Jordan

Jordan's former Queen dies at the age of 89

Jordan’s former Queen, Dina bint Abdul-Hamid, died in the early hours of Wednesday morning at the age of 89. Dina was the first wife of the late King Hussein and like many children of Arab aristocratic families, she was sent to a boarding school in England. She later obtained a degree in English literature from Cambridge University as well as a post-graduate diploma in social science from…
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The Yorks

Wednesday's newspapers spell further trouble for Prince Andrew

As Wednesday’s newspapers head to print, the Duke of York yet faces further anguish after he is named in further court documents opened in the United States. The Sun leads with a front page splash detailing allegations made by Jeffrey Epstein’s pilot. The testimony claims that the Duke of York has travelled on Epstein’s private jet at some point. The pilot does not…
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Features

Sir Elton John makes extraordinary intervention into Harry & Meghan row accusing the press of ‘character assassination’

Sir Elton John has leapt to the defence of the Duke & Duchess of Sussex after articles appeared in the British press accruing the couple of hypocrisy over their use of private jets. Taking to Twitter, the singer and friend of The Royal Family posted a lengthy statement accusing the media of publishing “relentless and untrue assassinations of their character.” In full, Sir Elton said…
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The Queen

The Queen to be dragged into a 'political and constitutional storm' next month

The Queen is likely to be dragged into what Jeremy Corbyn has called a ‘political and constitutional storm’ when Parliament reconveins next month. Mr Corbyn, the Leader of Her Majesty’s Most Loyal Opposition, has promised to immediately hold a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson’s government when MPs return from their summer recess in September. Should Mr Johnson…
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