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BRITAIN: Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Marry

CNN reports: And they’re married! Britain’s Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle were wed Saturday at Windsor Castle in a ceremony that combined British pageantry with modern style. In a departure from tradition, Markle walked much of the way up the aisle unchaperoned, followed by her 10 bridesmaids and page boys — a move that is unprecedented for a ...

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Queen Elizabeth’s Last Corgi Dies At Age 14 [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: The Queen has reportedly been hit “extremely hard” by the loss of her corgi Willow who died on Sunday – ending Her Majesty’s close association with the breed dating back eight decades. The dog, which was 14th generation and descended from the Queen’s first dog Susan, was suffering from a cancer-related illness. It is understood The Queen ...

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BRITAIN: No Royal Wedding Invite For Trump

CNN reports: US President Donald Trump and his predecessor Barack Obama will not attend the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, White House and royal sources told CNN on Tuesday. A Kensington Palace spokesman said world leaders and political figures would not be invited in their official capacities. Trump and first lady Melania were not invited, nor were any ...

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Obama Warns Of Divisive Social Media Use During Interview With Prince Harry (Doesn’t Mention Trump)

NBC News reports: In his first interview since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama told Britain’s Prince Harry that the transition out of public office left him with a sense of ‘”serenity.” In the interview, which was light on political substance, Obama told listeners to BBC Radio’s flagship morning news program, Today, that the end of ...

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REPORT: British Leaders Fear Trump’s Rage If Obamas Get Invitation To Royal Wedding And He Doesn’t

Raw Story reports: Prince Harry’s spring wedding to Meghan Markle will be the social event of 2018 for world leaders, but UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is worried about former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle attending the nuptials. “The 33-year-old prince has become good friends with the Obamas since bonding with them during the Invictus Games,” The ...

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Queen Elizabeth Issues 2017 Xmas Message [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: The Queen has paid tribute to London and Manchester in her Christmas Day message for their handling of this year’s terror attacks. She said it was a “privilege” to meet the concert attack survivors in May and stressed both cities’ “powerful identities”. The monarch also remembered the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. In the year of ...

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BRITAIN: Prince Harry Interviews Obama [VIDEO]

The Week reports: Britain’s Prince Harry has interviewed former President Obama for a radio show set to air later this month. Though recorded in September, the first teaser clip of the conversation was shared by Kensington Palace social media accounts Sunday. Clocking in under a minute, the short video sees Obama and the prince joking as they prepare to begin ...

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Right Wing Conspiracy Theory Of The Day

Thought Catalog reports: In case you were wondering, my favorite part of the Internet is definitely the crazy conspiracy theories. We’ve had insane Twitter threads about Avril Lavigne being replaced by a clone, Lady Gaga murdering her mentor, and Melania Trump being replaced by a man in a wig, but this new one about the British royal family is a ...

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Prince Harry Gets Engaged To American Actress

NBC News reports: One of the world’s most eligible bachelors is officially off the market. Britain’s Prince Harry is engaged to American actress Meghan Markle, Kensington Palace announced in a statement Monday. The wedding will take place in the spring. The venue was not immediately revealed with royal officials saying more details would be announced “in due course.” Markle stars ...

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BRITAIN: No Royal Treatment For Trump’s Visit

The London Evening Standard reports: Donald Trump is set to visit Britain early in 2018 – but for a stripped-down trip that will not include staying with the Queen. Diplomats are discussing plans for a “working visit” by the US president that will be shorn of the pomp and flummery of a full-blown State Visit. And instead of a red ...

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Trump’s State Visit To UK Faces Delay Until 2019

From Britain’s Evening Standard: Donald Trump’s State visit to Britain could be delayed until 2019, it emerged today. The trip, with full Royal pomp and circumstance, is almost certainly not going to take place this year. The Palace is understood to have plans for another visit in the first half of 2018, practically ruling out a visit from Mr Trump. ...

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Ailing Queen Issues Annual Christmas Message [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A heavy cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England. It is extremely rare for Elizabeth to miss the service, which is a cornerstone of the royal family’s Christmas celebrations and brings the monarch into contact with local residents who gather outside for a ...

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Queen To Invite Trump For State Visit

This should go well. The Telegraph reports: Donald Trump will receive an invitation to meet with the Queen in the summer of next year, according to reports. Minister’s believe the Queen is their “secret weapon” and Theresa May will use the state visit to help strengthen the “special relationship” between Britain and the United States. The US president-elect reportedly told ...

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TRAILER: The Crown

People recaps: Royal fans, clear your schedules for Nov. 4. Why? That’s the date Netflix’s new historically-inspired, royally-inclined show, The Crown drops online. Though the next five weeks might be agonizing to wait through, PEOPLE can exclusively reveal a taste of the show in its first official trailer. The series follows Queen Elizabeth II’s – played by Claire Foy – ...

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Prince Harry Live-Streams His HIV Test [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Prince Harry has been tested for HIV in an effort raise awareness about the condition and encourage others to get checked out. The prince walked into a sexual health clinic in Burrell Street, central London to have the finger-prick test – for which he tested negative. The 31-year-old has made raising awareness about HIV and Aids a ...

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Kylie Sings For The Queen’s 90th Birthday [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: Anyone who has ever had to think of a 90th birthday gift knows just how tricky it can be to find something appropriate, but when it comes to the Queen the answer is simple: whatever it is, just make sure it includes lots and lots of horses. The human performers including such garlanded names as Dame Helen ...

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The Obamas Meet Prince George

ABC News reports: Adorable. That’s the best way to describe President Obama and the first lady’s meeting with Prince George, the 2-year-old son of Prince William and Duchess Kate. The president thought so himself. “I guess you all know why I came this week,” he said Saturday during a town hall in London. “It’s no secret. Nothing was going to ...

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REPORT: The Queen Disapproves Of Gay Marriage

From the Daily Mail: The Queen did not approve of the legalisation of same-sex marriage, the Daily Mail can reveal today. While in favour of civil partnerships, as a woman of deep Christian faith she took a different view on the legislation allowing same-sex couples to ‘marry’. She expressed her frustration to a friend at the height of the controversy, ...

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TRAILER: The Crown

Another treat for the Anglophiles. The Verge reports: Netflix is sharing a few new trailers on stage at its CES 2016 keynote, and they’re just starting to hit YouTube for the benefit of viewers who aren’t there in person. The first trailer premiered is for The Crown, a period drama about the British royal family in the 20th century helmed ...

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BRITAIN: Prince William Denounces Homophobia

At an event honoring his late mother, today Prince William condemned homophobia and anti-LGBT bullying. From the Daily Mail: During an hour-long training session William vowed that if he saw anyone bullying a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender‎ person he would step in and confront the abuser after comforting the victim. ‘I would try to confront, to tackle the person. ...

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