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Royal Wedding Rewind: Queen Maud and King Haakon of Norway

This month marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Queen Maud of Norway. There British royal became a queen in 1905 but her path to a throne began nine years earlier when she married her cousin in a very Victorian wedding. However, the seemingly run of the mill royal union that began that day would transform the lives of two royals and one monarchy. Here, Royal Central looks back at the…
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Prince Andrew: the end of the royal road?

As the Duke of York announces he is stepping back from public life for the ”forseeable future”, Royal Central brings you a special podcast looking at the crisis that led to Prince Andrew moving away from his public role. Join Brittani Barger, Moniek Bloks and Lydia Starbuck for this discussion on the BBC Newsnight interview that caused so much controversy. Royal Central looks at the…
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Trio of historic royal paintings on show together for first time

They were created to show the power of a Queen and now they will be united for the first time to underline that one woman’s continuing influence on history. Three Armada portraits of Elizabeth I will go on show together next year. All three paintings are versions of the same image, one of the most famous PR creations of the Tudor dynasty, renowed for its ability to put on a good public…
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Spain

Spanish State Visit to Cuba : the photos

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have carried out a three day State Visit to Cuba. The trip, which some MPs in Madrid tried to stop, took place between November 11th and November 14th and saw the couple visit Havana and Santiago de Cuba. The State Visit was intended to strengthen relations between the two countries as well as celebrate the 500th anniversary of the foundation of Havana.
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