Royals and the United Nations: what roles do they have?

The United Nations is the biggest international organism currently in existence, as it unites representatives from more than 190 countries and different international organisations, like the EU and the African Union.  Its purpose as an intergovernmental organisation is to “maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation…
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Who is Princess Désirée of Sweden?

Princess Désirée of Sweden is the elder sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. She was born on 2 June 1938 at Haga Palace, a royal residence on the outskirts of Stockholm as the third child of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of…
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Royal Wedding Dresses: The Kent Brides

The modern brides of the House of Kent have all made history with their royal marriages in one way or another and the gowns they wore on their big day are certainly memorable. Two took centre stage in some of the most ancient churches in England while another was worn at a very modern marriage hundreds of miles from home. They share an air of romance while having striking features all of their…
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Is King Charles really a step closer to losing the first Realm of his reign?

In mid-January, Royal Central reported that King Charles III could soon be removed as monarch in one of the Realms in which he is head of state. Andrew Holness, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, instructed his country’s ministers to “move ahead with speed” on bringing about the processes that would see the country transform from constitutional monarchy to republic. But is this likely to…
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The Throne Room at Holyroodhouse: Queen Elizabeth II's first stop on her long journey back to London

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin was placed in State in the Throne Room at the Palace of Holyrood, in Edinburgh after being brought to the Scottish capital from Balmoral. The Throne Room is very different from the one at Buckingham Palace, because it looks a lot simpler, and therefore more austere. The walls are covered in dark wood paneling, with a red carpeted floor and white decorated…
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