Latest Charles, Prince of Wales Stories

2014-05-21 08:31:17

QUEENSTON, ON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Willowbank School of Restoration Arts is honoured to announce that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has agreed to become its new Royal Patron. The announcement was made on the occasion of The Prince's 17(th) visit to Canada. Willowbank, situated on the U.S.-Canada border near Buffalo, NY, delivers post-secondary education in the crafting of new futures for old places. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89639)...

2013-06-17 23:22:08

Princess Kate and Prince William are expecting a baby on July 13 2013. A sneak peak of Princess Kate's first royal baby´s portrait: artist and behavioral specialist Greg Herzog, uses COLOR CODING DNA® technique, to paint first- ever portrait of Princess Kate and Prince William´s royal baby and memorabilia. NEW YORK (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 A Sneak Peak of Princess Kate's First Royal Baby´s Portrait: Ridgefield Artist and Behavioral Specialist Greg Herzog, Uses COLOR CODING...

2011-07-26 16:51:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 26, 2011, the Reverend Luis Cortes, Jr. returned from London, England, where he was a guest of The Honorable Right Reverend James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool, at a consultation concerning environmental issues, climate change, and sustainable agriculture. Reverend Cortes engaged in discussion about climate change and sustainability with a focus on how to connect Hispanic communities to the issue. Reverend Cortes was...

2011-06-28 16:04:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With her compassion, charisma and complexity, Princess Diana became one of the most beloved, and unexpected, royals in history. LIFE captured Diana like no one else could and she graced the cover of LIFE magazine more than a dozen times. Now, on what would have been her 50th birthday, July 1, 2011, LIFE editors pay tribute to her with DIANA AT 50 (Time Home Entertainment, Inc.; Hardcover; Publication date: June 28, 2011; $19.95), a poignant and...

2011-03-29 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world excitedly anticipates the April 29th wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, only the editors of LIFE can properly commemorate the occasion with a special keepsake book that provides unique, personal insight into the nuptials. THE ROYAL WEDDING OF PRINCE WILLIAM AND KATE MIDDLETON (Time Home Entertainment, Inc.; Publication date: March 29, 2011; $19.95 hardcover) contains over 150 photographs--including those from family albums...

2011-02-10 10:05:00

Skeptics are having a "corrosive effect" on public opinion of climate chage, the British heir to the throne, Prince Charles, said on Wednesday when speaking to an audience of MEPs and other policymakers at a conference in Brussels. He added that they are playing "a reckless game of roulette" with the planet's future. The Prince asked: "How are these people going to face their grandchildren and admit to them that they failed their future? Their suggestion, that hundreds of scientists around...

2009-04-27 22:04:05

England's Prince Charles and his second wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, met with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican Monday, the BBC reported. The meeting was the prince's first with the pope since his divorce from the late Diana, Princess of Wales. The BBC said Charles and Camilla, who was required to wear black clothing and a matching veil, were greeted by Swiss Guards and a Vatican nobleman before they were ushered in for a private audience with the pontiff. The royal couple gave the...

2009-02-13 14:48:10

Britain's Prince Charles has scheduled an environmentally focused trip to South America, flying on a private jet with his wife and a staff of 14. The 10-day trip will take the prince and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, to Brazil, Chile and Ecuador. One of their stops is the Galapagos Islands, where they will participate in a celebration of the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth. Ian Davidson, a Labor member of Parliament and member of the Public Accounts Committee, describes the trip...

2008-12-11 14:58:03

Britain's Prince Harry is to start a 2 1/2 year course with the Army Air Corps in January as part of his plan to be a military helicopter pilot. CNN said the 24-year-old royal, who is the son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, has passed the first stage of his training and is scheduled to start the new course next month, following in the footsteps of his elder brother, Prince William. If Prince Harry qualifies as an Army Air Corps pilot, he will, like any officer, be available...

2008-11-28 11:56:36

Prince Charles's days as a member of the British royal family are filled with an exhausting schedule of official but mostly non-government events. The Daily Mirror Wednesday reported that after following the Prince of Wales on an average day, it found the 60-year-old royal faces a litany of duties. After waking in the morning, Prince Charles spent two hours on the telephone and looking over paperwork related to his position. The heir apparent to the British throne then visited with local...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'