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June 24, 2018 10:06 AM Britain's Prince William heads for historic Middle East tour

AMMAN: Prince William flies to Jordan Sunday on a trip that will see him become the first member of Britain's royal family to pay an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories. The 36-year-old Duke of Cambridge touches down in Amman for a first leg billed as a chance to bond with Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah, 23, a fellow 21

June 14, 2018 12:01 AM Topless Kate Middleton photo case back in French court

PARIS: Two senior editors of French celebrity magazine Closer returned to court Wednesday to appeal hefty fines for printing photographs of Prince William's wife Kate sunbathing topless in 2012. Two photographers, suspected of taking the offending shots, are also appealing fines in a case that sparked a scandal in Britain a year after the second-in-line 22

March 27, 2018 6:11 AM Iceland leaders to snub 2018 World Cup in Russia

REYKJAVIK: Iceland announced Monday it will stage a diplomatic boycott of the football World Cup in Russia over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain. "Among the measures taken by Iceland is the temporary postponement of all high-level bilateral dialogue with the Russian authorities," the foreign ministry said in a statement said. "Consequently 14

March 16, 2018 12:50 PM Arsenal draw CSKA Moscow in Europa League

NYON, Switzerland: London club Arsenal will take on CSKA Moscow after being drawn together in a Europa League quarter-final in Nyon on Friday at a time of strained relations between Britain and Russia. British Prime Minister Theresa May this week expelled 23 Russian diplomats over the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy, and said British royals and ministers 15

January 31, 2018 8:33 AM Royal presence at Thaipusam celebration

JOHOR BARU: Thousands of Hindu devotees at the Sri Subramaniar temple in Johor had an extra special Thaipusam this year as the Johor Ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar joined in the festivities today. Devotees and tourist waited along the side of Jalan Skudai and Jalan Dato Esa, Tampoi while waving the state flag to greet Sultan Ibrahim and the Tunku 13

January 30, 2018 2:29 PM On his birthday, Spain’s king honours young daughter

Spain's King Felipe smiles after presenting his daughter Princess Leonor with the insignia of the ‘Toison de Oro’ (Order of the Golden Fleece) during a ceremony at the Royal Palace in Madrid January 30, 2018. — Reuters picMADRID, Jan 30 — Spain’s King Felipe VI celebrated his 50th birthday today by shining the spotlight on his 12-year-old daughter Leonor 34

January 15, 2018 10:59 AM Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton to reopen in February

The Ritz-Carlton website was listing rooms as available from February 14. — Reuters picRIYADH, Jan 15 — The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, a holding place of royals and ministers detained in a sweeping Saudi corruption probe, will reopen for business in February, a source at the hotel said. The source, who requested anonymity as he was not authorised to brief 38

January 13, 2018 12:28 PM London store Harrods to remove Diana statue

A sale sign is seen at dawn on the outside of the Harrods store in Knightsbridge in London January 5, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Jan 13 — London luxury department store Harrods said today it was taking down a statue of the late Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed and returning it to former owner Mohamed Al Fayed. Al Fayed commissioned the bronze 24

November 7, 2017 11:27 AM UK royal couple’s thoughts with flood victims, says Clarence House

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall spent the penultimate day of their week-long tour of Malaysia in Penang. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 7 — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall spent the penultimate day of their week-long tour of Malaysia by visiting Penang, and it was apparent that the British royals 20

October 26, 2017 6:09 AM Rama X: Thailand’s new monarch making his mark

Here is what we know -- and can safely say -- about the monarch's first year on the throne. BANGKOK: With the funeral of late king Bhumibol Adulyadej underway, his untested and unpredictable heir has taken centre stage. King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 65, is leading the day-long ceremony on Thursday that culminates in the cremation of his father, who reigned 24