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King Charles III hosts Idris Elba to hear from young people about the troubles they face

Jul. 12, 2024 13:15 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — We hear you. That was the simple message offered to a group of young people hosted in London on Friday by King Charles III, who also invited Hollywood megastar Idris Elba and Prime Minister Keir Starmer to St. James' Palace to discuss the troubles that young people...

With a late goal fit for a king, England reaches another Euro final by beating Netherlands 2-1

Jul. 10, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — England is into another European Championship final after its latest dramatic, come-from-behind win that even took King Charles III on a roller coaster ride. Ollie Watkins, who came on for captain Harry Kane in a bold call by England coach Gareth Southgate,...

Queen Camilla visits Wimbledon and joins fans in doing 'the wave'

Jul. 10, 2024 14:14 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Camilla joined in some crowd fun at Wimbledon when she participated in “the wave” while watching a quarterfinal match at No. 1 Court. Camilla, the wife of King Charles III, threw her hands up in the air with other fans as the wave rumbled through the stadium...

A NATO summit and mending EU relations are among first tasks for new UK leader Keir Starmer

Jul. 06, 2024 09:58 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — New British Prime Minister Keir Starmer doesn’t get to take a breather. After a draining six-week election campaign, the center-left politician must get straight to work assembling his government, tackling a mountain of domestic problems and putting his stamp on the U.K.’s...

Delaware judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit in battle over estate of the late pop icon Prince

Jul. 05, 2024 18:55 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former business advisers to the late pop music icon Prince against two of his siblings and other heirs in a dispute over his estate. The judge on Friday also agreed with plaintiffs L. Londell McMillan...

The Latest | Keir Starmer is officially the new UK prime minister

Jul. 05, 2024 14:39 PM EDT

Labour leader Keir Starmer officially became prime minister of the United Kingdom on Friday after his party won a landslide victory in a national election. Starmer received the blessing of King Charles III to form a government in a ceremony known as the “kissing of hands.” A...

New UK prime minister Keir Starmer vows to heal wounds of distrust after Labour landslide

Jul. 05, 2024 13:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's new prime minister, Keir Starmer, vowed Friday to reverse the hopelessness that grew over 14 years of Conservative rule and said he would lead an urgent mission of national renewal after his Labour Party’s landslide victory. It will be a tall order. ...

British PM’s 1st day at 10 Downing St. will stretch from nuclear weapons briefing to Larry the cat

Jul. 05, 2024 09:21 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After a few hours of sleep to shake off a night of celebration and an audience with the king, Keir Starmer stepped through the front door of 10 Downing St. for the first time as prime minister on Friday. When he did, he entered the alternate reality of a man who meets...

The UK election winner only becomes prime minister when King Charles III says so

Jul. 05, 2024 08:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Labour Party has won Britain’s general election, bringing a new party to power for the first time in 14 years. But Labour leader Keir Starmer didn't actually become prime minister until a carefully choreographed ceremony on Friday during which King Charles III formally asked...

Keir Starmer officially becomes Britain's new prime minister, after ceremonial “kissing of hands’’ with King Charles III

Jul. 05, 2024 07:31 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Keir Starmer officially becomes Britain's new prime minister, after ceremonial “kissing of hands’’ with King Charles III.