Queen Silvia and IKEA team up to provide housing for dementia patients

Queen Silvia has leant her support – and her name – to a new affordable housing scheme for those suffering from memory loss. The SilviaBo project will make housing safe and accessible for dementia patients in Sweden and is part of BoKlok, a partnership between IKEA and Swedish construction company Skanska. The two companies joined forces in the 1990s to create affordable…
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The Cambridges

Duke of Cambridge launches 'Heads Up' at the showpiece start to the English football season

The Duke of Cambridge wants football fans to change the game on mental fitness, introducing a new initiative called ‘Heads Up’ in a video message to attendees of Sunday’s 2019 Community Shield. The season-long campaign, which was announced at a press conference in May, is a partnership with the Football Association and The Royal Foundation’s ‘Heads Together&#8217…
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Augusta, Princess of Wales and Kew Gardens

Ahead of Princess Alexandra’s upcoming visit to Kew Gardens, we’re taking a look back at its history and the story of Princess Augusta’s involvement in the 18th century. Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg married George II’s son, Frederick, Prince of Wales, in 1736. She was just 17-years-old and spoke almost no English, but this Princess of Wales was to make a…
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The Sussexes

Meghan's Suits costumes on display in Beverly Hills

Before she was the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle was a regular fixture on TV screens in the legal drama Suits, and now some of her costumes from the hit show will be on display in a new exhibit. Suits: A Farewell Celebration Exhibit opened last week at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills and displays two of the costumes Markle wore in her role as Rachel Zane. “Over the course of…
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