Thai King Now Owns Monarchy Assets. He’ll Have to Pay Taxes on Them.

Thai King Now Owns Monarchy Assets. He’ll Have to Pay Taxes on Them.

BANGKOK — Assets of the Thai royal household which were managed by an official company have been turned over to direct possession by the king, who will be capable of handle them as he sees match however should additionally start to pay taxes on them, the company has stated. The wealth of King Maha Vajiralongkorn […]

Royal Ascot, a Crown Jewel for Racing and the Queen

Royal Ascot, a Crown Jewel for Racing and the Queen

“In modern day terms, it is a very small operation compared to the Maktoum family of Dubai, the Aga Khan, or now these new battalions of owner/breeders who are vastly big and have hundreds and hundreds of broodmares,” Warren mentioned. “The queen doesn’t do it in a big way at all, and for most of […]

Stephen Hawking Enters ‘Britain’s Valhalla,’ Where Space Is Tight

Stephen Hawking Enters ‘Britain’s Valhalla,’ Where Space Is Tight

LONDON — Being laid to relaxation in Westminster Abbey is maybe the best posthumous honor that may be given to any Briton, and when Stephen Hawking’s ashes had been interred there on Friday, they had been positioned between the stays of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin, two of the giants of science. But uncommon although […]

Brother-in-Law of Spain’s King Must Go to Prison, Court Rules

Brother-in-Law of Spain’s King Must Go to Prison, Court Rules

MADRID — Spain’s Supreme Court upheld a jail sentence on Tuesday for Iñaki Urdangarin, the brother-in-law of King Felipe VI, in a fraud case that rocked the monarchy and will ship a member of the nation’s royal household to jail for the primary time in fashionable historical past. The courtroom dominated that Mr. Urdangarin should […]

The ‘Lone Mujahid,’ Who Threatened Prince George, Pleads Guilty

The ‘Lone Mujahid,’ Who Threatened Prince George, Pleads Guilty

LONDON — In a shocking courtroom reversal, Husnain Rashid, a self-described jihadist accused of encouraging a terrorist assault on the varsity of Four-year-old Prince George, the third in line to the British throne, modified his plea on Thursday and admitted a collection of terrorism offenses that would deliver life imprisonment. The case fused two conflicting […]

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But the crackdown additionally raises doubts in regards to the prince’s dedication to girls’s equality and freedom of motion. Pro-government media retailers publicized pictures of the detained activists and accused them of being traitors, a stunning assault on a gaggle whose solely obvious offense was peaceable protest. They must be launched instantly. The episode additionally […]

I Also Went to the Royal Wedding

I Also Went to the Royal Wedding

And all I obtained was a devastating reminder of my very own insignificance. This was not the collection finale of “Suits.”CreditAlexander Coggin for The New York Times WINDSOR, England — The solar was glad. The air was the precise temperature of God’s heat breath as he whispers a secret in your ear (72 levels Fahrenheit). […]

Why Were the Royal Exes at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding?

Why Were the Royal Exes at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding?

For her marriage ceremony Sept. 23, 2017 on the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va., Itamar Conner, a 22-year-old scholar, determined it wouldn’t be respectful of her boyfriend to ask two males she had dated beforehand whom she nonetheless counted as buddies. “Before we met each other we had both been out in the dating […]

A Royal Window Into a Newly Minted Duchess

A Royal Window Into a Newly Minted Duchess

It’s official. The newly minted Duchess of Sussex, the American-born former actress Meghan Markle, has her own royal portal. “I am proud to be a woman and a feminist,” she declares on her new web page on the British royal household’s web site. It unfurls the charity bona fides that it says “helped to shape […]

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Meghan Markle Introduces the British Monarchy to the African-American Experience

LONDON — It was an electrifying and surprising second within the midst of what had been a (principally) by-the-book British wedding service. And because it went on, you might virtually really feel centuries of custom start to peel away. Here was a relaxed, charismatic African-American bishop — Michael Bruce Curry, the chief of the Episcopal […]