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Prince William to visit Palestine, Israel

LONDON: Prince William will be the first senior British royal to make an official visit to Israel and the Palestine, as part of a tour announced on Thursday by Kensington Palace which will also take in Jordan. The visit this summer by the second in line to the throne "is at the request of Her Majesty's government and has been welcomed by the Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian authorities", the palace said in a statement. There have been no previous official visits by members of the British royal family to the…

Britain remembers Diana, 20 years after her death

LONDON: Princes William and Harry prepared to pay tribute to their late mother Princess Diana on Wednesday for the 20th anniversary of her death as well-wishers left candles and flowers outside the gates of her former London residence. Handwritten notes on bouquets left in front of Kensington Palace read: "Diana, a brave princess, your sons have your courage" and "Dear Diana, our country was so very lucky to have you". "I came 20 years ago with my mother, and my son, who is now 21," said teaching assistant Stephanie…

Prince William leaves pilot job for UK royal duties

LONDON: Britain's Prince William will retire from the air ambulance service on Thursday, after two years in which he witnessed "appalling tragedies", in order to turn his full attention to royal duties. The Duke of Cambridge, second in line to the British throne, will finish his brief career as an air ambulance pilot in the east of England with a night shift. The move comes as his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, take a step back from royal duties and leave the younger generation…

Sons remember Princess Diana in film 20 years after her death

LONDON: Britain's Prince William and his brother Harry recall memories from their childhood 20 years after the sudden death of their mother, Princess Diana, in a new television documentary to be broadcast this week. The 90-minute film - "Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy" - celebrates the life and work of Diana, Kensington Palace said in a statement. Diana, the first wife of heir to the throne Prince Charles, was killed in a car crash in Paris in August 1997 when William was aged 15 and Harry was 12. She was 36.…

Prince William, Lady Gaga team up against mental health ‘taboo’

LONDON: Britain’s second in line to the throne, Prince William, and American superstar Lady Gaga have teamed up to encourage people to speak more openly about mental health issues in a video released Tuesday. The unlikely pair chat online in the video posted on Facebook and urge people to break the stigma surrounding mental health. “It’s time that everyone speaks up and really feels very normal about mental health, it’s the same as physical health,” the Duke of Cambridge told Lady Gaga from Kensington Palace in London.…

Prince William tells French that Brexit won’t hurt friendship

PARIS: Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate were greeted by French President Francois Hollande as they began a two-day trip to Paris aimed at highlighting strong Franco-British ties despite Britain's looming exit from the European Union. It is William's first official visit to Paris since his mother, Princess Diana, was killed when the limousine carrying her and her lover Dodi al-Fayed crashed in a Paris tunnel in August 1997. A smiling William and Kate stood on either side of Hollande as he welcomed them on…

Prince William and Kate visit Paris 20 years after Diana’s death

PARIS: Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate will pay an official visit to Paris on Friday and Saturday, months before the 20th anniversary of the death of William's mother Diana in a car crash in the French capital. The second-in-line to the throne and his spouse will meet President Francois Hollande and launch an initiative called "Les Voisins" (The Neighbours) designed to foster closer relations between the two countries at a time when Britain is set to begin the formal process of leaving the European Union.…