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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge show support for business

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been out and about in Norfolk as the Royal Family showed its support for businesses across the UK. The couple spent time at local firms in Norfolk, hearing about how they are opening up again safely in the week that non essential services were allowed to welcome back customers again. The Duchess of Cambridge carried out her first face to face engagement in…
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The romantic history of Sweden's famous royal wedding tiara

It’s among the most unusual pieces in any royal collection and, in recent years, it’s acquired a reputation as the go to tiara for Sweden’s royal brides. The diadem now known as ‘the Cameo’ has a long and romantic history. And since Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria both wore it for their wedding, it’s become the tiara associated with the most royal of…
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The bond between Dame Vera Lynn and the Royal Family

Dame Vera Lynn, who has died at the age of 103, met royalty on many occasions. And her links to the Royal Family continued until her death as her songs famously inspired one of the Queen’s most admired speeches. Just two months ago, the Queen used Dame Vera’s most celebrated words as she addressed the nation as the coronavirus crisis took hold. ”We will be with our friends…
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Queen Margrethe comes face to face with herself in a new portrait

Denmark’s Queen has unveiled a new portrait of herself, painted to mark her 80th birthday this year. Margrethe II revealed the new image as she officially opened an exhibition celebrating her life and reign. The new portrait is by Nils Strobek, who has painted Margrethe on four other occasions. The artist said he wanted to show the Queen of Denmark as a private person so there are no…
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