British RoyalsThe Cambridges

Duke of Cambridge Attracts Controversy over Drugs Comment

Prince William attracted some controversy earlier this week when he asked whether drugs should be legalised while on a visit to Spitalfields Crypt Trust. “Can I ask you a very massive question – it’s a big one – there’s obviously a lot of pressure growing in areas about legalising drugs and things like that. What are your individual opinions on that?” Prince William asked three people…
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Taking a Look at the Order of the Garter

The Most Noble Order of the Garter is considered to be the most prestigious chivalric order in Great Britain, so let’s take a look at the history behind it. Founded in 1348 by King Edward III, who was “so inspired by the tales of King Arthur and the chivalry of the…
British Royals

Diana's Sister Shocked She Wasn't Wearing a Seat Belt

Lady Sarah McCorquodale, eldest sister of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, spoke about her sister in the BBC’s documentary Diana, 7 Days, and questioned why she hadn’t been wearing her seatbelt. “She was religious in putting on her seatbelt,” said Lady Sarah. “Why didn’t she put it on that night? I’ll never know.” Lady Sarah also spoke of the anger she felt watching the news…
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Denmark

Danish people do not support Prince Henrik's announcement

When the Royal Danish House announced late last week that Prince Henrik did not wish to be buried next to his wife, Queen Margrethe, he drew global condemnation, and a poll of Danish television viewers echoed this sentiment. According to TV2, 54 percent of respondents were…
British RoyalsThe Yorks

Apology for Princess Eugenie after professor says she only got into school due to status

Newcastle University found itself in the midst of controversy after one of its senior history lecturers spoke at an anti-monarchy rally and told the crowds that Princess Eugenie had only been offered a place at the school when officials learned who she was. “We are entirely satisfied that Princess Eugenie met the high academic standards required for admission to Newcastle University and to…
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British RoyalsPrince Charles and Camilla

Jeremy Paxman warns that Prince Charles could be a "Big Problem" when he becomes King

Former Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman spoke at the Buxton International Festival about the possibilities of a future King Charles, reportedly saying the Prince of Wales could be a “big problem.” “People say to me ‘but what about Prince Charles?’ My answer is it’s going to be a big problem when we get Prince Charles – if he behaves as Prince Charles,” Paxman told the…
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