British Royals

The Prince of Wales makes poignant visit to grandmother's grave

He spent his earliest years in her company and now the Prince of Wales has paid his own tribute to the paternal grandmother he described as ”inspirational”. Prince Charles made his comments as he visited the grave of Princess Alice, mother of the Duke of Edinburgh, during his time in the Middle East Princess Alice is buried at the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. The Prince of Wales…
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The double milestone moments awaiting the Queen within weeks

She’s already a royal record breaker many times over but within the coming weeks, the Queen will see her reign claim two more spots in the record books. Before the end of February she will overtake a pair of famous male monarchs and become the fourth longest reigning royal in history. As January comes to a close, the reign of Elizabeth II will overtake that of Franz Joseph II, Emperor of…
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Isn't it time for Prince Charles to take the helm on some of the UK's State Visits?

With news that the Queen has invited the Emperor and Empress of Japan for a State Visit this spring (they said yes), the impression is very much business as usual after a more than bumpy start to 2020 for the House of Windsor. The prospect of all the pomp and ceremony that these special events bring is a welcome relief. But it’s also a reminder that the UK no longer has outgoing State Visits and…
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William and Harry issue strongly worded joint statement

The Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex have sent out a joint statement denying newspaper claims about their relationship. Although the report they objected to wasn’t clarified in the announcement, it’s believed to relate to a piece claiming that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex felt they were being pushed out of the House of Windsor in part because of actions by William described…
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