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Prince Charles to make first royal visit to Cuba in March

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LONDON Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will become the first members of the royal family to make an official visit to Communist-run Cuba in March, in a trip intended to underscore a growing bilateral relationship.

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Prince Harry visits marines in the Arctic on Valentine's Day

LONDON Prince Harry flew up to the Arctic on Valentine's Day to meet the Royal Marines and learn about special freezing-weather helicopter commando exercises.

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Prince Harry and Meghan attend Darwin play in aid of forest conservation

LONDON Prince Harry and his wife Meghan attended a play on Tuesday evening about the young Charles Darwin's 19th Century expedition on HMS Beagle, in aid of forest conservation.

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George Clooney says Meghan being harassed just like Diana

LOS ANGELES The media are harassing Meghan Markle just as they did Princess Diana, who was killed in a car crash while being pursued by paparazzi, her friend George Clooney said. | Video

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Post-Brexit UK ready to use "hard power" - defence minister

LONDON Britain will use military force to support its interests after Brexit, defence minister Gavin Williamson said on Monday, in a speech setting out a global role for the armed forces but with little detail on how to fund such ambitions in the long term.

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UK pitches 'global Britain' by flexing military muscle - defence minister

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May's "Global Britain" slogan is more than a pithy phrase because the United Kingdom will be ready to flex its military muscles after it leaves the European Union, defence minister Gavin Williamson said on Monday.

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'The Favourite' rules BAFTAs with most wins, 'Roma' takes top prize

LONDON Costume romp "The Favourite" was the biggest winner at the BAFTAs on Sunday, taking seven awards, but Netflix black and white film "Roma" picked up the Best Film prize, as well as Director, at Britain's top movie honors. | Video

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Hollywood glamour, shiny embellishments on BAFTA red carpet

LONDON Dresses in dark colours but with plenty of embellishments, monochrome looks and the odd trouser suit dominated the red carpet at Sunday's BAFTAs, with some stars looking to old Hollywood glamour for Britain's top movie awards. | Video

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Will Colman's Queen Anne rule the BAFTAs? 'The Favourite' leads awards race

LONDON Queen Anne costume romp "The Favourite" looks set to scoop more movie honours on Sunday as the awards season cavalcade swings into London for the BAFTAs. | Video

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Prince Harry and Meghan attend armed forces charity awards

LONDON Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle attended an awards ceremony on Thursday evening for the Endeavour Fund, which supports the physical and mental recovery of injured and sick servicemen and women.

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Colony or not, we're British, say Gibraltarians. And keep the border open

GIBRALTAR With London fuming over whether Gibraltar should still be called a "colony", residents of the British outpost on the southern tip of Spain said they were more worried about life after Brexit than about which word best explained their status.

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Meghan's royal pregnancy

The 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex told royal well-wishers she was six months pregnant but that she and husband Prince Harry do not know the gender of their first baby, British media reported.

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Pictures of the year: Royals

Our top royal photos from the past year.

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Harry and Meghan's first overseas tour

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex embark on their first overseas tour as a married couple, visiting Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific islands of Tonga and Fiji.