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Meghan makes first public appearance since son's birth at Queen's birthday

Meghan makes first public appearance since son's birth at Queen's birthday

Prince Harry's wife Meghan made her first public appearance on Saturday since giving birth last month, joining a host of British royals to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday in London.

Meghan gives birth to a boy, says 'thrilled' Prince Harry

Meghan gives birth to a boy, says 'thrilled' Prince Harry

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a boy, her husband Prince Harry announced in a statement to television cameras on Monday, adding that mother and baby were ‘doing incredibly well’.

'Long live the King!' Thai monarch carried in grand coronation procession

'Long live the King!' Thai monarch carried in grand coronation procession

Flanked by royal guards marching to a steady drumbeat, Thailand's newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried on a gilded palanquin through the streets of old Bangkok Sunday ...

End of an era as Japan's emperor abdicates

End of an era as Japan's emperor abdicates

Emperor Akihito of Japan formally stepped down Tuesday, the first abdication for 200 years in the world's oldest monarchy, as his son Naruhito prepared to take the Chrysanthemum Throne and usher in a new imperial era.

Thieves snatch Swedish royal jewels in daylight heist

Thieves snatch Swedish royal jewels in daylight heist

Robbers who nabbed two 17th century royal crowns and an orb from a Swedish cathedral remained at large on Wednesday, a day after fleeing their daring midday heist by motorboat.

More than six million tweets on Harry and Meghan's big day

More than six million tweets on Harry and Meghan's big day

Over six million people tweeted on Prince Harry's marriage to Meghan Markle, more than three times the number during his older brother's wedding, social media monitoring firm Visibrain said Sunday.

New Zealand teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth in 1981

New Zealand teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth in 1981

A mentally disturbed teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during a 1981 visit to New Zealand and police covered up the botched attempt, according to official documents released Thursday.

Homeless clampdown sparks UK royal wedding row

Homeless clampdown sparks UK royal wedding row

In picturesque Windsor, in the shadow of the castle where Queen Elizabeth II spends her weekends, a dozen homeless people shelter from the cold in a jumble of blankets and cardboard boxes.

Queen praises terror-hit London, Manchester in Christmas message

Queen praises terror-hit London, Manchester in Christmas message

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II praised the response of London and Manchester to horrific terror attacks this year, during her annual Christmas message on Monday.

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip mark 70th wedding anniversary

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip mark 70th wedding anniversary

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated 70 years of marriage on Monday to the man she calls her ‘strength and stay’, making them Britain's first reigning couple to mark a platinum wedding anniversary.

Thais bid final goodbye to beloved King Bhumibol

Thais bid final goodbye to beloved King Bhumibol

Brahmin priests, drummers and soldiers in ceremonial uniforms led a solemn but colour-splashed procession through Bangkok's historic heart Thursday as Thailand bade farewell to King Bhumibol Adulyadej ...

Pomp and pageantry as Thailand rehearses late King's funeral

Pomp and pageantry as Thailand rehearses late King's funeral

Gilded chariots, horses and columns of military men in bright costumes swept through Bangkok's old quarter on Saturday in a final dress rehearsal for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej's funeral ...