British Royals

The Duke of Cambridge's latest tour caps busy autumn of foreign visits for the Royal Family

The Duke of Cambridge is heading to Kuwait and Oman this winter. Prince William is making the visit on behalf of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Kensington Palace announced that the Duke will carry out this latest overseas trip between Monday December 1st and Thursday December 4th. Further details of William’s itinerary will be announced in due course. The trip will take place…
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Where will Princess Beatrice get married?

The countdown to the royal wedding of 2020 is already under way even if the happy couple haven’t shared that many details of their big day so far. Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi announced their engagement in September and will take their vows next year. The mother of the bride was quick to scotch whispers that her elder daughter might tie the knot overseas. Sarah, Duchess of…
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Ninety Years of Grace: the story of a princess

She was the ultimate fairytale princess whose royal story fascinated the world and nine decades on, she continues to captivate. Grace of Monaco, film star turned consort, became a 20th century icon. And her tale began nine decades ago this month. Grace Patricia Kelly was born on November 12th 1929 in Philadelphia and set her heart on a career as an actress early on. She quickly found success…
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Tales of Tudor ghosts: Jane Seymour

She was the queen who gave Henry VIII the son he so desired but Jane Seymour’s story had far from a happy ending. The consort died just a few days after presenting the Tudor monarch with his longed for male heir and is now said to haunt one of the most famous royal…
The Queen

The Queen's role in politics as the UK looks set for a General Election

It looks as if the UK is headed to the polls on December 12th 2019 after the House of Commons backed the call from the government of Boris Johnson for a General Election. It will be the first time British voters have cast their ballots in December for almost a century. And it also raises questions over how the traditional royal Christmas will affect this very unusual political turn of events.
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