InsightThe Sussexes

Mother of the bride: Doria Ragland

Meghan’s mother Doria spent the evening before the Royal Wedding with her daughter at Cliveden House Hotel. The pair arrived yesterday evening looking happy and relaxed. Last night, Doria was able to spend some quality time with Meghan before she takes part in today’s historic wedding. What do we know about Doria Ragland, mother of the bride? Sixty-one-year-old Doria hails from Ohio in…
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InsightThe Sussexes

The father of the bride: Thomas Markle

We have heard a lot in the past week about how Thomas Markle is sadly unable to attend the Royal Wedding and he has been receiving a lot of negative press lately. Rather than looking into negative rumours, let’s have a look into Thomas as a person and learn more about…
GreecePrince Charles and Camilla

Prince Charles meets with the former King of Greece

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have now wrapped up a five-day long official state visit to France and Greece. Charles and Camilla landed in Athens on Wednesday with an aim to strengthen European relations; with a focus on highlighting the military and maritime links between Britain and Greece. As part of this trip, Charles and Camilla have been to visit Constantine II the deposed…
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InsightSerbia

Prince Philip of Serbia gets married

On Saturday, the Serbian Prince Philip married his fiancée Danica Marinkovic in a beautiful ceremony in Belgrade. The Serbian Royal Family have only been welcome back in their country for the past sixteen years and are no longer a reigning dynasty, having lost the throne in…
British RoyalsThe Queen

70th wedding anniversary coin created for the Queen and Prince Philip

The Royal Mint has created a set of coins to commemorate the 70th wedding anniversary of the Queen and Prince Philip who were married on the 20 November 1947. The exclusive collection includes the unusual feature of the pair being pictured together, which has not occurred on a UK coin in over a decade but seems fitting for a couple who have been together for such a long period of time. The Duke…
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British RoyalsOpinion

Book review: Diana Survivor

The last few months have seen the publication of many books and articles and airing of lots of TV shows about Diana, Princess of Wales who died twenty years ago this past August. These shows and articles usually examine Diana’s final days and explain what effect her death…
Thailand

World's greatest crematorium to be completed soon for funeral of Thai King

The cremation of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej or Rama IX is due to take place on 26 October. The King died almost a year ago on 13 October 2016 at the age of 86, having spent seven decades on the throne and was deeply loved throughout Thailand. It is common practice in Thailand’s Royal Family that the deceased will often remain embalmed awaiting cremation for anywhere up to a few years. This…
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