Latest Royalty News

Exploring a memory: Designer re-creates a dress for Diana

Nov. 27, 2022 14:14 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — This is a dress with a story, and Elizabeth Emanuel wants to tell it. Shocking pink with a plunging, ruffled neckline and body-hugging shape, the gown was designed by Emanuel for Lady Diana Spencer to wear at a Buckingham Palace party a few days before her marriage to...

King Charles III welcomes S. African leader for state visit

Nov. 22, 2022 14:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III welcomed South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to London on Tuesday for the first state visit of his reign, which will include a formal banquet as well as talks with government leaders focused on investment and green energy. Charles and Camilla, the...

Saudi prince's new title key to dodging lawsuit over killing

Nov. 18, 2022 16:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It raised eyebrows six weeks ago when Saudi Arabia’s aged king, Salman, named his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as prime minister. The kingdom’s laws designate the king as prime minister. King Salman had to declare a temporary exception to loan out the title, and at...

Police detain man after eggs thrown at King Charles III

Nov. 09, 2022 09:44 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after hurling eggs and vitriol at King Charles III and Camilla, the queen consort, as they walked in the northern England city of York. The incident happened as the king and his wife were entering York through Micklegate Bar, a...

Prince Harry's memoir, titled 'Spare,' to come out Jan. 10

Oct. 27, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Harry's memoir, an object of obsessive anticipation worldwide since it was first announced last year, is coming out Jan. 10. The book will be called “Spare” and is being billed by Penguin Random House as an account told with “raw, unflinching honesty"...

Saudi Arabia: Crown prince to skip summit on doctor advice

Oct. 23, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's powerful 37-year-old crown prince will not attend an upcoming summit in Algeria after his doctors advised him not to travel, the royal court said Sunday. The acknowledgement from the state-run Saudi Press Agency came hours after...

Hundreds of Paddington bears left for queen to go to charity

Oct. 15, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — More than 1,000 Paddington bears and other teddies left in tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II in London and Windsor will be donated to a children's charity, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. Mourners left thousands of tributes, including flowers and teddy bears,...

Heir to Dutch throne forced to stay home amid security fears

Oct. 14, 2022 06:27 AM EDT

THE HAGUE (AP) — The teenage heir to the Dutch throne has been forced to give up on Amsterdam's student life and live instead at her parents' palace, the latest indication of just how much of a threat organized crime poses to Dutch society. Queen Maxima said her eldest daughter,...

Princess Anne takes the Staten Island ferry to Manhattan

Oct. 05, 2022 11:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Princess Anne took a ride on the Staten Island Ferry during a visit to New York City. The sister of Britain's King Charles III was ushered to the ferry's pilothouse as the Manhattan-bound ship crossed the New York Harbor on Tuesday escorted by police boats. A...

Danish queen refuses to backtrack on stripping royal titles

Oct. 04, 2022 07:31 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s popular monarch, Queen Margrethe II, has apologized for upsetting members of her family with a decision to strip the royal titles from four of her grandchildren, but has refused to change her mind. Last week, the royal palace of Europe's...