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Queen agrees grandson Harry, wife Meghan can exit senior royal role

01 January, 2020 8:59 am 8:59 am

SANDRINGHAM (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth has reluctantly agreed to her grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan’s wish for a more independent future after the British royal family held crisis talks on Monday to resolve a widening rift among the Windsors. Harry and his American actress wife will now begin a “period of transition” that … Read More

Royal showdown: Queen hosts Meghan-Harry crisis talks

01 January, 2020 4:52 pm 4:52 pm

SANDRINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth and her heirs will meet Prince Harry on Monday to thrash out a plan for him and his actress wife Meghan after they triggered a family crisis by deciding to step back from royal duties and spend more time in North America. Harry’s father and heir to the throne … Read More

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UK’s Queen summons senior royals to crisis meeting over Harry’s future

01 January, 2020 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – UK Queen Elizabeth has summoned senior royals including the Duke of Sussex to a crisis meeting in a bid resolve Prince Harry and Meghan’s future roles in the family. Elizabeth has summoned her grandson Prince Harry for a crisis meeting to discuss future arrangements for him and his wife Meghan following the … Read More

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Fans create their own kind of magic in new Queen music videos

10 October, 2019 10:00 am 10:00 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Singing in the kitchen, dancing in a field and impersonating frontman Freddie Mercury, Queen fans are giving renditions of three of the rock band’s hit songs in new user-generated music videos unveiled on Thursday. More than 10,000 people from 120 countries took part in the group’s “You Are The Champions” project after … Read More

Queen allows Johnson to suspend parliament before Brexit

08 August, 2019 7:53 pm 7:53 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend parliament, a statement from the official body of advisers to the Queen, known as the Privy Council, said on Wednesday. The statement confirmed that parliament would be suspended on a day between Sept. 9 and Sept. 12, until Oct. 14. … Read More

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Hi-tech illusions bring Queen Victoria’s palace to life in UK Summer ...

07 July, 2019 11:10 am 11:10 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited an exhibition dedicated to her great-great-grandmother Victoria on Wednesday, which uses cutting-edge technology to recreate Buckingham Palace as it was during the 19th century. Visitors will see projections and illusions showing the vibrant colors of the palace interiors before Victoria’s eldest son Edward VII redecorated it predominantly in … Read More

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Britain’s Prince Harry, queen attend Windsor Castle royal wedding

05 May, 2019 11:20 am 11:20 am

WINDSOR, England (Reuters) – New father Britain’s Prince Harry returned on Saturday to the Windsor Castle chapel where he married Meghan Markle a year ago this weekend, attending the wedding of relative Lady Gabriella Windsor. Queen Elizabeth’s first cousin once removed, Gabriella, a 38-year-old freelance writer and daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, … Read More

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Queen to rock Oscars with live performance

02 February, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday, following the blockbuster success of best picture nominee “Bohemian Rhapsody.” “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? We welcome @QueenWillRock and @adamlambert to this year’s Oscars!,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences … Read More

Aretha Franklin’s gospel roots celebrated at Queen of Soul’s fu...

09 September, 2018 8:46 am 8:46 am

DETROIT (Reuters) – A Detroit church swelled with the sound of gospel music  as family, friends and fans of Aretha Franklin bid rousing farewell to the Queen of Soul at a funeral that featured tributes by former US President Bill Clinton and singer Stevie Wonder. “Come on, this is a church service, lift your voice!” … Read More