CoronavirusThe Queen

The Queen telephones the Archbishop of Canterbury to discuss the Church's response to the pandemic

The Queen held a telephone audience with the Archbishop of Canterbury on Tuesday. As Sovereign, Her Majesty is also styled as Defender of the Faith and Supreme Governor of the Church of England. During the call, Justin Welby updated the monarch on how the Church of England has been coping during the pandemic. Welby tweeted a picture of himself on the phone with Her Majesty and wrote…
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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit launch Easter emergency preparedness

Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit opened the Red Cross’s Easter emergency preparedness drive on Thursday at Semsvannet in Asker. The Crown Prince Couple spoke with Red Cross personnel based all over Norway as they prepare for the Easter holidays. The Royal House notes that Crown Prince Haakon, who has been acting as regent for King Harald for most of the year so far, spoke…
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CoronavirusThe Cambridges

The Duke of Cambridge speaks to Syrian aid workers about pandemic work

The Duke of Cambridge spoke with Syrian aid workers on a video call last week to learn more about the work of the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Coronavirus Appeal. William spoke with Fadi Hallisso, Kawther Mohamad Ali, and Shahinaz Muamar, humanitarian aid workers in Syria, about how the DEC’s Coronavirus Appeal funding has been used to support refugees and displaced people in the…
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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to visit Greece next week

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will pay an official visit to Greece next week to mark the bicentenary of the country’s independence. Prince Charles and Camilla will visit Athens from 24-25 March for two days of Independence Day celebrations at the request of the British Government and following an invitation from Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. During their visit…
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