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1 year after wedding: Harry and Meghan have new home, son

May. 18, 2019 7:52 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It's been an eventful first year of marriage for Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle, now known formally as the Duchess of Sussex. The besotted couple wed on May 19, 2018 before rapt crowds outside of Windsor Castle, with one of the largest TV audiences ever assembled. The couple was...

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients

May. 17, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin assaulted victims at the Merrow Park Practice in Guildford, 35 miles (55 kilometers) southwest of London, between 1980 and 2004. Judge Nigel Peters said...

No home birth: Harry and Meghan's Archie born in a hospital

May. 17, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The birth certificate for the son of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reveals that Archie was born in a private hospital in London. The certificate filed Friday makes clear that Meghan did not give birth to the child in the couple's Frogmore Cottage home, as had been rumored....

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit

May. 17, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hedwig Hegtermans has lived in Britain for two decades, but she didn't have a vote when the country decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. She's determined to have her say on Brexit now. An election for the European Parliament being held this month in all 28 EU member states —...

'Kinky Boots' to star in movie theaters, coming full circle

May. 17, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If anyone is kicking themselves that they missed seeing the musical "Kinky Boots," relax — it's coming to a movie screen nearby this summer. Fathom Events plans to show a performance from the London cast in nearly 500 movie theaters across America on June 25 and again on June 29. The...

Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

May. 17, 2019 8:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union. Each side blamed the other for the collapse....

Prince Harry accepts apology for intrusive images

May. 16, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter and took photos directly into his living room and bedroom. Harry accepted substantial damages and an apology from Splash News and Picture Agency. The figure was...

A play about Boris Johnson tries to find humor in Brexit

May. 16, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Is Brexit a tragedy, a comedy — or is it too soon to tell? A new play running in London tries to grapple with the unfolding Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. "The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson " centers on a key figure in the saga: Britain's rumpled,...

US, UK teams share $10M XPRIZE award for child literacy

May. 16, 2019 1:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California company founded by game-developer parents who wanted to help their special-needs son is sharing a $10 million XPRIZE award with a London-based educational nonprofit for programs created to teach illiterate children how to teach themselves to read. The Berkeley-based Kitkit...

The Latest: US, UK teams share $10M XPRIZE award

May. 16, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the competition for the XPrize For Global Learning (all times local): 8 p.m. A US company founded by game-developer parents who wanted to help their special-needs son and a London-based educational nonprofit have won a $10 million award for software they developed to teach...