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Swedish King removes royal styles of five grandchildren: Why it makes sense

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has revoked the royal styles of Royal Highness from five of his grandchildren – the children of his younger two children, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine. So, why does this make sense to do? While there’s no doubt that the King loves all of his grandchildren, it makes sense that he has removed Princes Alexander and Gabriel (the sons of Prince…
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Why is the President of France Co-Prince of Andorra?

The Principality of Andorra, one of the world’s smallest countries, is located between France and Spain in the Pyrenees Mountains. The Principality is one of Europe’s least-known countries, with a population of around 76,000. Andorra is a rare modern example of a political system known as a diarchy, in which two people rule jointly. Other modern examples of a diarchy include Eswatini…
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Who stars on The Crown this series?

Royalists are anxiously awaiting the newest series of Netflix’s The Crown. Season three is not too far away with a premiere date of 17th November. The third and fourth series is set to focus on 1964 – 1976. While it is unclear when we will see series four, we…
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Her Majesty's colourful wardrobe examined in "Our Rainbow Queen"

Did you know that The Queen’s heels are precisely 2.25 inches high, or that she wears one shoulder pad so she’ll look more symmetrical? These and other facts about Her Majesty’s vibrant fashion choices are revealed in Our Rainbow Queen: A Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II and Her Colorful Wardrobe. The book, by British journalist Sali Hughes, was released this spring in the UK but…
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Diana's visits to Pakistan

Pakistan held a special place in Diana, Princess of Wales’s heart, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will follow in her footsteps when they travel to the country this autumn. Ahead of the Cambridges’ tour in October, we’re taking a look at the visits…
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Royal style roundup: September 2019

Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter Princess Beatrice’s engagement was certainly a highlight of the royal month, and her green floral dress was a fashion favourite for me. Although I originally thought it was an Erdem, it proved to be a Zimmerman frock, the £595 ‘Allia’ dress per Replicate Royalty. Photo by Princess Eugenie/Buckingham Palace via Getty Images The dress…
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