Tag: British Royal Family

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Prince and Prime Minister Mark Centenary of Battle of Amiens

AMIENS, France (AP) — Britain’s Prince William and Prime Minister Theresa May, joined by ministers and ambassadors from Allied countries and a former German president, marked on Wednesday the centenary of the Battle of Amiens — a short, bloody and decisive confrontation in northern France that heralded the end of World War I.

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Leaders OK Prince Charles as Next Commonwealth Head

LONDON (AP) — Heir to the British throne Prince Charles was approved Friday as the next head of the Commonwealth of the U.K. and its former colonies, according to U.K. media reports.

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PICS: British, Belgian Royals Mark WWI Battle Centenary in Ypres

YPRES, Belgium (AP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, on Sunday joined Belgian royals and relatives of soldiers who fought in the Battle of Passchendaele to mark 100 years since the offensive that became a symbol of war’s

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British Royals Meet Merkel, Tour Berlin Holocaust Memorial

BERLIN (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met German Chancellor Angela Merkel, toured Berlin’s Holocaust memorial and visited the city’s signature landmark, the Brandenburg Gate, as they kicked off a three-day visit to Germany.

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Prince William, Kate Visit WWII Holocaust Camp on Poland Trip

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate, who are touring Poland, paid respect to the victims of a Nazi German concentration camp Tuesday as they were guided around the site by two Jewish survivors.

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PICS: British Royals Feted on Visit to Poland With Their Children

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception in Poland on Monday where Prince William read out a letter from Queen Elizabeth II praising good bilateral ties, at the start of a two-country goodwill trip

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Queen Elizabeth II to See Increase in Official Funding

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is set to receive an increase in the official funding she receives each year. Buckingham Palace said Tuesday the “sovereign grant” will be 82.2 million pounds ($104.8 million) next year — an increase of

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Pippa Middleton, Britain’s Almost-Royal Wedding

LONDON (AP) — She played a memorable supporting role at sister Kate’s 2011 royal wedding, but Pippa Middleton will take center stage Saturday at what looks to be Britain’s high society event of the year. The 33-year-old is marrying a

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Pippa Middleton: Famously the Royal Bridesmaid, Now the Bride

ENGLEFIELD (UNITED KINGDOM) (AFP) – Pippa Middleton hit the headlines with a figure-hugging outfit at her sister Kate’s wedding to Prince William but now the world-famous bridesmaid is becoming a bride herself. Once again, all eyes will be on her