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  • William, Kate to keep low profile after trip

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge plan to keep a low profile for the rest of the year as they adapt to married life, palace officials said Tuesday.


  • Prince William, Kate greeted by protesters

    Prince William's new bride Kate countered protesters with smiles Saturday, as the royal couple came face to face with loud opposition in the French-speaking province of Quebec in a brief reversal of what has otherwise been a hugely successful trip.


  • Prince William, Kate to visit Quebec

    Prince William and Kate travel to the French-speaking province of Quebec on Saturday where protests by a small group of separatists are expected as the royal newlyweds continue a nine-day journey through Canada on their first official overseas trip.


  • Prince William, Kate charm Canada on royal visit

    Prince William and Kate joined in Canada Day celebrations on Friday, often stealing the show as they were feted by Canadian leaders and cheered by tens of thousands who lined the streets of the Canadian capital to get a glimpse of them.


  • Here's a late royal wedding gift: A pay cut

    After the pricey glitz of Britain's royal wedding celebrations, Queen Elizabeth II must prepare for a pay cut under the country's austerity measures, lawmakers warned Thursday.


  • 'King's Speech' actor Colin Firth honored by queen

    British actor Colin Firth won an Oscar for portraying King George VI in "The King's Speech," and now the king's daughter Queen Elizabeth II will give him another prize.


  • William and Kate on multi-city Canada, US tour

    Prince William and his bride will travel thousands of miles (kilometers) from Canada's north to Southern California on their first official overseas trip, royal officials said Monday.


  • Queen Elizabeth II signs the visitor's book at Aras An Uachtarain, the Irish president's residence in Phoenix Park in Dublin on Tuesday. Irish President Mary McAleese; her husband, Dr. Martin McAleese (left); and Prince Philip look on. Politicians on both side of the Irish Sea have described the four-day event as momentous.

    Despite threats, queen visits Ireland

    Undeterred by real or fake bombs, Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday began the first visit by a British monarch to the Republic of Ireland, a four-day trip to highlight strong Anglo-Irish relations and the success of Northern Ireland peacemaking.


  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (right) is introduced to Enda Kenny (left), Ireland's taoiseach, or prime minister, by Irish President Mary McAleese at Aras An Uachtarain, the president's residence, in Phoenix Park in Dublin on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. The queen's visit is the first to the Republic of Ireland by a British monarch. (AP Photo/Tony Maxwell, Pool)

    Despite bomb, queen visits Ireland on peace trip

    Undeterred by real and fake bombs, Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday began the first visit by a British monarch to the Republic of Ireland, a four-day trip to highlight strong Anglo-Irish relations and peace in neighboring Northern Ireland.


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