British Royals

A very unusual photograph to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

In honour of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the top Regimental mascots of the British Army gathered in Edinburgh for a special photograph. The mascots travelled to Scotland from all over the country for the photograph, which was kept a secret for months. Corporal Mark Wilkinson, Pony Major with the Royal Regiment of Scotland, told Force News about the special moment: “We came up…
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British Royals

William & Harry's former Nanny receives damages over Prince Charles 'affair' claims

The BBC has been ordered to pay damages to Prince William and Harry’s former Nanny over false claims made about her in order to obtain a 1995 interview with the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Alexandra Pettifer, better known as Tiggy Legge-Bourke, was given an apology at the High Court over unfounded allegations claiming she had an affair with Prince Charles and had an abortion. Her…
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Palaces & Buildings

The Queen Mother's garden to close for refurbishment

The Queen Mother’s Garden in Dereham is temporarily closing to undergo refurbishment. The refurbishment plans to touch up the much-loved green space that sits behind Withburga Lane and Church Street. Starting on Monday, 18 July, the garden is expected to be closed until autumn. The refurbishment project is a joint effort between the Dereham Town Council and the Breckland Council. It…
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The man to have a long-lasting bond with the royal family

Some may have heard of Sir Allan Frederick “Tommy” Lascelles, or some may have not. Perhaps you know him as just Tommy. He was a British courtier and civil servant who would come to have a long-lasting bond with the royal family. Born 11 April 1887 in the village of Sutton Waldron in Dorset, Tommy was the youngest out of his five other siblings. As the only surviving son of…
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