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Máxima at 50: An interview at the palace

Queen Máxima received Matthijs van Nieuwkerk at her home at Huis ten Bosch Palace for an interview for her 50th birthday. The interview took place in her office at the Palace and was broadcast on the evening of her birthday. The interviewer brought her a present of a book of poetry, and Queen Máxima indulged him by reading a piece in Spanish. She returned the favour by surprising him with a…
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INTERVIEW: Clare McHugh explores the life of Queen Victoria's daughter in new novel

Queen Victoria’s life remains a fascination hundreds of years later, but perhaps less well-known by the casual royal watcher is the other Victoria: her eldest daughter, the Princess Royal, who was known to her family as Vicky. Author Clare McHugh decided to tackle the fascinating story of Vicky’s life in her first novel, A Most English Princess. The book chronicles Vicky’s…
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What next for Europe's royals as a challenging year enters a new phase?

After a challenging year and a very hard summer for some royals, the ruling houses of Europe are gearing up for a new season. In this new term report, Moniek Bloks, Brittani Barger and Lydia Starbuck assess what’s waiting in store for some of your favourite royals, ask whether 2020 has changed the face of some monarchies forever and look back on a summer that some would rather…
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Anne at 70: An interview with Carers Trust

“With an estimated seven million carers in the UK today, the need to continue to do more to identify and support them is pressing.” -The Princess Royal For more than three decades Princess Anne has been an advocate for unpaid carers, with The Princess Royal Trust for Carers established in 1991. The organisation merged with Crossroads Care in 2012 to create Carers Trust, with…
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