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School bus draped with message targets UK’s Prince Andrew

February 21, 2020

LONDON (AP) — A yellow school bus with a banner depicting the face of Britain's Prince Andrew drove past Buckingham Palace on Friday, urging him to testify in the investigation of the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.The stunt organized by American...

Prince Andrew’s daughter Princess Beatrice to marry in May

February 7, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain is set for another royal wedding. Buckingham Palace announced Friday that Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter Princess Beatrice will marry in London on May 29.The palace says 31-year-old Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 37,...

UK reconsiders plan to fly flags on Prince Andrew’s birthday

February 6, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The British government says it is reviewing the policy of raising Union Jacks atop town halls on royal birthdays, after some officials balked at flying the flag for scandal-hit Prince Andrew.The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local...

Best picture ‘1917’ is big winner at British Academy Awards

By JILL LAWLESS | February 2, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Gut-wrenching World War I epic “1917” was the big winner at Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards, winning seven prizes including best picture and best director.Sam Mendes’ drama about one of the most devastating conflicts in British...

New pressure on Prince Andrew to help Epstein investigation

By GREGORY KATZ | January 28, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The pressure on Britain’s disgraced Prince Andrew increased Tuesday after the revelation by U.S. authorities that he has failed to cooperate with the FBI’s investigation into his ties with the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.Lawyer...

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