Latest Prince William News

Soccer star Rashford honored for fighting child poverty

Nov. 09, 2021 09:50 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Soccer star Marcus Rashford has received an honorary award from Prince William for his successful campaign to get the British government to provide free meals to disadvantaged children during the pandemic. Rashford, 24, was made an MBE, or Member of the...

The Latest: Japan PM promises strong push for emission cuts

Nov. 02, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

The latest on U.N. climate summit COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland: TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is heading to the U.N. climate summit saying his country will push strongly for emissions reductions. Talking to reporters before leaving...

Queen urges world leaders at COP26 to 'rise above politics'

Nov. 01, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II urged world leaders attending the U.N. climate summit to “rise above the politics of the moment," saying in a video message Monday that she hoped they could work together for the sake of future generations. The 95-year-old monarch had...

Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Oct. 17, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change and Earth's most pressing challenges. ...

British queen appears to show irritation at climate inaction

Oct. 15, 2021 03:47 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has appeared to criticize the global lack of action on climate change in comments caught on microphone. The 95-year-old British monarch was filmed on a phone as she visited Cardiff to open the Welsh parliament on Thursday. ...

Prince William: Before travelling to space, save the planet

Oct. 14, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William has criticized some of the world's richest men for using their wealth to fund a new space race and space tourism rather than trying to fix the problems on Earth instead. William voiced his disapproval in an interview with the BBC...

Charles urges leaders to do more than 'just talk' on climate

Oct. 11, 2021 05:48 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In the battle against climate change, everyone can do their bit. For Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, it can be anything from ditching dairy for one day a week to filling up a 51-year-old Aston Martin with some surplus English white wine. ...

Royals join cast of new Bond film for glitzy London premiere

Sep. 28, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's royals 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 Tuesday, a glittering event that marked the movie's release after multiple delays caused by the pandemic. The film,...

Hundreds hold London vigil for slain primary school teacher

Sep. 24, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds gathered Friday in southeast London to light candles and to mourn for slain primary school teacher Sabina Nessa while demanding an end to violence against women. Nessa’s death — as she walked through a park to meet a friend a few minutes from...

The barbecue king: British royals praise Philip's deft touch

Sep. 18, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — When Prince Philip died nearly six months ago at 99, the tributes poured in from far and wide, praising him for his supportive role at the side of Queen Elizabeth II over her near 70-year reign. Now, it has emerged that Philip had another crucial role...