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Queen Elizabeth: Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Are No Longer “Working Royals,” No More Public Money

NBC News reports: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer use “royal highness” titles and won’t receive public money for their public duties, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. The announcement comes after the couple announced plans to “step back” from their roles as senior members of the British royal family and live a more independent life. “Harry, Meghan and Archie …

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Kevin Spacey Accuser Ari Behn Dead By Suicide

The BBC reports: Ari Behn, the former son-in-law of Norway’s king, has died aged 47, his spokesman has said. Behn, the author of several novels and plays, married Princess Martha Louise in 2002 but the couple divorced two years ago. His spokesman told Norway’s NTB agency that Behn had taken his own life. In December 2017, Behn accused the disgraced …

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Queen To Address “Bumpy” Year In Xmas Speech

The Associated Press reports: Queen Elizabeth II plans to acknowledge that both Britain and her family have endured a difficult year by saying during her Christmas message that it has been a “bumpy” time. The pre-recorded message will be broadcast in Britain and the Commonwealth nations on Christmas Day. She is thought to be referring both to Britain’s tortuous path …

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Prince Andrew’s Accuser Claims She Had Sex With Him Three Times After Being Recruited At Mar-A-Lago

Courthouse News reports: Prince Andrew suffered fresh scrutiny Monday night when the woman who says she was a trafficking victim made to have sex with him when she was 17 asked the British public to support her quest for justice. Virginia Roberts Giuffre told BBC Panorama that people “should not accept this as being OK.” Giuffre’s first UK television interview …

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Britain’s Prince Andrew Steps Down From Public Duties

Reuters reports: Britain’s Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his ill-judged association with late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family’s work. Andrew, Queen Elizabeth’s second son, denies an allegation that he had sex with a 17-year-old girl procured for him by his friend Epstein, who killed himself …

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Prince Andrew Says Epstein Friendship Was “Mistake”

The Daily Beast reports: Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, issued a lengthy statement on Saturday in which he admitted it was a “mistake and an error” to continue his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein after the convicted pedophile was released from a Florida jail in 2009. “I can only reiterate my regret that I was mistaken to think that what …

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Prince Andrew Denies “Abhorrent” Epstein Reports

NBC News reports: Britain’s Prince Andrew is once again trying to distance himself from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. “The Duke of York has been appalled by the recent reports of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged crimes,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement emailed to NBC News on Monday, referring to the prince by his royal title. “His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation …

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Trump Claims Queen Elizabeth “Hasn’t Had So Much Fun In 25 Years” As She Did When He Was Visiting Her

The Hill reports: President Trump said on Friday that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II had more fun with him during his state visit to the United Kingdom this month than she has had in more than two decades. “I have such a great relationship, and we were laughing and having fun. And her people said she hasn’t had so much fun …

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How Trump Lied For Years About British Royals Planning To Buy Into His Properties: Planted Stories, Fake Claims

CNN reports: President Donald Trump was all smiles on Monday as he attended a state dinner at Buckingham Palace hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. But the royal family has for years batted back stories that its members were looking into or joining Trump’s properties — stories that, according to multiple biographies of Trump, were spread by the real-estate developer himself. …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Arrives At Buckingham Palace

CBS News reports: President Trump touched down at Stansted Airport outside London on Monday morning, kicking off his first official state visit to Britain. After a helicopter ride into the center of the British capital Mr. Trump and First Lady Melania will rest for a while before joining Queen Elizabeth II for lunch. Thousands protested during Mr. Trump’s last visit …

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First Full Trailer For Downton Abbey Movie Arrives

Entertainment Weekly reports: The first full trailer for the Downton Abbey movie has arrived, and it confirms some royally big news: The film will center around the king and queen’s visit to Downton and the Crawley family and staff’s attempts to prepare for this momentous occasion — including Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) calling on Carson (Jim Carter) for assistance. What …

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BBC Host Fired For Racist Tweet About Royal Baby

The Independent reports: Danny Baker has been fired from the BBC following an apology over a “racist” tweet about the royal baby. The former BBC Radio 5 Live host was criticised for the post, which he shared moments after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex revealed their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world. The tweet featured a black-and-white photograph …

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Prince Harry And Duchess Meghan Present New Baby

NBC News reports: Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle, who is now the Duchess of Sussex, said they were caught up with the “magic” of parenthood as they offered the world their first glimpse of their newborn son Wednesday. Prince Harry and Meghan addressed the world’s media on Wednesday, 48 hours after their new arrival. “It’s magic, it’s pretty …

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Britain: Royal Family Welcomes Latest Addition [VIDEO]

NPR reports: The latest royal baby has arrived. Meghan Markle, who is married to Britain’s Prince Harry, gave birth to the couple’s first child early Monday. The baby boy weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces. His name hasn’t yet been announced. The baby is “very healthy,” Harry told reporters later in the day, adding that “mother and baby are …

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UK Plans Evacuation Of Royals In Event Of Brexit Riots

Politico reports: If Britain crashes out of the EU, and things go bad in London, Queen Elizabeth II will be ready to make her own exit — to an undisclosed location. The U.K. government has repurposed Cold War emergency evacuation planning to prepare for the chance of violence and mayhem following a no-deal Brexit, and the need to protect the …

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Queen Wore Brooch From Obamas To Greet Trump

The Hill reports: Queen Elizabeth wore a brooch given to her by former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on the day President Trump landed in the U.K., according to multiple reports. The Obamas gave the vintage brooch to the Queen during a 2011 visit. The 14-karat yellow gold piece of jewelry is also known as the American …

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Princes Harry And William Refused To Meet Trump

Britain’s Sunday Times reports: Prince Charles and Prince William were unwilling to meet Donald Trump on his visit to Britain, leaving the Queen to greet the US president alone. The first two in line to the throne let it be known during informal discussions about the arrangements for the president’s four-day trip that they did not want to take part. …

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REPORT: Trump To Meet Queen During Visit To UK

Sky News reports: Donald Trump will meet the Queen when he visits Britain next month, the US ambassador to the UK has told Sky News. The president is due in Britain for a working visit on Friday 13 July – his first to the country since being elected in 2016. It is not a state visit with all the pomp …

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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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