Features

The time Queen Elizabeth II accidentally stepped on the foot of the King of Norway

Weddings can be fraught businesses and nothing every goes completely to plan, even for royalty. When Queen Elizabeth II attended Princess Alexandra’s 1963 wedding to Alexander Ogilvy, she ended up having to say sorry to another monarch. Footage from Princess Alexandra’s wedding on 24 April 1963 shows The Queen accidentally standing on King Olav V of Norway’s foot as guests gathered…
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King Charles III

All the stars at the State Banquet for King Charles and Queen Camilla

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, hosted King Charles and Queen Camilla at a State Banquet at the Palace of Versailles on Wednesday night. The two couples were joined by an impressive array of guests in the Hall of Mirrors. Many notable celebrities and public figures from both France and the United Kingdom were invited to the State Banquet. This visit to…
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Sweden

Jubilee celebrations come to an end in Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Golden Jubilee celebrations have come to a close in Stockholm with a carriage ride through the city and a concert at Norrbro. On Saturday, 16 September, King Carl Gustaf and his wife, Queen Silvia, took part in a horse-drawn procession…
Norway

The hotel that's about to claim a place in royal wedding history

Princess Martha Louise of Norway has announced details for her 2024 wedding to American shaman Durek Verrett. The couple will be marrying in Gerainger on 24 August in a historic venue. Martha and Durek have chosen the Hotel Union Geiranger for their wedding. The Hotel Union Geiranger was built in the 1890s to create a luxury hotel for visitors travelling on cruises through the…
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History

Edmund Tudor, the royal patriarch whose tomb stands in St. David's Cathedral

As the Prince and Princess of Wales attended a small service at St. David’s Cathedral in Wales to mark the anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, they walked past the tomb of another important figure in royal history. The Princess laid a small bouquet of flowers on the altar during the service, having passed the last resting place of a man whose dynasty changed England forever. The…
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