LONDON — Britain’s High Court agreed on Wednesday to intervene in a sexual assault lawsuit against Prince Andrew, clearing the way for him to answer a legal claim in the United States that he sexually abused a minor while a guest of Jeffrey Epstein. Andrew, the second son of QueenContinue Reading

Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for the coronavirus, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. The test result will force Andrew to skip a thanksgiving service that is part of the Platinum Jubilee festivities celebrating his mother’s 70-year reign. The service at St. Paul’s Cathedral onContinue Reading

LONDON — When Queen Elizabeth II kicks off the Platinum Jubilee, celebrating 70 years on the British throne, next month, she will do so with a slimmed-down royal family behind her: Neither Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, nor Prince Andrew will get a place on the balcony at BuckinghamContinue Reading

Queen Elizabeth II has been infected with the coronavirus, Buckingham Palace said on Sunday, becoming one of the world’s most prominent figures to battle the virus and deeply rattling the country she has led for seven decades. The palace issued few details about the condition of the queen, who turnsContinue Reading

The Sunday Times and the Mail on Sunday reported the allegations about a “cash-for-honors” deal at the Prince’s Foundation last year, the charity commissioned an independent investigation, and Mr. Fawcett resigned as its chief executive. The police said on Wednesday that they had enough evidence to open a formal investigationContinue Reading

LONDON — The British royal family will try to put one of the most vexing scandals it faces behind it, with the announcement on Tuesday that Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth II, had settled a lawsuit brought by a woman who accused him of raping her whenContinue Reading

LONDON — Seventy years ago on Sunday, a young English princess climbed into Treetops, a remote game-viewing lodge in Kenya, built into the limbs of a fig tree overlooking an elephant watering hole. The next morning, she came down as a queen, though she only learned of the death ofContinue Reading