Royal News

King Charles resting in hospital after successful medical treatment

The King has spent a night in hospital after undergoing treatment for an enlarged prostate. His Majesty underwent a procedure on January 26th and could spend up to two nights under medical supervision before returning home. The King arrived at hospital on the morning of January 26th with Queen Camilla at his side. Her Majesty left the hospital around six hours later and told wellwishers…
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British Royals

King Charles admitted to hospital for planned treatment

The King has been admitted to hospital for planned prostate treatment. His Majesty went in on the morning of January 26th 2024. Queen Camilla was with him at the time. The treatment was announced last week. His Majesty will undergo a procedure for an enlarged prostate. At the time his hospital stay was announced, The King said he hoped his statement would encourage others to seek…
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Sweden

A romantic but reluctant queen

She was the royal who insisted she would only marry for love while he was a prince with a broken heart and no desire to wed again. However, on a summer’s day, exactly a century ago, they fell in love in London and began a royal romance that would lead to a crown and change the attitudes of a whole royal family. The love story of Lady Louise Mountbatten and Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden…
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Features

A royal rarity - an emerald engagement ring

It’s rare to see a royal engagement ring with a flash of green about it. Emeralds aren’t the most popular pick for royal betrothals but the few that have hit the headlines are all rather striking. Here’s our rundown of that rarest of royal sparklers…
Features

The poignant reason Cristobal Balenciaga designed the dress for a fairytale royal wedding

He is one of the 20th century’s most famous fashion designers who became involved in a fairytale royal wedding through loyal links to a proud patron. Cristobal Balenciaga, who was born on January 21st 1895, created the regal gown worn by Queen Fabiola of the Belgians on the day she said yes to a king and a crown. And the fairytale ending began with her granny. Balenciaga’s links…
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