International royals

Late King's Possessions Stolen From Home

A number of items belonging to the late King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa of Rwanda have been stolen from his home, including the contents of three safes and a security briefcase.  Photo Credit: Rwanda Library via Wikimedia Commons CC The stolen items include the late king’s last will and testament, confirmation of His Majesty’s burial wishes, and a number of identity documents. King Kigeli…
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British Royals

Senior member of the British Royal Family 'planning' historic first visit to Israel

A senior member of the British Royal Family is said to be planning a visit to Israel in 2017, to coincide with the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, The Times of Isreal reports. According to the Israeli newspaper, “The details of the visit are not yet finalised but that the trip will be led by a senior member of the royal family.” The President of the Board of Deputies of…
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FeaturesHistory

Royal Burials: Basilica of St Denis

The west facade of the Basilica (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons). The Basilica of St Denis, the burial site of the Kings of France, is located in northern Paris, in the suburb of Saint-Denis. Saint Denis is a Christian martyr and patron saint of France and served as the first bishop of Paris in the third century. The Basilica dedicated to this famous French saint is an architectural landmark, as…
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The Sussexes

Prince Harry: Run for worthy cause

The 2017 London Marathon could be the launchpad for conversation on mental health, Prince Harry has said. Addressing the public in a video message, the fifth to the throne appealed for those still undecided to sign up and run in support of the Heads Together charity. The message is part of a wider campaign spearheaded by Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with the ambition to end stigma…
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