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Princess Eugenie Pairs Her News With Candid Photo

She's expecting a second child

(Newser) - There's a new royal baby coming, and it's set to be 13th in line for the British throne. Buckingham Palace on Tuesday confirmed that Princess Eugenie is expecting her second child this summer, having given birth to August Philip Hawke Brooksbank in February 2021. She married Jack Brooksbank...

King Charles Coronation Includes Concert, 'Big Lunch'

Monarch, to be officially crowned weekend of May 6-8, wants the public to participate

(Newser) - The itinerary for King Charles III's coronation has been set, and it's a celebration that will spread out over three days. People and USA Today offer a rundown of scheduled events for May 6-8, starting on that Saturday with a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey for...

Harry's Spare Had a Very Good First Week

Prince's memoir sold more than 3.2M copies worldwide

(Newser) - If Prince Harry was worried that leaks of his new memoir ahead of its Jan. 10 release would hurt sales, he needn't have fretted. Spare ended up selling upward of 3.2 million copies around the globe in its first week, and the AP notes the book will probably...

Prince Harry: For the Palace, 'Truth Didn't Matter'
Prince Harry:
For the Palace,
'Truth Didn't Matter'
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Prince Harry: For the Palace, 'Truth Didn't Matter'

He describes falsities, Charles planting unflattering stories about his sons

(Newser) - Then-Prince Charles awoke his 12-year-old son to tell him his mother had died in a car crash—but he didn't hug him. "He wasn't great at showing emotions under normal circumstances. How could he be expected to show them in such a crisis?" Prince Harry writes in...

Harry Talks Losing His Virginity, Using Psychic to Talk to Mom

War kills, bigotry, 'the other woman' also come up in memoir 'Spare'

(Newser) - To say Prince Harry opens up in his new memoir is surely an understatement. In addition to revealing a physical altercation with his brother , he discusses feeling the "absence of love and affection in our home" as a child, using cocaine at 17, losing his virginity in a field...

Harry's Hits on 'Archnemesis' William Keep on Coming

In another leak from upcoming memoir, Harry says Will, Kate encouraged 2005 Nazi costume

(Newser) - Prince Harry's memoir, Spare, is due out Tuesday, but some of the more explosive excerpts are already trickling out. On Wednesday it was reported that Harry details in his book a physical attack against him by his older brother, Prince William, in 2019 on the grounds of Kensington Palace....

Black Guest Calls Exchange at Palace Event Traumatic
Palace Aide Apologizes
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Palace Aide Apologizes for Pressing Black Guest

Ngozi Fulani, a British citizen, says she was repeatedly asked where she was 'really from'

(Newser) - An honorary Buckingham Palace aide who repeatedly asked a Black guest at a reception where she's "really from" apologized Friday in a meeting of the two that a royal statement described as "filled with warmth and understanding." Ngozi Fulani accepted Susan Hussey's apology, the statement...

Harry: William Screaming at Me Was 'Terrifying'

And Meghan describes being 'fed to the wolves,' in final 3 episodes of Netflix's 'Harry & Meghan'

(Newser) - If there were any hopes that Netflix's Harry & Meghan would somehow reconcile Prince Harry and Prince William, those hopes were further dashed Thursday with the release of the final three installments of the six-episode series. Per CNBC , the fifth episode delves into what's described as an "...

Christmas Card Photo Has William, Kate in Sneakers

It's jeans for the Prince and Princess of Wales

(Newser) - King Charles wore a three-piece suit and Camilla, queen consort, donned a hat for their Christmas card . The Prince and Princess of Wales took the more casual route for their own holiday greeting. Their Christmas card image, released Tuesday, shows Prince William and Kate in jeans and sneakers, walking hand...

Source: Prince William 'Will Never Forgive Harry'

He reportedly feels brother is 'selling them out to the media' with 'Harry & Meghan'

(Newser) - The second volume of the Netflix docuseries Harry & Meghan debuts Thursday, though it seems unlikely to repair the damage done to Prince Harry's relationship with his brother. "The relationship between the brothers is over and it doesn't make a great deal of difference what is in...

Her Wife by Her Side, Hawaii's 'Last Princess' Dies

Abigail Kawananakoa, 96, descended from royal family that first ruled islands, Irish businessman

(Newser) - Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, the so-called last Hawaiian princess whose lineage included the royal family that once ruled the islands and an Irish businessman who became one of Hawaii's largest landowners, died on Sunday. She was 96. Her death was announced Monday morning outside Iolani Palace, America's only...

Harry and Meghan's Netflix Trailers Are Being Picked Apart

Images that show a hounding press have no actual connection to the couple

(Newser) - The first three episodes of Prince Harry and Meghan's Netflix docuseries don't drop until Thursday, but the critics are already coming for them. The first trailer for Harry & Meghan released last Thursday features the prince saying "I had to do everything I could to protect my...

In Netflix Trailer, Prince Harry Doesn't Hold Back

He references the 'pain and suffering of women marrying into this institution'

(Newser) - Prince Harry and Meghan's Netflix docuseries has a release date, and those eager to watch the six-part series—described as showing "the other side" of the couple's "high-profile love story," per GMA —won't have to wait long. The first three episodes of Harry ...

On First Day in US, a Surprise Event for William and Kate

Royals had much fun watching Celtics take on Miami Heat in Boston

(Newser) - It's been eight years since Prince William and Kate, Princess of Wales, took in an NBA game, but that streak is now over. ESPN reports that, in a surprise appearance, the royal couple showed up at Boston's TD Garden on Wednesday evening to watch the matchup between the...

Prince William, Kate Headed to Boston, and It's Weighty

A lot has changed since they were last here

(Newser) - On Friday the winners of the Earthshot Prize will be announced at a Boston ceremony studded with big names—Billie Eilish, Annie Lennox, Rami Malek, Catherine O’Hara, and Shailene Woodley among them. But those will likely all be dwarfed by two: Prince William and the Princess of Wales, who...

Prince Harry's Memoir Gets a Fitting Title

Book will be called 'Spare,' a reference to his position as younger brother to a future king

(Newser) - Prince Harry's memoir—which he once promised to be an "accurate and wholly truthful" account of his life, including "the highs and lows, the mistakes, the lessons learned"—is coming Jan. 10. On Thursday, his publishers announced it would be called Spare, an apparent nod to...

Growing Chorus Urges Disclaimer on The Crown

Dame Judi Dench says 'cruelly unjust' storylines on Netflix show risk damaging the monarchy

(Newser) - Netflix balked at a request by the UK's then-culture secretary to put a disclaimer on The Crown—one that would make clear that its portrayal of the British royal family isn't accurate—with the release of the show's fourth season, which portrayed a tumultuous time in Charles...

King Charles' Words to Truss Have People Buzzing

Were his comments 'political,' or maybe 'empathetic'?

(Newser) - An awkward greeting from King Charles on Wednesday is one indication of just how bad Liz Truss' four weeks in office have been. In her first weekly audience with the monarch at Buckingham Palace, the prime minister curtseyed, saying, "Lovely to see you again." At the same time,...

Charles Skips the Crown, Faces Left for New Coins

New king is replacing the late queen on British money

(Newser) - Britain's Royal Mint has unveiled the first coins to feature the portrait of King Charles III. Britons will begin to see Charles’ image on their change from around December, as 50-pence coins depicting him gradually enter circulation, per the AP . The new monarch's effigy was created by British...

Queen's 2-Word Cause of Death Is Released

You can probably guess it

(Newser) - A final footnote on the death of Queen Elizabeth: The 96-year-old monarch's official cause of death has been revealed to be "old age," reports People . Her occupation, as listed on the death certificate released by the National Record of Scotland, is "Her Majesty the Queen,"...

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