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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into force in Britain which means that if Prince William and wife Kate Middleton have a daughter she can no longer be superseded by a younger brother.

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.

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.

Australia`s PM backs royal succession changes

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

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.

New Zealand backs change to royal succession

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