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Britain’s Princess Eugenie gets engaged

Britain’s Princess Eugenie of York has got engaged, Buckingham Palace announced Monday, lining up a second royal wedding this year at the church where Prince Harry will tie the knot.

British govt begs Prince Harry, fiancée not to invite Barack Obamas to avoid offending...

Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle reportedly want to invite former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama to their wedding in May, but government officials in the United Kingdom are worried such a move could anger the current U.S. president.

Queen praises terror-hit London, Manchester in Christmas message

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will praise the “powerful identities” of London and Manchester in responding to terrorist attacks this year, during her annual Christmas message on Monday.

Queen Elizabeth, Philip mark 70th year of marriage

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage on Monday, becoming Britain’s first reigning couple to mark a platinum wedding anniversary.

Britain’s Queen steps down from Remembrance Sunday role

Queen Elizabeth II took a significant step back from official duties on Sunday, leaving heir to the throne Prince Charles to lay a tribute to Britain’s war dead on her behalf.

Britain’s Prince Charles steps up as Queen steps back

On Remembrance Sunday, Prince Charles will lay Queen Elizabeth II’s wreath honouring Britain’s war dead as she watches on — a rare public symbol of the 91-year-old gradually scaling back her duties.

Uber apologises over London mistakes, vows to appeal

The head of Uber apologised Monday for “mistakes” made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence, but still vowed to appeal the decision.

Second man arrested after Buckingham Palace sword attack

Police investigating Friday's sword attack outside Buckingham Palace in London arrested a second man on Sunday, a statement said.

Buckingham Palace attacker had ‘4-foot sword’, shouted ‘Allahu akbar’

A man arrested under the Terrorism Act after deliberately driving at police outside Queen Elizabeth II’s Buckingham Palace residence in London had a “four-foot sword” in his car, police said on Saturday.

Man with knife shot dead after stabbing soldier in Belgium

A man wielding a knife was shot dead Friday after wounding a soldier in Brussels in a suspected “terrorist attack” while in London counter-terror detectives were investigating a similar attack on police near Buckingham Palace.

‘Not afraid’: Defiant Barcelona to march against terror

Tens of thousands of Spaniards and foreigners are to stage a defiant march against terror through Barcelona on Saturday following last week's deadly vehicle rampages.

Diana’s death: Week of grief shakes the monarchy

Twenty years ago on August 31, 1997, Britain's Princess Diana died in a high-speed car crash in Paris.


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