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Royalty

Yugoslavia's last king, Petar II Karadjordjevic, laid to rest in Serbia

Yugoslavia's last king - Petar II Karadjordjevic, who fled the Nazi occupation of his country just days after being proclaimed monarch at the age of 17 - was reburied with state honours in Serbia.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 5:59am

Citic Pacific backed by judge on day one of iron ore royalties case

A judge has expressed reluctance to let the Australian tycoon Clive Palmer cancel a A$215 million (HK$1.71 billion) mining right transfer agreement signed seven years ago with the Beijing-backed property-to-steel conglomerate Citic Pacific over Citic's failure to pay royalties.

24 Apr 2013 - 5:16am

Spain king's son-in-law distances royal family from fraud scandal

Spanish King Juan Carlos' son-in-law Inaki Urdangarin was questioned by a judge on the island of Majorca over allegations that he embezzled millions of euros of public money paid to Noos, a charity he managed.

24 Feb 2013 - 6:25am

King Solomon? Queen Diana? The royal baby name game begins

If William and Kate did conceive in Asia, will they follow Victoria Beckham and name the child after the place of conception?

13 Feb 2013 - 6:07pm

Draw from the heartto help heal the soul

Sisi has been struggling in her relationship with her boyfriend, Wai, recently as he is often away on business. A relatively anxious and sensitive person, this left her feeling depressed, worrying that she is not being understood and they will grow apart.

To deal with her negative emotions, she enrolled in an art exploration group looking at the subject of love.

11 Nov 2012 - 10:00am

Briefs, October 26, 2012

Number of victims in Savile abuse case soars

26 Oct 2012 - 4:55am

Sultan of Brunei's daughter marries in a lavish and elaborate ceremony

Glittering jewels and the echoes of a 17-gun salute marked the climax of wedding celebrations for the daughter of one of the world's wealthiest men, the Sultan of Brunei.

24 Sep 2012 - 3:23am

Prince William: Born to be King - An Intimate Portrait

Prince William: Born to be King - An Intimate Portrait by Penny Junor Hodder & Stoughton

Penny Junor's 'intimate portrait' of Britain's Prince William reveals that, aged four, he went out without gloves on a winter's day and got cold hands; at university, he was seen eating fish and chips.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Henry VIII in his very own words

VIII H. M. Castor Published by Templar ISBN 978 184877 500 8

Henry VIII (1491-1547) is probably the most famous British king. He began his reign as an educated and charismatic 17-year-old, but went on to become a highly controversial figure.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The Road to 1911: A Visual History

Photographs of China dating from the 1860s to the early 1920s, including of Pu Yi on the roof of the Forbidden City, Peking, 1920s (left), that provide insights into the origins of modern China and illustrate the social conditions and attitudes of the era. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, 90 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5500.

20 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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