British RoyalsThe Yorks

Princess Eugenie "used to every pronunciation" of her name

With Princess Eugenie in the news because of her upcoming wedding, it’s time to ask ourselves a serious question: have we been pronouncing her name correctly all this time? If you’ve been pronouncing it with a hard ‘g’, like YOU-GEE-NEE, then you’ve been saying it wrong. Similarly, if you’ve been saying it like “YOU-JAY-NEE”, you’ve also been saying it wrong. The newly engaged…
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British RoyalsThe Queen

The Queen Mother's advice to her daughter is revealed

On the 66th anniversary of The Queen’s accession to the throne, a former lady-in-waiting to The Queen Mother and a friend of The Queen has revealed the advice that the Queen Mother passed along to her young daughter. Lady Penn sat down for a Channel 5 documentary series about the Queen’s reign, scheduled to air tonight, and told the interviewer about how The Queen Mother gave her daughter…
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British RoyalsThe Sussexes

Meghan Markle's new assistant

Meghan Markle has a new assistant helping her out in the lead up to her May wedding. Amy Pickerill has been reassigned from her position as senior communications officer for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to help Meghan with her diary and during…
British RoyalsThe Sussexes

Okapi at London Zoo Named After Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle received an unusual honour when the London Zoo named an okapi after her. Meghan the okapi was born on 9 December at the London Zoo. Her birth was filmed by zookeepers, and her mother’s name is Oni. “We very pleased with how mother and baby are doing,” said zookeeper Gemma Metcalf in a statement. “Oni [the mother] is being very attentive, making sure she regularly licks her…
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Sweden

Swedish Royal Court getting new Marshal of the Realm

It was announced that the Swedish Royal Court would have a new Marshal of the Realm in September. Fredrik Wersäll will be the new Marshal of the Realm in the fall. He currently works as the President of the Svea Court of Appeal, a post he’s had for a decade, and he’s…
Denmark

Denmark's Princess Elisabeth: "It's not easy to grow old"

Princess Elisabeth of Demark, first cousin of Queen Margrethe, recently gave an interview to Billed Bladet about her life. “It’s not easy to grow old,” said Princess Elisabeth. “For me, the worse is not that the health fails. The worst thing is missed by my dear and the many friends who are not here anymore.” Princess Elisabeth never married, but she lived with filmmaker Claus Hermansen…
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