Independence Day: Queen agrees grandson Harry, wife Meghan can exit senior royal role

SANDRINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth has reluctantly agreed to her grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan’s wish for a more independent future after the British royal family held crisis talks on Monday to resolve a widening rift among the Windsors.

Harry and his American actress wife will now begin a “period of transition” that will see them split their time between Britain and Canada as they also seek a lifestyle less encumbered by royal duties and to...
source: Reuters

2020-01-14 01:59
Latest news from Reuters
today 01:05 UK's no-deal Brexit ad blitz did not leave Britain better prepared - watchdog
yesterday 17:44 UK asks those who have travelled from Wuhan to isolate themselves
yesterday 13:32 Inquiry into London's deadly Grenfell fire begins asking who was to blame
yesterday 12:29 Britain will determine who fishes in its waters post-Brexit - PM spokesman
yesterday 12:29 Britain talking to international partners on coronavirus - PM's spokesman
yesterday 10:23 Britain to begin fast-tracking visas for top scientists
2020-01-26 18:32 Britain unveils 50 pence coin minted to mark Brexit
2020-01-26 01:44 Britain advises against all travel to China's Hubei province
2020-01-25 23:38 Prince Charles wants to visit Iran - Sunday Times
2020-01-25 13:08 UK to cut business rates for smaller pubs by £1,000
2020-01-24 15:05 Police to roll out live facial recognition cameras in London
2020-01-24 15:05 China's Jingye, British Steel unions agree to up to 500 job cuts
2020-01-24 14:02 Britain convenes emergency response meeting on new coronavirus
2020-01-24 14:02 Irish court approves extradition over Vietnamese truck deaths
2020-01-24 12:59 UK business perks up after election, weakening case for rate cut - PMIs
2020-01-24 04:35 Watchdog blames UK government for high-speed rail cost overruns
2020-01-23 20:11 UK watchdog tells markets: be ready in case of no EU trade deal
2020-01-23 19:08 UK says no positive coronavirus tests, keeping situation under review
2020-01-23 17:02 Brexit deal officially becomes UK law
2020-01-23 12:50 UK watchdog tells markets: be ready in case of no-deal Brexit
Latest news from Great Britain
today 08:20 Grant McCann confident Hull City's January transfer business can inspire late promotion charge
today 08:20 Grant McCann confident Hull City's January transfer business can inspire late promotion charge
today 08:20 Emotional Tommy Coyle retires from boxing with dreams realised and a promise of what's to come
today 08:20 Emotional Tommy Coyle retires from boxing with dreams realised and a promise of what's to come
today 08:20 Football star who signed £100k deal with Hull City aged 15 jailed after vicious nightclub attack
today 08:20 Football star who signed £100k deal with Hull City aged 15 jailed after vicious nightclub attack
today 08:08 Army veteran who was homeless twice after leaving forces reveals impact on mental health Josh Ryder found himself living in his car after a relationship breakdown when he left the army, and was homeless again this year.
today 08:08 Man charged with GBH after street fight that left three dead
today 08:08 Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling remains range bound ahead of BoE policy decision
today 08:08 Kate Middleton: Why is Duchess of Cambridge often seen with one unusual item?
today 08:08 EU fury: How PM 'deliberately misled Commons and Commonwealth over membership'
today 08:08 Premium Bonds February prize draw: When do Premium Bonds become eligible?
today 08:08 Piers Morgan takes swipe at co-stars Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield amid NTAs snub
today 08:08 Freddie Mercury: Queen star's ex Mary Austin reveals DEVASTATING truth about their love
today 08:08 'They think we're idiots?!' Furious caller rages at Remoaner plan to shun Brexit 50p coin
today 08:08 Emmerdale spoilers: Pierce Harris hired by Kim Tate to murder Graham Foster? Here's why
today 08:08 Royal news: How you can become neighbours with royalty
today 08:08 Brexit LIVE: Barnier demands EU judges keep control after Brexit – Boris told to WALK AWAY
today 07:17 Hull Live: Breaking news, traffic and travel from Hull and East Yorkshire on January 28
today 07:05 Secret camera films chickens laying eggs surrounded by rotting birds
today 07:05 Apex Legends Revenant update is big news for Season 4 on PS4 and Xbox One
today 07:05 Forget the MacBook! If new iMac looks this good, Apple fans are in for a treat
today 07:05 Windows 7 update: Microsoft backtracks on promise to NEVER upgrade operating system again
today 07:05 Sky TV HALF PRICE: Blockbuster 50% off deal ends this week, so don't miss it!
today 07:05 Royal heartbreak: Kate and William share devastating message for Holocaust Memorial Day
today 07:05 Camilla joined Queen Letizia to mark 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz
today 07:05 Michelle Obama shock: Ex-FLOTUS Grammy win divides Democrats and republicans
today 07:05 Your Xperia phone is about to look massively outdated as Sony confirms major announcement
today 07:05 WhatsApp block arrives this week, here's the best way to beat iPhone and Android ban
today 06:17 Trump's 'plan' for Israel will go against EU values
today 06:17 How Slovakia's far-right might pull off an election victory
today 06:17 US and UK in war of words over Huwaei
today 06:17 Belgian spy services launch internal clear-up
today 06:17 'Brexit is not going to go away,' warns EU's Barnier
today 06:14 Scott Taylor column: Hull FC haven't discussed targets and here's why we don't need to
today 06:14 Scott Taylor column: Hull FC haven't discussed targets and here's why we don't need to
today 06:14 Hull City transfers and news Live: Grant McCann's transfer confidence, Huddersfield build-up
today 06:14 We asked 11 rugby league journalists to preview Super League XXV and give their predictions
today 06:14 We asked 11 rugby league journalists to preview Super League XXV and give their predictions
today 06:02 Another Brexit row: Commemorative coin sparks Oxford comma debate The commemorative coin reads: "Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations."
today 06:02 Coronavirus: Brit evacuation from Hubei province in 'next few days' There are also confirmed cases in the US, Australia, Singapore, Japan, France, Vietnam, Canada and Germany, among others.
today 06:02 Call of Duty Modern Warfare update: New patch news for PS4 and Xbox COD download
today 06:02 EU fury: How Gordon Brown HID while European leaders signed away UK sovereignty
today 06:02 Zoe Ball: Radio 2 host details relationship with ex partner Fatboy Slim ‘It’s taken time’
today 06:02 Icelandic volcano shows eruption warning signs just ten years after ash cloud chaos
today 06:02 UK weather forecast: Met Office warns of ‘injuries’ as snow and ice blankets the nation
today 06:02 Archaeology shock: Scientists unravel mysterious death of 2,600-year-old Belfast mummy
today 06:02 EastEnders spoilers: Whitney Dean makes dark deal with Leo in huge plot twist?
today 06:02 Meghan Markle news: Sister says ‘it wasn’t about racism’ as she slams cruelty of 'Megxit'
today 05:11 Is my child too sick for school? NHS reveal illnesses they can and cannot go to school with
Watch the news from UK on Facebook