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Harry: William and I on 'Different Paths'

Asked about a rumored rift, he downplays but doesn't deny

(Newser) - More nuggets from a royal documentary due to air in the US on Wednesday continue to dribble out, and the latest centers on the relationship between princes Harry and William. In Harry & Meghan: An African Journey, the ITV interviewer asks Harry, "There's been a lot of news... More »

Markle Says She's Not OK, Internet Rallies to Her Side

Markle reveals in interview she's been struggling with the pressure of being a royal, new mom

(Newser) - Meghan Markle has had an eventful year, most notably with the birth of her son, Archie, and People reports she's now "getting real" about all of the pressures that go along with that. Harry & Meghan: An African Journey, an ITV documentary on Markle and Prince Harry, is... More »

Sweden's King Removes Royal Titles From 5 Grandchildren

Move will streamline country's royal family

(Newser) - Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has taken the unusual step of stripping five of his grandchildren of their royal titles—but it's not because of a family feud. The five children, aged between one and five, are the offspring of the younger two of the king's three... More »

Princess Beatrice to Wed a Property Tycoon

She'll marry Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi next year

(Newser) - A royal wedding is coming in 2020. Princess Beatrice, ninth in line for the British throne, will marry multi-millionaire businessman Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi following their engagement in Italy earlier this month, Buckingham Palace announced Thursday. The 31-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, is believed to have... More »

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 »

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 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 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 »

The 2 Words a Top Pathologist Is Now Using for Diana's Death

'If only' tiny tear in her vein had been elsewhere, she may have lived: Dr. Richard Shepherd

(Newser) - "If only." Those are the two words Britain's top forensic pathologist is now saying about the 1997 car crash that claimed Princess Diana's life. That's because Dr. Richard Shepherd, who the Daily Beast notes has performed more than 23,000 post-mortems, lent his expertise to... More »

Inside Meghan Markle's Super Luxe Baby Shower

Duchess of Sussex has Serena Williams to thank

(Newser) - High above the commoners of New York City, the Duchess of Sussex will be spoiled with a $200,000 baby shower Wednesday. Serena Williams has reportedly booked the two-floor penthouse suite of the Mark hotel and will be treating Meghan Markle and some of her closest friends to a flower-arranging... 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 »

Meghan: You Have 'Broken My Heart Into a Million Pieces'

A letter by the Duchess of Sussex goes public

(Newser) - Tensions between Meghan Markle and her father went public Saturday when he let a British tabloid publish her anguished letter to him, People reports. "Daddy, it is with a heavy heart that I write this, not understanding why you have chosen to take this path, turning a blind eye... More »

Prince Philip 'Voluntarily' Gives Up His Driver's License

Seems that accident has finally sunk in

(Newser) - Prince Philip will no longer be behind the wheel—at least not legally, the BBC reports. The 97-year-old duke, who was recently involved in a car crash , has "taken the decision to voluntarily" give up his driver's license, says Buckingham Palace. "The duke is reported to have... 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 »

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 »

After Crash, 97-Year-Old Prince Has New SUV Delivered

Philip goes to hospital for precautionary check-up

(Newser) - It may have surprised people to learn that Prince Philip himself was behind the wheel when his vehicle crashed into another in England, given that a) he's a prince and b) he's 97. But Philip appears ready to get behind the wheel as quickly as possible. Both TMZ... More »

Behold, the Royal Christmas Cards

Charles, William, Harry and their families release the chosen images

(Newser) - British officials have released the photos chosen by members of the royal family for their Christmas cards. Prince William and his wife Kate are shown outside in casual clothes, their three young children in tow, per the AP . Prince Harry and Meghan chose a black and white motif that shows... More »

Meghan Markle's Dad: I Want to Rebut the 'Grievous Lies'

Thomas Markle bombards 'Daily Mail' with photos and letters to prove love for daughter

(Newser) - Thomas Markle just wants "to get the truth out there." That's why, per USA Today , the estranged father of Meghan Markle "isn't through talking about the rift" between himself and his daughter, spilling to the Daily Mail about how he's been "frozen out"... More »

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