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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their newborn son, July 23, 2013. (Credit: Getty Images)

A Name Fit For a Prince

Get the facts on the complicated family history of Britain’s newest royal arrival.

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Royal Announcement Leads to Succession Scramble

The announcement that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby has put pressure on the British government to change centuries-old rules of royal succession.

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Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

As the United Kingdom celebrates the 60-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II, take a look back at the country’s last Diamond Jubilee—Queen Victoria’s in 1897.

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8 Things You May Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II

As the United Kingdom celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, explore the extraordinary life and 60-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

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When Royal Watching Becomes Royal Stalking

Find out about Robert Moore, whose body was found near Buckingham Palace, and others with unhealthy royal fixations.

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How Conventional Was Charles and Diana’s Wedding?

The nuptials of Prince Charles and Lady Diana have come to represent the archetypal royal wedding, but there are some ways in which the event broke the mold.