British Royals

The Queen continues with virtual engagements as Prince Philip remains in hospital

The Queen has spoken to the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, ahead of the Budget as her string of video and telephone engagements continues. Her Majesty held her traditional pre-Budget audience with the Chancellor on March 2nd 2021. However, the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown meant that the custom had to be carried out by phone rather than in person. The audience came just…
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Features

Wrapping up the week for the House of Windsor

It’s been one of the busiest times for the Royal Family in recent months with every day bringing fresh stories and debates. The latest Royal Central Podcast looks at the Queen’s message to anti-vaxxers, concerns over Prince Philip and the interest around the Duke…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Princess Patricia of Connaught

When Princess Patricia of Connaught, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, wed Alexander Ramsay in London in 1919, she more than made her mark. For not only had Patricia wed a man with no royal title.  She had given up her own HRH to become his wife. Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth, second daughter of Victoria’s third son, the Duke of Connaught, walked into Westminster Abbey on February…
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Belgium

Queen Paola to speak of her life on TV programme

Belgium’s Queen Paola has been filmed for a documentary which will chart her life and touch on the problems she experienced in her long marriage to King Albert II. The programme will be the first time that Paola, now 83, has spoken at length in public since her husband…
British Royals

Prince Harry confirms he didn't want to walk away from royal life

The Duke of Sussex says he never wanted to walk away from royal life, just step back. Prince Harry’s latest revelations on what prompted him and the Duchess of Sussex to move away from their roles as senior royals came in an interview he recorded for the Late, Late Show with James Corden several weeks ago. Speaking to the British born TV star on top of an open double decker bus, Harry said…
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British Royals

Buckingham Palace releases update on The Duke of Edinburgh revealing cause of hospitalisation

Buckingham Palace has revealed that The Duke of Edinburgh is being treated for an infection. Royal officials confirmed that Prince Philip, 99, is responding to the treatment and is ”comfortable”. The cause of the infection hasn’t been revealed. The Palace said that the Duke will remain at King Edward VII’s Hospital in London for at least the next few days. Prince…
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