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Top 5 outgoing State Visits from Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth has undertaken 94 official State Visits during her reign, plus two State Visits in her capacity as Queen of Canada (she visited the United States twice in the ‘50s). A State Visit is when a foreign head of state is invited to visit a country by that country’s head of state. State Visits differ from Official Visits, as an Official Visit is when high-ranking government officials…
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Meghan Markle was a natural in Nottingham and will be an asset to The Royal Family

Royal Central’s Editor-in-Chief, Charlie Proctor, was on the ground in Nottingham on Friday for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first official engagement together. He says that Ms Markle was a natural with the crowds, and will be a tremendous asset to The Royal Family going forwards. It was a cold, dark morning in Nottingham on Friday in a city which is recognised around the world for…
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Meghan and Kate: It's not a popularity contest

It hasn’t yet been a full 24 hours since the news broke that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged. People are already breaking into ‘Camp Kate’ and ‘Camp Meghan’. I like both and will never choose a favourite. This was bound to happen. Are…
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Royal Engagement - Royal Shakeup?

Undoubtedly, the engagement announcement between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has taken the world and royal watchers by storm. What about the Royal Family? According to some, the engagement and impending marriage have shaken up the monarchy. Yes, Meghan is of mixed race…
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Opinion: In defence of royal fashion finders

Our Europe Correspondent, Heaven LeeMiller, defends those who research the style of the royals and report on them. Over the past few months, a lot of accusations have been thrown online and mostly on social media about royal fashion bloggers. The most recurring one is that royal fashion bloggers don’t care about the work of the royals or the causes they defend. They sometimes even imply that…
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Being royal is the hardest job around

Royal Central’s Deputy Editor, Jamie Samhan, gives her opinion on why it would difficult to be royal.  Remember when you were growing up and you wanted to be a dolphin trainer, or a lawyer, or a police officer, or an astronaut? Now imagine not having that choice, not…
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The Crown, Volume I: Book Review

If you have ever watched an episode of the hit Netflix series The Crown and wondered “Did that actually happen?” then look no further: notable royal historian and biographer Robert Lacey has written an official companion to the series. The Crown, Volume I: Elizabeth II…
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How Meghan Markle will be the saving grace of the British Royal Family

Royal Central‘s Deputy Editor, Jamie Samhan gives her opinion on why Meghan Markle will be the best addition to the Royal Family.  Fresh blood always gets the excitement surrounding the royal family up. There is no question that the addition of Meghan Markle will do the same. However, Meghan will bring a different type of light the British Royal Family has been long missing. Some may argue…
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