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TV Host Slammed for 'Scathing' Segment on Meghan Markle

Australia's '60 Minutes' did not paint a flattering picture of Prince Harry's wife

(Newser) - Elton John recently begged the public to lay off Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, but what USA Today calls a "scathing piece" from Down Under shows not everyone is heeding his words. Australia's 60 Minutes aired a special Sunday hosted by Karl Stefanovic in which he and others... More »

It's Princess Charlotte's First Day of School

The little royal is 4

(Newser) - Britain's Princess Charlotte had plenty of support on her first day of school—she was accompanied by older brother Prince George and her parents, Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge. William said their 4-year-old daughter was "very excited" on her first day at Thomas'... More »

GMA Host Advised to 'Wake Up' After She Teases Prince About Ballet

Lara Spencer in hot water after her comments about Prince George's ballet class

(Newser) - Lara Spencer found herself in hot water Thursday over a Good Morning America segment in which she discussed what Prince George of Cambridge will be doing during Year 2 at his London school, Thomas's Battersea. The curriculum includes ballet, and as Spencer read that part, her co-hosts and the... More »

Elton John to Media: Leave Harry, Meghan Alone

He accuses press of 'relentless' attacks on royal couple after kerfuffle over private jet

(Newser) - Elton John provided a private jet for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, and their baby son Archie to stay at his home in France last week—and he would like the British media to shut up about it. The singer is urging the British press to cease its attacks on the... More »

Prince Andrew: Connecting Me to Epstein Crimes Is 'Abhorrent'

'His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation of any human being'

(Newser) - Prince Andrew is "appalled by the recent reports of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged crimes," Buckingham Palace said in a statement Monday amid renewed media focus on the connections between the billionaire sex offender and Queen Elizabeth II's second son. The statement came after the Mail on Sunday... More »

Prince Harry Explains Why He Won't Have More Than 2 Kids

He's concerned about the planet's resources

(Newser) - If Prince Harry has another baby, it will be his last, he reveals in a new interview with environmental activist Jane Goodall. In discussing their concerns about the planet and its diminishing resources, Harry told Goodall he's become even more concerned about Earth's future since having his first... More »

Meghan Markle Guest Edits Major Magazine Issue

She selects female trailblazers for September issue of British 'Vogue'

(Newser) - The September Issue of British Vogue will be guest-edited by the woman editor-in-chief Edward Enninful calls "the country's most influential beacon of change": the Duchess of Sussex, formerly known as Meghan Markle. Enninful says Meghan will be the first person to guest edit the September issue, which is... More »

Meghan Markle Called 'Diva' After Wimbledon Request

Duchess of Sussex is once more in unwanted spotlight with pleas for privacy

(Newser) - First Meghan Markle and Prince Harry irked taxpayers with their home redo . Then they set off an "almighty storm" with an ultra-private christening for baby Archie. Now Markle is being accused of harboring a "secretive, high-maintenance attitude," and making "diva-ish demands" after apparently trying to get... More »

A Royal Christening Leads to 'Almighty Storm'

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to hold private baptism, not reveal godparents

(Newser) - A "very different royal event" is taking place Saturday in the UK. The BBC reports that baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, will be christened in a chapel at Windsor Castle by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and CNN notes the baptism is causing... More »

Harry, Meghan Just Redid Their Home. Taxpayers Got a Big Bill

$3M, though the couple did pay for the 'fittings and furnishings' themselves

(Newser) - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are all settled into their newly refurbished home, but British taxpayers may not be thrilled about the tab they footed for the work: $3 million, per Reuters . "The property had not been subject of work for some years and had already been earmarked for... More »

Here's Everything to Know About Baby Sussex's Name

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry posed with baby before the name reveal

(Newser) - Baby Sussex has made his debut, and hours later came the name: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The AP reports that's his full name—meaning Archie isn't short for Archibald. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry revealed their son to the public on Wednesday, with the trio posing for cameras at... More »

Here's What Meghan Markle's Estranged Dad Has to Say About Royal Baby

And more on the birth of Baby Sussex

(Newser) - Things are not good between Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and her estranged father, but that didn't stop Thomas Markle from talking to a British tabloid about the birth of his new grandson. Thomas Markle told the Sun he hopes the baby born to Meghan and her husband... More »

Here Are 3 New Pics of Princess Charlotte

Prince William, Kate release them ahead of her 4th birthday

(Newser) - Prince William and his wife, Kate, have released three new photographs of Princess Charlotte ahead of her fourth birthday Thursday, the AP reports. Kensington Palace said the photos were taken by Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, in April at Kensington Palace in London and at the family's country home... More »

Harry, Meghan Might Be Moving to Africa

'Rock star' couple looking at new role, sources say

(Newser) - With the Duchess of Sussex—better known as Meghan Markle—just days away from giving birth to her and Prince Harry's first child, there are rumors the royal couple might be leaving the United Kingdom. Sources tell the Times of London that Prince Harry's advisers are working on... More »

Prince Harry: Ban Fortnite

Duke of Sussex speaks out on addictive video games, social media

(Newser) - Fortnite has many fans, but Prince Harry is not one of them. During a recent visit to a YMCA in West London, the Duke of Sussex lashed out at the "addictive" video game, the Daily Express reports. "The game shouldn't be allowed," he said, per Variety... More »

Prince Philip Off the Hook for Car Crash

At least as far as the country's prosecuting agency goes

(Newser) - The bad news for Prince Philip after his car crash last month: He agreed to give up his driver's license . The good news for him: He won't be facing legal action from the government. Per the BBC , the Crown Prosecution Service has decided it wouldn't be in... More »

Staff Spends Hours Deleting Nasty Posts on Kate, Meghan

Fans are to blame in certain cases

(Newser) - The duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex get a lot of online hate—so much that staff members spend several hours each week deleting comments on social media—though a new campaign hopes to put it all to bed. "We just decided enough is enough," Hello! Royal Editor Emily... More »

Prince Philip 'Very Contrite' About Car Accident

Royal writes to woman in other car to tell her 'how very sorry I am for my part'

(Newser) - Prince Philip is trying again to win the heart and mind of a woman he was in a car accident with, after initially letting police pass along to Emma Fairweather that "the queen and the Duke of Edinburgh would like to be remembered to you. " This time the... More »

Woman in Crash With Prince No Fan of Message She Got

Emma Fairweather said it 'didn't even make sense'

(Newser) - Another ding on Prince Philip's driving record. Two days after the 97-year-old's Land Rover Freelander collided with a Kia and ended up on its side , British tabloids published photos showing the Duke of Edinburgh behind the wheel of a new Land Rover on Saturday—without his seat belt... More »

Prince Philip 'Shocked, Shaken' After Car Crash

97-year-old uninjured after collision

(Newser) - A lucky escape for Prince Philip: Authorities in Britain say Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband was uninjured but "very, very shocked and shaken" after a car crash near the Queen's Sandringham estate, the BBC reports. Witnesses say the prince, who still drives his Land Rover regularly, was... More »

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