The Sussexes

Harry and Meghan to step down as senior royals

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have just announced they are stepping back from their roles as senior members of the Royal Family. In a statement on their Instagram account, Harry and Meghan said they will be splitting their time between the UK and North America while ”continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen”. The announcement has taken many by surprise and comes just a day…
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Princess Anne and Family

Zara Tindall gets driving ban for speeding

Zara Tindall has been banned from driving for six months after admitting speeding. And she lost her licence after breaking the limit on the same stretch of road where her mother, the Princess Royal, was caught speeding almost twenty years ago. The Queen’s granddaughter was found doing 91 mph on the A417 near her Gloucestershire home last November. She was given four penalty points at a…
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Spain

Spain's Infanta Pilar has died

Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz has died. She was 83. The infanta, sister of King Juan Carlos and aunt of King Felipe VI, passed away in Madrid on Wednesday. Infanta Pilar had been admitted to hospital in the Spanish capital earlier this week. Although details…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Juliana and Bernhard of the Netherlands

On a cold, January day in 1937, a happy young couple stepped out into the chilly air to make royal history. Princess Juliana of the Netherlands married Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld before a royal guest list and surrounded by thousands of her fellow Dutch citizens who had come to share her special day. But this was more than just a royal wedding. Juliana was then heir to the throne of the…
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British RoyalsEuropean Royals

The Consorts of 2020: Europe

To be a consort is an interesting role in this new century. On paper, they are the support act, the person walking two steps behind. But in a media driven world, where royal watching places an emphasis on style, they can often be the star of the show. In 2020, the consorts of Europe gain as much attention as the monarchs they married. Here are the consorts of Europe at the start of a new…
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