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UK to continue to grant contracts to embattled Interserve - FT


Britain's government will continue granting contracts to Interserve Plc as the debt-laden outsourcing company battles to avoid a Carillion-style collapse, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.


Meghan Markle presents wedding dress designer with fashion award

LONDON Meghan Markle presented the designer of her wedding dress with a prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday, joining fashionistas at the ceremony where supermodel Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber was also named Model of the Year. | Video


Plane carrying remains of former President Bush lands in Houston

HOUSTON A plane carrying the body of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush touched down in Houston on Wednesday following a state funeral in Washington where he was remembered as a statesman of uncommon personal kindness. | Video

Finding sisterhood amid the corsets in 'Mary Queen of Scots'

LOS ANGELES There's nothing quite like a corset when it comes to channelling female frustration. | Video


Prince William and Kate thank British troops in Cyprus

ATHENS Prince William and his wife Kate visited British military personnel based on Cyprus on Wednesday to thank them for their contribution ahead of the festive period.


Successes, scandals and send-offs: 2018's top showbiz stories

LONDON A royal wedding with a Hollywood ending, a rapping Pulitzer first and a send-off fit for a musical soul queen. The world of entertainment saw a spate of headline-grabbing stories this year with plenty of award-winning highs and some stumbling lows. | Video


Prince William and Kate pay tribute to Leicester City crash victims

LEICESTER, England Britain's Prince William paid a personal tribute to Leicester soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha during a visit on Wednesday with his wife Kate to the team's stadium where the Thai billionaire was killed in a helicopter crash last month. | Video


Prince Harry joins the circus in Zambian youth project

LUSAKA Clowns on stilts and trampoline artists entertained Britain's Prince Harry on Tuesday when he visited a youth circus in Zambia which is supported by one of Queen Elizabeth's charities.


On solo Zambia trip, Prince Harry offers help to boost elephant numbers

LUSAKA Britain's Prince Harry on Monday offered Zambia support with boosting the country's dwindling elephant population, as he began a two-day working visit without his pregnant wife Meghan. | Video


Prince Harry and Meghan move to Windsor Estate ahead of first baby

LONDON Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are moving to Frogmore Cottage on the royal family's Windsor Estate early next year in time for their first child's birth in the spring, they said on Saturday.


Meghan Markle dons apron on return to community kitchen set up after London fire

LONDON Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, chopped vegetables and packed food into boxes on Wednesday as she returned to a London community kitchen project formed after the Grenfell Tower fire last year in which more than 70 people died. | Video



Pictures of the year: Royals

Our top royal photos from the past year.


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.


Queen's granddaughter marries at grand royal wedding

Britain's Princess Eugenie marries Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.