Norway

Norweigan Royal Family’s budget problems

Questions about the budget of the Norwegian Royal Family are being raised after it was discovered that the cost is almost double what has been reported in the state budget. Costs associated with the Royal Family are listed as 232,229,000 kr, but costs associated with maintaining and operating the royal yacht, personal military adjutants for royal family members, overseas travel, and maintenance of…
Read more
The Queen

Senior royals pay tribute to Queen in new ITV documentary

To help celebrate the Queen’s upcoming 90th birthday, senior royals have sat down with ITV for a special documentary, Our Queen at 90. Members of the royal family, including Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, the Duke of York, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, the Countess of Wessex, and Peter Phillips, are featured in the documentary…
Read more
Features

By Royal Appointment: Twinings & Co.

Today in our series on Royal Warrant holders, we’re going to take a look at Twinings & Co., which has held a Royal Warrant since the reign of Queen Victoria. Although tea is as quintessentially British as one can imagine, it wasn’t always a staple drink in the country. Tea was only introduced in England, says Twinings’ official website, in 1662 by Catherine of Braganza, the wife of…
Read more
British RoyalsFeatures

A Very British Christmas

Are you eager to spend your Christmas as if you were a member of the British Royal Family? Clear your calendars, because you’re in for a busy week. Christmas with the Queen begins the week before, with a pre-Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace for all members of the Royal…
British RoyalsThe Queen

The Queen Acknowledges Christmas Tradition

It was revealed last week that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, had responded to the grandson of a man who had sent her a Christmas card every year for sixty years. In a public Facebook post, Simes told the unlikely yet heartwarming story. His grandfather had always sent Christmas cards to the monarch, ever since he could remember. He first sent a Christmas card to Her Majesty in 1952, and it…
Read more