The Queen

The Queen soldiers on through State Opening despite apparent cold

The Queen has given her speech at the State Opening of Parliament despite appearing to have the remnants of a heavy cold. The Monarch looked to be breathing more rapidly and heavily as she took her place on the Throne in the House of Lords at the start of the ceremony and was heard to cough before the speech began. Elizabeth II, who is now 93, set out her government’s plans for the coming…
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The Queen at her grandchildren's weddings

It’s the hat that everyone wants to see and we’ll get another go in 2020. Princess Beatrice is set to marry Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in 2020 which means plenty of speculation about the bride’s dress, the wedding tiara and her granny’s hat. Yes, one of the style moments of all recent royal nuptials has been the Queen’s choice of outfit. As a new royal wedding countdown…
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Princess Eugenie marks wedding anniversary with behind the scenes video

A year ago today, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank were married in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor. And while the couple are celebrating behind closed doors, the royals are marking the occasion with some previously unseen footage of the wedding on their social media sites. Princess Eugenie marked her first wedding anniversary by sharing a specially made video of her big…
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The common illness that killed a queen

In the early autumn days of1537,King Henry VIIIwas celebrating as his court welcomed a prince. His longed for son and heir, Edward, had been born on October 12th at Hampton Court Palace to widespread rejoicing. Preparations were in full swingfor…
The Sussexes

Harry and Meghan's comedy doorbell raises a laugh for a serious cause

Well, what else was it going to play? It turns out that, for today anyway, visitors arriving at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s front door are regaled by a rather familiar tune. Yes, Harry and Meghan’s doorbell is the National Anthem. Well, as far as we know. The jokey chimes appeared in a video shared on the official Sussex Royal Instagram account ahead of World Mental Health Day.
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