OpinionThe Queen

Opinion: Should The Queen be sending a national day message to the North Korean ruler?

Buckingham Palace confirmed yesterday that The Queen had sent a message to North Korea as they celebrated their national holiday. This came after North Korean state television, KCNA, revealed that Her Majesty had sent a telegram to the Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un on 7 September. They claimed: “Kim Jong Un, president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea…
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OpinionPrincess Anne and Family

Do we take Princess Anne for granted?

Do we take Princess Anne for granted? This could be the shortest opinion piece in history—yes, we definitely take Princess Anne for granted. Last week, she undertook 11 engagements that were painstakingly detailed by the Royal Family’s Twitter account, and for that…relatively little fanfare from the press and from royal watchers. Of course she’d be that busy, we reason, she’s Princess…
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Atlantic Crossing - Fact vs Fiction - a series full of mistakes that many viewers will simply accept as facts

Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen, who is based in Oslo, talks us through the inaccuracies contained within Atlantic Crossing – an eight-part series looking at the plight of the Norwegian Crown Princess during World War II. Atlantic Crossing is now airing on PBS in the United States and Canada. It is an eight-part mini-series, looking at the Crown Princess of…
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Review: The Royal Key

Known for her Diana, Princess of Wales series, Deb Stratas has stepped into fiction with The Royal Key. The Royal Key focuses on Canadian protagonist Annabelle, who is struggling to overcome a personal tragedy. Before she knows it, she is nannying royal children in a…
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OPINION: my own royal anniversary - ten years of royal watching

Ten years ago today, I was introduced to the world of royalty. As an American, I was not accustomed to the idea of royalty, let alone the British Royal Family. That all changed on April 29, 2011. I was a sophomore in college, studying to become a nurse. My semester had ended two days prior, and I was home, recovering from final exams. My mother had mentioned a “royal wedding” of the…
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