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How women are modeling their style after Diana, Princess of Wales in 2019

Take one look at the women’s fashion on display at your local high street shops (or the young women walking through them), and you might think you’ve been transported back to the eighties and nineties. But those pussy-bow blouses, scrunchies, oversized blazers, and puffy polka dot midi dresses all share something in common … they look just like the styles worn by Diana…
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"All up' - Queen's swans checked in 800-year-old census

A royal tradition dating back to the 12th century is being carried out this week as the annual Swan Upping takes place on the River Thames. For the past 800 years, the swan population along the Thames has been checked and measured – first as a ceremony, but now as a matter of conservation. The Swan Upping started when the Royal Family claimed ownership of the mute swans along the river.
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Exploring Royal Scotland: Edinburgh Castle

Perched atop Castle Rock, the ancient volcanic plug that towers above the city of Edinburgh, sits the most besieged place in Britain. Edinburgh Castle has served as a military fortress, royal residence, and prison of war, but today it stakes its claim as the most-visited…
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Exploring Royal Scotland: The Royal Yacht Britannia

In honour of The Queen’s Holyrood Week, we’re taking a look at royal history in and around Edinburgh. Our senior reporter Kristin Contino headed to Scotland to find out more about some favourite royal spots. “Britannia is the one place where I can truly relax,” The Queen once said, and when you tour the ship for yourself, you can understand exactly why. The decommissioned yacht, now…
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A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex exhibit opens in Edinburgh

The Palace of Holyroodhouse is home to hundreds of years of royal history, and Friday it welcomed a more modern exhibit to its grounds. A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex debuted at the palace last week, and I stopped by on its opening weekend to see the iconic wedding outfits worn by the couple. The exhibit, which first came to Windsor Castle, features Meghan’s wedding gown…
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