The Cambridges

William and Kate join President Xi Jinping at Lancaster House

After attending the exquisite State Banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening, there was no rest for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Wednesday as they paid a visit to Lancaster House with Chinese President, Xi Jinping, and his wife, Madame Peng Liyuan. The theme of Wednesday’s visit to Lancaster House was creative collaborations between the UK and China. View image |…
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Prince Charles and Camilla

Camilla will join horse whisperer in event to support The Brooke at the Royal Mews

The Duchess of Cornwall will attend a horse whispering demonstration by Brooke Global Ambassador Monty Roberts at the Royal Mews on Wednesday, 21 October. Following the demonstration, The Duchess will attend a reception. Since 2006, Camilla has been President of The Brooke. The Duchess commented: “As its President, I wholeheartedly support the Brooke in their vital work across the globe, and…
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Features

Spooktacular tales: Haunted Hampton Court Palace

Throughout the history of the English Monarchy, no royal residence has seen as much drama as Hampton Court Palace. From the bloody religious acts of Mary I to the failed marriages of Henry VIII. Many people died during these eventful reigns, but many of the spirits of…
Features

Paris, Mayfair, Geneva - a tiara with history makes headlines

Everyone is talking about tiaras. With the Duchess of Cambridge due to attend the State Banquet in honour of President Xi Jinping at Buckingham Palace tonight, there has been much speculation as to which of the sparkling set pieces in the royal jewellery box Kate might be seen wearing this evening. But ahead of that, another tiara has been making headlines. This one is over one hundred years old…
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History

The 1940s: The Queen Mother's finest decade

Though the 1930s brought about tumultuous change for the country and for Queen Elizabeth, the 1940s would soon become a decade that nobody would ever forget. It would also be the decade that Elizabeth would be dubbed ‘the most dangerous woman in Europe’ and…
History

Queens and witchcraft: Isabella of Angouleme

Queens and witchcraft aren’t words that go together. In books and in films, witches are the wicked women who stand in the way of pretty princesses as they search for a happy ending. In the history of royalty, witchcraft was a tool to use against women who might…
The Cambridges

Prince William give passionate speech to Chinese television on illegal wildlife trade

The Duke of Cambridge delivered his speech on the illegal ivory trade, broadcast on state television in China, ahead of the arrival in the UK of the Chinese president on Monday evening. William raised the issue with the President of China when they met in Beijing earlier this year. The speech was filmed in front of a studio style audience of students and guests at the Maughan Library at…
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