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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FeaturesHistory

Tales of Tudor Ghosts: Catherine Howard

As Hallowe’en approaches, ghost stories abound. The nights are drawing in, darkness is falling and amidst the swirling mists of late autumn evenings come tales of mystery. This Hallowe’en, Royal Central is taking a look at some of the best known tales of regal…
Belgium

Princess Elisabeth's coming of age to be broadcast live on Belgian TV

The first woman to be in line to rule Belgium in her own right will turn 18 later this week and her big moment will be shared across her country. For the coming of age celebrations of Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant will be broadcast live on Belgian TV. The official ceremonies marking the 18th birthday of the heir start at 11am on October 25th 2019 at the Royal Palace in Brussels. Her…
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The Sussexes

Harry and Meghan: 5 things we learned from their African Journey

Their concerns over their health and future happiness have grabbed all the headlines and rightly so. As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex opened up to ITV’s ‘Harry and Meghan: an African Journey’, the insight they shed on how scrutiny is impacting on them has raised plenty of questions. But the programme also showed the joy they take in their work as well as their own attitude to…
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