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LONDON  | UK monarchy costs go up, partly due to Buckingham Palace

LONDON  — Queen Elizabeth II is costing British taxpayers a bit more this year. Official financial figures published Thursday reveal that overall costs have gone up in part because of a 10-year program to refit aging Buckingham Palace, the queen’s official residence in central London. Officials say many of the palace’s systems have not been … Continue reading LONDON  | UK monarchy costs go up, partly due to Buckingham Palace

WINDSOR, England | The Latest: Prince Philip to attend royal wedding

WINDSOR, England — The Latest on royal wedding preparations (all times local): 11 a.m. Buckingham Palace says the Duke of Edinburgh will attend the royal wedding — just a few weeks after undergoing a hip replacement operation. The palace confirmed Friday that Prince Philip would attend the wedding Saturday between American actress Meghan Markle and … Continue reading WINDSOR, England | The Latest: Prince Philip to attend royal wedding

LONDON | Queen Elizabeth’s husband Prince Philip OK after hip surgery

LONDON | April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II is recovering after undergoing a successful hip replacement operation Wednesday, Buckingham Palace said. The palace said Prince Philip is “progressing satisfactorily at this early stage and is likely to spend several days at King Edward VII Hospital in London. He is said … Continue reading LONDON | Queen Elizabeth’s husband Prince Philip OK after hip surgery