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Is it time for every country to remove controversial royal statues?

In Belgium, a report on decolonisation has recommended that a bronze statue of King Leopold II in Brussels be melted down or removed. This is only the newest in a continual call for controversial statues to be removed, including royal statues. But should these statues be removed and melted down?  In June and July 2021, a statue of Queen Victoria was torn down in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, by…
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Why it's time to start calling Camilla 'The Princess of Wales'

I’d love to preface this opinion piece by telling you that the Princess of Wales has just had a busy day of engagements, supporting the St John’s Foundation in Bath in the morning and then hosting a reception in the evening for Team GB equestrians. I’d love to tell you that, but I can’t. I have to tell you that the Duchess of Cornwall did all that, because that’s how we’re still…
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The Duchess of Cornwall shows she is ready to become Queen as she steps up in major speech

On Wednesday, the Duchess of Cornwall paid tribute to women who lost their lives to violence by delivering a major speech at the Shameless! Festival – an event aimed at raising awareness of violence against women and girls. As part of the visit, Camilla delivered a rousing speech – one that many royal experts have described as being “the speech of her life.” The Duchess…
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Those who mocked Prince George's expression after agonising Euros defeat cheapen the meaning of 'the beautiful game'

Royal Central’s Deputy Editor, Brittani Barger, calls out a torrent of abuse directed at Prince George following an agonising defeat for England in the European Championships final at Wembley on Sunday. After the Euro 2020 final match on Sunday, I tweeted a photo of the Cambridge Family when England lost the match to Italy in penalty shootouts. The sadness on little Prince George’s…
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