Royalty

January 14, 2018 - 8:33 am
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Independence Party has suspended the membership of the girlfriend of the party's leader after she reportedly made racist remarks about Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle. In a statement, Jo Marney apologized for the "shocking language" she used in a series of text messages...
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January 14, 2018 - 6:40 am
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Independence Party has suspended the girlfriend of the party's leader after she reportedly made racist remarks about Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle. In a statement, Jo Marney apologized for the "shocking language" she used in a series of text messages to a friend, but...
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January 12, 2018 - 5:45 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women will for the first time be allowed to enter a sports stadium on Friday to watch a soccer match between two local teams — though they will be segregated from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called "family section." The move is Saudi...
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A general view of lingerie boutique Rigby&Peller in Chelsea London, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The luxury bra maker that supplied lingerie to Queen Elizabeth II has lost its royal warrant after a book described the atmosphere at Buckingham Palace. Rigby&Peller can no longer display the royal coat of arms after ex-owner, June Kenton, mentioned the royals in "Storm in a D-cup.''. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — The former owner of a firm that made lingerie for Queen Elizabeth II wept Thursday as she expressed regret that the company lost its royal warrant after her memoir disclosed details of a meeting with the monarch at Buckingham Palace. June Kenton said Rigby & Peller lost the right...
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In this handout picture provided by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Princess Charlotte smiles as she prepares for her first day of nursery at the Willcocks Nursery School, in London, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. (Duchess of Cambridge via AP)
January 08, 2018 - 11:50 am
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace has released two images of Princess Charlotte as she begins her first day at nursery school. The 2-year-old is shown on the steps of the palace in one photo and standing holding onto a rail in another. The images were taken by her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge,...
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In this handout picture provided by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Princess Charlotte smiles as she prepares for her first day of nursery at the Willcocks Nursery School, in London, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. (Duchess of Cambridge via AP)
January 08, 2018 - 11:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace has released two images of Princess Charlotte as she begins her first day at nursery school. The 2-year-old is shown on the steps of the palace in one photo and standing holding onto a rail in another. The images were taken by her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge,...
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FILE - This is a Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 file photo showing the granddaughter of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall as they arrive for the British royal family's traditional Christmas Day church service in Sandringham, England. Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall are expecting their second child, a spokeswoman for the couple has said, Friday Jan 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
January 05, 2018 - 9:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Officials say Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall are expecting their second child. Buckingham Palace said Friday the queen and the royal family are "very pleased' with the news. The pregnancy comes just over a year after Tindall suffered a...
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FILE - This is a Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. file photo of Britain'sPrince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as they arrive to attend the traditional Christmas Day service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. A political storm is brewing ahead of Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s May 19 wedding over whether to crack down on homeless people and beggars in the well-to-do English town of Windsor. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant/File)
January 04, 2018 - 12:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — A political storm is brewing ahead of Prince Harry's and Meghan Markle's May 19 wedding over whether to crack down on homeless people and beggars in the well-to-do English town of Windsor. The wedding will be held at Windsor Castle, the town's most famous landmark and a favored...
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Japan's Emperor Akihito, right, with Crown Prince Naruhito waves to well-wishers from the bullet-proofed balcony during his New Year's public appearance with his family members at Imperial Palace in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Akihito, who is handing the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son Naruhito next year, is being showered with cheers from tens of thousands of New Year's well-wishers at the palace. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 02, 2018 - 2:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Emperor Akihito, who is handing the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son next year, was showered with cheers from tens of thousands of New Year's well-wishers Tuesday at the Imperial Palace. "Happy New Year," the 84-year-old emperor said from a balcony. "I wish that this year will...
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Japan's Emperor Akihito, second from left, with Crown Prince Naruhito, left, waves to well-wishers from the bullet-proofed balcony during his New Year's public appearance with his family members at Imperial Palace in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Akihito, who is handing the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son Naruhito next year, is being showered with cheers from tens of thousands of New Year's well-wishers at the palace. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 01, 2018 - 10:26 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Emperor Akihito, who is handing the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son next year, was showered with cheers from tens of thousands of New Year's well-wishers Tuesday at the Imperial Palace. "Happy New Year," the 84-year-old emperor said from a balcony. "I wish that this year will...
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