Latest Royalty News

Under-fire Boris Johnson denies lying about lockdown parties

Jan. 18, 2022 17:35 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday denied misleading Parliament about lockdown-breaching parties, and confirmed he has given an account of events to an inquiry probing alleged violations of coronavirus rules by the government. Senior ministers in...

Prince Harry files court claim over UK police protection

Jan. 16, 2022 08:43 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has filed a claim for a judicial review against the British government’s decision not to let him personally pay for police protection while in the U.K. The Duke of Sussex’s legal representative said Saturday that Harry wants to bring his children...

UK leader's office apologizes for party before royal funeral

Jan. 14, 2022 15:46 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson's office apologized to the royal family on Friday for holding staff parties in Downing Street on the eve of Prince Philip's funeral last year — the latest in a catalogue of allegedly lockdown-breaching gatherings that are threatening to topple the British prime...

In shadow of pandemic, Danish queen marks 50 years on throne

Jan. 14, 2022 10:36 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Queen Margrethe marked her 50 years on the throne of Europe’s oldest ruling monarchy Friday, with some of the planned festivities postponed for September due to the pandemic. The outbreak, which also stopped public celebrations for the...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office apologizes to palace for holding staff party on eve of Prince Philip's funeral

Jan. 14, 2022 07:29 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office apologizes to palace for holding staff party on eve of Prince Philip's funeral.

Giuffre's Prince Andrew suit goes ahead despite Epstein deal

Jan. 12, 2022 16:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has — for now — refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Britain’s Prince Andrew by an American woman who says he sexually abused her when she was 17. Stressing Wednesday that he wasn’t ruling on the truth of the allegations, U.S. District Judge Lewis A....

Duchess of Cambridge, the reliable royal, turns 40

Jan. 08, 2022 17:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — At least there’s Kate. The Duchess of Cambridge, who turns 40 on Sunday, has emerged as Britain’s reliable royal. After Prince Harry and Meghan’s stormy departure to California in 2020, the death of Prince Philip last year, and now sex abuse...

Meghan suit nets 1 pound on privacy, secret copyright sum

Jan. 05, 2022 13:11 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex will receive a nominal 1-pound ($1.35) payment for invasion of privacy plus undisclosed damages for copyright infringement, under an agreement that ends her long-running dispute with Britain’s Mail on Sunday over the tabloid’s publication of a letter she...

Emma Raducanu honored by queen in annual New Year's list

Dec. 31, 2021 17:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu was honored by Queen Elizabeth II in the British monarch's annual New Year's list on Friday following the teenager's breakthrough performance at Flushing Meadows. The 19-year-old Raducanu, who became the first qualifier to win a Grand...

Prince Andrew's accuser insists she's a US resident

Dec. 30, 2021 21:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for the woman who says Prince Andrew sexually abused her when she was 17 insisted in a court filing Thursday that she’s a U.S. resident even though the prince’s lawyers say otherwise. Lawyers for Virginia Giuffre filed their response to papers earlier...