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Prince Philip's funeral: Queen Elizabeth II lays to rest her 'strength and stay' in sombre ceremony
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Prince Philip's funeral: Queen Elizabeth II lays to rest her 'strength and stay' in sombre ceremony

There was no sermon, at Philip’s request, and no family eulogies or readings, in keeping with royal tradition. But Dean of Windsor David Conner said the country had been enriched by Philip’s “unwavering loyalty"

Prince Philip’s ‘fortitude and faith’ to be remembered at Windsor funeral
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Prince Philip’s ‘fortitude and faith’ to be remembered at Windsor funeral

To deter crowds from gathering during the pandemic, the entire procession and funeral will take place within the grounds of the castle.

How Prince Philip's Duke of Edinburgh Award reformed a young prisoner and helped him pursue his passion for food
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How Prince Philip's Duke of Edinburgh Award reformed a young prisoner and helped him pursue his passion for food

Participants in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award must complete volunteer work, improve their physical fitness, learn new skills, and go on expeditions to earn each of three progressively more difficult levels of achievement — bronze, silver and gold.

Coverage of Prince Philip's death becomes BBC's most-complained about TV programming
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Coverage of Prince Philip's death becomes BBC's most-complained about TV programming

The BBC said in a statement on 15 April that Philip’s death was a “significant event which generated a lot of interest both nationally and internationally,” but acknowledged that some thought the rolling coverage was excessive.

Following Prince Philip's death, separating fact from fiction as depicted in Netflix's The Crown
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Following Prince Philip's death, separating fact from fiction as depicted in Netflix's The Crown

How does the Netflix drama’s portrayal of Prince Philip, who died at age 99 on Friday, compare with the man himself and the life he lived with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II?

Prince Philip, the man whom many saw as strength behind the British Crown, passes away at 99
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Prince Philip, the man whom many saw as strength behind the British Crown, passes away at 99

Philip, who was given the title Duke of Edinburgh on his wedding day, was known for his occasionally racist and sexist remarks, and for gamely fulfilling more than 20,000 royal engagements to boost British interests at home and abroad

UK publisher asks CBS to remove 'inaccurate, misleading' portions from Meghan Markle, Prince Harry interview
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UK publisher asks CBS to remove 'inaccurate, misleading' portions from Meghan Markle, Prince Harry interview

The publisher, Associated Newspapers, also alleged that a montage in the interview shows headlines that have been taken out of context or "deliberately edited."

British royals can't continue to ignore colonialist past and racist present, amid Harry-Meghan's claims in Oprah interview
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British royals can't continue to ignore colonialist past and racist present, amid Harry-Meghan's claims in Oprah interview

Harry noted that the press attacks on his wife had “colonial undertones”, which the royal family refused to address. These are part of a longer history of colonialism and racism in which the Windsors are entangled.

Meghan Markle’s claims of racist attitudes by the royal family and UK press does not surprise Black Briton
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Meghan Markle’s claims of racist attitudes by the royal family and UK press does not surprise Black Briton

Whether it’s the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on people of colour or the lack of representation media and politics, ethnic minorities in the UK say racist attitudes are pervasive — and all too often denied by society at large.

Meghan Markle’s father suggests she exaggerated  instance of racism within British royal family, says her interview was 'way over the top'
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Meghan Markle’s father suggests she exaggerated instance of racism within British royal family, says her interview was 'way over the top'

“They went way over the top with these stories with #OprahWinfrey and should have waited, considering the Queen's age and Philip's age," said Meghan Markle’s father Thomas Markle.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry talk about their struggles within the royal family in interview with Oprah Winfrey
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry talk about their struggles within the royal family in interview with Oprah Winfrey

The interview with Oprah Winfrey was the couple’s first since they stepped down from royal duties and the two-hour special included numerous revelations likely to reverberate on both sides of the Atlantic.

Ahead of Oprah Winfrey’s Prince Harry-Meghan Markle interview, a look at British royal family's complicated equation with TV
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Ahead of Oprah Winfrey’s Prince Harry-Meghan Markle interview, a look at British royal family's complicated equation with TV

The fictionalized take of Netflix hit The Crown has molded views of the monarchy for a new generation, though in ways the powerful, image-conscious royal family can’t control.

Prince Philip undergoes successful heart procedure in London, says Buckingham Palace
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Prince Philip undergoes successful heart procedure in London, says Buckingham Palace

“His royal highness will remain in the hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days,″ the palace said in a statement

Queen Elizabeth II to give televised speech hours before airing of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's 'contoversial' Oprah Winfrey interview
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Queen Elizabeth II to give televised speech hours before airing of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's 'contoversial' Oprah Winfrey interview

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced last week the "intimate" interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which they are expected to air their grievances about how they were treated inside the family following their fairy tale wedding in 2018.

The Crown is embroiled in fact vs fiction debate; but has royal family seen the show?
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The Crown is embroiled in fact vs fiction debate; but has royal family seen the show?

If there were a TV show that portrayed your family as a clueless bunch of snobs and philanderers who helped drive a mentally fragile young princess to despair, would you watch it?

Netflix's The Crown should begin episodes with a fiction disclaimer, says UK Culture Secretary
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Netflix's The Crown should begin episodes with a fiction disclaimer, says UK Culture Secretary

“It’s a beautifully produced work of fiction. So as with other TV productions, Netflix should be very clear at the beginning it is just that, said UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden.

Jan Morris, author, journalist and a pioneer of the transgender movement, dies at 94
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Jan Morris, author, journalist and a pioneer of the transgender movement, dies at 94

Morris was a prolific and accomplished author and journalist who wrote dozens of books in a variety of genres and was a first-hand witness to history.

Not Dead Yet: From Queen Elizabeth II to Clint Eastwood, French site mistakenly runs dozens of VIP obituaries
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Not Dead Yet: From Queen Elizabeth II to Clint Eastwood, French site mistakenly runs dozens of VIP obituaries

Several hours after the obituaries first ran Monday, the website of Radio France Internationale apologised, saying unedited drafts had been accidentally published as it moved its website to a new content management system

Through The Crown Season 4, analysing British upper-class etiquette and royal protocol
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Through The Crown Season 4, analysing British upper-class etiquette and royal protocol

The Crown Season 4 on Netflix introduces Diana Spencer, whose aristocratic breeding triumphs, while Margaret Thatcher struggles to fit in with the royals.

British Royal Family offers Rs 18 lakh as starting salary for new housekeeper at Windsor Castle
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British Royal Family offers Rs 18 lakh as starting salary for new housekeeper at Windsor Castle

The benefits package includes 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays), an employer pension contribution scheme, as well as a range of catering and recreational facilities