British RoyalsFeatures

Princess Eugenie's baby: our guesses for names for 2021's first big royal arrival

Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are just weeks away from welcoming their first child. The couple, who wed in 2018, will become parents as 2021 gets underway. Their baby, thought to be due in February, will be eleventh in line to the throne and although they won’t have a royal title, they’ve got an impressive royal ancestry which might just end up influencing the…
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The importance of a Private Secretary - the most trusted of royal aides

There have been major staffing changes underway in the Royal Household with two senior royal aides, one for the Duke of Cambridge and the other, for the Prince of Wales, quitting their positions within days of each other. Amid these changes, Royal Central is taking a look at the role of a Private Secretary, and why they are considered the most trusted of royal aides. Each working member of…
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HistoryNorway

On this day 30 years ago: King Harald takes his oath to the Constitution

On this day, January 21, 30 years ago, King Harald took his oath to parliament. On the evening of 17 January 1991, King Olav V died. At the same time, Crown Prince Harald became Norway’s new king, King Harald V. When one monarch passes away, the next takes over at the same moment. Hence the expression “The King is dead – Long live the King”. However, the transition is also…
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FeaturesThe Queen

All The Queen’s American Presidents

Today, President-elect Joe Biden will join the 13 other Americans who have served as President of the United States while Her Majesty has been the monarch of our closest ally. Former President Donald Trump was just the latest President of the United States to meet Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II during his tenure in the Oval Office, and it is expected that President-elect Joe Biden, who will be…
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