Prince Philip’s royal ceremonial funeral will take place April 17 at Windsor Castle — a slimmed-down service amid the COVID-19 pandemic that will be entirely closed to the public.
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Britain's Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's husband of 73 years, died Friday at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh had been hospitalized nearly a month ago for heart surgery. Mourners defied COVID-19 protocols to gather in front of Buckingham Palace and…
But the current fourth season is set in the 1980s, a divisive decade in Britain. Characters include Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, whose 11-year tenure transformed and divided Britain, and the late Princess Diana, whose death in a car crash…
By Associated Press
The British monarchy is in the midst of one of its most tumultuous times in recent history. Queen Elizabeth announced Monday that she would be open to a new arrangement that would allow Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to pursue…
Manal al-Sharif inspired Saudi Arabian women to defy their country's ban on female drivers by posting a video of herself behind the wheel. The act saw her jailed but was ultimately influential in the 2018 lifting of the ban. Now…
By PBS NewsHour
Prince Harry, sixth in line to the throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle next weekend. As the wedding approaches, royal commentators say it marks a moment to consider the monarchy’s relationship to the British public in…
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins, Alison Moore
Tomorrow, Queen Elizabeth will become the longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria. In honor of the event, here are eight things you might not know about the two royals.
By Elizabeth Shell
With the news of Spain’s King Juan Carlos abdicating the throne to his son, we wondered how many monarchies are still in existence, and how many abdications have happened in modern times.
By Larisa Epatko
For four days in early June, it was all about the queen and a sense of nationalism as the UK celebrated only its second Diamond Jubilee of a monarch.
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