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The Duchess of Cambridge's 'friends' urgently need a lesson in self-awareness

Royal Central’s Editor Charlie Proctor says friends of the Duchess of Cambridge, who recently gave anonymous media interviews to a magazine, urgently need lessons in self-awareness. A friend of the Duchess of Cambridge has told Tatler magazine this week that HRH feels “exhausted and trapped” by her new “enormous” workload since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex quit…
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'The King and his husband' - What will we call a King’s Husband or a Queen’s Wife?

Around the same time that the UK introduced new succession laws that allowed girls the same rights as boys, the country also passed same sex marriage legislation. But royal laws haven’t caught up with that yet. In the future, as is the case in most European countries, a prince may take a husband and a princess may choose a wife. But when that happens, what title will be bestowed on…
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What is so magical about royal weddings?

They are filled with tradition and part of history and there’s no doubt about it, they’re popular. A royal wedding has a power to fascinate that continues, however much time and society change around it. In the first of a special summer series, Lydia Starbuck…
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In four minutes of carefully chosen words, The Queen spoke of the reality we face while reminding us hope will prevail

I’ll admit it, I shed a tear. I think the Queen’s address to the nation and to the Commonwealth as the coronavirus pandemic continued moved many. For in four minutes of carefully chosen words, Her Majesty spoke the reality that envelopes our lives while reminding us all that hope will prevail. Rightly, her message began and continued with praise for all those working so bravely on the NHS…
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Opinion: Kate's Ireland wardrobe was perfect diplomatic dressing

Perfection or overload? As the debate continues about how much of a nod to a country’s flag is enough when it comes to royal tour dressing, Jess Ilse argues that the Duchess of Cambridge’s recent wardrobe picks on #RoyalVisitIreland were spot on. Kate wore a lot of green, I’ll admit. But I don’t necessarily think that it’s a bad thing. At their core, royal visits are all about…
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