British RoyalsFeatures

Who was Margaret Rhodes, one of The Queen's closest friends?

Queen Elizabeth II is undoubtedly the most famous monarch in the world and one of the most photographed women of all time. Along with The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Queen is instantly recognisable the world over. Much has been written on The Queen’s father, paternal grandparents and great-grandparents. But far less has been written about…
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The Queen leads Royal Family in visit to G7 summit

The Queen will travel to Carbis Bay in Cornwall to participate in engagements related to the G7 Summit on June 11th 2021. The UK is hosting the current meeting. The G7, or Group of Seven Summit, is an annual forum of seven wealthy countries (the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, and Italy). The Queen will be joined by The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of…
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Sweden

Princess Madeleine of Sweden turns 39

Princess Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine of Sweden was born on June 10, 1982, at Drottningholm Palace. She is the youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. Her older sister is Crown Princess Victoria, and her brother is Prince Carl Philip. Princess…
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Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, has died aged 77

The House of Savoy has announced the death of Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta. The Duke underwent surgery on May 27 and died from a cardiac arrest earlier this morning in Arezzo. He is survived by his second wife, Silvia, and his three children from his first marriage: Prince Aimone, Princess Bianca, and Princess Mafalda. He divorced his first wife, Princess Claude of Orleans, on April 26, 1982.
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CoronavirusThailand

Popular Thai politician charged with defaming monarchy over Facebook Live comments

On Wednesday, the Thai government filed a formal lèse-majesté complaint against prominent billionaire opposition leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. Thanathorn, the founder of the progressive Future Forward Party, had criticised the slow rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. Thanathorn’s family owns the Thai Summit Group, the largest auto parts manufacturer in Thailand. The complaint…
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