Belgium

New coins and stamps celebrate Queen Mathilde's 50th birthday

Queen Mathilde will grace Belgian coins and stamps in honour of her 50th birthday, the Belgian Royal Mint has announced. The Belgian queen will feature on a 12.5 Euro gold coin with her husband’s profile on the back—the first time that King Philippe and Queen Mathilde will be displayed together on a commemorative coin. It is legal tender in Belgium, and only 2,500 coins have been…
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Prince & Princess of Wales

Prince William holds call with Australians affected by flooding

The Prince of Wales has held a video call with Australians affected by local flooding. On the call were representatives of frontline workers, community leaders, Indigenous peoples leaders, and small business owners. Prince William spoke with Daniel Cleave and Curtis Arthur from Victoria; Grace Langlands from New South Wales; Maureen Carter from the Kimberly Region; and Brad Flowers of South…
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Features

The life, scandals and loves of Princess Margaret

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 (later George…
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