JapanOpinion

Controversy surrounding the succession to the Imperial Throne of Japan

The Japanese Monarchy is the oldest monarchy in the world, and that becomes very clear from the moment you come across the succession law that governs it. We are now in 2019, and women are still not allowed to succeed to the Chrysanthemum Throne which is unacceptable in the world today where the principles of gender equality are so desperately important. The succession to the Chrysanthemum Throne…
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Victoria Series 3 - What Do We Know So Far?

The hit television show Victoria is back with a third series, with the first episode airing on Sunday, 24 March at 9pm on ITV. Jenna Coleman returns as a young Queen Victoria with Tom Hughes returning as Prince Albert, her husband. While the first two seasons have focused…
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The new Sussex household is a natural progression, so let's not pull it apart

There’s no drama to see here. So, if you want a quick wallow in imagined feuds, shuffle on. Yes, I know Prince Charles has just found out he’s related to EastEnders star, Danny Dyer, but there’s no anguished looks across a bar or the music kicking in for a cliffhanger finish. The set up of a separate household for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is a natural and only to be expected…
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Things Haven't Changed: the Duchess of Sussex still deserves better than how she has been treated

Royal Central’s Editorial Assistant, Jess Ilse wonders why the Duchess of Sussex just can’t catch a break with the media. Or the Markles. I wish I could say that in the six months since I wrote my last editorial that things had changed for the better for the Duchess of Sussex. How wrong I was. How naïve? I thought things would change for the better once she’d returned from the…
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Prince Philip - is 97 too old to be behind the wheel?

In the hours since news came through that the Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car accident, there has been much debate about whether the 97-year-old prince should continue to drive on public roads. Police continue to investigate the incident and we don’t know what…
Opinion

Review: Diana, A Spencer in Turmoil

In the second edition of her series, Deb Stratas focuses on the late Diana, Princess of Wales’s last year in her marriage to the Prince of Wales. Focused in 1991 and 1992, Diana, A Spencer in Turmoil tells of the difficult time in Diana’s life…the year where it was announced that the Prince and Princess of Wales were separating. It begins with Diana having lunch with a friend and…
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