Palaces & Buildings

Take a look at the royals who live at Kensington Palace

Once a small and suburban villa known as Nottingham House, Kensington Palace is now known as a symbol of royal residence in London. New monarchs William III and Mary II chose the modest mansion in 1689 to become their country retreat. Over the years, Stuart and Georgian monarchs transformed the palace into a fashionable residence for Britain’s young royals. Embed from Getty…
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President Biden enjoys afternoon tea with The Queen

On Sunday, US President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr Jill Biden joined The Queen at Windsor Castle to inspect a Guard of Honour and enjoy afternoon tea. Biden is the fifth president The Queen has received at Windsor Castle, and the 13th serving president she has met.
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Princess Royal opens new £50M Port of Cromarty Firth Expansion

On a visit to Port of Cromarty Firth on Tuesday, The Princess Royal unveiled a plaque officially naming the new £50m expansion as Quay West. The Princess was welcomed aboard the pilot boat Dalmore for a tour of the Cromarty Firth and the Port’s facilities. During her guided tour, the Princess, who is Chief Commandant of Women in the Royal Navy, also visited the Queen’s Dock. The…
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Prince Edward speaks out about Harry and Meghan: "The rift has been difficult for everyone"

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, has spoken with CNN about the current tensions in the Royal Family. It was just over a year ago the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced they would step back as senior royals. Since then, the couple has moved to California and given a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, claiming there were concerns over their son’s skin colour, a lack of support, and…
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Buckingham Palace barred ethnic minorities from jobs in the 1960s, papers show

Buckingham Palace barred ethnic minorities from jobs in the 1960s according to information discovered in royal household archive documents. In the documents unearthed by The Guardian newspaper, Lord Tryon, the keeper of the privy purse at the time spoke of minorities in the royal workforce. In 1968, The Queen’s financial manager informed civil servants that “it was not, in fact, the…
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