Latest Royalty News

King Harald V of Norway has been hospitalized with an infection while on vacation in Malaysia

Feb. 27, 2024 14:22 PM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — King Harald V of Norway has been hospitalized with an infection while on vacation in Malaysia, the Norwegian royal house said in a statement Tuesday. The 87-year-old monarch has had several illnesses in recent months, raising concern about the head of state's...

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy lands in Saudi Arabia to push for peace and a POW exchange with Russia

Feb. 27, 2024 11:49 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday and met the kingdom's powerful crown prince to push for a peace plan and the return of prisoners of war from Russia. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has sought to...

UK's Prince William pulls out of memorial service for his godfather because of 'personal matter'

Feb. 27, 2024 07:21 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Britain's Prince William has pulled out of attending a memorial service for his godfather, the late King Constantine of Greece, because of a personal matter. The palace declined to elaborate on Tuesday but said his wife, the Princess of Wales,...

Britain's Prince William pulls out of engagement honoring his godfather for personal reasons

Feb. 27, 2024 06:00 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William pulls out of engagement honoring his godfather for personal reasons.

Cambodia's ruling party wins Senate election, paving the way for Hun Sen to act as its president

Feb. 26, 2024 20:04 PM EST

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The long-ruling Cambodian People’s Party has won an expected landslide victory in the election for the country’s Senate, the National Election Committee has confirmed. The committee on Monday began releasing results by constituency, after earlier...

Namibian President Hage Geingob laid to rest at Heroes' Acre cemetery after state funeral

Feb. 25, 2024 23:25 PM EST

WINDHOEK, Namibia (AP) — Namibian President Hage Geingob was laid to rest in the country's Heroes' Acre cemetery on Sunday following a state funeral attended by African leaders, the German president and Princess Anne, the sister of Britain's King Charles III. Geingob died earlier...

Federal prosecutors accuse a New Mexico woman of fraud in oil and gas royalty case

Feb. 24, 2024 17:25 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico businesswoman is accused of defrauding the U.S. government and two Native American tribes of taxes and royalties due to them for oil and gas that her companies extracted from leased federal and tribal lands. Federal prosecutors announced this...

King says he's "reduced to tears'' by good wishes from public since his cancer diagnosis

Feb. 21, 2024 16:14 PM EST

King Charles III said he had been reduced to tears by the messages he has received from people since his cancer diagnosis, as he held his weekly audience with the prime minister for the first time since stepping away from public duties to focus on his treatment. Charles also met...

The UK's Prince William appeals for an end to the fighting in Gaza as soon as possible

Feb. 20, 2024 11:08 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince William, the heir to the British throne, called Tuesday for an end to fighting in the Gaza Strip as soon as possible. William stopped short of calling for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza as the House of Commons prepares for a vote on that issue on Wednesday....

Stars, royalty and a 'Poppenheimer' showdown. Here's what to expect at Britain's BAFTA film awards

Feb. 17, 2024 07:02 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prepare for Poppenheimer. “Poor Things” and “Oppenheimer” are the leading contenders for the British Academy Film Awards, which will be handed out Sunday in front of an audience of filmmakers, movie stars and the heir to the British throne. ...