The Cambridges

Praise for the Windrush pioneers from The Queen as William and Kate unveil special memorial

Members of the Royal Family marked Windrush Day on 22 June, with The Queen recognising the “profound contribution” the Windrush generation has made in the United Kingdom through the years. On 22 June 1948, a ship named Windrush arrived in Essex carrying hundreds of Caribbean migrants who had been offered jobs in an effort to boost the British economy following World War II. The…
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Features

International visitors flock to London for the Platinum Jubilee

The flags are up, the bunting has been hung and royal fans from around the world are now arriving in London for the Platinum Jubilee. For many, the trip is a lifelong dream come true. “I have never been to England, let alone a royal event,” said Kim Compton of Florida. “Given the historical significance of the event, I knew I had to make it over.” Californian Irene…
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Spain

Queen Letizia promotes bringing American filmmakers to Spain

With its rich history and varied geography, Spain provides a stunning backdrop for feature films, commercials, and TV shows, and Queen Letizia attended an event on 9 May to learn more about attracting film crews to the country. The Spanish Queen took part in several roundtables held in Madrid on the topic titled “Competitive Advantages of Filming in Spain” and “Spain, Audiovisual…
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The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip's speedboat sells for a five-figure sum at auction

The Duke of Edinburgh always held boating close to his heart, and recently one of his prized vessels made a speedy sale, going for £69,000 at auction. The red, white, and blue speedboat, sold by auction house Bonhams on 10 April, is a 1956 Albatross MkIII and was pictured in a photo on the thank you cards the Prince of Wales sent following his father’s death. The snapshot, taken on…
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