Prince Charles

Why Do Charles' Aides Nickname His Household 'Wolf Hall'?

The Huffington Post/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK

The Prince of Wales' household is so riddled with backstabbing and in-fighting it is nicknamed Wolf Hall, a new book has revealed. Bitter rivalries...

Game of Thrones: Why the British Monarchy Must Go

Josh Marshall | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK
Josh Marshall

you might be thinking that in modern day, 2014, Britain, we've forgotten this feudal nonsense from the middle-ages! We've moved on Into a prosperous, egalitarian secularist society which rewards people based on merit!? Well we haven't!

We Should Get Off Our Knees and Tell the Saudis Some Home Truths on Human Rights

Kate Allen | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Politics
Kate Allen

Whether or not David Cameron and Prince Charles needed to make the geo-political pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia is probably not for me to say, but there's no question that the backdrop to their visit is striking.

Forests for the Future

Tony Juniper | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK
Tony Juniper

Will a high level meeting taking place in London today add momentum to efforts to save the world's remaining tropical forests? ... If we don't keep the forests then it's not only wildlife that will suffer, but human societies too, and not just those living in and around the forests, but right around the world.

A Warning for the Windsors

Robin Lustig | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK
Robin Lustig

I don't think Prince Andrew is a serious threat to the survival of the House of Windsor. Even as the Queen's second son, he's pretty low down the succession pecking order, below Charles, William, the infant Prince George and Harry. And after all, our history is littered with princes behaving badly. The real threat to the family firm is Andrew's big brother.

The Funniest Royal Pictures Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Comedy

Love 'em or loathe 'em, the British royal family are the gift that just keeps on giving. Funny pictures-wise, that is. From selfies with the Queen ...

Prince Charles Is Doing A Live Google Hangout Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will appear in his first Google+ Hangout live stream today. Prince Charles is broadcasting from his home in ...

Watershed - Why We Need a New Approach Toward Planet Earth's Liquid Assets

HRH The Prince of Wales | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK
HRH The Prince of Wales

For many people, and especially those living in the developed countries, the freshwater that flows from our taps could hardly be taken more for granted. So accustomed have we become to safe and reliable supply that we rarely ponder what makes this basic essential of modern life possible. It is essential we protect future water security. This is in relation to the importance of integrated approaches and joined-up solutions. Maintaining future water supplies is bound up with a wide range of other challenges, including climate change, energy security, food production, continuing population growth, urbanization and rising living standards.

Prince Charles Orders Squirrel Cull

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK

The Prince of Wales has ordered a cull of grey squirrels on his estate, in a bid to protect the endangered indigenous red squirrel, his spokesman has ...

The Climate Has Changed: How Business is Turning Risk into Opportunity

Sandrine Dixson-Declève | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK
Sandrine Dixson-Declève

Today marks a significant moment for society at large. The message from more and more companies, citizens and governments is clear: building a low carbon economy globally, nationally and locally can make us more prosperous.

Invictus Games Channel The Spirit Of London 2012

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Sport

Wounded servicemen are set to compete for the first set of medals in track and field events at the inaugural Invictus Games in London. Prince Harry...

New Official Photo Shows Prince George Walking

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

Prince George is pictured walking in this official photograph released to mark his first birthday. With his arms outstretched and his eyes fixed on...

Where Money Meets Nature

Tony Juniper | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK
Tony Juniper

In order to inspire more of the kinds of actions that have already led to significant progress in a number of fisheries, The Prince of Wales's meeting will also see the publication of a new report written by the US-based Environmental Defense Fund and the ISU. It's called Towards Investment in Sustainable Fisheries.

'A Right Royal Agenda

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK

The Prince of Wales was angry after his attempt to persuade Tony Blair's government to expand grammar schools fell on deaf ears, former education secr...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Cruddas Blasts Team Ed's 'Dead Hand'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 29 June 2014... 1) CRUDDAS BLASTS TEAM ED'S 'DEAD HAND' On Thursday, Ed Miliband told me that Labour ...

It's Time for Prince Charles to Join Twenty-First Century

Prem Sikka | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK
Prem Sikka

The duchy has to comply with the UK employment and health and safety laws. It collects and pays VAT on its turnover. This compliance gives it the appearance of a public organisation, subject to the laws applicable to everyone else. At the same time, its ancient privileges enable it to function as a state within a state.

'We Would Like It To Be More'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK

The Royal Family costs the taxpayer roughly the equivalent of a packet of rolos a year - but that adds up to a eye-watering spend of £35.7 million. ...

The Queen Vs Wills - Who's More Popular?

PA | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK

Britons prefer Prince William to the Queen, according to an opinion poll - but both royals are significantly more popular than the UK's best-known pol...

Give Her A Hand Vlad! Putin Stares Away As Queen Edges Down The Steps

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

Gazing off into the distance, Vladimir Putin looks like he hasn't clocked, or deliberately doesn't want to clock, the 88-year-old woman gingerly attem...

The UK Is Betraying the People of Bahrain

Andrew Smith | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Politics
Andrew Smith

Without justice there can be no peace in Bahrain, and that won't change as long as the UK is happy to promote and provide political cover for an illegitimate government that is inflicting untold misery on its own citizens. Only by ending the political and military support that is strengthening the regime can the UK ensure that it is promoting human rights and acting the best interests of the people of Bahrain.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Banging On About Europe

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 25 May 2014... 1) BANGING ON ABOUT EUROPE The European election results will be revealed fro...

Putin Just Dealt A Smackdown To Charles 'This Is Not What Monarchs Do'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK

Prince Charles has been roundly reprimanded by Russian president Vladimir Putin, who said the future monarch's likening of him to Hitler was "unaccept...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Let's Love Bomb Ukip!

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 23 May 2014... 1) LET'S LOVE BOMB UKIP! Don't write off the protest vote. That's the lesson ...

British Diplomats 'Will Not Comment' On Prince Charles Hitler Comments

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

British diplomats have refused to discuss reports that the Prince of Wales compared Russian president Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler with the country'...

'We Defeated Fascism' Russia's Fury Over Prince Charles 'Hitler' Comparisons

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

The Russian Foreign Ministry has issued a furious condemnation of Prince Charles for his comparison of President Puting to Adolf Hitler, calling the c...