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Celebrating a groundbreaking royal wedding

It was the day that the first of a new wave of queens in waiting in Europe got married. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has been a royal revolution in her own right and her wedding day was just as groundbreaking. Join Lydia Starbuck, Moniek Bloks and Brittani Barger for a look at the spectacle and significance of the royal wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of…
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Royal Baby Special: the week we welcomed a future monarch

On the latest Royal Central podcast, it’s baby talk time. This week saw the birth of the long awaited first child of the Hereditary Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg. Their son, Prince Charles, will one day rule his country and his arrival was a moment for the history books as well as a very happy time for Guillaume and Stephanie. Moniek Bloks, Lydia Starbuck and Brittani Barger chat…
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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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The Queen vs Trump: An American's perspective on The Queen's coronavirus address

Although The Queen was officially addressing the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth at large on Sunday, it’s no surprise many of us in America tuned in thanks to the power of social media and good old YouTube live streams. When Her Majesty last made an address like this (I’m not counting the Jubilee message from 2012 here) there wasn’t any way for those outside a Commonwealth country to…
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Opinion: Was Kate's diplomatic dressing in Ireland a tour miss?

Did Kate’s style on #RoyalVisitIreland leave you feeling green around the gills? Debate has gone on all week over the Duchess of Cambridge’s latest take on diplomatic dressing. Here, our Chief Reporter, Kristin Contino, argues you can have too much of a good thing. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made their first trip to Ireland this week, making headlines with their post-Brexit…
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