Prince Philip’s Death Adds Urgency to Royal Family’s Transition

Queen Elizabeth II is increasingly withdrawing to Windsor Castle, royal watchers say, while Prince Charles is stepping forward.

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Prince Philip’s Life in Pictures

Philip’s life spanned almost a century of upheaval for Britain: He had lived with a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and he died nearly 100 years old in an era of smartphones and the internet.

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Tina Brown: Prince Philip Walked Two Paces Behind the Queen

The Duke of Edinburgh understood that the rituals of monarchy were both ridiculous and necessary.

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Prince Philip, the Man Who Walked Two Paces Behind the Queen

The Duke of Edinburgh understood that the rituals of monarchy were both ridiculous and necessary.

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Anti-Asian Activity Online, Walking Down the Aisle Alone and Your Brain on Peloton: The Week in Narrated Articles

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

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Diana and Meghan

In explosive interviews separated by 25 years, the two women forced the royal family to confront the truth about itself.

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What We Learned From Meghan and Harry’s Interview

The Sussexes accused the royal family of failing to protect them, both emotionally and financially.

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New York Has a Cameo in ‘The Crown.’ Here’s What Really Happened.

Princess Diana visited the city in 1989, a trip featured on the Netflix series and remembered fondly by the people she met.

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Why Is Australia Still Part of the British Monarchy?

Exploring why we just can’t seem to break free.

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Royal Watchers Wonder: Do the Royals Watch ‘The Crown’?

A lack of hard facts has not prevented plenty of speculation as to whether Queen Elizabeth and the other members of the royal family ever watch their fictionalized selves.

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‘The Crown’ Stokes an Uproar Over Fact vs. Entertainment

Dramatic liberties in the latest season of the Netflix series, covering the turbulent 1980s, are annoying Britons who wrote of that period, even among those who disparage the royals.

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‘The Crown’ in the U.K.: Britain Reacts to Season 4

There has been praise for Emma Corrin and a cheeky mouse and complaints about the depiction of Margaret Thatcher and the queen’s salute as the series explores a divisive time in U.K. history.

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‘The Crown’ Season 4: What to Watch and Read About Diana

If Season 4 has fueled your interest in one of royal history’s most glamorous women, you’re in luck. She has inspired many a book, documentary and article.

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Margaret Thatcher and Class Struggles in “The Crown” Season 4

In the new season, Diana Spencer’s aristocratic breeding triumphs and Margaret Thatcher’s middle-class tendencies horrify the royals. Here’s a guide to the rigid world of the British class system.

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Save the Planet, Win a Prize

Rising seas, raging fires, hotter temperatures — and a bit of positivity.

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Happily Ever After? Harry and Meghan Will Settle for Normal

In “Finding Freedom,” the veteran reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand show how the British royal family’s fairy tale turned into a cautionary one.

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What Do Famous People’s Bookshelves Reveal?

In quarantine, people are inadvertently exposing their reading habits — embarrassing, surprising and impressive.

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Queen Urges Britons to Pull Together as Nation Charts an Uncertain Course

Elizabeth, sequestered at Windsor Castle, offered encouragement in a statement. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, after a week of mixed messages, hewed to mostly voluntary curbs.

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