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Duchess of Cambridge, the reliable royal, turns 40

Jan. 08, 2022 17:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — At least there’s Kate. The Duchess of Cambridge, who turns 40 on Sunday, has emerged as Britain’s reliable royal. After Prince Harry and Meghan’s stormy departure to California in 2020, the death of Prince Philip last year, and now sex abuse...

Prince William seeks nominees for $1 million Earthshot prize

Jan. 06, 2022 10:31 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William on Thursday appealed for innovators around the world to submit nominations for his Earthshot Prize, a competition aimed at finding new ways to tackle climate change. William and his charity, The Royal Foundation, launched the prize in 2020...

Prince William reveals Xmas favorites in interview with kids

Dec. 16, 2021 14:20 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William has revealed some of his Christmas favorites, in response to questions from children receiving cancer treatment at a London hospital. William told young patients at the Royal Marsden that he loves the film “Elf’’ starring Will Ferrell,...

Man killed in shooting involving police near UK royal palace

Dec. 11, 2021 16:01 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British police say a man was shot dead during a confrontation with firearms officers on Saturday near the Kensington Palace royal residence in London. The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called to reports that a man with a firearm had entered a bank and...

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...