Australia’s new $5 note won’t feature King Charles

Brisbane CNN  —  Australia’s new $5 banknote will not feature Britain’s King Charles III, but rather a new design that honors “the culture and history of the First Australians,” its central bank announced Thursday. The design will replace the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) said in a … Read more

Is Prince Andrew planning to revisit his US sex abuse case?

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in the January 27 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on Britain’s royal family. Sign up here. London CNN  —  You might get a sense of deja vu with this edition of Royal News. Long-time readers will probably recall the … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell claims Prince Andrew photo with Virginia Giuffre is ‘fake’

CNN  —  Convicted child sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell has said a decades-old photograph of Prince Andrew with his sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre is “fake,” in a series of interviews from prison. The disgraced British socialite is currently serving a 20-year sentence in US federal prison for carrying out a years-long scheme with her longtime … Read more

U.K.’s King Charles says property windfall should go to “wider public”

U.K. facing wave of strikes U.K. facing wave of strikes as workers demand better pay 04:16 London — King Charles III says he would like a potential $1 billion bump in profits from off-shore wind farms owned by the Crown Estate to be used for the “wider public good,” rather than to help fund the royal … Read more

Why Britain’s royals won’t apologize for profiting off slavery, and why Prince Harry’s admission matters

London — The publisher of Prince Harry’s new memoir Spare says it’s selling at a record-setting pace. Readers bought more than 1.4 million copies of the Duke of Sussex’s book the day it was published last week, and it’s still making headlines. One thing Harry put down on paper that has continued to stoke debate … Read more

Opinion: Why Prince Harry is such a threat to a certain kind of man

Editor’s Note: Louis Staples is a London-based culture writer and editor. His work has appeared in Slate, Vogue, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Wired and elsewhere. The views expressed here are his own. Read more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  Days before Prince Harry’s memoir, “Spare,” was officially released on January 10, scandalous details from the … Read more

Prince Harry ‘not welcome’ at Coronation, senior royals fear what they say will ‘end up in paperback’

Prince Harry will not be welcome at the Coronation of King Charles because senior family figures fear what they say will “end up in paperback”. The Duke of Sussex, 38, has stunned the royals by revealing private conversations in his memoir, Spare, and in TV interviews this week, The Sun reports. Now the families of … Read more

Prince Harry “is doing some gaslighting himself,” says author Tina Brown

Prince Harry opened up to 60 Minutes and the British television network ITV ahead of this week’s release of his memoir, “Spare,” revealing details about discord within the British royal family — including with his brother, William — and how he handled his mother Diana’s death.  He also continued to criticize the British press and what he … Read more

Prince Harry: The 60 Minutes Interview Transcript

Prince Harry may have “stepped back” from his royal duties in 2020, but he and his wife, Meghan, the duchess of Sussex, certainly haven’t stepped away from the spotlight. Just last month they appeared in a six-part Netflix documentary about their relationship and their decision to leave their royal lives behind. But now, the 38-year-old … Read more

Prince Harry says ‘heinous, horrible’ stories have been ‘spoon-fed’ to press from the palace

CNN  —  Prince Harry told CBS’ 60 Minutes Sunday he hasn’t spoken with his brother, Prince William, for “a while,” in the second of two major interviews ahead of the publication of his memoir, “Spare” on Monday. The Duke of Sussex told Anderson Cooper he doesn’t “currently” speak with the Prince of Wales, “but I … Read more