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Buckingham Palace conjures up Victorian ghosts in new show

Buckingham Palace conjures up Victorian ghosts in new show

The ballroom of Queen Victoria's Buckingham Palace has been brought back to life through Pepper's Ghost: a 19th-century illusion recreated by Hollywood animation whizzkids.

Bee Gees' Barry Gibb honoured with knighthood

Bee Gees' Barry Gibb honoured with knighthood

Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb received a knighthood from Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, where he was honoured for his services to music and charity.

Harry, Meghan will be Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Harry, Meghan will be Duke and Duchess of Sussex

A dukedom is the highest rank in the British peerage. It is traditional to give royal sons titles reflecting the three historic realms -- England, Scotland and Ireland -- that made up the United Kingdom.

UK police arrest second suspect after Buckingham Palace attack

UK police arrest second suspect after Buckingham Palace attack

British police announced on Sunday a second arrest in connection with an assault on three police officers by a man armed with a four-foot sword outside London's Buckingham Palace on Friday.

William, Harry regret rushed conversation with mother Diana

William, Harry regret rushed conversation with mother Diana

Britain's Prince William and Harry have spoken of their regret over the last conversation they had with their mother Princess Diana before she died, saying the telephone call was "desperately rushed".

Britain's Prince Philip to step down from royal duties

Britain's Prince Philip to step down from royal duties

Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, is to retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday.

No cause for alarm after UK royal staff called to meeting

No cause for alarm after UK royal staff called to meeting

There is no cause for alarm about the welfare of Queen Elizabeth or her husband Prince Philip after all senior royal staff were summoned to a meeting at Buckingham Palace, a well-placed source told Reuters on Thursday.

Queen Elizabeth II marks sapphire jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II marks sapphire jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II, the world's longest-reigning monarch, set a new record on Monday as the first British sovereign to reach their sapphire jubilee, marking 65 years on the throne.

Queen Elizabeth misses church again due to heavy cold

Queen Elizabeth misses church again due to heavy cold

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will miss a New Year's Day church service on Sunday due to a heavy cold, Buckingham Palace said, a week after the 90-year-old monarch missed a Christmas Day service for the first time in decades.

Roads shut outside Buckingham Palace after Berlin attack

Roads shut outside Buckingham Palace after Berlin attack

Roads in front of Buckingham Palace will be shut from Wednesday during the traditional Changing of the Guard ceremony, following the truck attack in Berlin that killed 12 people, British police said.

Roads shut outside Buckingham Palace after Berlin attack

Roads shut outside Buckingham Palace after Berlin attack

Roads in front of Buckingham Palace will be shut during the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony starting on Wednesday following the truck attack that killed 12 people in Berlin, British police said.

Chinese student denies UK palace knife charge

Chinese student denies UK palace knife charge

A Chinese student on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to carrying a knife near Buckingham Palace, the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II.