Royal succession

New rules on royal succession come into force

New royal succession rules removing male bias have come into force in Britain which means that if Prince William and wife Kate Middleton have a daughter she can no longer be superseded by a younger brother.

Mar 27, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Richard III's DNA raises questions over royal succession

DNA analysis of a skeleton found under a parking lot in Leicester has confirmed that it indeed belonged to King Richard III while raising questions about the medieval lines of succession in the monarchy.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

British royal succession rules to change

British PM said Commonwealth countries have agreed to remove gender discrimination in the order of succession to the throne.

Oct 28, 2011, 16:17 PM IST

Australia`s PM backs royal succession changes

Rules dating back to the 17th century give sons priority as heir to the throne.

Oct 24, 2011, 15:18 PM IST

UK`s Cameron seeks deal on royal succession reform

David Cameron said he has written to 15 other Commonwealth nations requesting their views on modernizing succession.

Oct 12, 2011, 23:44 PM IST

New Zealand backs change to royal succession

New Zealand backed a proposal to scrap the principle of male primogeniture.

Apr 18, 2011, 09:51 AM IST