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In photos: A look at royal engagement rings

As Princess Beatrice has announced her engagement to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and revealed her gorgeous diamond engagement ring, we are taking a look at some of the other royal engagement rings presented over the years. The most famous royal engagement ring is, of course, the one once worn by Diana, Princess of Wales which now sits on the Duchess of Cambridge’s left ring finger. It was made…
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The Many Mistresses of King Edward VII

King Edward VII’s reign was relatively short, lasting from January 1901 to 1910. Although he is often cited as the (now) second longest serving Prince of Wales, Edward was infamously known for his love life rather than his time as king. He had several notable mistresses who shared his life with him over the years. Edward married Princess Alexandra of Denmark at 21 in 1863. Their marriage was…
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The Sussexes in Southern Africa: Day Four Diary

Day four of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s tour sees the first official engagements outside South Africa as Prince Harry begins his duties in Botswana. And there will be more focus on an issue close to Meghan’s heart as her agenda continues in Cape Town.
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The Sussexes in Southern Africa: Day One Diary

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex begin their ten day tour of southern Africa later today. The royal couple will arrive with their four month old son, Archie. Harry and Meghan will settle their little one into his temporary home before beginning their official diary. Royal Central looks ahead at what to expect from Day One of the Sussexes in Southern Africa. People Power The first stop on this…
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Diana, Landmines and the HALO Trust

Ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s tour of South Africa later this month, Royal Central looks back at the work Diana, Princess of Wales did with the Halo Trust in Angola. It was the 15th of January 1997, and Diana, Princess of Wales was nervous. She’d swapped…
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Princess Margriet attends the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her husband Pieter van Vollenhoven attended the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem last night. Princess Margriet/Photo by Moniek Bloks Pieter van Vollenhoven and Ahmed Marcouch/ Photo by Moniek Bloks The evening began at the Sint Eusebius Church in the centre of the city of Arnhem where Princess Margriet and her husband…
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