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Vogue's Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour, made Dame Commander by The Queen

The fashion world’s reigning queen met Queen Elizabeth Friday morning at Buckingham Palace when she was officially created a Dame Commander of the British Empire. Vogue’s Anna Wintour was honoured by the Queen for her services to journalism and fashion, named on the diplomatic and overseas list. Wintour attended the ceremony with her daughter, Bee Shaffer. “She couldn’t find where to put…
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Letter from Diana, Princess of Wales Describes Honeymoon as "Perfect Opportunity to Catch Up on Sleep"

Letters from the late Diana, Princess of Wales, to her personal secretary are set to go up for auction in Gloucestershire next month. Twenty-five lots from Diana’s former personal secretary, Jane Parsons, will be auctioned off. In one of the letters, Diana wrote that “The honeymoon was a perfect opportunity to catch up on sleep…” The letter, dated 15 August 1981, shed light into the…
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Duchess of Cambridge regrets not bringing Prince George to Ronald McDonald House

The Duchess of Cambridge officially opened the new Ronald McDonald Evelina House at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital Tuesday. While there, the Duchess met with several of the children and families who stay at the 59-bedroom house meant to accommodate families of children in long-term care at the hospital. When asked by one of the youngsters, James, whose newborn brother is in intensive…
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The life and death of Princess Margaret

Birth and Childhood Princess Margaret Rose was born on 21 August 1930, the younger daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York. She was born at Glamis Castle in Scotland and was the first major royal to be born in Scotland since Charles I over 300 years earlier. At the time of her birth, she was fourth in line to the throne behind her uncle David, the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII), her father…
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