British RoyalsCoronavirusThe Wessexes

Sophie leads tribute to COVID-19 victims at special church service

The Countess of Wessex attended a special service at Westminster Abbey in honour of those who have died of the coronavirus on November 2nd, marking All Souls’ Day in a more poignant way this year. This year’s service was arranged in partnership with Hope and LOSS, a coalition of churches from various religious denominations that support the bereaved. “The ceremony has extra poignancy…
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour NHS frontline workers with special Pride of Britain Award

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will present a special award to NHS frontline workers during this year’s Pride of Britain Awards. “We cannot thank you enough,” William said in a pre-taped segment filmed at St Bart’s Hospital last week. “On behalf of a grateful nation, it is a tremendous honour for Catherine and I to present this Special Recognition Award to the army of…
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A brush with politics as The Duchess of Cornwall supports canine COVID-19 project

The Duchess of Cornwall saw first-hand how Medical Detection Dogs are being trained to detect COVID-19 in people when she paid a visit to London Paddington station. Camilla, who is patron of the Medical Detection Dogs organisation, viewed a training session at the station on October 27th 2020. The COVID-19 Detection Dog Project is supported by her patronage, as well as the London School of…
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Queen Mathilde visits food bank in Liège

Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Food Bank of Liège on Thursday to learn more about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the food supply for those in need and how it has affected Belgian food banks. “The Queen wanted a panorama of food aid, of which we are one…
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Crown Princess of Japan delivers remarks at Lung Health Conference

Crown Princess Akishino of Japan delivered a video message about lung health on the opening day of the 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health earlier this week. The Crown Princess, who has made the issue of lung health and awareness of tuberculosis a key part of her royal work, spoke from her home in Tokyo to the attendees of the Union World Conference on Lung Health. Crown Princess Kiko…
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