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

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

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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

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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...
Prince overdose: No charges to be brought

Prince overdose: No charges to be brought

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No criminal charges will be brought after the death of pop star Prince from a fentanyl overdose almost two years ago.Closing a two-year investigation into how the singer obtained the painkiller - which is 50 times stronger than heroin - a Minnesota prosecutor said there was no reliable evidence to show who had given him the drug.Image:The singer was found unresponsive in a lift at his Paisley Park homeCarver County attorney Mark Metz said: "We simply do not have sufficient evidence to charge anyone with a crime related to Prince's death."The Purple Rain singer was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in a lift at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on 21 April, 2016.While Mr Metz acknowledged that someone around the musical icon must have supplied him with the counterfeit pills, he s...
Prince Harry edits Radio 4's Today: Obama and Charles interviewed

Prince Harry edits Radio 4's Today: Obama and Charles interviewed

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Media playback is unsupported on your devicePrince Harry says he will go on using his position to "shine a spotlight" on issues close to his heart.He was speaking as he guest edited BBC Radio 4's Today programme, which focused on the armed forces, mental health, youth crime and climate change.He interviewed former US president Barack Obama and his own father, Prince Charles, as part of the radio show.He also said his fiancee Meghan Markle had enjoyed spending Christmas with the family "she's never had".Ahead of his wedding in May, Prince Harry said he was determined 2018 would be a "fantastic year".He said: "Post-Christmas... I just hope everyone out there has had a chance to just think about the things that really matter and the difference that every single one of us can make."Part of my ...
Billionaire prince among dozens arrested in Saudi sweep

Billionaire prince among dozens arrested in Saudi sweep

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Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes and former officials, including a well-known billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe that further cements control in the hands of its young crown prince. A high-level employee at Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Co. told The Associated Press that the royal was among those detained overnight Saturday. The employee, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to fear of repercussions, said he received calls from several security bodies notifying him of the arrest. The surprise arrests, which also reportedly include two of the late King Abdullah's sons, were being hailed by pro-government media outlets as the greatest sign yet that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is serious about ...