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Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan attend his childhood friend's wedding

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan attend his childhood friend's wedding

World
Just two and a half months after their own wedding, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended the wedding of Harry's childhood friend Charlie van Straubenzee to Daisy Jenks in Surrey. Van Straubenzee, one of Harry’s oldest friends from the Ludgrove school in Berkshire and along with Prince William, gave a speech along with Prince William at Harry’s Frogmore House wedding reception in May. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were spotted holding hands gazing adoringly at each other in Frensham England Saturday as townspeople and a slew of photographers camped out to get a photograph of the newlyweds. Meghan, who turned 37 Saturday, waved to the excited crowds before greeting the couple’s friends while Harry joined the wedding party as best man. Van Straubenzee and his ...
Famous birthdays for July 22: Selena Gomez, Prince George

Famous birthdays for July 22: Selena Gomez, Prince George

Entertainment
July 22 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: -- Poet Emma Lazarus in 1849 -- Painter Edward Hopper in 1882 -- U.S. political family matriarch Rose Kennedy in 1890 -- Sculptor Alexander Calder in 1898 -- Robert Dole, longtime U.S. senator/1996 GOP presidential nominee, in 1923 (age 95) -- Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta in 1932 -- Actor Louise Fletcher in 1934 (age 84) -- Actor Terence Stamp in 1938 (age 80) -- Jeopardy! game show host Alex Trebek in 1940 (age 78) -- Actor/singer Bobby Sherman in 1943 (age 75) -- Actor Danny Glover in 1946 (age 72) File Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI -- Comedian/actor Albert Brooks in 1947 (age 71) -- Musician...
Backed by Prince Harry, conservation group expands in Africa

Backed by Prince Harry, conservation group expands in Africa

Technology
The news from Congo's Garamba National Park was grim for decades: rangers killed, an elephant population decimated by poachers, marauding armed groups and the disappearance of the last northern white rhinos living in the wild. African Parks, the non-profit group that took over management in 2005, had doubts about whether it could turn things around. With international support, the Johannesburg-based outfit stuck it out in a place that resembled a combat zone at times, and it is reporting some good news. Garamba's ranger force of 200 has not suffered a casualty on the job in the last 12 months and just two elephants have been killed this year, compared to 50 in 2017 and 99 in 2016. The progress highlights a public-private conservation model honed by African Parks, whose expanding operatio...
Elton John sings 'Circle of Life' at Prince Harry's wedding reception

Elton John sings 'Circle of Life' at Prince Harry's wedding reception

Entertainment
May 19 (UPI) -- British pop star Elton John sang "Circle of Life" at a lunchtime wedding reception Queen Elizabeth II held Saturday for her grandson Prince Harry and his new bride Meghan Markle. He also performed "Tiny Dancer." "Prince Harry asked Sir Elton to perform at the reception which was hosted by Her Majesty The Queen at St. George's Hall, Windsor Castle," Kensington Palace said. "Sir Elton performed for the newly married couple in recognition of the close connection he has with Prince Harry and his family." John was a friend of Harry's mother Princess Diana and sang "Candle in the Wind" at her funeral in 1997. Harry and Markle's wedding cake -- a spongey confection with filling made from Amalfi lemon curd and elderflower buttercream, as well as elderflower syrup made at the mona...
Piers Morgan BLASTS Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over treatment of dad

Piers Morgan BLASTS Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over treatment of dad

Entertainment
And Susanna Reid's Good Morning Britain co-host isn't about to change anytime soon.The 53-year-old journalist and TV presenter took to his Piers Morgan Twitter account to post a scathing take-down on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ahead of their wedding on Saturday.Piers criticised the pair for their treatment of Meghan Markle's dad Thomas Markle, who underwent heart surgery on Wednesday.Originally, it was planned that Thomas, 72, would walk his daughter down the aisle.However, after it emerged that he had helped paparazzi in a set-up photoshoot, it was claimed he was bowing out of the honour so as not to "embarrass" Meghan.His heart issues then emerged as the former lighting director revealed surgeons were clearing a blockage in his heart, repairing damage and putting in a ste...