Exploring a memory: Designer re-creates a dress for Diana

Exploring a memory: Designer re-creates a dress for Diana

LONDON (AP) — This is a dress with a story, and Elizabeth Emanuel wants to tell it. Shocking pink with a plunging, ruffled neckline and body-hugging shape, the gown was designed by Emanuel for Lady Diana Spencer to wear at a Buckingham Palace party a few days before her marriage to Prince Charles in 1981. … Read more

What King Charles III’s coronation might look like

A version of this story appeared in the October 14 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on Britain’s royal family. Sign up here. London CNN — Mark your calendars, royal-watchers. King Charles III will be crowned in Westminster Abbey on May 6, 2023, eight months after he succeeded … Read more

Prince William takes on a crucial new role in Wales

A version of this story appeared in the September 30 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on Britain’s royal family. Sign up here. London CNN — A sense of normality slowly returned to the monarchy this week, as the royals’ extended period of mourning following the death of … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s triumphant week reclaims the West’s embrace

NEW YORK (AP) — Saudi Arabia appears to be leaving behind the stream of negative coverage that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi elicited since 2018. The kingdom is once again being enthusiastically welcomed back into polite and powerful society, and it is no longer frowned upon to seek Saudi investments or accept their favor. Saudi … Read more

Prince Harry Will Be Permanently ‘Exiled’ by ‘Ruthless’ King Charles, Sources Say

Royalists is The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royal and Royal Family. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Sunday. Prince Harry faces a life of permanent “exile,” with King Charles plotting to follow the playbook drawn up by the royals as they overcome the crisis triggered by Edward VIII, the king … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest man who played harmonica at Queen’s vigil on suspicion of sedition

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here Hong Kong CNN — A man was arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of sedition after playing the harmonica … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II was mourned by Britain and the world at the funeral

By DANICA KIRKA, MIKE CORDER and SAMYA KULLAB September 19, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/queen-elizabeth-ii-funeral-bfe59d9c8f31d339f2cec2f8479cc3ce LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom and the world will bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a state funeral that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds in the streets of London and at Windsor … Read more

5 things to know for Sept. 19: The Queen, Hurricane Fiona, Covid, Ukraine, Truck recall

CNN — Many people who share their lives on social media may assume that they can delete their posts, messages, and personal data whenever they choose. But a recent Senate hearing has once again shown that deleting something from the internet is almost impossible – even if the account is cancelled. Here’s what else you … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral | Live updates

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin is being taken on a gun carriage from Westminster Abbey for a last procession through the heart of London. The coffin is being transported to Windsor, outside the British capital, where the former monarch will be laid to rest later Monday. King Charles III and other senior royals are … Read more

Who is and isn’t attending Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral in London

Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex watch as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is placed on a gun carriage ahead of the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19, 2022 in London, England . Wpa Pool | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images … Read more