Latest Prince Philip News

UK's Princess Beatrice gives birth to daughter

Sep. 20, 2021 08:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have had a baby daughter, Buckingham Palace said Monday. The baby, who was born on Saturday at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, weighed 6 pounds and 2 ounces (2.78 kilos). Her name was not...

Emmys: ‘Crown,’ ‘Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit,' streaming triumph

Sep. 20, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to sweep top series honors at the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry. ...

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...

Judge orders Philip's will sealed to protect royal 'dignity'

Sep. 16, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that the will of the late Prince Philip should remain secret to protect the “dignity” of his widow Queen Elizabeth II, who is Britain’s head of state. Philip died in April at the age of 99 after more than seven decades of...

AP Interview: Reddy says Harry, Meghan mulled New Zealand

Aug. 04, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The queen's representative in New Zealand said Prince Harry and Meghan discussed moving to the South Pacific country during their 2018 visit, more than a year before the couple stepped back from royal duties and moved to the United States. ...

Today in History

Jul. 09, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 9, the 190th day of 2021. There are 175 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 9, 2004, a Senate Intelligence Committee report concluded the CIA had provided...

Princes William, Harry unveil Princess Diana's statue

Jul. 01, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Princes William and Harry put aside their differences Thursday to unveil a statue of Princess Diana, cementing their late mother’s place in royal history on what would have been her 60th birthday. Diana’s three siblings joined the brothers for the...

Prince Harry pays surprise visit to London charity event

Jun. 30, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has made a surprise appearance at a London charity event to meet with seriously ill children. The Duke of Sussex is back in Britain and is due to join his brother, Prince William, to unveil a statue Thursday in honor of their late mother,...

Diana legacy lingers as fans mark late royal’s 60th birthday

Jun. 29, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Most people wouldn’t volunteer to walk through a minefield. Princess Diana did it twice. On Jan. 15, 1997, Diana walked gingerly down a narrow path cleared through an Angolan minefield, wearing a protective visor and flak jacket emblazoned with the name...

Prince Philip honored on special British 5-pound coin

Jun. 26, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury has unveiled a new special edition coin to commemorate the life of Prince Philip, who died in April at the age of 99. The Treasury said Saturday that the design of the 5-pound coin had been approved by Philip in 2008. It features an...