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Royal Baby Name Focus: Frederick

We’ve just weeks, possibly days, to go until Royal Baby Cambridge Number Three makes their debut. The hospital is ready, the overnight bag is no doubt by the door at Kensington Palace and as if we needed another indication that the new fifth in line to the throne is about to arrive, the bookies have their favourites for baby names. The top pick with them should the Duke and Duchess of…
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Royal Weddings: The Wedding of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips

She was the first of The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh’s children to marry and her big day set the template for the royal celebrations that would follow in its wake. Princess Anne’s wedding to Mark Phillips, on 14 November 1973, was a huge state occasion with a massive television audience that captured imaginations around the world. The bride might be famously down to earth but her first…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: Autumn Phillips

It was a royal wedding that mixed traditional and modern and the bride’s bouquet fitted right in. Autumn Patricia Kelly was the debut bride of a new generation when she married the Queen’s eldest grandson, Peter Phillips, at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 17th 2008. The bride chose flowers that featured many elements seen through the years at royal marriages and added her own twist to…
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The royal recognition given to the work of Professor Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking, who has died at the age of 76, was one of Britain’s greatest ever scientists but despite being given many honours, he declined a knighthood. However, that didn’t stop him developing an apparently relaxed relationship with the Queen. As the world pays tributes to one of its all-time great thinkers, let’s look back at the times royalty celebrated Professor…
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