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Sister of Saudi crown prince faces Paris trial

The assault happened in 2016 when the princess allegedly ordered her bodyguard to assault a worker hired to refurbish her apartment.

Give ’em shell: Turtles stick neck out for Japan rice forecast

Two thin plates made from turtle shells were heated over a flame to produce cracks then used to determine where rice should be grown.

Thai King Rama X set for first grand procession

Thailand's monarchy is wrapped in ritual, protocol and hierarchy all orbiting around the king, who is viewed as a demigod.

Extra abdication holidays pose dilemma for hardworking Japanese

A survey by the Asahi Shimbun daily showed 45% of Japanese 'felt unhappy' about the long vacation, with only 35% saying they 'felt happy'.

Abdication becoming more frequent in the modern age

As medical technology improves and lifespans grow, the concept of a lifetime of duty is gradually being eroded and abdications are becoming increasingly acceptable and frequent.

Pomp and tradition mark rehearsal for Thai King’s coronation

The royal coronation of the 66-year-old monarch will run from May 4-6.

Your post is also not permanent, Dr M tells TMJ

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says only the people can decide if he should remain as prime minister.

Royal fans old and new await baby Sussex

From Boston to Karachi, Britain's royal family draws fans around the world.

Cupcakes to keychains, Japan new era name brings souvenir boom

The impulse to quickly monetise the new era name is virtually unprecedented.

Harry and Meghan arrive in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains to champion girls’...

The visit at the request of the British government is the second to the kingdom in recent years by a member of the royal family, following a trip by Prince Charles in 2011.

Prince Charles to make first British royal trip to Cuba

The tour ends on March 29 -- the scheduled date of Britain's departure from the European Union.

Media: Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest

The Mail also says it had learnt of plans to move the royal family, including Queen Elizabeth, to safe locations away from London.

Crowds brave snow flurries to see UK royals Meghan and Harry

The royal couple seems unperturbed by the adverse conditions as they chatted with some of the fans who had waited patiently for them to arrive as heavy snow fell.

‘No injuries of concern’ for Prince Philip, 97, after car crash

The queen has issued no public comment about the crash.

Britain’s senior royals help UK prepare for life after Brexit

The royals' visits closely mirror the wider political and economic agenda.

Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in New Zealand for final leg...

The royal couple were received in the nation's capital Wellington by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Prince Harry opens Invictus Games after storm delays

The Duke of Sussex welcomed more than 500 competitors from 18 nations to an event that he founded.

Buckingham Palace begins clear-out before major refit

It is part of a £369 million (US$481 million), 10-year project to upgrade Queen Elizabeth II's London residence, which officials fear is at risk of a potentially catastrophic fire.

Glamour girl turned duchess: Meghan tones down

Would the chilled-out Los Angeles actress frequently seen in short skirts and sandals fit into the British royal family mould?

UK’s Harry and Meghan visit Dublin in first trip as married...

They were due to attend a summer garden party at the British Ambassador's residence in the south of the city later on Tuesday.

British royals to move out of Buckingham Palace wing for repairs

News of the renovations was revealed by royal aides as they gave details of the "Sovereign Grant", the annual government handout that covers staffing costs, upkeep of royal palaces and travel expenses.

Prince William watches England thrash Panama in replay

The Duke of Cambridge missed the momentous game that helped England ease into the World Cup last 16 but caught a replay at the home of his host Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah.

Britain’s Prince William in Jordan for historic Middle East tour

The 36-year-old Duke of Cambridge's Royal Air Force plane touched down at the small airport in eastern Amman, where he was given a red-carpet welcome by the heir to the Jordanian throne.

Japan’s Princess Takamado says ‘great honour’ to be in Russia

She is the first member of Japan's royal family to visit Russia since 1916.