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Today in History: July 29, Charles marries Diana

Jul. 29, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 29, the 210th day of 2022. There are 155 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1981, Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in a glittering ceremony at St. Paul’s...

Daley protests LGBTQ+ intolerance at Commonwealth Games

Jul. 28, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley protested intolerance toward the LGBTQ+ community at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. The British diver, who is married to Oscar-winning director Dustin Lance Black, played a key role as one of...

UK's Johnson gives Churchill award to Ukraine's Zelenskyy

Jul. 26, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday presented Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy with the Sir Winston Churchill Leadership Award, drawing comparisons between the two leaders in times of crises. Zelenskyy accepted the award by video link during a...

Today in History: July 22, Senate rejects court-packing plan

Jul. 22, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2022. There are 162 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 22, 1937, the U.S. Senate rejected President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s proposal to add more justices to the...

BBC pays damages to former royal nanny over false claims

Jul. 21, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The BBC on Thursday apologized to the former nanny of Princes William and Harry over “false and malicious” claims made against her as part of a journalist's attempt to obtain an exclusive television interview with Princess Diana. Alexandra Pettifer, formerly...

Camilla at 75: Duchess of Cornwall marks milestone birthday

Jul. 16, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will celebrate her 75th birthday Sunday, marking the occasion with a small family dinner at Prince Charles’ Highgrove estate in southwest England. The big occasion follows British broadcaster ITV’s release of a documentary about...

UK royals' spending up 17%, mostly for palace overhaul costs

Jun. 30, 2022 09:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British monarchy's publicly-funded spending rose by 17% to 102.4 million pounds ($124 million) in the past year, with the renovation of Buckingham Palace taking up a large part of the expenses, royal accounts published Thursday showed. The palace’s annual...

Queen Elizabeth II travels to Scotland for week of events

Jun. 27, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II traveled to her official residence in Scotland on Monday to open a week of traditional events, starting with an ancient ceremony at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The 96-year-old monarch, who has cut back on public appearances in recent months because...

Gabon and Togo admitted into Commonwealth group of nations

Jun. 25, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The African nations of Gabon and Togo have been admitted into the Commonwealth group of nations. “We welcome them,” Rwandan President Paul Kagame, whose government hosted a summit of Commonwealth leaders this week, told reporters Saturday. ...

Climate, malaria highlighted as Commonwealth leaders meet

Jun. 24, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Leaders of Commonwealth nations met in Rwanda's capital Friday to tackle climate change, tropical diseases and other challenges deepened by the COVID-19 pandemic. The summit for Commonwealth heads of state in Kigali is the culmination of a series of meetings...