British RoyalsThe Kents

The Duke of Kent forced to cancel a week of engagements due to illness

The Duke of Kent is the second royal this week to cancel a royal engagement. He is suffering from a chest infection and has been forced to pull out of royal engagements on “doctor’s advice” for the next week according to Buckingham Palace. His younger sister, 80-year-old Princess Alexandra also cancelled royal engagements this week when she fell and broke her wrist. It is unknown…
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Palaces & BuildingsThe Yorks

Former royal residence demolished

When Prince Andrew, Duke of York, married Sarah Ferguson in 1986, The Queen gifted them with a £15 million 12-bedroom mansion she had built for them. Their marriage only lasted ten years; now after two years of demolition, their love nest and former home has been torn down…
Monaco

Birth of fourth grandchild for Princess Caroline of Hanover

Last year, Royal Central announced that Pierre Casiraghi (son of Princess Caroline) and his wife, Beatrice Borromeo were expecting their first baby in early 2017. The Italian journalist gave birth to a healthy baby boy on 28 February in the small principality at the Princess Grace Hospital Centre. Princess Caroline and Beatrice’s mother, Countess Paola Marzotto released a joint statement to…
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The Cambridges

Duke of Cambridge launches awards scheme

The Duke of Cambridge is the patron of SkillsForce; today, he launched the SkillsForce Prince William Award during a visit to Llanfoist Fawr Primary School in Abergavenny. According to Headteacher, Jon Murphy, the children could hardly contain their excitement at meeting the…
The Queen

Queen Elizabeth may meet the first woman in space

During her 60 plus years on the throne, The Queen has met people from all walks of life, careers, countries, ethnicities, cultures and accomplishments. She has met numerous heads of state, fellow monarchs, presidents, dictators, and other controversial individuals. 2017 has been declared the UK-Russia Year of Science and Education, and though Buckingham Palace has yet to provide confirmation, The…
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International royals

Queen Mother of Tonga dies at the age of 90

The Queen Mother of Tonga, Her Majesty Queen Halaevalu Mata’aho, has died at the age of 90. She was flown to New Zealand last week to be treated for minor medical issues. However, she died in an Auckland hospital on Saturday. The Tongan consul in New Zealand, Stafford…
British RoyalsThe CambridgesThe Sussexes

Tiny handprints of little princes mark iconic dress of Diana, Princess of Wales

An exhibition featuring 25 of the late Diana, Princess of Wales’s most famous frocks will open on 24 February 2017 at Kensington Palace and will run throughout the year. One dress, to be shown at Diana: Her Fashion Story, is getting a great amount of attention. It’s believed that the tiny handprints, which are barely visible, on the dress are those of either Prince William, Prince…
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