British RoyalsThe Cambridges

Duchess of Cambridge Hands out Shamrocks for St. Patrick's Day

The Duchess of Cambridge presented shamrocks to the 1st Battalion Irish Guards yesterday ahead of her whirlwind weekend trip to Paris. St. Patrick’s Day is a traditional regimental celebration for the Irish Guards, and is marked by the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and a presentation of shamrocks. The Duchess of Cambridge visited the Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow to attend the Parade, and was…
Read more
British RoyalsThe Queen

Queen Elizabeth's bubbly flies off the shelves

If you were hoping to add a bottle of The Queen’s wine to your wine cellar, you’re out of luck: it has sold out. The Queen granted Laithwaite’s permission to plant vines on seven acres of land at Windsor Great Park, just down the road from Windsor Castle, back in 2011, and the first batch of grapes were harvested in 2013. The grapes, chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier, were then take…
Read more
British RoyalsThe Queen

The Queen returns to London after winter break at Sandringham

Queen Elizabeth has returned to London and Buckingham Palace after spending her traditional Christmas break at Sandringham. The Queen was spotted at King’s Lynn on Tuesday wearing a lime green scarf and coat before boarding a train back into London. The Queen’s winter break was marred with health problems as the 90-year-old Queen battled a heavy cold over Christmas, missing the traditional…
Read more
British RoyalsThe Cambridges

British Columbia spent over $600,000 on the Royal Tour of Canada last fall

The Province of British Columbia says it cost $613,363.93 to host the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children last fall during the Royal Tour of Canada. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, visited British Columbia and the Yukon from 24 September to 1 October. The Royal Tour consisted of seven communities: Bella Bella, Haida…
Read more