Elizabeth II

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

Britain's Prince Philip makes appearance

LONDON (AP) – Prince Philip has made his first public appearance since he was discharged from a hospital last week. The 91-year-old British royal accompanied his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, to an 18th century parish […]

08/27/2012

Prince Philip taken to hospital

(AP) – Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, was hospitalized as a precautionary measure, Buckingham Palace officials said Wednesday. Officials did not provide any details about the cause of the 91-year-old’s hospitalization, which follows two […]

08/15/2012

Princes: We had no clue queen would play in opener

(AP) – Even Prince William and Prince Harry were kept in the dark. They told the BBC on Friday had no idea that their grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, would play a cameo role in the […]

08/03/2012

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