Prince Andrew, Banished From Royal Duties, Escorts Queen to Memorial

The prince’s conspicuous public appearance at the service for his father, Prince Philip, who died last year, sent an unmistakable message of support by a 95-year-old mother for her disgraced son.

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Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive for Coronavirus, as England Is Poised to Relax Rules

The queen, who recently marked her 70th anniversary on the throne, has faced a series of health issues since late last year.

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Queen Elizabeth Commemorates Platinum Jubilee, Marking 70-Year Reign

The milestone puts the queen, 95, in rarefied company: Only three other monarchs are documented to have reigned for more than 70 years.

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Boris Johnson’s Office Apologizes to Queen for Parties

The prime minister’s office said it was “deeply regrettable” that two parties took place at Downing Street the night before Prince Philip’s funeral. Mr. Johnson was not accused of attending either of them.

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‘Christmas Can Be Hard’ Amid Loss, Queen Elizabeth Says in Annual Message

Her address, which was recorded last week, is the first since the death of her husband, Prince Philip. It comes as coronavirus cases in Britain have hit record highs.

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Prince Harry Shares ‘Pain and Suffering’ of Growing Up in Royal Family

In a wide-ranging interview for a podcast, Harry said his existence in the British monarchy had been “a mix between ‘The Truman Show’ and being in a zoo.”

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The Solitary Queen Elizabeth: An Iconic Image

A reader says no other picture has captured our experience as a world since the onset of Covid. Also: Leave Karen alone; yoga as a path to wisdom.

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Irish Leader Apologizes for Killing of Prince Philip’s Uncle

Mary Lou McDonald, leader of the party that was once the political wing of the paramilitary Irish Republican Army, said she was sorry for its assassination of Louis Mountbatten.

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Sinn Fein Leader Apologizes for 1979 Killing of Prince Philip’s Uncle

Mary Lou McDonald, leader of the party that was once the political wing of the paramilitary Irish Republican Army, said she was sorry for its assassination of Louis Mountbatten.

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Viewers React to Photo of Queen Elizabeth at Prince Philip’s Funeral

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Prince Philip Is Laid to Rest in a Somber 50-Minute Ceremony

The televised and live-streamed rite afforded Britons a chance to witness a seeming slight easing in the strained relations between Princes William and Harry.

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Prince Philip’s Funeral Marks the End of an Era for U.K. Royal Family

The prince’s death is the monarchy’s dress rehearsal for the far more consequential passing of the queen, a reckoning that seems likely to reverberate in British history.

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Prince Philip’s Funeral Will Include a Call to Battle

The prince approved plans for his own funeral and, despite coronavirus restrictions, the ceremony will reflect his wishes, officials say.

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Why Prince Philip Was Elusive Onscreen

Portrayals of Philip in “The Crown” and elsewhere missed the mark, according to his biographer. Here, she assesses the best-known attempts.

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From William and Harry, Loving but Separate Tributes to Prince Philip

The brothers paid homage to the Duke of Edinburgh’s service to the nation and to the Queen, but also shared personal memories of their grandfather.

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As U.K. Mourns Prince Philip, Some Hope Royals’ Rift Will Heal

Will Prince Harry come home? Will Meghan join him? The patriarch’s death on Friday opens an uncertain chapter for the House of Windsor.

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For Prince Philip, Royal Family Plans Pandemic-Muted Honors

Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will not lie in state for public viewing and the funeral will not be open to the public, in a nod to a ban on mass gatherings and the prince’s own wishes.

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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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Prince Philip, Style Icon

How do you convey royalty without overshadowing the most royal?

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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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Prince Philip: King of the Awkward and Offensive One-Liner

Over seven decades, the outspoken husband of Queen Elizabeth II has produced a remarkable collection of politically incorrect, tone deaf and, on occasion, genuinely funny quips.

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Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Is Dead at 99

The Duke of Edinburgh, who married the future queen in 1947, brought the monarchy into the 20th century, but his occasional frank comments hurt his image.

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Prince Philip Leaves London Hospital

The 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth spent 28 days in the hospital, amid increasing concerns about his health.

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William and Harry Aren’t the First Royals to Chafe Against Their Roles

In “Elizabeth and Margaret,” Andrew Morton hows how the queen and her sister struggled in their relationship.

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Prince Philip Makes His Last Solo Appearance, After 65 Years in the Public Eye

Married to Queen Elizabeth II for nearly 70 years, the Duke of Edinburgh is retiring from most official engagements.

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Prince Philip Is Moved to 2nd Hospital, Raising Concerns About His Health

Buckingham Palace says the husband of Queen Elizabeth is being treated for an infection and testing for a pre-existing heart condition.

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Harry and Meghan Going Public at a Tough Time for the Royals

An interview with the prince, a sort of tease before the couple’s interview with Oprah Winfrey next week, came as concerns grow over Prince Philip’s hospital stay.

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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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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage

Britain’s longest-serving monarch and her husband noted the occasion with the release of new photographic portraits.

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