- A guide to the Order of the British Empire
Two times a year (at The Queen’s Official Birthday and on New Year’s Day), lists of those set to receive honours...17th December 2013
- Just what does Prince Charles think about becoming King?
For almost 62 years now, the Prince of Wales has been preparing for a job which he will one day inherit....14th December 2013
- The Commonwealth: uniting and forgiving
When discussing the most important bands of nations across the globe, we often think of the G8, the G20, the European...8th December 2013
- A history of Christmas Broadcasts
The Christmas Broadcast is a traditional part of the Christmas Day festivities for many people across the Commonwealth and indeed across...7th December 2013
- Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth: An extraordinary relationship
As the world marks Nelson Mandela’s passing, we take a moment to reflect on the extraordinary relationship the former South African...5th December 2013
- What will Prince Charles’s succession be like?
For over 60 years now, Elizabeth II has reigned over the United Kingdom as Queen. Most people alive now have known...2nd December 2013
- Empress Matilda, Lady of the English
On 25 November 1120 the White Ship sank off the coast of Normandy not long after it set out for England....2nd December 2013
- 14 years since Australia said no to becoming a Republic
Just recently on the 6th of November, Australia marked 14 years since voting “no” in a referendum to abolish the Australian...29th November 2013
- Did Queen Victoria have a secret grandchild?
Charles II was famous for his illegitimate children, and there have been many monarchs and their families that have had secrets...28th November 2013
- Draft version of King George VI’s first wartime speech hit’s the auction block
Sotheby’s will auction off an initial draft of King George VI’s speech in which he tells the country that Britain was ready,...25th November 2013