King Charles III is admitted to a hospital for a scheduled prostate treatment

LONDON — King Charles III was admitted to a private hospital on Friday to undergo a “corrective procedure” for an enlarged prostate, Buckingham Palace said, confirming a pre-planned treatment that was announced last week. The 75-year-old monarch will be treated at the London Clinic, where the Princess of Wales, his daughter-in-law, is recovering from abdominal … Read more

Sarah, the Duchess of York, diagnosed with malignant melanoma found during breast cancer treatment

Sarah, the Duchess of York, has been diagnosed with a malignant skin cancer that was discovered during her treatment for breast cancer LONDON — LONDON (AP) — Sarah, the Duchess of York, has been diagnosed with a malignant skin cancer that was discovered during her treatment for breast cancer, a spokesperson said. The melanoma was … Read more

Health announcements about King Charles III and Kate mark a departure for the tight-lipped UK royals

LONDON — The double health announcements from the United Kingdom’s royal family — on Kate, the Princess of Wales’ abdominal surgery and King Charles III ‘s prostate treatment — have put a spotlight on the private lives of senior royals. Details of royal health are always a tricky issue in the U.K., because members of … Read more

Prince William visits his wife, Kate, in hospital after her abdominal surgery

LONDON — LONDON (AP) — Prince William visited his wife Kate Thursday in a London hospital, where she is recovering after abdominal surgery. British media reported that the 42-year-old Princess of Wales was “doing well” after the operation, details of which have not been disclosed. Royal officials announced Wednesday that Kate had had surgery and … Read more

Palace says Kate hospitalized for abdominal surgery. King Charles III to have prostate treatment

LONDON — The Princess of Wales has been hospitalized after undergoing planned abdominal surgery and will remain at the private London Clinic for up to two weeks, Kensington Palace said Wednesday. Moments after news of Kate’s hospitalization was released, Buckingham Palace revealed that King Charles III would undergo a “corrective procedure” next week for an … Read more

King Frederik X visits Danish parliament on his first formal work day as Denmark’s new monarch

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Denmark’s new King Frederik X visited the Danish parliament Monday, on his first formal day on the job, a day after his mother, Queen Margrethe, abdicated after 52 years on the throne. “We begin our responsible work as Denmark’s king in the belief that the Danish parliament will meet us in joint … Read more

Denmark to proclaim a new king as Queen Margrethe signs historic abdication

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Thousands of people will gather in downtown Copenhagen on Sunday to witness a historic moment in one of the world’s oldest monarchies. Around 2 p.m. (1300 GMT), Queen Margrethe II will sign her abdication and about an hour later her eldest son will be proclaimed King Frederik X on the balcony of … Read more

Abdication in our age: a look at royals who have retired in recent years

Queen Margrethe II will become Denmark’s first monarch to abdicate in nearly 900 years when she hands over the throne to her son, Crown Prince Frederik, on Sunday. Margrethe always maintained during her 52-year-reign that she wouldn’t quit, but back surgery and other ailments left her unable to undertake as much as she could in … Read more

Brunei’s Prince Abdul Mateen weds fiancee in lavish 10-day ceremony

Brunei’s Prince Abdul Mateen, one of Asia’s most popular royal figures, has married his fiancee in an elaborate 10-day ceremony KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Brunei’s Prince Abdul Mateen, one of Asia’s most popular royal figures, has married his fiancee in an elaborate 10-day ceremony. The 32-year-old prince, once dubbed one of Asia’s most eligible bachelors, … Read more

Neo-Nazi podcasters sent to prison on terror charges for targeting Prince Harry and his young son

LONDON — A neo-Nazi podcaster who called for the deaths of Prince Harry and his young son received a prison sentence Thursday along with his co-host Thursday. The sentencing judge in London called the duo “dedicated and unapologetic white supremacists” who encouraged terrorism. Christopher Gibbons and Tyrone Patten-Walsh espoused racist, antisemitic, Islamophobic, homophobic and misogynistic … Read more