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Prince William, Kate Middleton mourn the death of dog Lupo

Prince William, Kate Middleton mourn the death of dog Lupo

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Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton have announced the death of their beloved pet, Lupo. "Very sadly last weekend our dear dog, Lupo, passed away. He has been at the heart of our family for the past nine years and we will miss him so much," the couple wrote in an Instagram post Sunday. Advertisement The message, which included a photo of their pet in happier days, has gotten more than 500,000 "likes." Lupo was an English Cocker Spaniel, who was 9 years old. William and Kate welcomed Lupo in December 2011 about a year and half before the birth of their first son, Prince George. William, 38, and Kate, 38, married in 2011. They have three children -- George, 7; Princess Charlotte, 5; and Prince Louis, 2. Let's block ads! (Why...
Prince William and Sir David Attenborough join forces on ‘Earthshot’ prize

Prince William and Sir David Attenborough join forces on ‘Earthshot’ prize

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Prince William and Sir David Attenborough have joined forces to launch what they hope will become the "Nobel Prize for environmentalism".They say the search is on for 50 solutions to the world's gravest environmental problems by 2030.With £50m to be awarded over a decade, the "Earthshot Prize" is the biggest environmental prize ever.The Prince said he wanted the planet to be handed over to future generations "in a better state than we found it." Anyone could win, said the Prince, as he called for "amazing people" to create "brilliant innovative projects".These, he said, could help save the planet.To mark the event BBC Radio 4's Today Programme has secured an unprecedented exclusive joint interview with the Prince and Sir David.
Climate Week: Prince Charles calls for ‘swift’ action on climate change

Climate Week: Prince Charles calls for ‘swift’ action on climate change

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The Prince of Wales has warned the climate crisis will "dwarf" the impact of coronavirus.In a recorded message, to be played at the virtual opening of Climate Week on Monday, Prince Charles said "swift and immediate action" was needed.The prince said Covid-19 provided a "window of opportunity" to reset the economy for a more "sustainable and inclusive future". He added that the pandemic was "a wake-up call we cannot ignore". In his message, recorded from Birkhall in the grounds of Balmoral, Prince Charles said: "Without swift and immediate action, at an unprecedented pace and scale, we will miss the window of opportunity to 'reset' for... a more sustainable and inclusive future.""[The environmental] crisis has been with us for far too many years - decried...
Will Smith bringing ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ reunion to HBO Max

Will Smith bringing ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ reunion to HBO Max

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Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Westbrook Entertainment announced Monday that it would produce a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special for HBO Max. Cast members Will Smith, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro and DJ Jazzy Jeff are scheduled to participate. They will tape the special Sept. 10 and intend to air it close to Thanksgiving. Advertisement The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air ran on NBC from 1990-1996. Smith was already a popular rap artists with DJ Jazzy Jeff. The hit sitcom led him to movie roles, including breakout hits Bad Boys and Independence Day at the end of the show's run. Smith played Will, a boy from Philadelphia whose mother sends him to live with his rich aunt and uncle in Bel-Air, Calif. Smith's streetwise shenanigans make him a fish out of wa...
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to be rebooted as gritty drama

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to be rebooted as gritty drama

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In west Philadelphia born and raised, on the playground was where he spent most of his days...Now The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - played by Will Smith in the beloved 90s sitcom - is coming back in a reboot.But this time the story of the streetwise teen who moves in with his upper-class uncle and aunt will not be a comedy, according to US reports.The new version will be based on a viral YouTube trailer that reimagined the series as a hard-hitting drama.Smith is working on the series with Morgan Cooper, who created the alternative trailer last year.At the time, the actor praised the trailer as a "brilliant idea, the dramatic version of The Fresh Prince for the next generation".Smith's company Westbrook Studios will make it with Unive...