The meeting between the British heir and the nationalist party leader is a huge step in Anglo-Irish relations.
Secret letters from the future monarch to government ministers are released after a 10-year legal battle.
He repeatedly said that if he failed to secure a spot in Parliament in last week’s general election, it would be “curtains” for him.
With Prime Minister David Cameron moving swiftly to establish his new government, the country faces uncertainty over the durability of the U.K. and its place in both Europe and the world.
The results have hollowed out the three parties best positioned to oppose the Conservative agenda.
Exit polls and partial results after a vote to pick the next Parliament showed the Conservative Party with an emphatic lead, and Labor leader Ed Miliband delivered what amounted to a concession speech early morning.
The results suggested the Tories will win 316 seats in the 650-member Parliament, leaving them in need of allies to cobble together a majority and retain the prime minister’s seat.
As a divisive election campaign winds down, foreign-born voters push back against immigrant bashing.
In a reversal, the British comedian and activist urged his Twitter followers to vote.
Britain welcomed its newest princess with landmarks glowing pink in celebration of a newborn who is fourth in line to the throne.