Royalty

FILE - In this Sunday, July 8, 2012 file photo, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, right, and her sister Pippa Middleton, left, applaud before the start of the men's singles final between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Andy Murray of Britain at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England. 33-year-old Pippa Middleton is marrying a wealthy financier in the village of Englefield, west of London on Saturday May 20, 2017, with a guest list of young A-list royals and reality TV stars looking on. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
May 20, 2017 - 7:07 am
ENGLEFIELD, England (AP) — Pippa Middleton got to the church on time Saturday for her wedding to a wealthy financier with a party of senior royals, including her sister, looking on. She and hedge fund manager James Matthews are marrying a church in rural England. Middleton arrived at the church...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 19, 2015 file photo, Pippa Middleton watches the quarterfinal tennis match between Canada's Milos Raonic and France's Gilles Simon on the fifth day of the Queen's Championships in London. 33-year-old Pippa Middleton is marrying a wealthy financier in the village of Englefield, west of London on Saturday May 20, 2017, with a guest list of young A-list royals and reality TV stars looking on. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
May 19, 2017 - 11:33 am
LONDON (AP) — She played a memorable supporting role at sister Kate's 2011 royal wedding, but Pippa Middleton will take center stage Saturday at what looks to be Britain's high society event of the year. The 33-year-old is marrying a wealthy financier at the oh-so-English 12th-century church of St...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Japan's Emperor Akihito, right, and Crown Prince Naruhito walk at Haneda international airport in Tokyo. Japan's Cabinet has approved for legislative debate a bill to allow 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to abdicate. The legislation endorsed Friday, May 19, 2017 would allow Crown Prince Naruhito to succeed his father as emperor. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
May 19, 2017 - 12:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Cabinet approved Friday a bill to let 83-year-old Emperor Akihito abdicate and allow his elder son Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne. The abdication will be Japan's first in 200 years. Akihito indicated his desire to abdicate due to his age and health...
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Britain's Prince Harry, on horse at right, takes part in the annual Audi Polo Challenge at Coworth Park polo club in Ascot, Berkshire, England, Saturday, May 6, 2017. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 11:51 am
LONDON (AP) — American actress Meghan Markle has attended a celebrity polo match near London where Prince Harry was playing, increasing British press speculation about their relationship. Photographs from Saturday's Audi Polo Challenge in Coworth Park, 26 miles (42 kilometers) west of London,...
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Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh speaks to guests after attending the Order of Merit service at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, London, Thursday May 4, 2017. Prince Philip, the consort known for his constant support of his wife Queen Elizabeth II as well as for his occasional gaffes, will retire from royal duties this fall, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. (John Stillwell/Pool Photo via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 9:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — For decades, he has stood loyally at the side of Queen Elizabeth II and made thousands of solo appearances as well. He calls himself the world's most experienced unveiler of plaques. He has been eligible for a government pension since June 10, 1986, yet still soldiered on. Now, at age...
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Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh speaks to guests after attending the Order of Merit service at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, London, Thursday May 4, 2017. Prince Philip, the consort known for his constant support of his wife Queen Elizabeth II as well as for his occasional gaffes, will retire from royal duties this fall, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. (John Stillwell/Pool Photo via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 2:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — For decades, he has stood loyally at the side of Queen Elizabeth II and made thousands of solo appearances as well. He calls himself the world's most experienced unveiler of plaques. He has been eligible for a government pension since June 10, 1986, yet still soldiered on. Now, at age...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 file photo, Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, talks to runners as she prepares to take part in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London. Three photographers have appeared in a French court on Tuesday May 2, 2017, over topless photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge, an invasion of privacy case that has outraged Britain's royal family. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool, File)
May 02, 2017 - 2:29 pm
NANTERRE, France (AP) — Three photographers appeared in a French court Tuesday over topless photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge, an alleged invasion of privacy that outraged Britain's royal family. The photos were published in a French gossip magazine in 2012, the year after Kate Middleton...
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FILE- In this May 12, 2014 file photo, Jiddah United sports club founder Lina Almaeena stands in her sporting goods shop in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. A proposal to establish physical education colleges in Saudi female has failed to win enough votes in the kingdom's Shura Council, which advises government. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
April 26, 2017 - 8:57 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A proposal to establish sports education colleges for Saudi women failed to win enough votes in the kingdom's top advisory body, a council member who drafted the plan said Wednesday. The proposal on the colleges needed 76 out of 150 votes to pass in the Shura...
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FILE -- In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 file photo, released by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, and Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wave as they leave the hall after talks with the British prime minister, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. King Salman issued a decree late Saturday, April 22, 2017, reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the kingdom to curb big-ticket spending and implement sensitive austerity measures. The decree states that King Salman has reinstated all allowances, privileges and financial premiums given to civil and military officials. (Saudi Press Agency via AP, File)
April 23, 2017 - 11:56 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a decree late Saturday naming one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S. The appointment of Prince Khaled bin Salman to...
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FILE - This is a Sunday April 16, 2017 file photo of Britain's Queen Elizabeth as she leaves the Easter Sunday service in Windsor Castle, in Windsor England. Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 91st birthday on Friday, April 21, 2017. (Peter Nicholls/Pool File via AP)
April 21, 2017 - 6:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrates her 91st birthday on Friday, is Britain's oldest-ever monarch and the world's longest-reigning king or queen. Here's a look at some milestones and numbers related to the queen: — Elizabeth has reigned for 65 years and 75 days. On September 9, 2015,...
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