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  • Prince Philip ‘accepts’ new Land Rover

    by - Sep 6, 2014
    On Friday, the Duke of Edinburgh kindly accepted a new Land Rover at Balmoral Castle, on behalf of the team at Braemar Mountain Rescue. The replacement vehicle has been presented to the Braemar Mountain Rescue Association after the...
  • Princess Anne opens facility for the disabled

    by - Sep 6, 2014
    The Princess Royal paid a visit to Aberdeenshire yesterday, where she officially opened a new cabin at Strathbogie for the Riding for the Disabled Association. The Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) is a UK based charity which...
  • Prince Harry to train with Invictus athletes

    by - Sep 5, 2014
    With the Invictus Games right around the corner, the time has come for the athletes to start training in earnest. Joining them in this effort will be Prince Harry, who is also going to take part in...
  • Princess Anne to visit island where Prince Philip is worshipped as a god

    by - Sep 4, 2014
    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal is set to pay a visit to the island nation of Vanuatu next month. Though this may seem like just another royal visit, there is one twist – the villagers of...
  • William and Kate to visit Oxford University

    by - Aug 26, 2014
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to visit Oxford on Monday, 8th of September, where they will formally open The Dickson Poon University of Oxford China Centre building. The Dickson Poon University of Oxford China...
  • The women behind the Crown: Influential Queen Mothers – Empress Matilda

    by - Aug 26, 2014
    “Great by birth, greater by marriage, greatest in her offspring: here lies Matilda, the daughter, wife, and mother of Henry” - The epitaph on Empress Matilda’s tomb In the first blog of this series, we looked at...
  • A brief history of heraldry

    by - Aug 18, 2014
    Perhaps one of the most enduring aspects of Medieval England is heraldry. Though it originated in the 12th century, coats of arms and other forms of heraldry continue to be used even today, be it by...
  • Prince Harry’s ‘British Heroes’ chosen for Invictus Games

    by - Aug 13, 2014
    On Wednesday, Prince Harry lent his support to British Armed Forces team who are set to represent their nation at the inaugural Invictus Games next month. The 130 servicemen and veterans chosen are to be a part...
  • Prince and Princess Michael of Kent to join Chelsea Pensioner parade

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    Joining the ranks of royals to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War are The Queen’s cousin and his wife, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, who will be a part of the Great War Centenary...
  • Tea time with Prince Philip

    by - Aug 2, 2014
    Yesterday, the Duke of Edinburgh enjoyed a nice cup of tea during his visit to the Tregothnan Tea Estate in Cornwall. Upon his arrival at Tregothnam, The Queen’s husband spent some time inspecting the estate’s tea plantation...