Norway’s King Harald, Europe’s oldest monarch, in hospital in Malaysia after falling ill on vacation

[ad_1] LANGKAWI, Malaysia — King Harald V of Norway remained hospitalized with an infection on Malaysia’s northern resort island of Langkawi on Wednesday as officials said that his condition was improving. Harald, Europe’s oldest monarch at age 87, became ill while he was on vacation. His son, Crown Prince Haakon, said in Norway that his … Read more

Prince Harry wasn’t unfairly stripped of UK security detail after he moved to the US, a judge rules

[ad_1] LONDON — LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry ‘s fight for publicly funded protection was rejected Wednesday by a London judge who said the U.K. government didn’t act irrationally in deciding to strip him of security privileges after he quit his role working as a member of the royal family and moved to the U.S. … Read more

King Harald V of Norway has been hospitalized with an infection while on vacation in Malaysia

[ad_1] FILE – King Harald V of Norway leaves the Notre Dame cathedral after attending at the funeral of the Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, in Luxembourg, on May 4, 2019. Norwegian royal officials say that King Harald V of Norway has been hospitalized with an infection while on vacation in Malaysia. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, … Read more

UK’s Prince William pulls out of memorial service for his godfather because of ‘personal matter’

[ad_1] Kensington Palace says Britain’s Prince William has pulled out of attending a memorial service for his godfather, the late King Constantine of Greece, because of a personal matter LONDON — Kensington Palace says Britain’s Prince William has pulled out of attending a memorial service for his godfather, the late King Constantine of Greece, because … Read more

Federal prosecutors accuse a New Mexico woman of fraud in oil and gas royalty case

[ad_1] ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico businesswoman is accused of defrauding the U.S. government and two Native American tribes of taxes and royalties due to them for oil and gas that her companies extracted from leased federal and tribal lands. Federal prosecutors announced this week that Teresa McCown recently was indicted by a grand … Read more

Stars, royalty and a ‘Poppenheimer’ showdown. Here’s what to expect at Britain’s BAFTA film awards

[ad_1] LONDON — Prepare for Poppenheimer. “Poor Things” and “Oppenheimer” are the leading contenders for the British Academy Film Awards, which will be handed out Sunday in front of an audience of filmmakers, movie stars and the heir to the British throne. Yorgos Lanthimos’ gothic fantasia is up for 11 trophies, while Christopher Nolan’s atom-bomb … Read more

New Orleans’ Carnival season marks Fat Tuesday with celebrities and pretend monarchs

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS — Festivities marking Mardi Gras, the climactic day of New Orleans’ Carnival season, hit full swing early Tuesday, with costumed revelers gathering on the narrow streets of the French Quarter and families and tourists lining major thoroughfares to watch parades. The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club handed out its signature gift … Read more

UK’s King Charles III attends church for first time since revealing he has cancer

[ad_1] LONDON — King Charles III attended church Sunday for the first time since his cancer diagnosis. Walking beside Queen Camilla, Charles arrived at St. Mary Magdalene Church, close to Sandringham House in eastern England where he retreated to recuperate following his first treatment for an unspecified form of cancer. The appearance came a day … Read more