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B.C. filmmakers get Stephen King's endorsement for festival of films based on his work  

A pair of Prince George, B.C., filmmakers are still reeling from the excitement of having their project endorsed by the king of horror.

Duke of Edinburgh, the prince of paradoxes, offers a clue on how to bridge the great climate divide   -10%

Prince Philip was a conservationist, but hollow activism repelled him.

Princes Harry and William set fraught relationship aside at grandfather Prince Philips funeral   -13%

A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside as they said farewell to their grandfather at his funeral on Saturday.The brothers were sombre and silent as they walked together in a procession behind Prince Philip’s coffin before his funeral at Windsor Castle along with their father, Prince Charles, and other close relatives. They were seen chatting and walking together after the service concluded.It was the first time…

Prince Philip's life in photos: The husband of Queen Elizabeth II has died at 99   25%

Britain's Prince Philip passed away peacefully at age 99 at Windsor Castle. Here are some images from over the years.

Prince Philip remembered for his honesty, energy, and loyalty   7%

Prince Philip, who died on Friday, spent over seven decades supporting Queen Elizabeth II during a turbulent reign for the thousand-year-old monarchy and attending more than 20,000 royal engagements.

St. George's Chapel: Prince Philip's final resting place  

Almost all of the British royal family's funeral services are held at the church in Windsor Castle, where Prince Philip will be interred at the Royal Vault.

Prince Harry returns to United Kingdom for grandfather Prince Philips funeral   11%

Prince Harry returned to the United Kingdom on Sunday ahead of the funeral for his grandfather Prince Philip.Philip, 99, died on Friday.Meghan Markle, Harry’s wife who is pregnant with the couple’s second child, was not medically cleared to travel with him, according to Entertainment Tonight.Harry, Meghan and their son Archie moved to California in March 2020.Last month, Markle told interviewer Oprah Winfrey that members of the British royal family had made racist comments toward her.Phillip,…

For many Jordanians, palace's official line on the wayward prince is an absurd fairy tale  

The palace insists that Jordan's royal house and the country are in order after the detention of Prince Hamzah. Many are skeptical.

UK military prepares for big role in war veteran Prince Philips funeral  

British soldiers, sailors and air force personnel were practicing, polishing and making final preparations on Friday for Prince Philip's funeral, a martial but personal service that will mark the

Queen Elizabeth says Prince Philips death has left huge void in her life   19%

Queen Elizabeth has been left bereft at the death of her husband, Prince Philip, one of the couple’s sons said on Sunday, as prayers were said at memorial services across Britain.Prince Andrew said his 94-year-old mother was “incredibly stoic” but had been hit hard by the death of the Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99 on Friday. Last year the couple celebrated 73 years of marriage.“She described it [his death] as having left a huge void in her life,” Andrew told broadcasters after a church…

Prince Philip funeral: Minute's silence is held  

The Queen has led her family in mourning at the funeral of her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Sinn Fin president apologises for murder of Lord Mountbatten   -34%

Mary Lou McDonald says she is sorry the late Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle was killed by IRA bomb in 1979

The Sinn Féin president, Mary Lou McDonald, has apologised for the IRA’s 1979 murder of Lord Mountbatten, the Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle.

Speaking after the funeral of Prince Philip, she told Times Radio she was sorry that Mountbatten, 79, had been killed when the fishing boat he was on was blown up by an IRA bomb.

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GRIMM presents fairytale heroes as never before   11%

This contemporary ballet by Francesco Ventriglia brings to life Snow White, The Frog Prince, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel in a sophisticated and unexpected update of the old fairytales.

Prince Philips funeral to be held at Windsor Castle on Saturday in a family service that will be closed to the public   -10%

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip’s funeral will take place on Saturday at Windsor Castle in a family service that will be closed to the public.The palace said the Duke of Edinburgh took part in planning his funeral and the focus on family was in accordance with his wishes. The 99-year-old duke died on Friday.Prince Harry, who stepped away from royal duties last year and now lives in California, will attend the service along with other members of the royal family. His wife Meghan,…

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband and closest confidant and advisor, dies at 99  

The Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, was the undisputed master of the British royal household for more than seven decades.

Jordan's Abdullah appears with half-brother for first time since palace crisis   12%

Jordan’s King Abdullah appeared in public Sunday alongside his half-brother Prince Hamzah, state TV showed, their first joint appearance since a palace crisis involving the prince rocked the kingdom.

Why are we still obsessed with the royal family?   -50%

Prince Philip’s death has prompted Australians to face their long-held guilty pleasure: an undying fascination with the royal family, and what it says about them.

Royal Family Holds Smaller, Intimate Funeral For Prince Philip Amid Pandemic   -7%

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, is laid to rest today at the chapel of Windsor Castle. A limited number of friends and family in attendance.

Princes William, Harry won't walk together at Prince Philip's funeral   -60%

Prince William and Prince Harry won't walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather's coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip's funeral, minimizing the chances of any awkward moments between the brothers.

General Sir Patrick Sanders: 'Huge honour' to be part of Prince Philip procession   5%

General Sir Patrick Sanders speaks about the "significant responsibility" of marching in front of Prince Philip's coffin.

Becoming Prince Philip: an interview with The Crowns Tobias Menzies   43%

Tobias Menzies played Prince Philip in Netflix hit The Crown. On the eve of the royal’s funeral, Menzies discusses the unique challenge of trying to get inside the mind of a person seen by so many but known by so few

Tobias Menzies talks to Anushka Asthana about playing Prince Philip in seasons 3 & 4 of Netflix smash hit The Crown.

When Tobias landed the job, he knew little about Prince Philip, a person who was so often photographed but so little known.

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Funeral to praise Philip's 'courage' and support for queen   16%

As Philip’s coffin is lowered into the Royal Vault, Royal Marine buglers will sound “Action Stations,” an alarm that alerts sailors to prepare for battle — a personal request from Philip.

Long marriages a rare diamond in a desert of divorce   50%

Prince Philip’s formal titles take up paragraphs yet his most personal one is his greatest: husband.

Britain watches, wonders: Will brother princes make peace while grieving grandfather's death?   16%

In latest chapter of British royal rift, estranged princes William and Harry to cross paths at family funeral.

What time is Prince Philip's funeral? How to watch and what to expect of the service   22%

Prince Philip's funeral will be streamed and televised on most major networks Saturday. But you'll have to wake up early to see it.

BBC received more than 100,000 complaints over coverage of Prince Philip's death  

The UK's public broadcaster, the BBC, received over 100,000 complaints over the level of coverage of Prince Philip's death, the network said Thursday.

Harry and William spent time together after Prince Philips funeral   -10%

Prince Charles, Camilla, Prince William and Kate did not leave the castle until five hours after the funeral finished, suggesting they spent time with Prince Harry and the Queen.

A royal adieu to Prince Philip, Raul Castro steps down and a French publisher says arret   -7%

Britain honoured the life of Prince Philip at a funeral limited to 30 guests by the Covid-19 pandemic while Raul Castro stepped down as head of Cuba’s communist party. Globally, calls to waive vaccine patents mounted amid confusion over the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Here in France, we spoke to top US coronavirus adviser Dr Anthony Fauci and a publisher asks writers to stop sending manuscripts as unsolicited submissions spiked after a year of lockdowns.

The life of Prince Philip, the Queens strength and stay video obituary   18%

Born on the island of Corfu, the man who once described himself as 'a discredited Balkan prince of no particular merit or distinction', the Duke of Edinburgh played a key role in the development of the modern monarchy in Britain. 

He lived a life of relentless royal duty, relinquishing his naval career to immerse himself in national life and carving out a unique public role. He could be blunt and outspoken to the point of offensiveness, but he was also charming, engaging and witty. 

Here's a look back at the life of Prince Philip, described by the Queen as her 'strength and stay for decades'.

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No royal military uniforms at Prince Philips funeral, queen rules, to avoid embarrassment for Prince Harry   -13%

Members of Britain’s royal family at Prince Philip’s funeral will wear civilian clothing, Buckingham Palace says, reportedly to avoid awkwardness about which princes are entitled to wear military uniform.Queen Elizabeth, 94, will pay her last respects to her late husband at Windsor Castle on Saturday, leading a congregation of just 30 because of coronavirus restrictions.Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, died aged 99 last Friday. Officials confirmed that royal men will be in morning…

Prince Charles pays tribute to my dear papa Prince Philip for his devoted service   16%

Britain’s Prince Charles paid a personal tribute on Saturday to his “dear papa” Prince Philip, saying the royal family missed him enormously and that the 99-year-old would have been amazed at the touching reaction across the world to his death.Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth who had been at her side throughout her record-breaking 69-year reign, died at Windsor Castle on Friday.“As you can imagine, my family and I miss my father enormously,” Charles, the couple’s eldest son and heir to…

Photos: Britain gives Prince Philip a royal farewell  

Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99, was laid to rest in the Royal Vault at Windsor Castle after a funeral service steeped in tradition.

Queen Elizabeth stands alone at funeral as Prince Philip is laid to rest   4%

Queen Elizabeth bade farewell to Prince Philip at a funeral on Saturday that celebrated his seven decades of service and gave grandsons William and Harry the chance to talk in public for the first time since claims of racism threw the family into crisis.Elizabeth, dressed in black and in a white trimmed black face mask, stood alone, head bowed as her husband of 73 years was lowered into the Royal Vault of St George’s Chapel in a service attended by senior royals including heir Prince Charles…

Whats a special moment in Toronto you wish you could relive? Heres what you told us   17%

Readers share memories about Terry Fox, Prince Philip, John Lennon and a special night in 1946 when the jazz band played and the summer night seemed to last forever.

Prince Philips death marked by gun salutes across Britain  

Gun salutes were fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her record-breaking reign.Members of the public laid flowers outside royal residences, paying their respects to the 99-year-old prince, who died on Friday.On its official Twitter feed, the royal family put up a tribute paid by the queen to her husband on their 50th wedding anniversary in 1997.“He has, quite simply, been my…

See memorable moments from the funeral   12%

Queen Elizabeth II and members of the British royal family gathered at St. George's Chapel for the funeral of Prince Philip. Also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, Philip was married to the Queen for 73 years. CNN's Anna Stewart reports.

Prince Philip funeral: Pictures as Queen and nation bid farewell to the duke  

Almost 100 years after he entered the world on a dining room table in Corfu, Prince Philip's final journey has taken place.