January2013

  • Duchess Of Cornwall, “You Never Know” On Being Asked If She’ll Ever Be Queen

    by - Jan 23, 2013
    The Duchess Of Cornwall recently paid a visit to St Mary’s School in South London. During a conversation with one pupil she was reportedly asked: “Are you going to be the Queen?” To which the Duchess reportedly...
  • Succession To The Crown Bill – 2nd Reading & Committee Stage Completed [Review]

    by - Jan 22, 2013
    Today, the succession to the crown bill entered Parliament for the second time in the second reading and committee stage. The second reading featured some good points from various MPs in parliament. Unfortunately, for no apparent...
  • Prince Harry returns from Afghanistan

    by - Jan 21, 2013
    Prince Harry’s second tour of duty to the frontlines of Afghanistan has ended on a much more successful note than his first.  After heading to Camp Bastion at the beginning of September 2012, Harry left on...
  • Royal Tourism

    by - Jan 21, 2013
    I recently embarked on a trip to the UK, checking out some of the main royal tourist attractions; they did not disappoint. Winter in the UK is very much an off-peak time for tourism, but royal...
  • Succession To The Crown Bill To Continue Journey Through Parliament

    by - Jan 20, 2013
    This Tuesday , the much anticipated ‘Succession To The Crown Bill’ is to begin the next stage of its journey through the Houses Of Parliament beginning in the House Of Commons. The bill, which has already...
  • Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Plant Trees At Anmer Hall For Privacy

    by - Jan 20, 2013
    Anmer Hall, the cottage the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expected to be given as a gift from The Queen as a country home, has had trees planted around the cottage in what seems like...
  • Dame Helen Mirren To Reveal Secrets Of Queen’s Appointments With Prime Ministers In New Play

    by - Jan 20, 2013
    It’s now been almost 7 years since the controversial film The Queen his our screens and now, Dame Helen Mirren and more well-known faces are to take to the stage to perform The Queen’s meetings with her...
  • Why Is Prince Edward An Earl, Not A Duke?

    by - Jan 19, 2013
    In any Royal commentator’s books, the announcement in 1999 that Prince Edward would be made an Earl and not a Duke on his wedding day gave quite a shock. By tradition, male children of the sovereign...
  • Telegraph Newspaper Slams Beatrice & Eugenie: “They Make A Laughing Stock Of Us All”

    by - Jan 19, 2013
    Telegraph newspaper writer Judith Woods has today, slammed Princess Beatrice and Eugenie’s use as business representatives for the United Kingdom, saying: “Flagging up Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie as ambassadors for British brands makes a laughing stock...
  • Banned Portrait Of The Queen Goes On Display After 60 Years

    by - Jan 18, 2013
    A portrait banned by Buckingham Palace for 60 years for looking nothing like The Queen has now gone on display at St George’s Hall in Liverpool. The portrait, by John Napper features a likeness of someone...