WINDSOR, England — Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle when she marries his son Prince Harry — a gesture of welcome to the American actress as she joins the royal family. Kensington Palace said Friday that Markle asked the heir to the British throne to offer the supporting elbow Saturday at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor after Markle’s father was unable to attend after falling ill. Charles “is pleased to be able to welcome Ms. Markle to the Royal Family in this way,” the palace said. The news comes as the final wedding preparations swing into gear. Union Jacks have been unfurled, security barriers are up and fans are already moving in to capture the prime viewing positions. The world’s media have descended on this town of 32,000 known for a castle whose site was chosen by William the Conquerer. Windsor is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of London. Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, was the bookies’ favorite to … [Read more...] about Prince Charles to walk Meghan down aisle at royal wedding
WINDSOR, England — The Latest on royal wedding preparations (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Kensington Palace says Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at the royal wedding. The father of groom Prince Harry stepped in after Markle’s dad fell ill days before the wedding and was unable to fly to Britain. Markle appealed for people to give Thomas Markle “the space he needs to focus on his health” amid reports he had had a heart procedure.The palace said Friday that Markle’s future father-in-law, the heir to the British throne, would walk Markle down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor on Saturday. The palace says he “is pleased to be able to welcome Ms. Markle to the Royal Family in this way.” ___ 9:55 a.m. As Queen Elizabeth II prepares to meet Meghan Markle’s mother before the actress’ wedding to Prince Harry, one commoner who married into the family is offering a bit of advice: Just relax. Mike Tindall, … [Read more...] about The Latest: Prince Charles to walk Meghan down aisle
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LONDON — It may not be his crowning achievement yet, but Prince Charles received recognition for his future role as Britain’s king when leaders of the 53-nation Commonwealth confirmed Friday that Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest son would succeed her as the group’s chief. Charles, at age 69, is the oldest heir to the British throne in more than 300 years thanks to his mother’s record as the country’s longest-serving monarch. Since his divorce from Princess Diana, her 1997 death and Charles’ remarriage to ex-mistress Camilla Parker Bowles, the Prince of Wales has been behind his and Diana’s sons — Prince William and Prince Harry — in inspiring public affection. Yet during his decades of waiting to be king, Charles has had multiple public images: jug-eared target of bullies; polo-playing playboy; open-minded — or eccentric, depending on the observer — student of alternative beliefs; champion of environmental causes. His … [Read more...] about AP PHOTOS: Prince Charles’ life as a man and future monarch
PUBLISHED: 15:00 08 April 2018 Henry Woodsford Prince Charles handing the Queen's Award to Dr Paul Phillips. HM The Queen and British Ceremonial Arts Limited Staff and students of Weston College earned themselves a royal visit to Buckingham Palace for a prestigious awards ceremony. The college received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for higher and further education, with Prince Charles presenting the award to the college’s principal and chief executive, Dr Paul Phillips. Judges commended the college’s facilities for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), in particular the increased independence and the high retention rate of learners with SEND. The number of students who move on to meaningful destinations was praised, with 97 per cent of learners progressing into employment, further learning or higher education. Improving outcomes for other disadvantaged groups, including ex-offenders and the long-term unemployed, was also commended. … [Read more...] about Prince Charles presents Weston College with Queen’s Award