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UK's Prince Charles parties as he celebrates 70th birthday


LONDON Prince Charles celebrates his 70th birthday on Wednesday by attending public and private parties, while his office has released new photographs of the heir to the British throne with his close family.


Britain's royals, German president mark remembrance day

LONDON Britain's royal family was joined by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday to remember those killed and wounded in conflict, with millions falling silent for two minutes to mark 100 years since the end of World War One.


Former coup leaders seen as top contenders in Fiji general election

SYDNEY Two former coup leaders are seen as the leading contenders in Fiji's general election on Wednesday, the second to be held since 2006 when then-commander of the armed forces Frank Bainimarama seized power.


Queen Elizabeth launches British commemorations 100 years after WW1

LONDON Britain's Queen Elizabeth and senior members of the royal family attended a Festival of Remembrance on Saturday to commemorate all those who lost their lives in conflict, on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.


'I ignore it', artist Hockney says on upcoming record-sale hype

LONDON When David Hockney's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" goes under the hammer next week with an estimate of $80 million, the sale could set a record for the most expensive work ever sold at auction by a living artist. | Video


Britain's Prince Charles says: I won't meddle when I am king

LONDON Britain's Prince Charles said he will stop meddling in issues he feels strongly about when he eventually becomes king, saying he is "not that stupid". | Video


Prince Harry plants cross at London's Field of Remembrance

LONDON Britain's Prince Harry visited a Field of Remembrance at London's Westminster Abbey on Thursday to plant a memorial cross, part of a series of events to commemorate the end of World War One a century ago.

Bullied online? Speak out, says Britain's Princess Beatrice

LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bullied herself online, Britain's Princess Beatrice is determined to ensure other girls are equipped to deal with internet abuse and get the best from the digital world.


'Rebel' Prince Charles could put monarchy at risk, author says

LONDON Prince Charles, the "rebel" heir to the British throne, will face a battle to win over Britons and could even put the monarchy at risk if he does not temper his strong views when he eventually becomes king, a royal biographer says. | Video

Qatar agrees to buy London's Grosvenor House hotel: source

Qatar has agreed to buy one of London's most famous hotels, the Grosvenor House, as energy revenue enables the wealthy Gulf state to go on a buying spree despite a blockade by its neighbors.


The man who would be king, eventually: Prince Charles turns 70

LONDON When Prince Charles, who turns 70 next week, becomes king on the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth, he will have waited longer than any of his predecessors to head a royal family that dates back 1,000 years.



Harry and Meghan's first overseas tour

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex embark on their first overseas tour as a married couple, visiting Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific islands of Tonga and Fiji.


Queen's granddaughter marries at grand royal wedding

Britain's Princess Eugenie marries Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.


Royal wedding style

Guests show off their style at the royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank.


Meghan steps into royal duties

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, learns the royal ropes a month after marrying into the family.


Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam court

Serena Williams defeated Kristyna Pliskova in the first round of the French Open, her first Grand Slam appearance since the Australian Open in 2017, when she won it while pregnant with daughter Alexis Olympia.


The royal wedding

Scenes from the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.