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Who is Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands?

Today, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands turns 81-years-old. So we are going to have a little look at who she is and what has happened in her life so far. Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard was born in 1938 in Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, the Netherlands as the eldest child of the future Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and her husband, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld. Princess Beatrix was soon…
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The Duchess of Cambridge's Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show

The Duchess of Cambridge has been helping to design one of the gardens at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. Kate has been involved with the Royal Horticultural Society’s ‘Back to Nature’ display at the famous event and we’ll all get to see the results come to life in May. The duchess has been working on the designs for the past three months alongside landscape…
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The House of Windsor's April Babies

After all the speculation, now we know. The Duchess of Sussex has confirmed that she is six months pregnant, sharing the news with wellwishers during a walkabout on a day of engagements in Birkenhead. Which means that baby Sussex is due towards the end of April. And while we…
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Meghan's Royal Patronages: the Association of Commonwealth Universities

The Duchess of Sussex’s support for the Commonwealth, a central plank of her royal role since her wedding, has taken centre stage in the list of patronages announced as 2019 gets under way. Meghan is now the patron of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. The ACU was set up in 1913, making it the first international university network in the world. Over a century on, it has over 500…
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Meghan's Royal Patronages: Smart Works

One of the four new patronages announced by the Duchess of Sussex at the start of 2019 is Smart Works, an organisation which supports women into work. It was set up in 2013 with the aim of providing long term unemployed women with the tools they need to get the job they…
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Meghan's Royal Patronages: Mayhew

Among the four new patronages announced by the Duchess of Sussex as 2019 gets under way is the animal welfare charity, Mayhew. The organisation is focused on supporting cats, dogs and the communities they live in. Mayhew was set up in 1886 and since then has spearheaded…
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Queen Anne takes centre stage as 'The Favourite' leads this year's BAFTA nominations

Just days after scooping one of Hollywood’s top acting prizes, Olivia Colman’s portrayal of Queen Anne in ‘The Favourite’ has been nominated for another major movie award. The star is in the running for Best Actress at the BAFTAs where the film leads the field with twelve nominations in total. The shortlists for the awards were revealed on January 9th 2019 and put Olivia Colman in line to…
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