The Yorks

Prince Andrew installed as Chancellor of University of Huddersfield

The Duke of York was installed as the new Chancellor of Huddersfield University yesterday, succeeding the 11-year term of actor Sir Patrick Stewart. The appointment, which is Prince Andrew’s first university chancellorship, came with an honorary doctorate and both were awarded during a ceremony at the university. Prince Andrew is installed as Chancellor and recievees his honorary doctorate…
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Princess Anne and Family

Princess Anne speaks out on ‘over-breeding, doping and indiscriminate horse trading’

The Princess Royal has spoken out on the inhumane conditions suffered by horses bound for slaughter outside the UK. Writing in the foreword to Horse Welfare: Use not Abuse, a new book on the topic, Princess Anne criticised hauliers and the meat industry saying that horse welfare has deteriorated due to “over-breeding, doping and indiscriminate horse trading.” The Princess writes…
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The Cambridges

The Duchess of Cambridge is in labour

The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales and other members of The Royal Family were informed ‘as soon as possible’ following the admission of The Duchess of Cambridge to St Mary’s Hospital in London this morning. A Kensington Palace spokesman…
The Cambridges

The Duchess of Cambridge is in labour

The Duchess of Cambridge’s labour is ‘progressing normally’ – that’s the very latest from Kensington Palace. The Duchess was admitted to the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, West London around 6am this morning. At that…
The Cambridges

An update from the Lindo Wing, London

Royal Central’s Chief Reporter James Brookes gives a video update from the Lindo Wing, where the Duchess of Cambridge is to be admitted in the next few days for the birth of the second royal baby. Royal Central will provide running updates on the royal baby, when Kate’s admitted and all the details, here on our site and on Twitter. Follow @RoyalCentral and @James_Elliott_ on Twitter…
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Palaces & Buildings

Buckingham Palace to open State Rooms Grand Entrance for first time during annual summer opening

As Buckingham Palace prepares to welcome the swathes of tourists for the annual summer opening, visitors will for the first time be able to enter through the Grand Entrance. Previously, the entrance had been reserved for visiting Heads of State but the Palace will throw open the doors for ‘A Royal Welcome’ – this year’s summer opening exhibition. Visitors will be gain a…
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