OpinionThe Sussexes

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, is divorced, an actress, and an American. Surely Meghan’s education of British society, customs, social rules and…
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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…

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…

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, Winston Churchill, and the Making of a Young Queen tracks the history behind every episode of the first season, from…
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5 ways the British Monarchy will be shaped

The monarchy always must look towards the future in order to stay alive. The must change with the times without losing the tradition on which they stand. Here are just five ways the British Monarchy will shape the future. WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF THE QUEEN LIVES TO CELEBRATE HER…
OpinionThe Cambridges

Let us all stop harping on the Duchess of Cambridge, shall we?

Royal Central’s Deputy Editor, Jamie Samhan, gives her opinion on why we should stop scorning the Duchess of Cambridge.  It goes without saying, any person in a public role will be criticised. Day in and day out I read comments on articles about the Duchess of Cambridge that mostly make me roll my eyes, however, it is the recent ones that make me question humanity. On 10 October, the…
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OpinionSaudi Arabia

While allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia is a step forward, there is still a long way to go

Brittani Barger explains why allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia is a welcome step, but argues that there is still a long way to go for women’s rights in the region. The news that King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a decree allowing women to be given driving licences was applauded by many as a significant step forward for women’s rights in the conservative Middle Eastern…
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