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2008-10-13 03:00:25

ROD STEWART will belt out his hits at the Prince of Wales's 60th birthday party next month, Clarence House said. The pop star (right) will entertain family and friends of the heir to the throne at his Highgrove estate. Stewart, an ambassador for Charles's charity the Prince's Trust, will provide the main musical entertainment at the party being hosted by the Duchess of Cornwall on November 15 - the day after the prince's birthday. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by...

2008-10-01 00:07:57

COMEDY legend Robin Williams is returning to the UK stage after 25 years for a charity gala to celebrate Prince Charles's 60th birthday. The televised show, We Are Most Amused, will also feature rare live appearances from John Cleese and Rowan Atkinson. Charles and wife Camilla will beguests of honour at the event at London's New Wimbledon Theatre on November 12, two days before his birthday. It is expected to raise tens of thousands of pounds for his youth charity the Prince's Trust....

2008-09-10 18:00:00

THE Prince of Wales has praised farmers for showing resilience in testing times and called for schools to have their own farms to teach children about where food comes from. Prince Charles also revealed he is setting up farmers market initiatives around the country to put agriculture back at the heart of struggling rural economies. The Prince's comments came as he addressed an audience of 130 farmers' wives and women farmer members of the Women's Food and Farming Union at his Highgrove...

2006-04-28 06:58:09

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Tabloid newspapers are speculating that Britain's Prince William, 23, is about to propose to his girlfriend Kate Middleton on holiday in the Caribbean. The elder son of heir to the throne Britain's Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana is flying to the island of Mustique on Friday to join the 24-year-old Middleton, the Evening Standard reported on Friday. The London newspaper, which broke the news of Camilla Parker Bowles' engagement to...

2006-04-12 05:52:56

By Dylan Martinez CAMBERLEY (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry, once dubbed a royal wild child for underage drink and drug antics, graduated as an army officer on Wednesday before joining a regiment that could be sent to Iraq or Afghanistan. The third in the line to the throne passed out at the elite Sandhurst military academy before his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, at a colorful ceremony rich in military tradition. A somber-faced Harry marched with sword in hand across the parade...

2006-02-21 12:55:57

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Out of respect for the Dalai Lama, Britain's Prince Charles boycotted a 1999 Chinese embassy banquet because he sees himself as a "dissident" who can influence opinion, a court heard on Tuesday. The revelation came from Charles' former assistant private secretary Mark Bolland who told London's High Court he had tried to "dampen down" the Prince's attempts to speak on controversial and political issues because to do so was unconstitutional....

2006-02-21 12:08:18

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Out of respect for the Dalai Lama, Britain's Prince Charles boycotted a 1999 Chinese embassy banquet because he sees himself as a "dissident" who can influence opinion, a court heard on Tuesday. The revelation came from Charles' former assistant private secretary Mark Bolland who told London's High Court he had tried to "dampen down" the Prince's attempts to speak on controversial and political issues because to do so was unconstitutional....

2006-02-21 10:02:27

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles took legal action on Tuesday against a newspaper which had printed diaries in which the heir to the British throne described Chinese diplomats as "appalling old waxworks." The diaries, containing Charles's views on the 1997 handover of the British colony of Hong Kong to China, were copied by a former member of his staff and circulated to newspapers. Entitled, "The Handover of Hong Kong" or "The Great Chinese Takeaway," they were published...

2005-12-11 08:55:25

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - A senior British detective has interviewed Britain's Prince Charles as part of an inquiry into the death of his former wife Princess Diana, the Prince's office said on Sunday. John Stevens, the former head of London's police force, questioned Charles as part of his probe into circumstances surrounding Diana's death in a high-speed car crash in Paris in 1997. "I am happy to confirm that the Prince of Wales met with Lord Stevens as part of his...

2005-12-05 14:42:49

LONDON (Reuters) - Pop star Elton John will "wed" his long term partner David Furnish at the same venue where Prince Charles married Camilla Parker Bowles in April in the royal town of Windsor. The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead announced on Monday that the celebrity couple would formalize their 12-year relationship through a civil partnership ceremony on December 21 at the Guildhall, Windsor. Monday was the first day same-sex couples could register their partnership and...


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