the Sandringham estate in eastern England, Britain, December 25, 2019. Britain's Prince Andrew avoided the limelight on Christmas Day by skipping the royal family's traditional mid-morning walk to church and attending an earlier service with other relatives. He was filmed walking along a path with his brother Prince Charles to St Mary Magdalene church near the Queen's estate in Sandringham, eastern England in time for a 9 a.m. service. British media reported that Andrew had made a personal decision to miss the main service and instead stayed in the house with his father, Prince Philip. Dressed in a bright red outfit, the queen arrived in a car accompanied by her daughter-in-law Camilla, the wife of Prince Charles, for the 11 a.m. service.cnbc.com
Ed Sheeran Is Invited Into Prince Harry's House for World Mental Health Day: Watch!
Ed Sheeran and Prince Harry are teaming up for World Mental Health Day on Thursday, and in a the teaser clip of the interaction, which was shared on the Sussex Royal Instagram account, is, ahem, "Perfect." In the clip, Sheeran approaches a door, ringing the bell, which is set to the tune of "God Save the Queen." It appears Sheeran will be giving fans a look inside Harry and Meghan Markle's home at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, England, for World Mental Health Day. Sheeran also sat next to Queen Elizabeth II's son, Prince Edward, at the Cricket World Cup earlier this year. For more from the royals, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT: Inside Meghan Markle and Prince Harrys Royal Tour of Africa Embed Code RestartMeghan Markle, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Prince William Team Up for Mental Health PSAWhy Thomas Markle Shared the Letter That Led to Prince Harry's LawsuitPrince Harry Sues Additional Media Outlets Over Alleged Voicemail Hacking
Why Queen Elizabeth II Wasn't at Baby Archie's Christening
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were accompanied by Kate Middleton and Prince William, as well as Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, at their son, Archie's, christening on Saturday. Royal expert Katie Nicholl told ET on Tuesday that "we don't believe that the queen is going to be there because of a clash of prior engagements. CHRIS ALLERTON/AFP/Getty ImagesBaby Archie's christening took place in a small, private ceremony by the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle. "I think the couple is determined for Archie to have as normal a life as possible," Nicholl told ET. RELATED CONTENT:Baby Archie's Christening: Everything We Know
Britains Prince Charles and Wales mark 50 years together
Britains Prince Charles has spent much time in Wales over the years, but this weeks visit marked an anniversary that once might have seemed unimaginable. Its been half a century since a 20-year-old Prince Charles kneeled before his mother Queen Elizabeth II and was bestowed the title of Prince of Wales in an investiture ceremony at Caernarfon Castle watched by millions of people around the world. The work of the Princes Trust has had a sizable impact on a few generations of people, she said. AdvertisementShe said that while she respects and appreciates Charles work, she has some general reservations about the role of the British royal family. The leader of the Welsh government, First Minister Mark Drakeford, has urged the royal family to reconsider the presumed passing of the Prince of Wales title onto Prince Charles oldest son, Prince William, if and when Charles becomes king.latimes.com
'Bond 25' filming across London and Daniel Craig is everywhere
Prince Charles poses with actor Daniel Craig as he tours the set of the 25th James Bond Film at Pinewood Studios on June 20, 2019, in Iver Heath, England. (CNN) - After four years, Daniel Craig is back as James Bond. "Bond 25" is currently filming at various locations across London, and the studio is giving us a sneak peek of the action on Instagram. After much back and forth about whether he would actually be playing Bond, Craig is on set, posing in front of some horses. Cary Fukunaga is directing.