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Man Held After Climbing Buckingham Palace Fence

(AFP) – A man has been arrested after climbing over a security fence at Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth II’s residence in London, early on Tuesday, police said. The 22-year-old man, who had been drinking, did not get into the palace

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Man Sets Himself on Fire Outside Kensington Palace

LONDON (Reuters) – A man died on Tuesday after setting himself on fire outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate, police said. The incident was not being treated as suspicious or related to terrorism,

Saudi King Sacks Photographer-Slapping Aide

Saudi King Salman has been on something of a good-manners mission of late, disciplining members of the royal family and its employees for rude behavior. The latest to earn his ire, and get a pink slip in the bargain, was Mohammed al-Tobayashi, the head of royal protocol. Tobayashi made the mistake of thinking “royal protocol” included slapping a photographer in public.