Features

Milestones of a Monarch: Devolution across the UK

As Royal Central continues to highlight important moments during Her Majesty’s reign and all of the key moments, perhaps it is one of the most significant changes to power during The Queen’s 70-year-reign, the devolution of the United Kingdom. Devolution is the process of transferring the power and funding from a national to a local government. This process allows decisions to be made…
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The Yorks

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo appear in rare red carpet appearance for Platinum Jubilee event

Princess Beatrice and her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, were the royal guests of honour at the preview of A Gallop Through History which is taking place in connection with the Royal Windsor Horse Show. A Gallop Through History is a four-act show in honour of Beatrice’s grandmother, The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The show features more than 500 horses and 1,000 performers. The…
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FashionPrince Charles and Camilla

Royal Spotlight: the Prince of Wales and Poundbury

Poundbury is an experimental new town or urban extension located on the outskirts of Dorchester in the county of Dorset. While it was initiated by architect Léon Krier, it’s the keen endorsement of the Prince of Wales on which the land is built. The land is in the Duchy of Cornwall and was selected for development in 1987 when the decision was made to expand the town of Dorchester. New…
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Features

The ruler who has just been overtaken by The Queen

Queen Elizabeth II has just overtaken Johann II of Liechtenstein as the third-longest verified reigning monarch in history. But who exactly is Johann II? Born 5 October 1840 in Elsgrub, Margraviate of Moravia in the Austrian Empire, Johann II was the elder son of Aloys…
The Cambridges

Jamaican campaigners criticise cost of Platinum Jubilee visit

Jamaican campaigners are criticising the £42,000 (JMD $8 million) cost of the visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge earlier this year. The visit was made as part of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebration. The campaigning group, Advocates Network submitted a freedom of information request to the Jamaica Prime Minister’s office. In details seen by The Independent…
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