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Why is the President of France Co-Prince of Andorra?

The Principality of Andorra, one of the world’s smallest countries, is located between France and Spain in the Pyrenees Mountains. The Principality is one of Europe’s least-known countries, with a population of around 76,000. Andorra is a rare modern example of a political system known as a diarchy, in which two people rule jointly. Other modern examples of a diarchy include Eswatini…
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex to discuss creating safer online spaces in Time100 Talk

TIME Magazine has announced that The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will curate a special edition of their TIME100 Talks on Tuesday, October 20. The talk, which is free to all who register, is titled “Engineering a Better World” and convenes thought leaders and experts discussing the state of social media today and ways to make digital spaces safer and more trustworthy. The Time100…
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The Duchess of Sussex reveals she is worried about people obsessed with social media

The Duchess of Sussex made a virtual appearance at this year’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit, hosted by Fortune Magazine. Speaking to Fortune’s Emma Hinchliffe from her new home in Santa Barbara, California, on October 13th 2020, Meghan discussed cyberbullying and social media addiction. “People who are addicted to drugs are called ‘users’ and people who are on social media…
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The life and times of the 18th Duchess of Alba, who had more titles than Queen Elizabeth II

The 18th Duchess of Alba, María del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva, was born on 28 March 1926 at the vast Liria Palace, which has served as the Madrid residence of the Dukes of Albas for generations (most of the home was destroyed during the Spanish Civil War and was rebuilt by the Duchess’s father and the Duchess). The Fitz-James Stuarts, the most powerful aristocratic…
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