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On First Day in US, a Surprise Event for William and Kate

Royals had much fun watching Celtics take on Miami Heat in Boston

(Newser) - It's been eight years since Prince William and Kate, Princess of Wales, took in an NBA game, but that streak is now over. ESPN reports that, in a surprise appearance, the royal couple showed up at Boston's TD Garden on Wednesday evening to watch the matchup between the...

Prince William, Kate Headed to Boston, and It's Weighty

A lot has changed since they were last here

(Newser) - On Friday the winners of the Earthshot Prize will be announced at a Boston ceremony studded with big names—Billie Eilish, Annie Lennox, Rami Malek, Catherine O’Hara, and Shailene Woodley among them. But those will likely all be dwarfed by two: Prince William and the Princess of Wales, who...

All 8 Grandchildren Keep Vigil
All 8 Grandchildren Keep Vigil
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All 8 Grandchildren Keep Vigil

Prince William leads family procession in honor of Queen Elizabeth

(Newser) - Queen Elizabeth's grandchildren came together Saturday for a vigil at the side of their grandmother's coffin at Westminster Hall in London. The eight cousins and siblings entered in a procession led by Prince William, People reports. They took places around the coffin, with William at its head and...

Charles Spent Decades Expanding Royal Wealth

Control of $1.4B Duchy of Cornwall now passes to Prince William

(Newser) - King Charles III inherited a lot more than a throne when Queen Elizabeth II died last week—and his eldest son, Prince William, inherited a financial empire Charles spent more than 50 years expanding. Under a century-old tradition, the wills of British royals are sealed, but as the reigning monarch,...

William, Harry Greet Windsor Crowd
William, Harry
Reunite to Greet Mourners
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William, Harry Reunite to Greet Mourners

Estranged brothers and their wives arrive at Windsor Castle together after invitation from William

(Newser) - At least momentarily ending the estrangement, Britain's Prince William and his wife, Catherine, joined his brother, Harry, and Meghan Markle on Saturday for an unannounced visit to the gates of Windsor Castle, where crowds had gathered to mourn Queen Elizabeth. The two couples greeted mourners and walked along the...

Camilla Is Now Queen Consort. Also: What's a Queen Consort?

Wife of King Charles III isn't the only royal to see a title shift after death of Queen Elizabeth II

(Newser) - This piece has been updated to reflect William and Kate's new title: If you think you're going to have a hard time remembering to call Charles "king" instead of "prince" from here on out (don't forget the "III"!), try to master that soon,...

Queen Won't Open Parliament This Time

Given Elizabeth's difficulties getting around, Charles will read speech for her

(Newser) - Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the opening of Parliament on Tuesday for the first time in nearly 60 years, as she struggles with difficulties in getting around. Buckingham Palace said in a statement Monday that the decision was made in consultation with her doctors and that the 96-year-old had...

Royals Release New Photos as Charlotte Turns 7

Princess is the spitting image of dad Prince William

(Newser) - New photos of Princess Charlotte have been released to mark the British royal's seventh birthday—and apart from her full head of hair, she continues to bear a very strong resemblance to father Prince William. The photos, showing Charlotte in a field of bluebells near her family's country...

Jamaicans to William, Kate: Say Sorry

Protests, demand for reparations in advance of duke and duchess's visit

(Newser) - Dozens of well-known leaders in Jamaica including professors and politicians are demanding an apology and slavery reparations as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepare for a trip to the former British colony, the AP reports. The group is rejecting the visit of Prince William and Kate scheduled for Tuesday,...

Prince William's Remarks on Ukraine War Rile Twitter

He says war in Europe is 'alien' as critics call attention to family history

(Newser) - Prince William is again facing accusations of racism after saying Britons were surprised by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Britons are used to seeing conflict in Africa and Asia, but "it's very alien to see this in Europe," the Duke of Cambridge, second in line to the...

Prince William Calls Out Rich Men's Race to Space
Shatner: Prince William
Is 'Lovely' but Wrong
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Shatner: Prince William Is 'Lovely' but Wrong

He says Blue Origin voyages are 'baby steps' toward greater things after prince's criticism

(Newser) - Update: William Shatner says Prince William is a "lovely, gentle, educated man"—but he's got the "wrong idea" about space tourism. After the prince said the world's greatest minds should focus on fixing problems on Earth, Shatner told Entertainment Tonight that trips like his Wednesday...

Pettiness From Royals Toward Harry? Not on His Birthday

Upbeat greetings poured in from the queen, William and Kate, Charles and Camilla for prince's 37th

(Newser) - Earlier this summer, things still seemed tense between Prince Harry and his family back home across the pond. But the UK royals have apparently put any lingering hostilities on the back burner, at least for the day: Harry's 37th birthday on Wednesday. First came a tweeted birthday greeting from...

Prince George's 8th Birthday Photo Is Out
New Prince George
Photo Is Out

New Prince George Photo Is Out

It's the British royal's 8th birthday

(Newser) - Prince George, the eldest child of Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, turns eight Thursday—which means the public has a new photo, taken by Kate as usual, to ooh and ahh over. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share a new...

Prince William in Hot Water After Comments on Racism

Some are wondering why he didn't speak up for his own sister-in-law

(Newser) - Prince William condemned the racist abuse that Black members of England's soccer team were subjected to after the team lost the Europe championship to Italy, but now William is the one under scrutiny. Commenters on social media were quick to note that the British royal has not yet publicly...

After England Loses, Racist Trolls Go After 3 Black Players

They missed penalty kicks in soccer championship

(Newser) - England lost a major soccer championship Sunday in a shootout to Italy, and the ugly fallout has racial overtones. Three Black players on the team who failed to score on their penalty kicks were subjected to online abuse by racist trolls, reports Reuters . Things got so bad that Prime Minister...

Harry, William Reunite for Statue of Diana
Statue of Diana Unveiled
on Her 60th Birthday
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Statue of Diana Unveiled on Her 60th Birthday

Princes William and Harry reunite to do the honors at Kensington Palace

(Newser) - Princess Diana would have celebrated a milestone birthday Thursday, and her two sons reunited to mark the occasion. Princes William and Harry unveiled a statue of their mother at Kensington Palace amid what People characterizes as a "warm reunion." The statue features Diana with three children, symbolizing her...

Princes William, Harry Speak About Diana's BBC Interview

It hurt his parents' relationship, indirectly resulted in Diana's death, William says

(Newser) - The BBC has admitted it deceived Princess Diana in order to get its bombshell 1995 interview with her, and after the revelation Thursday, Prince William said that interview indirectly led to his mother's death. It also was a "major contribution to making my parents' relationship worse," he...

Prince William, Kate Celebrate 10th Anniversary in New Pics

Royal couple has enjoyed a decade of wedded bliss

(Newser) - Thursday marks a decade since Prince William and Kate Middleton got married, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge marked the occasion by releasing new photos late Wednesday. The royal couple holds hands and embraces in the photos taken at Kensington Palace, USA Today reports. The media is full of...

Kate Middleton Paves Way For William and Harry Patch Up

'Family peacemaker' kicked off convo

(Newser) - William and Harry did not walk side by side at their grandfather's funeral on Saturday, but the Sunday Times reports they could be on their way to a royal reconciliation thanks to "family peacemaker" Kate Middleton. Per the Times, the duchess was first to engage Harry in conversation...

Gayle King: Harry Had 'Unproductive' Talk With Family

'But they are glad they at least started a conversation'

(Newser) - Prince Harry has spoken to his brother for the first time since the bombshell Oprah interview , but it did not go well, according to Gayle King. She said on CBS This Morning Tuesday that Harry told her over the weekend that he had spoken to both Prince William and their...

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