British Royals

Prince William answers football critics with a little help from a princess

The Prince of Wales has sent a good luck message to the Lionesses with a little help from a young royal football fan. Princess Charlotte, who has shown her support for the England team in the past, joined her dad for a video just hours before the match in Sydney which could see Sarina Wiegman’s women crowned world champions. After days of debate about whether Prince William, who is…
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Norway

The 'Queen's Empty House' and one of Europe's most beloved kings

It was a quiet country house, described by several who knew it as ‘’little’’ and a ‘’pied a terre’, given as a wedding present to a royal couple who were expected to linger on the fringes of regal life. Yet on July 2nd 1903, it became the birthplace of one of the most popular and celebrated monarchs of the 20th century. For it was at Appleton House, on the Sandringham Estate, that…
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Features

How Princess Anne revived a forgotten royal name

A is for Anne but why did the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II end up with a name that, at the time, wasn’t a usual one for members of the Royal Family? The answer can perhaps best be found in the summer of 1930 and the arrival of another princess. In August that…
Spain

Princess Leonor follows the summer trend and wears pink to watch Barbie

It’s become the cinema style statement of the summer – see Barbie, wear pink. And Spain’s future queen was right on trend as she headed to the movies in Mallorca with her family to take in this season’s biggest hit. Princess Leonor chose a bright pink dress for her night at the cinema. Meanwhile her sister, Infanta Sofia, hinted at the trend in a white mini dress with…
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British Royals

The Duke of Edinburgh follows his father with important military appointment

The Duke of Edinburgh is to take on an army role held by Prince Philip for over twenty years. Prince Edward becomes the Colonel-in-Chief of the Queen’s Royal Hussars, one of a wide range of military appointments just announced by Buckingham Palace. The last Colonel-in-Chief was the last Duke of Edinburgh – Prince Philip held the appointment from 2002 until his death on April 9th…
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