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King Charles praises “hand of friendship” in Maundy Thursday message

London, UK Reuters King Charles III, who is undergoing treatment for cancer, has praised people who “extend the hand of friendship, especially in a time of need”, and echoed the pledge to serve the nation that the British monarch made at his coronation last year. Charles delivered the remarks in a recorded message which will […]

UK royal Kate “enormously touched” by support after cancer announcement

London, UK Reuters Kate, Britain’s Princess of Wales, and her husband Prince William have been “enormously touched” by the messages of support received since she announced her cancer diagnosis, a Kensington Palace spokesperson said on Saturday. Kate said on Friday she was undergoing preventative chemotherapy after tests done following her major abdominal surgery in January […]

Jamaica PM tells British royals island nation wants to be independent

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Prince William

Kingston, JamaicaReuters Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Wednesday told Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate that his country wants to be “independent” and to address “unresolved” issues, a day after protesters called on the United Kingdom to pay reparations for slavery. The royal couple arrived in Jamaica on Tuesday as part of a […]

British royals dance, make chocolate in Belize as tour brightens

Belize Prince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge

Hopkins, Belize Reuters Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate danced with Belizean villagers and helped make traditional chocolate on Sunday as the second day of their Caribbean tour passed off smoothly following an awkward start to the weeklong trip. The arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Central American country coincides […]

British royal couple starts Caribbean tour dogged by protest in Belize

Belize Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Belize City, BelizeReuters Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Belize on Saturday for a weeklong Caribbean tour that was marred by a local protest before it even began amid growing scrutiny of the British Empire’s colonial ties to the region. The arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge coincides with the […]