The Queen

ITV to broadcast The Queen's 90th birthday celebrations

As preparations get underway for the celebration of The Queen’s 90th birthday next year, it has been announced that ITV will be the host broadcaster for the historical event, providing live coverage of the spectacular show to be held at Windsor Castle. The event’s producer and director Simon Books-Ward said that he was “looking forward” to working with ITV. “This will…
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Prince Charles and Princess Anne appointed Commodores-in-Chief of Royal Canadian Navy

The Canadian Minister of National Defence, The Honourable Jason Kenney, has announced that The Prince of Wales and The Princess Royal have both been appointed as Commodores-in-Chief of the Royal Canadian Navy by their mother, Her Majesty The Queen. Commodore-in-Chief is one of the honorary appointments intended to maintain a direct link between the Royal Family and the Canadian Armed Forces, and…
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The Cambridges

Duchess of Cambridge gets hospital discount for second royal baby

The birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s second child is one of the most awaited events of the year. And although William and Kate are members of the British Royal Family, they aren’t exempt from paying their bills – and a discount from the hospital is certainly welcome! The Duchess has been offered a ten percent loyalty discount by St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington…
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History

The Richard effect: Seven-fold increase in visitors to Bosworth during Richard III's reinterment week

Move over Kate! A new phenomenon – the Richard effect – has begun to take the world by storm, following the reinterment of King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral last week. More than 2,500 people attended the service held in honour of the Plantagenet King, and an additional 7,000 visited Bosworth to see Fenn Lane Farm – the site of the battle in which Richard was killed &#8211…
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