St. Edward's Crown moved out of tower ahead of coronation
St. Edward’s Crown, the centerpiece of the Crown Jewels viewed by millions of people every year at the Tower of London, has been moved to an undisclosed location for modification in preparation for the coronation of King Charles III next year.
Archbishop: Harry, Meghan didn't wed before Windsor service
FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry pulls back the veil of Meghan Markle watched by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby during their wedding at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England. The archbishop of Canterbury has confirmed that he married Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle in May 2018, despite the couples claim they had another, private, ceremony three days earlier. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey earlier this month, Meghan said that three days before our wedding we got married. (Owen Humphreys/pool photo via AP, File)LONDON – The archbishop of Canterbury has confirmed that he legally married Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle in May 2018, despite the couple’s claim that they had another, private, ceremony three days earlier. In early 2020, Meghan and Harry announced they were quitting royal duties and moving to North America, citing what they said were the unbearable intrusions and racist attitudes of the British media.
5 key points from Harry and Meghan's explosive TV interview
This image provided by Harpo Productions shows Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, left, speaking with Oprah Winfrey during an interview. "Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special" airs March 7 as a two-hour exclusive primetime special on the CBS Television Network. But there’s a lot of hurt that’s happened and I will continue to make it one of my priorities to try and heal that relationship,” Harry said. But Meghan revealed she and Harry had already exchanged vows in private three days earlier in the presence of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, head of the Anglican church. ___Read all AP stories on Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex at https://apnews.com/PrinceHarryAd___A previous version of this story corrected the year of the couple's wedding to 2018, not 2019.
UK, EU inch toward more Brexit talks but hurdles remain
Britains foreign minister says there are only narrow differences remaining in trade talks between the U.K. and the European Union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)LONDON – Britain and the European Union edged toward resuming their troubled trade talks on Monday, after the bloc's chief negotiator said he was ready to “intensify” negotiations on the legal text of an agreement. Britain and the EU have been attempting to strike a new trade deal since the U.K. left the bloc on Jan. 31. He told British businesses to prepare for a no-deal economic break with the EU at the end of the year. The bill soured talks aimed at securing a new trade deal between Britain and the EU.
The Church of England has some ideas on how to improve social media
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks at a service in Westminster Abbey on Dec. 4, 2018 in London, England. (CNN) - The Church of England has launched its first set of guidelines for social media, designed to make online platforms happier places. Social media has "many joys" but also "a number of downsides," said the church. "Social media has transformed the way we live our lives. The guidelines will apply to public responses to social media accounts run by the Church of England, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York.