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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...

Prince William unveils finalists for environmental prize

Sep. 17, 2021 07:41 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince William announced 15 inaugural finalists Friday for the Earthshot Prize, his ambitious global environmental award that aims to find new ideas and technologies to tackle climate change, air pollution and the Earth’s most pressing challenges. The...

Queen's London representative says royals back BLM movement

Sep. 10, 2021 11:47 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives said in a television interview to be broadcast Friday. Philanthropist Kenneth Olisa, the first Black Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, told...

Today in History

Jul. 22, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2021. There are 162 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln presented to his Cabinet a preliminary draft of...

Prince Harry working on 'intimate and heartfelt memoir'

Jul. 19, 2021 13:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Harry is writing what his publisher is calling an “intimate and heartfelt memoir.” Random House expects to release the book, currently untitled, late in 2022. “I’m writing this not as the prince I was born but as the...

The Latest: Skupski, Krawczyk reach mixed doubles final

Jul. 10, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Seventh-seeded Neal Skupski of Britain and Desirae Krawczyk of the United States have reached the mixed doubles final at Wimbledon. They rallied to...

Queen awards UK health service on its 73rd anniversary

Jul. 05, 2021 06:18 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has awarded the U.K.’s highest civilian award for gallantry to the National Health Service, offering a handwritten message of thanks to the public organization and its workers on its 73rd anniversary. In a message written on Windsor...

The Latest: Murray eliminated by Shapovalov at Wimbledon

Jul. 02, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The toll of tough matches in Wimbledon's two rounds was too much for 34-year-old Andy Murray when he faced No. 10-seeded Denis Shapovalov. Murray...

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,...

Buckingham Palace releases ethnic makeup of workforce

Jun. 23, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace has for the first time released figures on the ethnic makeup of its staff, following the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s allegations of racism in the royal family. The Royal Household said Thursday that 8.5% of its staff come from ethnic...