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Prince Laurent is 'hiding' from Belgian Prime Minister

Prince Laurent of Belgium is in the news again after reportedly ‘hiding’ from the Belgian Prime Minister. The news comes from Het Laatste Nieuws (anglicised: The Latest News), a Dutch newspaper based in Brussels, that reports the controversial prince is avoiding Prime Minister Charles Michel over his unauthorised trip to China. Earlier this year, Prince Laurent attended a celebration at the…
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The Crown, Volume I: Book Review

If you have ever watched an episode of the hit Netflix series The Crown and wondered “Did that actually happen?” then look no further: notable royal historian and biographer Robert Lacey has written an official companion to the series. The Crown, Volume I: Elizabeth II…
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Princess Charlotte Has the Biggest 'Fashion-Influencing' Power

Move over, Momma. Princess Charlotte has been revealed as the royal with the most fashion influence. On 2 May, searches for ‘yellow cardigan’ spiked on eBay, the popular online auction site and retailer. The reason? A recently released picture of Princess Charlotte to mark her second birthday, in which she’s sporting a yellow cardigan. “Her yellow cardigan worn in her birthday picture…
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Book Review: Prince Philip, Wise Words and Golden Gaffes

If you’ve been looking for a compendium of Prince Philip’s gaffes and quips, then Prince Philip, Wise Words and Golden Gaffes is the perfect book for your shelf. The Duke of Edinburgh, who recently announced his retirement after 70 years of dedicated service to the Commonwealth and his wife, the Queen, has made headlines for just as long – some good, some bad. But one thing you can count on…
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Canada's Governor-General Cautions Against Abolishing the Monarchy

Out-going Canadian Governor-General, The Right Honourable David Johnston, gave an interview to Canadian magazine Maclean’s as he prepares to wrap up a historical seven-year term in the post. Johnston spoke about his time working with the diametrically opposed governments of Prime Minister Steven Harper and current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before shifting to talk about Queen Elizabeth II and…
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