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Prince Charles spurred to action after bout with virus

Jun 04, 2020 - 6:51 PM

Prince Charles calls the outbreak, which has officially claimed more than 40,000 lives in Britain 'an unbelievably testing and challenging time,' which has forced people to reassess their lives

EXPERIENCE. In this file photo taken on March 04, 2020, Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales reacts during his visit to the London Transport Museum in London on March 4, 2020, to take part in celebrations to mark 20 years of the museum. File photo by Victoria Jones/Pool/AFP

Prince Charles out of virus isolation

Mar 30, 2020 - 10:50 PM

The 71-year-old prince, whose age put him among the most-risk category for the disease, is said to be in good health and abiding by government health guidelines

OUT OF ISOLATION. In this file photo, Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (C) reacts during his visit to the Royal College of Music in London on March 3, 2020. File photo by Matt Dunham/Pool/AFP

Boxing champ Joshua in self-isolation after meeting Prince Charles

Mar 26, 2020 - 9:06 AM

World champion Anthony Joshua says he’s in quarantine after attending an event with coronavirus victim Prince Charles

PRECAUTION. Anthony Joshua is following government guidelines by staying at home. Photo by AFP

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 25, 2020 - 6:52 PM

The 71-year-old is self-isolating in Scotland along with his wife Camilla, who was also tested but does not have COVID-19

POSITIVE. In this file photo taken on March 04, 2020, Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales reacts during his visit to the London Transport Museum in London on March 4, 2020, to take part in celebrations to mark 20 years of the museum. Photo by Victoria Jones/Pool/AFP

Queen, Prince Harry, senior royals set for crisis meeting

Jan 12, 2020 - 9:15 AM

Queen Elizabeth II wants a 'workable solution' that would take into account Prince Harry and wife Meghan's demands for more freedom

ROYAL CRISIS. In this file photo taken on June 09, 2018, Members of the Royal Family (L-R) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (with Princess Charlotte and Prince George) and Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London to watch a fly-past of aircraft by the Royal Air Force RAF. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

UK royals 'hurt' after Harry, Meghan quit frontline roles

Jan 09, 2020 - 7:14 PM

The mood in the palace is understood to be one of disappointment and even 'hurt,' according to the BBC

ROYAL FAMILY. In this file photo taken on June 09, 2018 members of the royal family (L-R) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II; Meghan, Duchess of Sussex; Prince Charles; Prince Harry; Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (with Princess Charlotte and Prince George);  and Prince William stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London to watch a fly-past of aircraft by the Royal Air Force. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Prince Charles' climate change passion wows Trump

Jun 05, 2019 - 4:44 PM

'He wants to have a world that is good for future generations and I want that too,' Donald Trump says

CLIMATE CHANGE PASSION. US President Donald Trump (R) raises a glass to toast with Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales during a dinner at Winfield House on June 4, 2019. Photo by Chris Jackson/AFP

Britain's Prince Charles heads to Cuba amid U.S. tensions

Mar 22, 2019 - 1:52 PM

Prince Charles is asked by the British government to add Cuba to a long-planned tour of Caribbean nations as Brexit spurs it to seek alternative trading partners

PRINCE CHARLES. Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales attends a reception to mark the 50th Anniversary of the investiture of The Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace in London on March 5, 2019. Photo by Dominic Lipinski/AFP

Britain's Prince Charles celebrates 70th birthday

Nov 15, 2018 - 12:35 PM

In two official photographs released to mark the Prince of Wales's milestone, Charles is shown surrounded by his wife Camilla, two sons William and Harry, and 3 grandchildren

ROYAL FAMILY. Britain's Prince Charles poses with his wife Camilla, two sons William and Harry, and 3 grandchildren. Photo from The Royal Family's Facebook page

Prince Charles at 70: Man on a mission

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:18 PM

Prince Charles, who is turning 70, is the longest-serving heir in British history and would become the oldest person ever to inherit the throne

'THE MEDDLESOME PRINCE.' Prince Charles' views vary in a wide range of topics, from dairy farming to culling of badgers. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga

Poll finds Britons 'not interested' in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

May 15, 2018 - 11:17 PM

The YouGov survey, commissioned by anti-monarchy campaign group Republic, finds that 66 percent of British people were uninterested in the upcoming nuptials – with around a third 'not interested at all'

WEDDING MERCHS. In this file photo taken on May 08, 2018, memorabilia celebrating the the forthcoming wedding between Britain's Prince Harry and his US fiancee Meghan Markle are pictured for sale in a gift shop in Windsor, west of London. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/ AFP

The week in photos: April 21-27, 2018

Apr 28, 2018 - 4:32 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (L) turns to wave at the media as she is lead in with her brother Prince George of Cambridge (R) by their father Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (C) at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in central London, on April 23, 2018, to visit Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their new-born son. Kate, the wife of Britain's Prince William, has given birth to a baby son, Kensington Palace announced Monday. "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 11:01 (1001 GMT)," the palace said in a statement. The baby boy weighs eight pounds and seven ounces (3.8 kilogrammes). / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip mark 70th wedding anniversary

Nov 20, 2017 - 11:15 PM

The bells of Westminster Abbey, where Elizabeth married Prince Philip on November 20, 1947, ring to mark the seven decades of the royal union

LOVE ENDURES. This file photo taken on June 17, 2017 shows Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh travel in a horse-drawn carriage back to Buckingham Palace after attending 'Trooping the Color' on Horse Guards Parade to mark the Queen's official birthday, in London on June 17, 2017. On November 20, 2017 takes place the Queen and Philip’s 70th wedding anniversary. Photo by Chris J. Ratliffe/AFP

The week in photos: November 4-10, 2017

Nov 11, 2017 - 3:52 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Images are projected onto the Louvre Pyramid in Paris at night on November 8, 2017 to mark the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum on Saadiyat island in the Emirati capital.More than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors on November 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERG

The week in photos: June 17-23, 2017

Jun 24, 2017 - 7:18 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Afghan refugee women wait to scan their eyes at the UNHCR registration center in Peshawar, Pakistan on June 19, 2017 ahead of the World Refugee Day. Photo by Abdul Majeed/AFP

Prince Charles embraces Italy quake survivors

Apr 03, 2017 - 12:25 AM

I wish I could do more for you your resilience is amazing Britain s Prince of Wales tells one resident as he sees the terrifying devastation in Amatrice firsthand

World leaders bid farewell to Nobel laureate Peres

Sep 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM

3rd UPDATE Some 70 countries will be represented with the range of leaders illustrating the respect Shimon Peres gained over the years in his transformation from hawk to committed peace advocate

IN MEMORY. Israeli policewomen salute in front of the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres at the plaza outside the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, on September 29, 2016 in Jerusalem, as people come to pay their respects. Photo by Gali Tibbon/AFP

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Apr 21, 2016 - 7:01 PM

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LOOK: Prince George adorably poses for postage stamp portrait

Apr 20, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Prince George the 3rd in line to the British throne poses for a postage stamp portrait with Queen Elizabeth II Prince Charles and Prince William

FOUR GENERATIONS. Prince George poses for a portrait with the Queen, Prince Charles, and Prince William for a postage stamp sheet. Photo by Ranald Mackechnie/Royal Mail/EPA

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Apr 20, 2016 - 12:16 PM

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Syria war linked to climate change – UK's Prince Charles

Nov 24, 2015 - 10:54 AM

Do we really have to face catastrophes and chaos before we understand that real action needs to be taken?

In this file photo, the Prince of Wales is seen during an Official Welcome at the Parque Fundidora November 5, 2014 in Monterrey, Mexico. Chris Jackson/Getty Images/AFP

Business ties herald 'golden era' as China's Xi visits UK

Oct 18, 2015 - 10:50 AM

An Asian superpower with deep pockets and international ambitions on one side and a European financial hub keen on attracting investment on the other – the scene is set for a UK China love story

TO LONDON. Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 30 January 2015. Fred Dufour/Pool/EPA/File

Britain's Prince Charles meets Irish republican leader

May 20, 2015 - 9:29 AM

Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan says Charles s visit will celebrate Irish British ties while also acknowledging more difficult moments from the past

HISTORIC HANDSHAKE. An historic moment as Britain's heir to the throne Prince Charles (L) shakes hands with Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams during his visit to the National University of Ireland in Galway, Republic of Ireland May 19, 2015. Brian Lawless/EPA

Prince Charles letters show concern for badgers and fish

May 14, 2015 - 10:12 AM

The 2004 2005 letters were released after a battle between The Guardian newspaper and the reluctant government ultimately hailed as a press victory

'THE MEDDLESOME PRINCE.' Prince Charles' views vary in a wide range of topics, from dairy farming to culling of badgers. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga

Leaders pay tribute to Gallipoli fallen on centenary

Apr 25, 2015 - 8:27 AM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the world needs a message of peace more than ever in the 21st century

COMMEMORATION. Britain's Prince Charles (L) and Prince Harry (R) visit the Cape Helles English Memorial during a commemorative event of the Battle of Gallipoli, in Gallipoli, Turkey, April 24, 2015. Photo by Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

UK's Prince Charles voices alarm at radicalization

Feb 08, 2015 - 9:13 AM

In a BBC interview the heir to the throne voices concern about Christians fleeing the Middle East in droves

ALARMED: File photo of the Prince of Wales. Chris Jackson/Getty Images/AFP

World leaders head to Saudi to meet new King Salman

Jan 24, 2015 - 1:49 PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron Prince Charles and French President Francois Hollande are among the first leaders expected to arrive in Saudi Arabia

KING SALMAN. A file picture dated 21 May 2004 shows then Saudi Arabian Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Riyadh's Governor, waving as he arrives to Barajas Airport in Madrid, Spain. Jose Huesca/EPA

Britain's Prince Charles to speak out as king – report

Nov 20, 2014 - 9:22 AM

Britain s Prince Charles plans to make heartfelt interventions in national life when he becomes king the Guardian newspaper reports

The Prince of Wales is seen during an Official Welcome at the Parque Fundidora November 5, 2014 in Monterrey, Mexico.  Chris Jackson/Getty Images/AFP

Veterans make emotional return to the beaches to mark D-Day

Jun 05, 2014 - 11:59 PM

On the eve of the anniversary of the biggest amphibious invasion in military history the spotlight was firmly on those who risked their lives to liberate Europe from Nazism most of whom are now in their 90s

WAR MEMORIES. War veterans attend a ceremony near a monument honoring their commando a day ahead of the start of D-Day commemorations. The D-Day ceremonies mark the 70th anniversary of the launching of 'Operation Overlord,' a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II. Photo by Ludovic Marin/ AFP

Moscow demands 'official explanation' for Charles remarks

May 22, 2014 - 8:41 PM

Prince Charles alleged comparison of Russian president Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler are not worthy of a future British monarch says a Russian official

PRINCE CHARLES. Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, after the annual Commonwealth Observance service at Westminster Abbey on March 10, 2014. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Russian envoy set for UK talks over Charles comments

May 22, 2014 - 3:56 PM

Moscow has not formally reacted on Prince Charles comparison of President Putin with Hitler but Russian media said it threatened to further complicate relations between Britain and Moscow

UK politicians say Charles 'free to speak' after Putin-Hitler row

May 21, 2014 - 11:28 PM

Prince Charles remark makes headlines around the world and Russian media says it threatened to further complicate relations between Britain and Moscow

Prince Charles compares Putin to Hitler: report

May 21, 2014 - 10:25 AM

The Prince of Wales reportedly makes the comment to a 78 year old woman who lost her family in the Holocaust

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Queen welcomes Irish president on historic visit

Apr 08, 2014 - 9:36 PM

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes the Irish president to Britain for the first time since the republic became independent in a historic state visit consolidating ties between the once hostile neighbors

HISTORIC VISIT. Irish President Michael D. Higgins talks to Prince Charles during his historic state visit to Britain. Photo by AFP

Prince Charles secures 5M vaccines for PH typhoon victims

Mar 26, 2014 - 4:35 PM

UPDATED The vaccines are from the Serum Institute with delivery of the donations facilitated by Prince Charles charity International Health Partners

PRINCE CHARLES. Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, leaves following the annual Commonwealth Observance service at Westminster Abbey in central London on March 10, 2014. Ben Stansall/AFP

Prince Harry and girlfriend go public

Mar 10, 2014 - 9:58 PM

Britain s Prince Harry and his long term girlfriend Cressida Bonas finally make their romance official with two public outings in 3 days after spending months trying to avoid being pictured together

SEEN TOGETHER. Britain's Prince Harry and British socialite Cressida Bonas watch the match during the Six Nations International rugby Union match between England and Wales at Twickenham. Photo by AFP

Britons rescued from floods; Cameron grapples with crisis

Feb 06, 2014 - 8:35 PM

British authorities issue two severe flood warnings signifying a danger to life for the Somerset Levels the worst hit area

Mandela's 'long walk' nears its end

Dec 14, 2013 - 7:42 PM

Sunday s funeral will begin at 8:00 am with a two hour ceremony for 5 000 people

ALMOST THE END. Women are consoled as they react in sadness after walking past the casket of late South African President Nelson Mandela, on the final day of lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo by Matt Dunham/EPA

Commonwealth puts on united front after summit rifts

Nov 17, 2013 - 5:54 PM

But the show of unity will do no more than mask the divisions within Commonwealth ranks after three days of talks

COMMONWEALTH LEADERS. Commonwealth heads of state and government representatives during the inauguration of the 22nd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at the Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 15 November 2013. EPA/Sri Lanka government handout

Sri Lanka has 'nothing to hide' over rights – president

Nov 14, 2013 - 2:29 PM

Rajapakse tells reporters he is ready to confront the likes of Britain s Prime Minister David Cameron but would not be lectured to

DEFENDING SRI LANKA. In this photo, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse addressing the Commonwealth Business Forum inauguration ceremony held at Hotel Cinnamon Grand in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 12 November 2013. EPA/M.A. Pushpa Kumara

Prince Charles becomes pensioner with eye on the throne

Nov 12, 2013 - 11:24 AM

As his 87 year old mother cuts back on her workload Charles is increasingly taking centre stage

TURNING 65. Britain's Prince Charles reacts to a comment as he meets guests during a reception in Clarence House, central London on October 24, 2013. AFP / Pool / Leon Neal

India PM to miss Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka

Nov 10, 2013 - 9:36 PM

Pressure grows to boycott the event over alleged war crimes by Colombo

NO SHOW IN COLOMBO. A file photograph showing Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (C) talking during the 11th ASEAN-India Summit at the International Convention Center, in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, 10 October 2013. EPA/Nyein Chan Naing

British monarchy captured in official christening shots

Oct 25, 2013 - 10:35 AM

The family comes together for a photo portrait showing 4 generations of monarchy

FAMILY PHOTO. The official portrait for the christening of Prince George of Cambridge. AFP PHOTO/CAMERA PRESS LIMITED/JASON BELL

Princess Diana film opens after critical mauling

Sep 18, 2013 - 2:07 PM

Film carries on despite drubbing begins screening in Europe

A LINE TO DIANA? Naomi Watts as the People's Princess. Photo from the Lady Diana Spencer Facebook

Critics savage 'Diana' biopic

Sep 06, 2013 - 4:44 PM

Star Naomi Watts commended for performance but film s reception poor

HOT SEAT. Naomi Watts as the People's Princess. Photo from Lady Diana Spencer Facebook

Live Blog: Rappler's #RoyalBaby watch

Jul 16, 2013 - 2:43 PM

Rappler s live coverage of the birth of the royal heir

WHEN WILL HE OR SHE BE BORN? Only time will tell...soon. Illustration by Mich Garcia

Duchess of Cornwall: Baby due this week?

Jul 16, 2013 - 11:30 AM

Camilla Parker Bowles Prince Charles wife says they hope to see the baby before the week ends

ROYAL BABY GRANNIES. Queen Elizabeth II (left) and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker-Bowles will be great-grandmother and step-grandmother to Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby. Photo from the Queen Elizabeth II Facebook page

Nigella Lawson, Saatchi have speedy divorce

Jul 16, 2013 - 7:48 AM

The pai said in a statement that the first stage of the divorce would go through on July 31

SPEEDY DIVORCE. Nigella Lawson will be represented by Fiona Shackleton, divorce lawyer used by Prince Charles and Paul McCartney. Photo from the Nigella Lawson Facebook page (Nigella Lawson at home - PR shots and Book Cover ©Hugo Burnand)

Still no sign of royal baby

Jul 13, 2013 - 7:09 PM

UPDATE A rumor that the Duchess of Cambridge had gone into labor on Thursday spreads like wildfire on Twitter; it turns out to be a false alarm

STAKEOUT HUMOR. Joke tags written by bored media crews are shown hanging from the stepladders outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's hospital in London, on July 13, 2013, where Prince William and his wife Catherine's baby will be born. Photo by AFP / Justin Tallis

Mother-to-be Kate faces Diana comparisons

Jul 04, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Both women have endured one of the biggest challenges of being a modern royal: constant scrutiny from the press

DIANA AND KATE ARE CONNECTED. A stamp printed in North Korea in 1982 shows Charles and Diana carrying William