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  • Prince Charles to visit White House in March
    Prince Charles to visit White House in March Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    President Barack Obama will host Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla on March 19, for a visit designed to underscore "the special relationship" between the two nations, the White House announced on Friday. More »

  • Obama to meet at White House with Prince Charles, Camilla Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will host Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, at the White House in March. More »

  • Obama to host Britain's Prince Charles at White House in March
    Obama to host Britain's Prince Charles at White House in March Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    President Barack Obama will meet next month with Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, during the royals' visit to the United States to encourage corporate social responsibility and combating climate change, the White House said on Friday. Charles, known formally as the Prince of Wales, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will visit the White House on March 19. More »

  • Obama to host Britain's Prince Charles at White House on March 19
    Obama to host Britain's Prince Charles at White House on March 19 Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    US President Barack Obama will host Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla for talks in the Oval Office on March 19, the White House said Friday. More »

  • Royal flush: Prince Charles visits London sewage tunnel
    Royal flush: Prince Charles visits London sewage tunnel Wed, Feb 18, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles got down and dirty Wednesday, donning a hard hat and protective glasses to visit a sewer tunnel 75 meters (250 feet) under east London. More »

  • Which royal will Ant and Dec be filming with?
    Which royal will Ant and Dec be filming with? Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    Ant and Dec are going to film a documentary about the Prince’s Trust with Prince Charles. More »

  • Prince Charles Raises Saudi Blogger Case
    Prince Charles Raises Saudi Blogger Case Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    Prince Charles is thought to have raised the case of jailed blogger Raif Badawi with Saudi Arabia's new king. Mr Badawi was accused of insulting Islam and sentenced to 10 years and 1,000 lashes after setting up a website for Saudi liberals. "It is understood the issue was raised by the prince during his meeting with King Salman," the source said. Mr Badawi's first public flogging on 9 January attracted international condemnation. More »

  • Charles Urged To Address Human Rights In Saudi
    Charles Urged To Address Human Rights In Saudi Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    Prince Charles has held informal talks with Saudi Arabia's new King Salman after he arrived in Riyadh on the latest leg of a six-day tour of the Middle East. The Prince of Wales shared a lunch with the monarch and hundreds of guests at a palace in the capital. He has been under pressure from Amnesty International UK to raise humanitarian concerns with King Salman, particularly the case of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi who faces 1,000 lashes and at least ten years in jail after he was convicted of insulting Islam. It was unclear whether Prince Charles raised Mr Badawi's case at the lunch. More »

  • Prince Charles: UK Youth Extremism 'Alarming'
    Prince Charles: UK Youth Extremism 'Alarming' Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    The Prince of Wales has voiced concern over the "alarming" radicalisation of young people in the UK. In a radio interview Prince Charles said the extent to which young people are becoming radicalised is one of the "greatest worries". "You think that the people who have come here, born here, go to school here, would abide by those values and outlooks," the Prince told BBC Radio 2's The Sunday Hour. The Prince landed in Jordan late on Saturday, where he is due to hold talks with King Abdullah II. More »

  • Prince Charles to tell Saudi king to halt blogger's flogging - report
    Prince Charles to tell Saudi king to halt blogger's flogging - report Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    Britain's Prince Charles will intervene in the case of a jailed Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes and urge Saudi Arabia's new king to halt the punishment, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported. Charles embarked on a six-day tour of the Middle East this weekend beginning in Jordan and is expected to also visit Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. More »

  • Prince Charles tours camp for Syrian refugees; UK raises aid
    Prince Charles tours camp for Syrian refugees; UK raises aid Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Prince Charles has toured a sprawling camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, chatting with residents and sampling tea and bread on a walk down the main road. More »

  • Prince Charles: Radicalisation of young UK Muslims 'alarming'
    Prince Charles: Radicalisation of young UK Muslims 'alarming' Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    In an unusually forthright interview, Prince Charles has spoken at his bewilderment and anger about the radicalisation of some young Muslims in Britain by Islamist fanatics. Speaking to Radio 2's The Sunday Hour, Charles also spoke out on behalf of Christians in the Middle East, who he says were in the Middle East before Islam existed. Thousands of young Britons are thought to have gone to Syria and Iraq to join militant groups like Isis, which have slaughtered thousands of Christians, Yazidi, Shia and even other Sunni Muslims. The Prince condemned the violence but also said he believes some young Muslims travel abroad because of a "search for adventure and excitement at a particular age". More »

  • Prince Charles voices alarm at radicalisation
    Prince Charles voices alarm at radicalisation Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    Prince Charles said the numbers of vulnerable young Muslims being radicalised by "crazy stuff" on the Internet was "frightening", in an interview to be broadcast Sunday. More »

  • Prince Charles says he fears for Christians in Middle East
    Prince Charles says he fears for Christians in Middle East Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles says he fears there will be "very, very few" Christians left in the Middle East after the turmoil wracking the region. More »

  • Which royal is a fan of TV programme Wolf Hall?
    Which royal is a fan of TV programme Wolf Hall? Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    Prince Charles has revealed he enjoys watching the TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s books. More »

  • Mantel says Prince Charles enjoying 'Wolf Hall' TV series
    Mantel says Prince Charles enjoying 'Wolf Hall' TV series Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — "Wolf Hall" author Hilary Mantel has been honored by Prince Charles, who said he was enjoying the TV adaptation of her saga of royal intrigue and treachery. More »

  • Magician Dynamo hails Prince Charles' help
    Magician Dynamo hails Prince Charles' help Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    Dynamo has thanked Prince Charles for his support as they both attended a Prince’s Trust event in London. More »

  • Prince Charles biography reignites readiness debate
    Prince Charles biography reignites readiness debate Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    A new biography of Britain's Prince Charles has reignited debate about whether he is fit to become king, given his outspoken views and energetic activism. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth fears Britain not ready for King Charles
    Queen Elizabeth fears Britain not ready for King Charles Tue, Feb 3, 2015

    Queen Elizabeth fears that Britain will be shocked by the different style of monarchy Prince Charles is planning, according to a new biography of her heir apparent. 'Charles: The Heart of a King' claims that the 66-year-old prince's passion for embracing sometimes unusual causes has prompted disquiet at Buckingham Palace, where the 88-year-old queen is set to overtake Queen Victoria in September as Britain's longest reigning monarch. When his turn finally comes to ascend the throne, Charles plans a new model of kingship that would create a smaller monarchy and open up royal residences to the public, according to the unauthorised biography. A spokeswoman for Buckingham Palace declined to comment on the book, but a spokeswoman for the Prince of Wales released a detailed statement, saying the author Catherine Mayer had not been given exclusive access to the prince and emphasising that her book was not an official biography. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth fears Britain not ready for 'King Charles' - new bo …
    Queen Elizabeth fears Britain not ready for 'King Charles' - new bo … Mon, Feb 2, 2015

    Queen Elizabeth fears that Britain will be shocked by the different style of monarchy Prince Charles is planning, according to a new biography of her heir apparent. 'Charles: The Heart of a King' claims that the 66-year-old prince's passion for embracing sometimes unusual causes has prompted disquiet at Buckingham Palace, where Elizabeth, 88, is set to overtake Queen Victoria in September as Britain's longest reigning monarch. When his turn finally comes to ascend the throne, Charles plans a new model of kingship that would create a smaller monarchy and open up royal residences to the public, according to the biography. "In the corridors and back rooms and private apartments of Buckingham Palace there is mounting anxiety as the Queen’s reign enters what an insider calls ‘its inevitable twilight’,” according to Catherine Mayer, the author of the biography, which has been serialised in the Times newspaper. More »

  • New book lifts lid on court of Britain's Prince Charles
    New book lifts lid on court of Britain's Prince Charles Sat, Jan 31, 2015

    A new biography of Britain's Prince Charles reveals how his inner circle is riven with backstabbing and infighting, according to extracts published by The Times newspaper Saturday. More »

  • PM And Prince Charles Pay Tribute To Saudi King
    PM And Prince Charles Pay Tribute To Saudi King Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    The Prime Minister and Prince Charles have arrived in Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. They have joined a host of international dignitaries in Riyadh to pay their respects to the Saudi royal family. President Obama is cutting short his visit to India, where he has landed today, in order to fly to Saudi Arabia - a long-standing ally of the US. Mr Obama will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet King Salman, the White House confirmed. More »

  • Khan knocked out by Charles's injury count
    Khan knocked out by Charles's injury count Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    Boxing star Amir Khan met Prince Charles on Tuesday and discovered the heir to the British throne had sustained more injuries playing polo than the former world champion had suffered in the ring. More »

  • Charles is my king says punk queen Westwood
    Charles is my king says punk queen Westwood Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Punk Queen Vivienne Westwood on Monday dedicated her new menswear collection to Prince Charles, saying the world would be a wonderful place if he been put in charge of it. More »

  • Royal Couple Unveil Sky Academy Careers Lab
    Royal Couple Unveil Sky Academy Careers Lab Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have surprised some broadcast stars of the future during a visit to the Sky Studios. More »

  • Prince Charles to speak out as king
    Prince Charles to speak out as king Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Britain's Prince Charles plans to make "heartfelt interventions" in national life when he becomes king, the Guardian newspaper reported Thursday, citing sources close to the outspoken heir to the throne. More »

  • Prince William and wife Kate to visit U.S. December 7-9
    Prince William and wife Kate to visit U.S. December 7-9 Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, who is pregnant with their second child, will make a quick visit to the United States next month which will include a visit to the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City, Kensington Palace said on Friday. Their son Prince George, who was born last July, will not be going with them on the Dec. 7-9 trip, which will take the couple to New York for the first time. The son of heir to the throne Prince Charles and his first wife Diana, William will also go to Washington D.C. ... More »

  • Prince Charles warns of loss of countryside
    Prince Charles warns of loss of countryside Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Prince Charles warned that the majority of Britons have lost a connection with the countryside, and urged people to value it more highly on Wednesday. More »

  • Plaque honoring British seamen removed in Colombia Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — A plaque honoring 18th century British seamen is gone just a week after it was inaugurated by Prince Charles. More »

  • Prince Charles Pokes Fun At Hapless TV Host
    Prince Charles Pokes Fun At Hapless TV Host Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Prince Charles has filmed a rib-tickling sketch mocking an excruciating interview he did on Australian TV 40 years ago. More »

  • Vandal smashes Colombia plaque unveiled by Prince Charles Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    By Peter Murphy BOGOTA (Reuters) - A 69-year-old Colombian engineer smashed a plaque commemorating the death in 1741 of thousands of English soldiers in the coastal city of Cartagena just days after it was inaugurated by Prince Charles, said the mayor of the city who has now ordered its removal. During an official visit, Charles unveiled the black marble plaque last week with a text in Spanish that pays tribute to the bravery of soldiers led by Admiral Edward Vernon, who tried to wrest the city from Spanish colonists. ... More »

  • Colombian city to remove Prince Charles's memorial plaque
    Colombian city to remove Prince Charles's memorial plaque Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    The Colombian city of Cartagena will remove a plaque laid by Prince Charles following controversy over his tribute to the English dead in a failed attempt to capture the city in 1741. More »

  • Colombia mayor seeks removal of prince's plaque
    Colombia mayor seeks removal of prince's plaque Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — A Colombian mayor is seeking removal of a plaque commemorating an 18th century battle less than a week after it was unveiled by Britain's Prince Charles. More »

  • Charles In Plea To Muslims Over Christians
    Charles In Plea To Muslims Over Christians Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Prince Charles has said Muslim leaders must warn their followers about the "indescribable tragedy" of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. More »

  • UK's Prince Charles warns of persecution of Christians
    UK's Prince Charles warns of persecution of Christians Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Britain's Prince Charles warned of a threat to Christians in the Middle East and urged the need for compassion between different faiths. More »