CoronavirusPrince Charles and Camilla

Charles and Camilla quarantined in Balmoral Castle following Coronavirus diagnosis

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have both been quarantined in their Birkhall home in the Balmoral Castle estate. This follows the news that the heir-to-the-throne has tested positive for coronavirus. Camilla is currently free of COVID-19, however, she has been isolated in the same household as her husband per the government’s guidelines. It is understood that despite…
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The Queen "remains in good health"

Buckingham Palace has said that The Queen “remains in good health” following the news that her eldest son, the Prince f Wales, tested positive for coronavirus. Her Majesty last saw Prince Charles on 12 March, meaning there is no risk that he passed the highly…
History

On this day 64 years ago: The Queen Mother's devastating bellyflop at the Grand National

March 24 marks exactly 64 years since The Queen Mother suffered one of the cruelest defeats in the history of sport when her horse bellyflopped at the finishing line of the Grand National. Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, was a huge horse racing lover, with it being estimated that she had owned more than 500 winners in her lifetime. In 1956, Her Majesty was about to achieve what no…
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Buckingham Palace aide tested positive for coronavirus while The Queen was in residence

It has emerged that a member of Buckingham Palace staff tested positive for coronavirus while The Queen was still in residence. It is not known what responsibilities the affected staff member holds at the palace, or how close they would have been to the 93-year-old monarch. According to The Sun on Sunday, the aide fell ill early last week, and has since been confirmed as having the highly…
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The Countess of Wessex cancels engagements due to coronavirus

The Countess of Wessex has cancelled her upcoming trip to Jersey due to the coronavirus pandemic. Her Royal Highness had been due to visit the island next Tuesday to support and learn about local charities. Sophie is Royal Patron of the NSPCC and was supposed to visit their base on Jersey to see how they are supporting children on the island. An NSPCC spokesperson said: “A visit by…
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