State & Ceremonial

Rolf Harris portrait of The Queen 'missing'

Since The Queen ascended the throne in 1952, there have been more than 130 official portraits of her by many different artists. However, one royal portrait painted to mark the Queen’s 80th birthday has ‘disappeared’. The painting captured by Australian born Rolf Harris had been on display in many places from the BBC to Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery but now the painting…
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Prince Andrew 'grateful' after police apology

Prince Andrew has revealed he is ‘grateful’ after receiving an apology from police officers after he was asked to verify his identity in the gardens of Buckingham Palace earlier this week. “The police have a difficult job to do balancing security for the…
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'Diana' film receives mixed reception from critics after London premiere

It is perhaps the most anticipated film of the year, however ‘Diana’ has been given a mixed reception after its London premiere. The film, which stars Australian actress Naomi Watts, is based around Diana, Princess of Wales’s relationship with doctor Hasnat Khan, played by Lost star Naveen Andrews. ‘Diana’ sees Naomi Watts play the iconic Princess. Naomi recently…
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Prince Harry to attend ninth WellChild Awards

Prince Harry will attend the ninth annual WellChild Awards on September 11. The 28-year-old is to be guest of honour at the ceremony which will take place at the Dorchester Hotel. The awards recognise the courage of children coping with serious illnesses and those who help…
History

King Richard III suffered with roundworm

A team of experts have concluded that Richard III who was found buried in Leicester last year, suffered with a roundworm infection. In a soil sample taken from the pelvis of the King, scientists found many roundworm eggs. Ever since King Richard’s skeleton was found under a carpark in Sepetember last year, scientists have been conducting careful analysis of the remains to give us more…
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Car owned by The Queen sells for £45,000

A car once owned by The Queen has been sold at auction for £45,000. The 2001 Daimler V8 Super LWB, which was owned by the 87-year-old monarch for three years, has gone under the hammer at auction house Brooklands, in Weybridge, Surrey. A car once owned by the Queen has been…
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Prince William and Kate take Prince George to visit Diana's family

Prince William and wife the Duchess of Cambridge marked the 16th anniversary of his mother’s death by taking their six-week-old baby son Prince George to visit Diana’s family. The new parents spent the weekend with Diana, Princess of Wales’s eldest sister Lady Sarah McCorguodale at the farm in Stoke Rochford where Lady Sarah lives with her family, according to the Daily…
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