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British newspaper 'used app to track Prince William'

British newspaper 'used app to track Prince William'

The Mail on Sunday says it tracked prince using app as he flew air ambulance helicopter in major royal security breach.

  • BFI Investigates Queen 'Nazi Salute' Film Leak
    BFI Investigates Queen 'Nazi Salute' Film Leak Mon, Jul 20, 2015

    The British Film Institute has launched an investigation into how footage of the Queen performing a Nazi salute came into the hands of The Sun newspaper. As a Buckingham Palace inquiry continues, the BFI confirmed it has been working to digitise private films from the royal household since 2012 - and some recordings date back to the 1920s. The BFI's National Archive has been responsible for the collection since the 1960s. More »

  • Palace 'could have released Queen's Nazi salute film'
    Palace 'could have released Queen's Nazi salute film' Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    Footage showing the Queen performing a Nazi salute as a child could have been accidentally leaked by Buckingham Palace, it has been reported. More »

  • Palace Could Sue Over Queen 'Nazi Salute' Film
    Palace Could Sue Over Queen 'Nazi Salute' Film Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    Buckingham Palace is considering legal action over the leak of a private film that shows the Queen doing a Nazi salute as a young child. The focus - according to a Royal source - is on exactly where the grainy 17-second film came from, who leaked it to the Sun newspaper, and why. Sky News understands the Palace is likely to be looking at whether the process leading to its publication could have involved criminal activity. More »

  • Palace considers legal action over leaked Queen Nazi salute film
    Palace considers legal action over leaked Queen Nazi salute film Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    Buckingham Palace is considering taking legal action over leaked footage that shows the Queen as a child performing a Nazi salute with her family. More »

  • Palace officials defend Queen Elizabeth's Nazi salute
    Palace officials defend Queen Elizabeth's Nazi salute Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    Buckingham Palace criticises Sun newspaper for publishing film of British queen making salute in 1933, aged about seven. More »

  • Palace defends footage of child Queen's Nazi salute
    Palace defends footage of child Queen's Nazi salute Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Buckingham Palace has defended footage from 1933 that shows a young Queen performing a Nazi salute with her family at Balmoral. More »

  • Actor John Hurt to be knighted by the Queen
    Actor John Hurt to be knighted by the Queen Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Actor Sir John Hurt, famed for his TV, stage and film roles, will be formally awarded a knighthood by the Queen today. More »

  • Duke Of Edinburgh Gaffes Again As He Asks East End Community Group: ‘Who Do …
    Duke Of Edinburgh Gaffes Again As He Asks East End Community Group: ‘Who Do … Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    Prince Phillip was visiting the Chadwell Heath Community Centre during the Queen’s tour of Barking and Dagenham More »

  • Britain's Prince William takes off in new air ambulance job
    Britain's Prince William takes off in new air ambulance job Mon, Jul 13, 2015

    Prince William started his new job as an air ambulance pilot on Monday and was swiftly in the air on an emergency mission. More »

  • Queen Marks Battle Of Britain Anniversary
    Queen Marks Battle Of Britain Anniversary Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    The Queen has watched a flypast on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, to mark the 75th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Britain. She was joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince William and other members of the Royal Family in central London. The Battle of Britain was one of the most significant moments in British history. More »

  • Online star Domo visits the Queen
    Online star Domo visits the Queen Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    As Hyper Japan-mania reaches fever pitch this week, Domo, one of the internet's biggest superstars who isn't a Kardashian, has arrived in London to take in the sights before heading to the show. More »

  • Battle of Britain anniversary: Prince William unveils restored rare Spitfir …
    Battle of Britain anniversary: Prince William unveils restored rare Spitfir … Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    Britain's Prince William unveiled a newly restored Spitfire plane donated to the Imperial War Museum (IWM) on 9 July. The Duke of Cambridge received the Supermarine Spitfire Mk1 N3200 at Duxford Second World War airfield after it was donated to the IWM by American entrepreneur philanthropist Thomas Kaplan. In May 1940, the plane's first and only mission was during Operation Dynamo, protecting the British troops at Dunkirk. More »

  • Kate Middleton’s ridey brother is distracting people from the tennis at Wim …
  • WWII Pilot 'Told Off' By Queen Meets Her Again
    WWII Pilot 'Told Off' By Queen Meets Her Again Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    A Second World War Spitfire pilot has come face-to-face with the Queen more than 70 years after she told him off for sneaking off for a cigarette when she was a princess. Allan Scott, who is 94, said he brought up the incident with the Queen at a royal reception in Edinburgh but thankfully she smiled. His memory dates back to 1943 when, as a veteran of the Battle for Malta, he went to Buckingham Palace to be decorated by the King after shooting down five enemy aircraft. More »

  • Britain falls silent to remember 30 killed in Tunisian gun attack
    Britain falls silent to remember 30 killed in Tunisian gun attack Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Millions of people across Britain held a minute's silence on Friday on an official day of mourning to pay tribute to 30 Britons killed a week ago by an Islamist gunman in Tunisia, the country's worst loss of life in a militant attack in a decade. The Britons were among 38 killed when Saif Rezgui opened fire on holidaymakers at the resort of Sousse in the North African country. Flags on government buildings, UK embassies around the world and at Buckingham Palace in London flew at half mast while at airports, train stations and across the country, millions of Britons, including Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister David Cameron, fell silent at midday in memory of those killed. More »

  • Silent Tribute To Be Held For Tunisia Victims
    Silent Tribute To Be Held For Tunisia Victims Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    A minute's silence will be observed across the country at midday – one week on from the Tunisian terror attack which killed 30 British tourists. Flags are being flown at half-mast over Buckingham Palace and government buildings, as an RAF operation to repatriate their bodies continues. The Queen will be joining people across the country in the act of remembrance, and will mark the silence during a visit to the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. More »

  • Britain's Prince William hopes 'Lionesses' roar into final
    Britain's Prince William hopes 'Lionesses' roar into final Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Britain's Prince William surprised the England women's football team ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Japan in Canada later Wednesday with a phone call to the squad wishing them good luck for the match. More »

  • Palace doesn't look shabby - Corden
    Palace doesn't look shabby - Corden Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    James Corden has joked that Buckingham Palace "doesn't look too shabby" despite the Queen maybe having to move out to allow the historic building to be refurbished. More »

  • Buckingham Palace needs repairs; queen may have to leave
    Buckingham Palace needs repairs; queen may have to leave Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II may have to move out of Buckingham Palace during much-needed renovations to the residence, which has not been substantially redecorated since she took the throne in 1952, royal officials said Wednesday. More »

  • Queen may have to move for Buckingham Palace repairs
    Queen may have to move for Buckingham Palace repairs Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    Queen Elizabeth II may have to move out of Buckingham Palace to allow for much-needed repairs including taking out asbestos, replacing ageing boilers and rewiring, royal officials said on Wednesday. More »

  • Palace Refurb May Force Queen To Move Out
    Palace Refurb May Force Queen To Move Out Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    The Queen may need to relocate from Buckingham Palace while refurbishment work is carried out, according to royal sources. A royal source said the monarchy could expect an annual funding cut of between £1m and £1.5m if plans for further Scottish devolution are approved. More »

  • Prince Charles overseas trips cost Britain almost £1m: accounts
    Prince Charles overseas trips cost Britain almost £1m: accounts Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Official trips by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla cost the British public almost £1 million last year but total net royal funding remained constant, official accounts revealed Wednesday. More »

  • Mum Foils Plot To Blow Up Buckingham Palace
    Mum Foils Plot To Blow Up Buckingham Palace Mon, Jun 22, 2015

    Two teenagers' plot to make bombs and blow up Buckingham Palace was foiled when they were rumbled by one of their mothers. The pair were sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court having previously admitted conspiracy to make an explosive substance for unlawful purposes, and both were sentenced to a 12-month detention and training order. John Dilworth, Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS North East, said afterwards: "It is alarming to note that, at the point when their scheme was discovered, these two young men had already secured all of the materials required to construct a viable explosive device. More »

  • Queen's accolade for young leaders
    Queen's accolade for young leaders Mon, Jun 22, 2015

    David Beckham was among the guests as t he Queen hosted a star-studded reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the first ever winners of her Young Leaders programme. More »

  • Mother foils 'Palace plot' teens
    Mother foils 'Palace plot' teens Mon, Jun 22, 2015

    A plot to make bombs by two teenage friends who discussed blowing up Buckingham Palace was foiled when they were discovered by one of their mothers. More »

  • Prince Harry Ends Army Career After A Decade
    Prince Harry Ends Army Career After A Decade Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Prince Harry has left the Army - after more than a decade of full-time military service including two tours in Afghanistan. A statement from the palace said: "After more than a decade of full-time military service Prince Harry has today ended his career with the Army. Sir Nicholas Carter, Chief of the General Staff, said that the prince had "achieved much in his 10 years as a soldier and has been at the forefront throughout his service". More »

  • Britain's Prince Harry serves last day in army career
    Britain's Prince Harry serves last day in army career Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Prince Harry ended his career with the British army on Friday after 10 years' service that saw him fight on the front line twice in Afghanistan. More »

  • Prince Charles unveils Waterloo memorial for bicentenary
    Prince Charles unveils Waterloo memorial for bicentenary Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Britain's Prince Charles on Wednesday unveiled a memorial to the soldiers who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, kicking off days of commemorative events to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle. More »

  • Bees Contribute More To The UK Economy Than The Royal Family
    Bees Contribute More To The UK Economy Than The Royal Family Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Don’t tell the Queen, but new figures have revealed that bees actually contribute more to Britain’s economy than the monarchy. More »

  • George Cheers On Mum At Trooping The Colour
    George Cheers On Mum At Trooping The Colour Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance since leaving hospital after the birth of Princess Charlotte - as the Queen celebrated her official birthday with the pomp and pageantry of the Trooping the Colour ceremony. Kate joined other members of the Royal Family as the monarch inspected 1,100 soldiers of the Household Division at Horse Guards Parade in central London. Prince George joined his parents on the balcony of Buckingham Palace where the royals gathered to wave to the crowds in The Mall and to watch the traditional RAF fly-past. More »

  • Sir Van the Man: The Queen has knighted Irish music legend Van Morrison
    Sir Van the Man: The Queen has knighted Irish music legend Van Morrison Fri, Jun 12, 2015

    He called it a “huge honour.” More »

  • This 6-year-old went to meet the Queen… and accidentally got whacked in the …
  • Prince Harry inaugurates memorial to British soldiers who died in Afghanist …
    Prince Harry inaugurates memorial to British soldiers who died in Afghanist … Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    Prince Harry led a service on Thursday (11 June) to remember the members of the British armed forces who were killed in Afghanistan. Harry and British Prime Minister David Cameron laid wreaths at the Bastion Memorial during the service, which was also attended by family and friends of those killed during the Afghanistan campaign. The Bastion Memorial bears the names of the 453 British personnel who were killed in Afghanistan. More »

  • Britain's Prince Philip turns 94 with musical salute
    Britain's Prince Philip turns 94 with musical salute Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    The guards at Buckingham Palace played a rendition of "Happy Birthday" on Wednesday as Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip turned 94. More »

  • Discipline key for Prince Harry at World Cup launch
    Discipline key for Prince Harry at World Cup launch Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    Britain's Prince Harry delivered some indirectly poignant words of advice for England's rugby players on Wednesday as he appeared at Twickenham to mark 100 days until the World Cup begins. More »