Prince & Princess of Wales

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to attend opening of memorial to victims of Manchester Arena attack

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend the official opening of the memorial for the 22 people killed in the Manchester Arena attack. The Duke and Duchess will visit ‘Glad of Light’, a white marble halo that will have the name of each of those who lost their lives. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the attack in which hundreds were injured alongside the 22 people who…
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British Royals

Milestones of a Monarch: The Rhodesia crisis

Maybe you have heard of Rhodesia, an unrecognised state in Southern Africa from 1965 to 1979. It dissolved on 1 June 1979 and is now in the territory equivalent to modern Zimbabwe. Before all of that happened, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was Queen of the…
Prince & Princess of Wales

The Duchess of Cambridge steps out in style to honour The Queen at Design Museum

The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in style as she presented The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design at London’s Design Museum. The award which was set up five years ago recognises the cultural and trade role British design and the fashion industry have played throughout The Queen’s 70-year reign. This year’s recipient is Saul Nash, a British designer, and…
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King Charles III

Prince Charles make social inclusion a focus during visit to Brixton

The Prince of Wales made social inclusion the main focus of his visit to Brixton where he inspected a new adventure playground being built for Brixton’s young residents. The future king examined designs for Dexters Adventure Playground which is an upcoming project of the local charity, the BIGKID Foundation. The youth centre and play area are in the heart of Brixton and were given to the…
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Features

Elizabeth II hosts her first State Visit as Queen

Throughout The Queen’s seventy year reign she has hosted dozens of world leaders on State Visits. And it all began with a meeting with friends in 1954. In June that year, Her Majesty welcomed King Gustaf VI Adolf and Queen Louise of Sweden as they made the first…
Features

Milestones of a Monarch: The Queen presents the World Cup to Bobby Moore

On 30 July 1966, an estimated audience of 32.3 million viewers tuned in to watch the World Cup Final between England and West Germany at Wembley Stadium. Of the thousands who got to watch the match in person were The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were in attendance. The match went into overtime as German player Wolfgang Weber scored an 89th-minute equaliser to tie the game. England went on…
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