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King Charles asks to be kept informed on Titanic submarine search

King Charles has asked to be kept fully informed on the search for the missing Titanic submarine. The OceanGate vessel named Titan has five people onboard, including Shahzada Dawood and his son, Salaiman. Mr Dawood is a longtime supporter of The Prince’s Trust International and the British Asian Trust. Both charities were founded by the King when he was the Prince of Wales. The King…
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Carl Gustaf and Silvia: Meeting in Munich

The 1972 Summer Olympic Games were held in Munich, Germany, where a young German-Brazilian Silvia Sommerlath was working as an interpreter and host. At the time, she was employed at the Argentinian Consulate in Munich. From 1971 to 1973, she worked for the Organising…
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A Happy Father's Day from the Prince of Wales with a subtle tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II

Kensington Palace has released a new image of the Prince of Wales with his three children to mark Father’s Day. The photo, taken by Millie Pilkington, shows Prince William with Prince George (9), Princess Charlotte (8) and Prince Louis (5) on the Windsor Estate earlier this year. George and Charlotte are on each side of William while Louis stands with his arms around his…
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The royal focus on literature

What do Queen Camilla, Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway have in common? Their love of and passion for reading and their encouragement of others to get them to enter into a world that allows them to escape from the realities of…

Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan expecting her third child

Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan is expecting her third child with King Jigme Khesar. Her pregnancy was confirmed in a short announcement. There had been rumours of a pregnancy during her trip to Jordan for Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa’s wedding on 1 June. The Queen visited the baptismal site of Jesus Christ with her two sons, Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel and Prince Ugyen…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako Owada

We are taking a look back at the wedding of the Emperor and Empress of Japan: Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan’s engagement to diplomat Masako Owada was announced on 19 January 1993. The pair had become engaged on Masako’s 29 birthday, 9 December 1992; Masako finally accepted Naruhito’s proposal on his third attempt as she had turned him down twice before because she did not…
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