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Will Meghan Markle change the public's access to the Royal Family?

All bets are on that Prince Harry will tie the knot, or at least pop the question, to his girlfriend, Meghan Markle in 2017. Yet, she is a most unconventional addition to the British Royal Family. Currently, Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Kensington Palace run Twitter accounts on behalf of the Senior members of the family and only tweet out pictures and information from official events.
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The end of the Romanovs

On 17 July 1918, after three centuries in power, the Romanov dynasty came to a tragic end with the brutal execution of Tsar Nicholas II, his wife, Empress Alexandra and their five children. Background Tsar Nicholas II became Emperor of Russia on 1 November 1894 following the…
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President Trump and The Royal Family - a difficult relationship in the making

Soon to be President of the United States, Donald J Trump, is expected to undertake his first State Visit to the UK at some point in the next couple of years, a much-anticipated event. When the American billionaire does arrive at Windsor Castle following a ceremonial welcome, all will seem well between The Royal Family and the American President. However, it is likely to be a turbulent…
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Royal events to look forward to in 2017

1. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s 70th wedding anniversary Of all the events to happen in 2017, this is probably the most anticipated. On November 20th 2017, The 91-year-old Queen and 96-year-old Duke of Edinburgh will celebrate a milestone 70 years of…
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A right royal year! Royal Central team share their favourite moments

Charlie Proctor, Editor-in-chief: My favourite royal moment of 2016 has to be when The Queen and members of The Royal Family visited Poundbury and stopped by for a visit to the pub and Waitrose. The images of Her Majesty stood in the middle of the supermarket aisle, looking slightly bemused, is probably photo of the year. Not only that, but I had great fun writing headlines that day. I think I…
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Fit for an Empress: 2017 Exhibition for Maria Theresia

In March 2017, a major exhibition will be launched in Vienna to mark the 300th birthday of one of the most important figures in Austrian history, Empress Maria Theresia. Commemorated in the form of a huge statue on the Maria-Theresien-Platz in Vienna near where the so-called Ring borders the Museum district, the Empress is depicted unmistakably as both a woman and a ruler in equal measure, both…
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