Elizabeth II

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, during a naming ceremony for the 'Royal Princess' cruise ship, Southampton, England on June 13, 2013. (AP Photo)

Palace sheds some light on Kate’s baby plans

LONDON (AP) — With Prince William and the former Kate Middleton expecting their first child in mid-July — and much of the world interested in the birth of a future monarch — officials at Clarence […]

06/19/2013

Kate Middleton

Royal infant on the way, but housing unclear

LONDON (AP) — Is it a boy? A girl? Prince William and the former Kate Middleton aren’t telling, and palace officials are not revealing where the royal baby will spend its first few months, since […]

05/14/2013

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's coffin draped with Union Jack flag. (AP Photo)

Britain’s Iron Lady laid to rest with full pomp

LONDON (AP) — Margaret Thatcher was laid to rest Wednesday with prayers and ceremony, plus cheers and occasional jeers, as Britain paused to remember a leader who transformed the country — for the better according to many, but in some eyes for the worse.

04/17/2013

NJ Governor Chris Christie

NJ governor: Queen can trust Prince Harry with me

EWING, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says no one will be getting naked when Prince Harry visits New Jersey in May. A listener asked Christie on a radio call-in show Monday if there are any plans to make sure the prince behaves.

03/26/2013

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, holding "Baby on Board" button she received at Baker Street Underground Station during 150th Anniversary ceremony, London, England. (AP Photo)

Pregnant Kate gets ‘Baby on Board’ badge

LONDON (AP) — Thoughtful workers on London’s subway system Wednesday gave the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge a “Baby on Board” badge — in case she ever needs to ask commuters to give up their seats for her.

03/20/2013

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Queen Elizabeth leaves hospital after stomach bug

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II left the London hospital where she’d been treated for the symptoms of a stomach infection Monday, following a brief and rare hospitalization for the 86-year-old head of state.

03/04/2013

Jacintha Saldanha

UK: No charges for Australian royal hoax DJs

LONDON (AP) – British prosecutors said Friday they will not press charges against two Australian DJs over the royal hoax call that preceded a nurse’s suicide.

02/01/2013

Queen Elizabeth II

British queen not likely to follow Dutch example

LONDON (AP) — One European queen has announced her retirement. Any chance Europe’s most famous queen — Elizabeth II of Britain — might join her? Not likely, experts say.

01/29/2013

Kate Middleton

Aussies sorry for crank call to Kate’s hospital

LONDON (AP) — Two Australian radio disc jockeys apologized Wednesday after impersonating Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles in a prank call and getting a London hospital to tell them all about Kate Middleton’s condition.

12/05/2012

Kate Middleton

Palace says Duchess of Cambridge expecting a baby

LONDON (AP) – Get the nursery ready: Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their first child. St. James’s Palace announced the pregnancy Monday, saying that the Duchess of Cambridge – formerly known as Kate Middleton – has a severe form of morning sickness and is currently in a London hospital. William is at his wife’s side.

12/03/2012

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