The Sussexes

Motherhood and chicken tacos - the Duchess of Sussex on interviewing Michelle Obama

As the guest editor of the September edition of British Vogue admits, she knew she had to close strong. The Duchess of Sussex has been sharing some of the details of how she’s been putting together the magazine she’s curated and that includes her determination to get Michelle Obama involved. In a piece all about her chat with the former US First Lady that’s just gone live on…
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History

GALLERY: Royals at the departure gate

It’s the starting point for many a summer break from the UK and this week, it gets a regal visitor. The Princess Royal is set to open the new terminal extension at London Luton, arriving at the departure gates at the height of holiday season. It will be the latest in a…
Features

This Week at Royal Central

It’s been an exciting week at Royal Central. We turned seven on July 25th 2019 and launched a brand new look site to mark the day! It’s faster, easier to navigate and packed with even more royal news and features. We can’t wait to hear what you think so…
British Royals

The Royal Week In Pictures

In a week when summer made its presence well and truly felt in the UK, the royal diary remained packed. The long holiday might almost be upon us but that didn’t stop the Royal Family working its way through a busy agenda which included bells, bulls and bears. From Leicestershire to Llanelwedd, there have been plenty of royal engagements to enjoy. Here’s a look back at the royal week…
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The Queen

The Queen's fan wins fans of its own

He’s the great showman but he might just have been given a lesson in PR by the Queen. As Elizabeth II welcomed Boris Johnson as her fourteenth Prime Minister, one small detail of the official photos got everyone talking and helped put British industry on the agenda…
Features

The King who kissed hands on the French Riviera

As the Queen welcomes the fourteenth Prime Minister of her reign, the ancient practice of ‘kissing hands’ will once more take centre stage. The brief exchange between monarch and premier will be mentioned in the Court Circular entry marking the meeting that will see Boris Johnson become PM. In the 21st century, it’s thought the act involves either a very short and symbolic…
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FeaturesHistory

The Illegitimate Royals: Royal Central's new summer series

They’ve claimed crowns, founded dynasties and shaped royal history but much of it has been done against the odds. For those born outside of royal marriage were often seen as also rans until they stormed the castles their parents called home. For centuries, royal families have relied on legitimate heirs. In centuries past, when being born outside of wedlock was frowned on and led to shaming…
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